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

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Fresh windows 7 install FROM a portable HD / Passport HD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install Windows 7 through USB Drive? I have a portable HD and i want to install windows 7 from it as i have no USB or cd to work with. Is this do-able? I have so far ...
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installation doesn't proceed : when starting the setup of VMware 8

When i start the setup of VMware 8 , an incomplete window of installation opens up and installation doesn't start/end . This type of window appears: I have a 32 bit processor with win7 installed . ...
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Installing Flash for Firefox on OSX without admin rights

I have installed a local copy of Firefox in my folder without admin rights. Is there a way to install Flash for it as well without admin rights? I have found instructions for Windows here and here. ...
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“No such file or directory” for /bin/awk on Ubuntu

How can I install awk in this version of Ubuntu 11? I installed it from Ubuntu Software Center and I cannot use it. I'm trying to run an awk script: #!/bin/awk Begin { print strftime("ora ...
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Where are the “program files” in Debian?

I'm new to Linux and not really sure how the file system works. When you install a program in Windows, it stores the program's files in the Program Files folder and creates an icon in the Start menu. ...
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How to use macport to install software?

$ sudo port install linkchecker ---> Computing dependencies for openssl ---> Verifying checksum(s) for openssl Error: No checksum set for openssl-1.0.0f.tar.gz Error: Target ...
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Windows 8 installation from USB flash drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Required CD/DVD device driver missing while installing WIndows 7 Trying to install Windows 8 64bit from a USB Flash drive and getting the error below. I used the Windows ...
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Can't install HP PSC 1210 DeskJet on Windows 7 32 Bit [closed]

I have a HP PSC 1210 DeskJet Printer and Windows 7 32 Bit. I am unable to install my printer properly.
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Office 2010 Pro Plus Install Failure - Setup cannot find ProPlusr.WW\ProPrWW2.cab

I'm attempting to install Office 2010 Pro Plus on a netbook running WWindows 7 Starter but the installer prompts for a file location: Setup cannot find ProPlusr.WW\ProPrWW2.cab. Browse to a valid ...
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Web platform installer fails to start installation

I have just formatted my machine and it is now running Windows 7 Pro (64 bit). I try running the web platform installer from here, and even while as administrator I get a message "This installation ...
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PHP ssh extension

I'm trying to install the ssh extension of PHP following this article. My machine is a Linux mpriki 2.6.26-2-686 #1 SMP Mon Jun 21 05:58:44 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux (lenny13 distrubition When I type ...
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How to download all of package's dependencies offline

I have a quagmire of a situation that would be so easily circumvented if even one factor could change...but I'm stuck with what I've got. I have a Windows laptop that I can bring to areas where wi-fi ...
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Can't install JDK on Windows 7, “Wrapper.CreateFile failed with error 123”

I'm trying to install JDK on Windows 7, 32 Bit. I'm logged in as administrator, but it tells me: Installer: Wrapper.CreateFile failed with error 123: The filename, directory name or volume label ...
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Which .NET Framework install files do I use to have support for everything?

I have a random office computer that may be subjected to all sorts of software. Let's assume it may end up with software that requires any of the versions of the Microsoft .NET Framework that have ...
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USB Virus, “Program too big to fit in memory”?

I got an installer for a piece of software via usb from a friend.Now what was weird was that although my friend and I had the same OS, same brand of laptop and I had a newer version (though I don't ...
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How do I uninstall Visual C++ when it's not even installed and I can't get it to install?

When I click on uninstall Visual C++ 2010 Express in control panel, it takes me to vc_web.exe which is web setup for installing it because it thinks it needs to install it first. Then when it is at ...
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Windows 8 Developer Preview doesn't like my partitioning skills

I installed Windows 8 Developer Preview on my laptop. That was not the brightest idea I've had. Yesterday morning: It had Windows 7 using ~197 GB, Ubuntu using ~70 GB, Fedora using ~29 GB, a funky ...
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DirectX installation error

Magicka started crashing on startup. While trying to fix this, I decided to update DirectX. When I run dxwebsetup, it identifies missing "DirectX Runtime Optional Components" and attempts to install, ...
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Intalling Windows Seven 64bits over Windows Seven 32bits

I'm upgrading a computer. Among other things it now has 8GB of memory instead of 2. Currently it runs Windows Seven 32bits, but to support that much memory I need to install the 64bits version. So ...
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Install CentOS 6.2 on external USB portable hard drive?

I've Windows XP installed on my laptop. And I've external 80 GB drive which I usually connect to my laptop through USB. I want to install CentOS 6.2 on this external drive & it should also boot ...
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How to install Windows on GPT HDD, from USB

I have my Windows install on a USB, the installer says I can't install on my HDD (GPT) harddisk because I am booting from USB? How can I fix this? What kind of logic is this? If I boot from DVD I ...
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“No CD/DVD media found” error during Windows 7 installation

Hello guys. I get a strange error when trying to install Windows 7. Please help me. The error is that my instalation disk, which works fine on my HP notebook, does not work properly on my Asus ...
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Create Windows 7 installer ISO with preinstalled softwares? [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a Windows 7 installer ISO image with software installed and configured? For example I install a clean Windows, configure it, install some necessary software etc. and I make ...
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Git installation: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz

I'm trying to install git from source as a non-root user. After typing "make" the following error occurs: Link git-daemon /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz collect2: ld returned 1 exit status I already ...
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Can I install Windows 7 on my Seagate Expansion (External) Harddisk?

