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

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Using laptop as monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my laptop as a second monitor for my desk computer? I would like to set up a dual screen display on my pc. Before buying another monitor, I'd like to try doing ...
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Installing msttcorefonts on Linux Mint

I am trying to get Times New Roman on LibreOffice. I ran: sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts I think it downloaded, but it doesn't appear in the OpenOffice drop down list of fonts.
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Windows 8 install from USB freezes

Update 2: I tried running the install from the same flash drive and the same Win8 image on my Inspiron notebook and it progresses further (I saw up to the license key screen) and much, much faster. So ...
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iMac 20inch (Mid 2007) SL DVD Boot Prohibitory Sign

iMac 20inch (Mid 2007 Build) with Ubuntu 12.0.4 How I got in this situation I had a perfectly healthy Intel iMac running Snow Leopard several months ago. Then I got the dreaded spinning gear and ...
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How to install autokey in the home directory in linux?

I am on a computer where I do not have admin rights. I can only install applications in the home directory. Can someone provide a step by step guide on installing autokey in the home directory in ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Professional, is it legal to install on a second pc?

Suppose you have Visual Studio 2010 Professional installed on the desktop pc and also want to install it on a laptop to have it available when traveling. Is this legal? Thanks.
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error 0x80070570 on installation of Windows 8

Recently my friend tried to install Mac OS Mountain lion and Lion on my PC and everything was fine, but I decided to go back and use Windows on my PC since I have Macbook Pro already, but the problem ...
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How to install .apk on Alpine Linux like .deb in Debian using dpkg

My question is in the title. Problem: Comparison with other distros doesn't speak about installing a local .deb in Debian or whatever is Gentoo's equivalent or Alpine Linux's .apk. Plus the command ...
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Applications Installtion Location

Where is the best place to install applications? By default it seems to be the Programs folder in Windows, but this fills up quickly and I now have little of my initial 20GB OS space remaining. Is ...
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Cannot install 64-bit version of Visio due to Microsoft Office Single Image 2010

I tried to install Visio on Windows 7, but I received the below error message. You cannot install the 64-bit version of Office 2010 because you have 32-bit Office products installed. These ...
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Automating Nightly Build Installation?

Every night a new build of my program is made and copied to a /Builds/ folder. I have a Windows machine that I want to have uninstall the program then install the latest version of the program from ...
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libkeybinder error Arch linux

I am trying to install a package that depends on python-keybinder and hence on libkeybinder. When I run makepkg for libkeybinder, it starts and after sometime I get the following error: checking for ...
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Are there differences between installing Linux from USB or CD?

What are the differences between the following two scenarios? copying the content of a Linux ISO file to a USB drive (with the dd command), then booting from it burning the ISO to CD, then ...
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How do I install Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro without a SuperDrive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can & How Can I Install Windows 7 x64 on a MacBook Air? I have a MacBook Pro Mid-1010 (which, from what I can tell, doesn't support USB booting (except Apple's ...
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Why UNetbootin for USB but not CD-RW? [closed]

Usually, if I want to make a bootable CD for linux (Ubuntu. Mint, Debian, whatever) I just burn the ISO to CD and then restart the machine that I intend to install linux on with that CD inside it. ...
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unable to install windows 7 in my laptop with no os

I have a the following message when i try to install windows 7 through an bootable USB.. setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition I will explain ...
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Should AHCI be enabled for an SSD?

I have ordered a OCZ SSD and it will be the first that I have installed. In prepping for it's arrival and install, I reviewed MSI web site to be sure I do as much right the first time as possible. On ...
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Strange Recovery error when installing Windows 8

I have a four year old PC that I use as a HTPC. It has been running Windows Vista 64bit. Now I want to install Windows 8 Pro 64bit from scratch (not an in-place-upgrade. I want to format the hard ...
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Windows 8 installation - can't create partition

I'm trying to install Windows 8 Pro x64 on my notebook. Previously I had the Win 8 RC installed, so the hardware should be supported. Installation from USB starts as it should, I'm able to delete the ...
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Install windows XP from USB Flash drive on netbook

I need to install Windows XP on netbook. I found utility which helps me to create USB flash boot drive. But there is a problem when format or not drive screen is appear. There are not visible hdd on ...
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A running windows service downloading binary-blocked by antivirus

I have a running winservice which downloads an exe to disk and runs the logic from that binary. Everytime I download ,right before the file is saved to the filesystem, I have the AVG antivirus ...
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Missing “Disk options (advanced)” on Windows 7 installation

I wanted to install Windows 7 and format the disk partition while doing so. My problem is that advanced disk options are missing. Here is a screen shot: And here is how it should look: I probably ...
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How to install numpy on CentOS 6.2 64-bit

I've been trying to install numpy with yum (instructions here), and the tar.gz file (instructions here), but with no positive result. yum gives me this output: $ sudo yum install python-numpy ...
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Booting Win7 from flash on a machine with dual boot

I wanted to re-install Windows 7 and created a bootable USB (using command prompt I restarted my PC and selected primary boot device as USB-HDD (my BIOS also gives options USB-ZIP USB-CDROM and ...
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Installing Windows 8 from a Hard Drive forces it to be a dependend drive to load Windows

I wanted to do a clean install of Windows 8 using a hard drive as an installation medium to a clean separate hard drive. Here is an initial hard drive config: A Windows 7 (I boot from it by default) ...
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Can I install visual studio 2012 side by side with 2010?

