The process of installing software, hardware, or peripherals on a personal computer.

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Visual Studio 2012 installation hangs in Windows 8

I've just done a fresh install of Windows 8 and I'm now trying to install VS2012 but the installation always hangs at seemingly random points. I've tried reinstalling countless times, cleaning the ...
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Install mcrypt on CentOS 6.2

I want to install mcrypt on CentOS 6.2, firstly I tried yum but it cannot fined the package, then downloaded source file of libmcrypt-2.5.8 compiled and installed it by following commands: ./...
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Fail to install any OS on laptop

I have this weird problem I never seen before. I'm trying to install windows 7 on my laptop Acer Aspire 6920 (I have two of them). One of them is in working condition (Windows 7 installed), the other ...
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Install mSATA SSD on Lenovo A720

I just purchased a Lenovo A720 and they have a more expensive version than what I purchased that has a SSD. I figured to buy the SSD separately and save myself a little money and install it myself. ...
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How to delete HDF5 completely?

I want to run a Python script that uses the module netCDF4. Therefore I followed the instructions here: http://netcdf4-python.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/docs/netCDF4-module.html For what reason ever, ...
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Why apt-get cannot install software?

Each time I execute apt-get install (e.g. gzip) I get the problems of kind: Depends: <some_package> but is not going to be installed Depends: <some_package> but is not installable For ...
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Getting error message oxc0000034 after booting up PC

I'm getting error message oxc0000034 after booting up PC. I tried to install Win 7 and after installation got the above error code. I tried to repair installation but still same the same error ...
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Installing software to /usr/opt/ - needs permission to run the software?

I'm trying to manually update chromium with Chromium Updater. It gives me a chrome-linux.zip. You can extract that, then run /.chrome to run it, it runs fine. Now the question is - where do I ...
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Attempting to install .NET framework 4 *full* installs *client* instead

On a Win7 SP1 32-bit machine, I initially had .NET 4 client installed and wanted to upgrade to .NET 4 full. I downloaded the full installer dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe from Microsoft. After download ...
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Softwares not installing in windows 8

I am having a strange problem with windows 8. I am not able to install a lot of softwares like VmWare itunes etc on it. After I click on the installer, the UAC pops up. When I click run, nothing ...
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Upgrade Win 7 to Win 8 and remove Ubuntu

I have in my computer an installation of ubuntu (11.04) and Windows (7) I want to remove the ubuntu installation and upgrade the windows to windows 8 without formatting my machine. All the ...
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Skype MSI installation fails

I'm trying to install skype_6.0.0.120.msi to my Windows xp (32 bit) laptop. But if I double click the setup, it shows the message like This installation package could not be opened. Contact the ...
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Intel Desktop Board DZ77GA-70K WLAN Installation Issue

I have just built a machine using an Intel DZ77GA-70K motherboard. It comes with a Bluetooth/WLAN module that connects to a USB header on the motherboard. I have been unable to install the drivers ...
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MySQL server [Version 5.0.96] installation fails on Mac Mountain Lion

MySQL Installation fails when installing it on Mac os Mountain Lion. I don't why this simple installation fails. The file that I am trying to install is mysql-5.0.96-osx10.5-x86.dmg.
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How come the Google-Chrome installer auto execute in Firefox?

When you install google chrome from firefox, instead of donwloading an installer and then executing it, the installer automagically starts without any standard confirmation from firefox, bypassing ...
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Cannot install 64 bit Microsoft Visio 2013 after uninstalling Office 2010 32 bit

I have Windows 7 64 bit. Few days ago, I installed 32 bit Microsoft Office and Microsoft Visio 2010. Later, I wanted now to try Microsoft Visio 2013 64 bit. Hence with Revo Uninstaller Pro and ...
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Windows 7 installation stuck on expanding Windows files (0%) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Expanding Files 0%, error 0x80070017 Windows 7 x64 RTM Windows 7 installation stuck on expanding Windows files (0%) What are the causes? Is it common? BTW, this is burned ...
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Installing skype in windows xp with32 bits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: skype installation I am trying to install Skype. I am using windows XP (32 bit). I have downloaded skypesetupfull.exe(27.9MB). If i double click the skypesetupfull.exe, ...
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Ignore non-unicode programs language when installing software

This is something that is driving me nuts for a while and I haven't been able to find a solution for this problem anywhere. I am running Windows 7 and my "Language for non-Unicode programs" setting ...
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Errors when installing jdk 1.7 in linux

When I am installing jdk 1.7 in Oracle Linux by using the following rpm -ivh jdk-7u9-linux-i586.rpm However I am getting the following errors, how can I resolve these errors and install jdk 1.7? ...
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Problems with AMD/ATI driver updates

I have a Windows 7 64 bit laptop. I own an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470, when I attempted to update from V12.6 to V12.10 it only installs the HDMI/DP Audio Driver V7.12.0.7708. I have cleared my system ...
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What does version mismatch mean [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: version mismatch error I am getting the following error the programme version does not match the CD/DVD version. I no that this means that the CD/DVD that I have inserted ...
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Unable to create a new system partition in Windows 7

I want to install Windows 7 on my partition Disk and the type of partion is :Primary , but when I Select the drive for installing win 7, this error will display : Unable to create a new system ...
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Installing graph-tool with macports

I'm trying to install graph-tool for Python using MacPorts, but for some reason it is not installing. I checked the port log and found many errors like this: :info:build ./../fast_vector_property_map....
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Replace sqlite3.3.6-5 for sqlite3.7.0-1 on centos5

I want to update my sqlite3 version. I'm using centos5 (VPS requeriment), I have a new version downloaded (.rpm) and a previous installed (with the os) I have this error. Well, I have noob on ...
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Installing FreeNAS 8.3 problems

I'm trying to install FreeNAS 8.3 on some desktop-level hardware (AMD Phenom + 890FX + 16GB) and I've been unsuccessful. I initially tried using a USB stick and followed the instructions on the ...
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how could you create a transparent user filesystem

I would like to know how you could create a root filesystem on a rom image but have it transparently linked to a users home folder. I wish to create a symbolic link to usr/bin within the users home ...
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Installing Windows 7 Without Formatting Another Disk Partition?

