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

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How can I install Autodesk programs on Windows Consumer Preview?

I've been using Autodesk's AutoCAD and other Autodesk programs on Windows 7 for quite some time. They're great programs, especially with them being free for education. So naturally I wanted to use ...
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Can you install Ubuntu in a single partition?

I have a dual-boot Mac that currently has three partitions... OSX, Win7-64 and Data. I have shrunk the data partition to make some free space. I've then installed rEFIt as the new boot menu. My ...
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Transcender very slow

I installed Transcender to practice for a Microsoft certification. I also installed the exam question files. It is all very-very slow after a short while. Is there any way to help on this? Further ...
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Missing scott user in Oracle 11 g database

I have installed Oracle 11g R2 on my Windows. During the installation, in password management, the "scott" user is missing. I'm unable to login in "scott" as my sample schema. What do I have to do in ...
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Software Installation in Linux

I am a beginner to Linux. I tried to install a program via console. It may take much time if I ask to software owners and I think problem is with my Linux knowledge. The steps were mkdir build cd ...
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Windows 7 network, deploy portable devices

We are planning to roll out Windows 7 in a school and are wondering if this can solve some ongoing issues that we have always experienced with XP. Server 2008 R2 Clients Windows 7 32-bit The school ...
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How to make Mercurial find updated version of Python?

My system is RedHat 5 Linux and has default python 2.4 installed. In order to execute Mercurial 1.81, I tried to upgrade python from 2.4 to 2.6 and I thought I saved it in a different directory. I ...
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Package dependency error message when install octave on RedHat linux

Hi I tried to install octave on my RedHat 5 Linux. I typed command as yum install octave Then, it complained as following : gcc-gfortran-4.1.2-44.el5.x86_64 from installed has depsolving problems ...
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Advanced boot options shows only Vista but OS is XP. Was this a bad install of XP?

I was researching a BSOD on a computer at work, and trying to go into safe mode. At the advanced boot options screen the only OS choice was Vista, but the OS on this machine is XP. When I select ...
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Error message: “Windows cannot be installed to this disk…”

I am trying to install Windows 7 64-bit. My primary harddrive is an SSD. The Windows installer informed me that: On EFI systems, Windows can only be installed to GPT disks. So, after a lot of ...
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OS X Server Snow - how to abort installation process? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: OS X Sever Snow - how to abort installation process? Here is the story... I wasn't aware that "OS X Server" was an actual operating system to install, I thought ...
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OS X Sever Snow - how to abort installation process?

Here is the story. I wasn't aware that "OS X Server" was an actual operating system to install, I thought (seriously!) it's just another application or bunch of apps working nicely together under the ...
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windows 7 ultimate to work with lexmark X1180 all in one printer

I am having problems connecting my Lexmark X1180 all in one printer to my laptop which is HP, Windows 7 Ultimate. I have lost the disk and looking to download online and can not find a matching ...
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Is it possible to clean install Ubuntu onto new HDDs whilst running existing system?

I currently have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on a single non-RAID 160GB hard drive. I've just bought some 500GB drives and want to end up with Ubuntu 11.04 installed on a RAID 1 array with exactly the ...
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compiling modern emacs-23 on a linux box with no root privileges

I am trying to compile emacs-23.4 on a Linux box with no root privileges, and I got stuck at this point: ../emacs-23.4/configure --with-gif=no --with-tiff=no [...] make -j32 [...] /usr/bin/ld: ...
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How do I use multiple commands to install setx from the command line?

just wondering how I can install setx from the command line. I want it to be a silent install with a specified directory. I know that if I type /? after the .exe it will give me the various options, ...
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how to install a chrome on my RHEL 5.3 box

I'm trying to install latest chrome on my RHEL 5.3. [foo@bar Downloads]# rpm -ivh "google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64(4).rpm" warning: google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64(4).rpm: Header V4 DSA ...
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Extracting a Win7 Install disk from a pre-install

I bought an Asus netbook with Windows 7 pre-installed. The install files are on a 16 GB hidden partition on the hard drive and from what I understand I would have to pay something like $50 to get a ...
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Why can I not upgrade to Lion?

I am trying to upgrade my MacBook Air's OS from Snow Leopard to Lion. When I attempt to redeem my Download Code for Lion, the App Store notes that "Additional security information is needed." ...
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debian 5 VMWare image and keyboard

I just installed VMWare image for Debian 5.0 and I can not type - so I can not run apt-get. I am using a Microsoft Natural keyboard. How do I fix this?
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How to install tar.gz2 file on a debian distribution?

I'm quite lost in linux environement. I usually install application using apt-get install and the name of the package. Here's a quite cool text editor named 'Sublime text 2' and I would like to ...
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installing vlc-tar.bz2 and gcc.tar

I need to install vlc player in fedora which is a tar.bz2 file. How can i install it ? Someone told me that gcc is needed to install this software. How do install gcc-4.6.2.tar ? Please list the ...
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How to fix LIBEAY32.dll issue?

Apparently Mozy installs a version of LIBEAY32.dll that is incompatible with Dreamweaver - http://community.mozy.com/t5/Mozy-for-Windows/Mozy-kills-Adobe-Dreamweaver/td-p/38521 . This causes ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium reinstallation with another language

I bought a laptop with preinstalled Windows 7 Home Premium. After the problem with installation of the Ubuntu, I reinstalled Windows from the disk that was in the box with laptop. The problem is the ...
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How to re-install Linux Mint 12?