Well, as you guys must be aware that harddisk prices are at peak these days and I don't want to buy a new harddisk at such an high price, so I am having Seagate Expansion 2TB harddisk, any ideas if i ...
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Manually install Google USB drivers

My SDK and AVD manager is unable to access the Google USB drivers. I believe this is a firewall issue and a proxy could work, however, I would like to avoid this route if possible. Is there a way I ...
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Install Linux on this Computer

I have an old desktop computer which I am trying to install Linux to. It looks Dell-ish to me. So far I have tried Linux LiveDVD (I have no LiveCDs) and the computer only has a CD drive. The BIOS is ...
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Unknown issues installing jdk

I'm trying to install the latest jdk (7u2) onto my Windows XP laptop and for some reason when I double-click the jdk-7u12-windows-i586.exe, no automatic pop up comes out like how I expect it to for ...
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Building and installing software on Max OSX (pgAgent)

Could someone help me get started with this? I’m a bit of a newbie when it comes to building software from scratch. What I’m trying to do is install pgAgent on a Mac OsX? This README could be ...
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Installing RHEL 6 over RHEL 5

My server is currently running RHEL 5. I would like to install RHEL 6 over it. Do I simply install it and will the installation erase everything I have on the server now? Thank you. Regards, Rayne
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Progress bars during installation

For long time, I have been curious about 3 overlapping progress bars during installation of Linux distributions. I have seen people using 2 overlapping progress bars (one mostly for cache and the ...
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Install Windows XP on computer that has “System Reserved” partition?

My computer has Windows 7 pre-installed and it comes with 3 normal partitions plus a Recovery Partition and a "System Reserved" partition. I want to delete Windows 7 and install Windows XP but I don't ...
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Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10

I tried installing Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11 through the Ubuntu Software Center, but when I start up a Gnome shell I get what I guess is Gnome 2.0 instead. The log in menu gives me a choice between Gnome ...
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installing jdk1.7.0 on Ubuntu 11.04 machine

I am facing a problem while trying to install Java 7 on Ubuntu. The following are the steps that I performed for installing: I installed the setup file from the link given below: wget ...
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I can not reinstall ESET Smart security in my Windows Server

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 (remote access - can not use safe mode) and during installation of Eset Smart Security 4 server hanged and after that I reset server. so I want to uninstall bad ...
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Install gentoo on macbook pro

I'd like to install Gentoo on my Macbook Pro, which I bought in early 2011. The model is 7.1. All I have done was follow the Gentoo Macbook Pro wiki. I used diskutils to partition my disk, then I ...
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How do I install the Grace plotting tool on Windows 7 64-bit?

Could someone write an easy-to-understand, step-by-step guide on how to install Grace (the WYSIWYG 2D plotting tool) on Windows 7 64-bit? I've read a lot and I still don't understand how to install ...
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Generic Debian Installation?

Is it possible to install Debian to some generic hardware, make that into an image file, and then image it into different hard drives and put those harddrives in different computers? I'm currently ...
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How to use ubiquity command when booting Ubuntu Live CD?

In default Ubuntu ISO, the menu labeled "Install Ubuntu" includes only-ubiquity in its boot command. In default Kubuntu the menu labeled "Start Kubuntu" includes maybe-ubiquity, which will show user ...
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From Windows Vista to 7, can I get rid of folder Windows.old?

I've just changed my laptop OS from Windows Vista to Windows 7. I didn't choose to have both OS together, I just want to have Windows 7. I was specting Windows 7 instalation program to format/clean ...
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How to install a Windows XP folder over the existing Windows XP

My computer doesn't have partitions on the hard drive and the existing install of Windows XP was corrupted. I tried all of the possible solutions that I found. My last option is to install the ...
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Creation of CAB-Packages for Windows Embedded Standard 7

I'm trying to build a custom WES7 distribution and therefore include my own Application and Drivers. I want to integrate my applications in the configuration process with the Image Configuration ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 11.10 with wubi

I had a dualboot on my Dell 8400: Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.4. Windows no longer works. I got the blue screen of death, and I can no longer boot into Windows, but I can boot into Ubuntu. I want to do ...
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Install Linux in a Windows 7 installed partition

Can I install Linux OS on a Windows 7 installed laptop. My laptop has only a single partition, where Windows 7 is installed. Can this be done without resulting in any data-loss or other issues? Or any ...
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Disk read error after installing Windows XP

When i start my system it says A disk read error occurred. Press CTRL-ALT-DEL to restart. I had simply made three partitions and copied the files using the XP setup(Installation didn't complete ...
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Bios detects hard drive but it is not seen during installation of Windows XP

I have an IBM T60 and installed a new hard disk. This is seen by the operating system, but is not detected during the installation of the Windows XP. Why is that?
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Software to track installation? [on hold]

Is there a software which can track files, register, ... of an installation of a software then it can roll back everything like we have never install a software ?
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Why can't I install this Notepad++ plugin on my older computer?

I'm trying to install the nppColdFusion plugin that enables ColdFusion syntax highlighting in Notepad++. It installed easily on my home computer (Windows Vista, using Notepad++ version 5.8.6). ...
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How can i install figlet and toilet on Centos6

I have yum and rpm, and I really only how to install packages using these commands. When I tried to yum install figlet on a new CentOS6 virtual machine it couldn't find it in the mirrors list. I tried ...
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Error message: sudo: mysql_secure_installation: command not found

I'm trying to learn PHP and I'm just in the process of installing apache,msql and PHP. I'm on a mac osx 10.7.2 I downloaded: mysql-5.5.18-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg I'm now at the point of setting the ...