My computer has two hard disk partitions, that is C: and D:, C: partition is about 30 GB and D: partition is about 50GB. In D: There are lot of my important data and I can't lose them, so I cannot ...
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AMD Socket FM1 A8 3870 3.0Ghz ASUS F1A75-M LE

I am building a new computer for my wife and plan on using an: AMD socket FM1 A8 3870 3.0Ghz quad core processor ASUS f1a75-M LE motherboard Corsair xms3 8gb 1600 memory (2x4) Western Digital Caviar ...
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How to install Windows 8 from Ubuntu without a USB or DVD?

Last week my windows 7 operating system crashed. So I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on the partition Windows 7 was previously on. I have two Partitions, C: and D:. In partition D: I have very important data ...
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Installing R on a custom path

When installing R (the interpreter and the shared library) the documentation says that one should follow the next steps: # <go to the R source directory> make distclean ./configure --enable-...
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Windows 7 install issues with 2x3TB in RAID1

Not sure what I've done wrong. Built one PC before successfully in a similar way but this one seems to be struggling. I have the following components: Mobo: ASUS P8Z68-V/Pro Gen 3 (updated to ...
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Installing bzr-colo on Ubuntu Precise

I cannot for the life of me get bzr-colo to install. First I've tried installing it to my user profile with: bzr branch lp:bzr-colo ~/.bazaar/plugins/colo I've also tried installing it system-wide ...
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Installing linux on computer with Marvell adapter

I recently reinstalled my computer and decided that I want to have a native installation of Linux side by side with windows (got tired of VMWare). The thing is upon installation (Debian) everything ...
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Can I tell which installation DVD was used for my Windows XP?

I have two Windows XP installation DVDs (that came from the OEM with my two laptops). I need to reinstall Windows on one of them but I'm not sure which one is which. Is there any way to tell which DVD ...
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How to unsquash and mount arch linux live CD

I am following this manual to install Arch Linux from within another Linux distro with the help of an Arch Linux live CD. Here is what I did: sudo mount -o loop Downloads/archlinux-2012.11.01-dual....
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C drive should only contain OS. Myth or fact? [closed]

So, I have a 500GB HDD @7200RPM. It is split as: C: 97GB D: 179GB E: 188GB My belief is to keep OS ONLY in C:\ and any adamant programs that won't go anywhere apart from C:\ [because this speeds ...
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Installing php on Ubuntu 8.10; package not found?

I'm new to linux. For some work I need to install php but not necessarily apache as I'm using my own webserver. I'm using Ubuntu 8.10. But when I try to install php I get the following error. root@...
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How can I make a clean install of windows 8 if I did an In-place upgrade?

I am in the process of installing windows 8 using the upgrade assistant. At this very moment, it is downloading the files, and after it finishes, I think it will ask me to make an in-place upgrade or ...
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add Custom Prerequisite or script to add in installer to detect it

I have a wpf application which needs to be deployed at clients system. It has access database as back-end now at time of installation I need to check if the user has office installed in its system ...
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Windows 8 UEFI installation won't start

I am trying to install Windows 8 on my laptop using UEFI instead of BIOS. So far I have gotten myself a Windows 8 installation DVD and a bootable USB which both work perfect with the normal ...
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How can I use a Mac to install windows software on a USB Flash Drive?

I own a Mac. I have some slideshows I made using DrRacket. I want to put the DrRacket runtime and my slideshows on a USB flash drive so I can plug the drive into another computer and run my slideshows....
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synctoy won't install with intel pentium M 755.2 GHz

I cannot sync files with synctoy from my laptop because it will not install, presumably because laptop is only 755.2 Mhz intel pentium m (synctoy says it needs 1000GH computer). Is there a solution (...
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Installing Linux ( Mint ) from one partition with Win 7 to an empty partition

I have no USB or DVD with me i do have Linux MINT ISO Image is there a way to install it on my second partition without burning the image to a CD/DVD/USB ?
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Cannot install windows 7

I previously had a Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot on my SSD in my desktop. Before that I had a Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot on my HDD. The only BIOS setting I changed was I put my SATA ...
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Accidentally installed two versions of git

I originally had git installed via Homebrew, but on this machine I forgot to setup the bash completion. So when I attempted to download the git source I accidentally installed a second version of git (...
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Installing Windows 8 from one partition to another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Windows 8 on my HDD without the use of a USB or DVD? Is it possible to install Windows 8 from one partition where i have the ISO to another partition just ...
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Trouble installing `wmctrl`

It seems that wmctrl is not installed on my system (Mac OS 10.8), but when I try to install it by cloning a git repo and following the instructions (./configure, make, make install), running make ...
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Installing Powershell 3.0 on Windows 7 - updates were not installed

I am trying to install Powershell 3.0 on my Windows 7 x64 SP1. Update starts, but then it says Some updates were not installed. The following updates were not installed: Update for Windows ...
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What is PAE, NX, and SSE2 and why does my PC need to support them to run Windows 8?

A friend sent me a mail that in order to install windows 8 that my pc needs to support PAE, NX, and SSE2. Pls can anyone tell me what these mean and why they are required to install windows 8?