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

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Installing Flash while running Ubuntu from a USB Drive?

I am running Ubuntu from a USB drive (Hard drive is messed up and cannot install waiting on replacement parts etc) and I need to have Adobe Flash Installed yet I cannot figure out how to do it. When I ...
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Which characteristic have an aplication instalation that must reboot computer after installed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I need restart computer after installing new software? There are some applications that after its installation you must reboot your Windows in order to ...
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Can I install Windows 7 OEM SystemBuilder on a MacBook Air?

I just bought a new MacBook Air for university and would really like to have a Windows 7 installation accessible. Now if I use Boot Camp for it, there's always the same problem: I set the size for ...
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Error while installation

I am trying to install a software(Bitnami Trac Stac) on Windows 7. But it fails with following errors. Actually I had this software installed previously but accidentally some of the files ...
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Is there a way for a “drivers only” installation for HP printer?

I just purchased my HP Officejet 4500 printer, launched the installation from the CD, and installed the "minimum installation" mode. It installed software for 430 MB, installed Yahoo toolbar, and ...
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Couldn't find Boot disk error while Installing Windows 7 using USB

I am getting problem while installing windows 7 on my single partition hard disk. I am using bootable USB drive for the installation. The error I get is "Setup was unable to create new system ...
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Problem installing Visual Studio 2010

I had to reinstall Windows 7 on my computer. I reinstalled everything except VS 2010. Trying to install it, the install wizard looked like it had been corrupted. Another VS 2010 DVD however showed ...
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Linux: wipe hard drive to start over

I had Ubuntu on my hard drive and tried to install Arch Linux. Things got messy and I now have an unstable, unbootable machine. I feel the installation failed because there were remains of Ubuntu. I'd ...
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Linux Mint: How to launch a new version of a program

I'm running Linux Mint and an application called anki (flash card app). The software repositories for Linux Mint are a few versions behind. When I download the new program it just runs from the ...
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Installing windows on GPT partition

I want to install windows on disks04 partition but its giving me error "Windows cannot installed on this partition of GPT style" how can i convert a partition that will work for windows installation. ...
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Synergy setup on Windows

Are there any basic guides on setting up synergy on 2 Windows PC's? W7 is server, XP is client. I am running a single monitor with multiple video inputs, will this cause any issues when switching ...
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Where does a program install on linux?

I want to know the procedure of installation and uninstallation on Linux? Are there any log file that logs these procedure? For example, I am installing Netbeans IDE on Linux. I want to know where ...
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Problem Installing Ubuntu

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on my machine since windows is messed up. The screen i see is: Preparing to install Ubuntu For best results, pleaase ensure that this computer: (green check) ...
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What does “the following disks have mounted partitions” mean while installing Ubuntu?

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on my machine since windows is messed up. I get this message and I am unsure how to proceed. I need some advice. Message: The installer has detected that the ...
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Does the Latest Ubuntu Download (.iso file) contain latest fixes?

If I go to the website and download the ISO file is it the exact same one that was released in April or will it contain the latest patches (e.g. security fixes, etc) that have been release since then? ...
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How do I install the Python module for Gnash?

My actual problem is: How do I install the Python module for Gnash? But apart from that, what basic concept am I not understanding about installing packages on Linux? I am used to installing ...
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Upgrading from 32 bit Windows7 to 64 bit WIn7 so as to match with 64 bit CPU [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64-bit upgrade? I erroneously installed windows 7 32 bit on a 64bit CPU. Is there any easy way to upgrade to 64 bit OS ?
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Error during installation :'msiexec.exe' is not recognized as an internal or external command

I am trying to install a software on Win 7 but the installation fails giving this error: There has been an error. Error Running C:\Program Files\BitNami Trac Stack/pythonPackages/installpython.bat: ...
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Asus A52JC won't start after BIOS upgrade

I have an Asus A52JC laptop. I downloaded the BIOS from Asus' website, went into BIOS Flash Utility and ran the BIOS flash update. After that, the computer should have restarted, but now I can't ...
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Install Windows 7 on a disk containing MBR for another OS while preserving the second OS in place

I have 2 hard disk drives, c:\ (80 gb) and d:\ (300 gb) Current Windows XP installation is on the second disk (D), but MBR is on the first (C) disk. I want to format the C (first) disk and install ...
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Error installing TuneUp

Recently I removed TuneUp. Now, whenever I try to install a new version of TuneUp, the following error occurs: The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may ...
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Windows only boots into Safe Mode after reinstallation — virus related?

Because of a virus on a USB flash drive, my computer crashed. I then formatted my partition and installed Windows XP SP3. I tried it three times, but it still doesn't boot. I can go to into Safe Mode ...
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Centos 5.5 Installation - Configuring Root Partition

I installed the Centos 5.5 on a WM instance. Run out of space after doing the updates. It is very difficult to keep re-partitioning / I tried to install a new instance but it doesn't let me configure ...
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Mac OS X Lion Installation Bug

I'm trying to install a clean copy of Lion on my Macbook 4,1. So as per instructions, I burned the InstallESD.dmg to a DVD. When booting from the DVD, I get the following message when loading stops: ...
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How can I install Windows 7 from an external hard drive?

I followed the instructions here, but format fs=fat32 quick did not work, it gave the following error: Virtual Disk Service error: The volume size is too big. So I then tried just format ...
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Hard time installing windows xp on Compaq Pressario SR1520IL.