I have dual booted my Windows XP installing the CD version of Linux Mint 12. And then I upgraded it to the DVD version. I am having many errors on my PC, so I would like to re-install the CD version ...
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Windows 7 Install: No drives were found

I was building a computer for my wife with an older SATA hard drive that I had lying around, and when attempting to do a new install of Windows 7 on it, the installer says: "No drives were found. ...
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Homebrew is “cowardly refusing” to install OpenCV

I am trying to install OpenCV with Homebrew. After typing sudo brew install opencv I get this error message Cowardly refusing to sudo brew install How can I solve this?
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Getting an error during the installation process

I'm on a VAIO laptop, VPCS116FG model. I got an error while installing FreeFileOpener: Is it possible to find out what causes the problem?
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trouble installing yesod

i installed ghc and cabal on my centos 6 machine. both seem to be in working order. but when I try to install yesod with cabal, i get this: [root@localhost yesod]# cabal install yesod Resolving ...
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Where to get GHC for centos 6?

Can anyone direct me as to how to install GHC? I went here: http://pkgs.org/centos-6-rhel-6/epel-testing-i386/ghc-ghc-6.12.3-6.el6.i686.rpm/download/ and tried both the binary and source packages ...
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Seg fault when using wkhtmltopdf

I'm using wkhtmltopdf through the command line. It successfully creates a PDF given a URL but is very slow and the output ends with a seg fault. Any idea how to resolve this? How can I verify that I ...
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gnu tree: downloading and installing on linux account with no root access?

I would like to download and install (compile) gnu tree on linux machine with no root access, but Googling GNU tree doesn't even give me a page where to download it to. Anyone?
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Installing ettercap-gtk on mac osx lion.

I'm trying to get ettercap-gtk installed on osx but am having little luck. Getting ettercap without the GUI installed was no problem. When I try with macports I get the following: Package ...
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Installing setup using sudo in Python

I'm getting a strange output when trying to install setup.py for a project. Any clue as to what I'm doing wrong? $ sudo python setup.py ...
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Installing setup using sudo in Python

I'm getting a strange output when trying to install setup.py for a project. Any clue as to what I'm doing wrong? $ sudo python setup.py ...
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How to watch installed security updates on gentoo

I need to see currently installed updates and security patches on Linux Gentoo. How I can do this?
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What is more effective for reviving performance - cleanup utilities or reinstalling the OS?

My 1.5 year old Toshiba Net Book running Windows 7 is slowing down. Will running clean-up utilities or re-installing Windows be more effective for reviving its performance?
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Is there an advantage to installing a new version of a Linux distro from scratch instead of simply upgrading it?

If I simply upgrade the Linux I'm using, is there anything that doesn't really upgrade until I install the OS from scratch on a new partition? Or can I unworryingly upgrade from the terminal without ...
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trouble installing packages in RHEL 5.3

I'm trying to install rabbitvcs, a subversion GUI tool. http://wiki.rabbitvcs.org/wiki/install/fedora. [foo@bar conf]# yum install nautilus-python pysvn python-configobj python-devel dbus-python ...
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Windows 7 asus p5b audio driver

I just upgraded to an Asus P5B running Windows 7 64 bit. For some reason, I can't play any sound. I tried installing the Asus Audio Driver but it didn't seem to work. I also get "no audio device ...
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sudo make install: permission denied

I have a most annoying question about building from sources. I've searched for an answer for a long while and nowhere can I find one... I've compiled software from sources before and this just baffled ...
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Windows 7 install fails

I've got a 2 or 3-year old desktop that was running Windows XP Pro. It hadn't been used for a while, so I thought I'd update it to Windows 7 and get it running again. When I fired it up it went to a ...
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Installation of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer Edition fails with unknown property

Installing MS SQL Server 2008 Developer edition on a Vista Ultimate 64 Bit machine keeps returning the following error message: SQL Server Setup failure SQL Server Setup has encountered the ...
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Fuse installation issue: “cannot remove `/sbin/mount.fuse': Permission denied”

I have non-root access to a SUSE enterprise linux system. I need to use FUSE but the FUSE libraries are not installed on it (fuse itself is installed on it though). Hence I am attempting to install ...
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Install Windows XP on a removable hard drive

I've got a hard drive connected to my PC with eSATA. I'd like to install Windows XP on it without having to reboot the computer. What is the best/easiest/quickest way of doing this? I plan on ...
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Why I can't put DDR2 my ram side by side?

I have been trying to put my rams side by side but my pc wont boot... I put the ram only using slot A and my pc suddenly shutdown after 24 hours give or take... I also try put the ram only on slot B ...
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Problems with TimeMachine configuration - can I blow this away and start over?

I am migrating from a MacBook Pro (early 2009 - OSX 10.6.8) to a new MacBook Pro (OSX 10.7.2). I have been backing up to an external drive using TimeMachine. I want to migrate the back up to my new ...
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How could I install Linux to the hard drive of a different computer (one that won't boot from cd)

I have a really old Dell laptop that is beyond slow with its current WinXP installation. I want to make it usable again by installing a Linux distro (such as Xubuntu) but there is one big problem: It ...
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Once I have installed a program on Ubuntu, how do I run it?

I have just installed mongodb using apt-get. Now, unlike some other programs, it has not appeared in the applications drop down (I am using GNOME and Ubuntu 10.04). Also: Apologies for the simplicity ...
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the partition contains one or more dynamic volumes that are not supported for installation ( Error while installing windows server 2008 R2)

I have installed Win 7 on C Drive of my computer . I formatted Drive D in Windows ( Right Click and Format ... ) and now when i try to install Win 2008 R2 on D Drive from Boot i get this error : ...