One day morning I started getting this error on my desktop: Reboot and select proper boot device or Insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key. I checked out all the settings in ...
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Can't install XNA4.0

I failed to install XNA 4.0. It messages the bootstrapper.exe when installing Microsoft Games for Windows Live Redistributable. Then I installed the latest version of Microsoft Games for Windows and ...
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How does the Windows 7 DVD know if it started the PC?

How does the Windows 7 DVD know if it started the PC? The DVD does not read the environment for that, since I already tried that route by editting its environment (batch files) to reflect that of the ...
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sudo not giving full access on Mac OS X

I am trying to install npm via shell script on mac 10.6.4 and sudo does not seem to be working as the shell fails when trying to access /usr/lib and create documents in that directory. What is wrong? ...
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Windows XP “The setup files are corrupted. Please obtain a new copy of the program”

I just installed a copy of XP I had lying around into a VM using virtualbox. I then loaded a game disc (syberia -- awesome game) and proceeded with the install. However, when I click the .exe, ...
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Installing different OS'es into SSD partitions

Beginning of this week I took delivery of a new 27" iMac (fitted with a 250GB Solid State Drive in addition to the 1TB Optical drive), which came with Snow Leopard installed. Unfortunately, instead of ...
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Problems installing Spotify on Mac OS X Lion

I just signed up for Spotify and was in the process of installing the client on all of my computers. I got it working on Windows, my iPod, and even on Linux. However when I downloaded the client for ...
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Google Chrome fails to install during download process

When I go to install Chrome, the installer pops up and it continues to say it's downlaoding google chrome, but nothing happens. I just uninstalled Chrome and I figured a reinstall would work perhaps ...
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Deploying Win Server 2008 R2 in VBox (Linux Host): Unknown Error 0xc00000000025

Title says it all, but I'm running into an error deploying Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Linux host, inside VBox. This is a during-installation issue, which is that it gets to the "Loading Windows..." ...
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Possible to have WinRAR extract based on OS

We are trying to distribute an application using WinRAR. In Windows 7 the application needs to go to Program Files (x86); in XP it needs to be extracted to Program Files. Is there a way to make ...
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Ubuntu - compare original package and installed parameters

I'd like to compare the actual config files for, say, Apache and the ones provided in the original package. The purpose is to have a list of modifications since initial installation because I didn't ...
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OS X Lion Install DVD - Upgrade Install?

So, I've seen the many tutorials on how to extract the 'ESD' .dmg install DVD image from the App Store Lion installer, and burn to DVD or a USB stick etc, e.g. ...
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How can I specify /usr/local as an install directory during application install on Mac?

I have an 10.5.8 MacOS, trying to install an application into the directory /usr/local/ which I try to specify it, the Finder comes up which doesn't allow me to go to /usr/local. So I created a ...
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How to install the Play! Framework on OS X?

I had no problem installing the Play! framework on Windows but can't troubleshoot why it's not working on OS X. I grabbed the latest version and unzipped it to a directory. I run the Unix executable ...
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Got Windows XP license key, empty harddrive, non-bootable xp install cd - how to install xp

I bought some Dell optiplex gx270 from a local bank. They were delivered without any hard disk, so I used completely empty ones. The Windows XP Pro license is transferred to me (by contract) and the ...
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Lion server installation fails with “not connected to internet” error message

THe installation of OS X 10.7 Lion Server fails while trying to download the "server essentials". A "not connected to internet" error message appears, despite a working connection via WiFi. What can ...
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Installing Ubuntu or Mint from behind a proxy

Whenever I install Ubuntu or Mint from behind a proxy, I find that the installation hangs during the timezone configuration phase. Figuring that it had to be related to the network, I restarted the ...
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Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit

I'm trying to install wireshark on Fedora(latest version with gnome3) and I keep getting the error. Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit... I keep killing the ...
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Install Windows Embedded Standard 7 from USB

I would like to install Windows Embedded Standard 7 on a HP thin client. I downloaded the ISO file from the MSDN Subscription site but I'm struggling to make a bootable USB disk. I tried using ...
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“Time profile was not authorized by user” error while upgrading to OS X Lion

I'm updating Mac OS X to 10.7, but the following error pops up: Time Profile Failed Time profile was not authorized by user Has anyone seen this? What might be the cause and how can I fix it?
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Errors when installing Ruby to Mac OSX Lion via RVM

I was trying to install the newest version of Ruby via RVM, after I upgraded my Mac to Lion and installed the new Xcode 4.1 from the App store. I get this error in the log: [2011-07-20 16:57:15] ...
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detect if configure/make was executed in a source directory

I have a script that installs a software. The script have answers prepared in advance in order to feed checkinstall with them. checkinstall prompts differently when the source has already been ...
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Can't install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 from an .ISO file I downloaded. Error inside

This is the error: [Window Title] C:\Users\Sergio\Desktop\Things\Setup.exe [Content] The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's ...
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How to install windows and other softwares from usb drive Windows

I'm wondering if it's possible to install Windows 7, XP along with other software after the Windows installation. All in one shot. The 'other software' would be eg: Nero, Antivirus, etc. I know it's ...
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Problem when booting debian

I am trying to setup a home server running Debian. I set up the partitions manually using gparted with the drive connected to a usb caddy on another PC, used debbootstrap to get the base file system. ...