Can I install Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012 RTM side by side with Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 on Windows 7? Because I tried to install it and I just got the splash screen for the installer ...
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Extraction Failed. “the file name, directory name, of volume label syntax is incorrect”

When I install the Visual Studio 2008 on my Windows Vista, I saw the error message box "the file name, directory name, of volume label syntax is incorrect". How do I fix it? I have already changed ...
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Startup Disk Creator tool for Debian

I was trying to create a USB bootable in Debian to install my new system. I couldnt find any easy to use tool in Debian. I tried downloading the hybrid iso image from the Debian site and copied it to ...
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Does Windows 8 support wubi installation?

I recently installed Windows 8 from MSDN. I used to install Linux within Windows in my Windows operating systems. But when I tried to install my Ubuntu 10.10 with Wubi installer the option to install ...
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Install Rekonq 1.0

I would like install Rekonq 1.0 on Fedora 17, using KDE 4.8.5. At the moment, this version of Rekonq isn't available in the repositories. Actually, I've the version 0.9.2. Anyone knows how can I ...
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What is the best tool to perform an automated/unattended virtual guest os install?

I would like to be able to add (and remove) virtual machines from my Ubuntu (12.04) host OS using 'unattended guest os installation' method. What I mean here is to pass a command to the software via ...
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How to install Windows 8 in a system which has Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 installed already?

I have a system in which I have installed Windows 7 first. I then installed Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) to the system. Now, the boot manager is GRUB and everything works fine as Ubuntu ...
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Installation of Windows Mobile driver update hangs

I am installing a program on a PC called TopView. This program requires the Windows Mobile Device 6.1 installed, and offers to install it. Fine, I accept that, and it begins the installation. ...
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Why don't I get the option to Upgrade during Windows 7 Setup?

I tried to upgrade windows 7 from my disk and even from my friends disk. if i start windows 7 and then start setup i never see this screen. if i boot from cd, i see that screen, but when i click ...
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Logitech install package language shows as numerical

Do I have a corrupt install package for my Logitech cameras? This doesn't happen all of the time, but when installing, the languages show up as numerical instead of the actual language itself. ...
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Installation of Expect on Windows 7 64-bit fails with “not found in the archives”

Downloaded ActiveTcl from http://www.activestate.com/activetcl/downloads/ Installed ActiveTcl at c:/Tcl/ Go to Bin directory in command prompt (Start > Run > cmd > cd c:\Tcl\bin) To install Expect, I ...
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meld on OS X 10.7 doesn't work?

I'm installing meld on Mac OS 10.7 using port. It has downloaded all dependencies and told that everything is ok: Staging meld into destroot Installing meld @1.5.3_0 Activating meld @1.5.3_0 ...
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“A disk read error occured” after installing Windows 7 from Samsung System Recovery Media on second disk (new SSD)

I have Laptop Samsung RC730 (NP-RC730-S02PL). I bought second disk - SDD OCZ Agility. I wanted to install Windows 7 from Samsung System Recovery Media which I got with my laptop. I also noticed that ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installer gets stuck at “Where are you?”

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my 60 GB SSD (nothing else on it). I get to the stage where it is copying files and where you selected your location on the "Where are you?" page. When I ...
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Standard Way to Update Path?

I recently installed Apache Maven on Mac OS X. apache-maven-3.0.4-bin.tar.gz I gunzipped this file to /Users/Downloads/apache-maven-3.0.4. Then, I updated my $PATH to include ...
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Installing Windows7 with Fedora17 on UEFI system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Windows 7 x64 on GPT? I made a Windows 7 installation on 750 GB disk so that Windows 7 used 50 GB where it created 100 MB NTFS system partition and 48.7 ...
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Ubuntu preseed. Use whole disk space, but no swap

I'm trying to make a installation usb stick for a equipment we have here. I would like to automate linux installation, because we have a lot of these machines to install. The machine has a 30GB SSD ...
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Why does Gimp say it needs Windows XP Service Pack 2 when I have XP Service Pack 2?

I am trying to install Gimp 2.8.0 on Windows XP. I get an error message "This version of Gimp requires Windows XP with Service Pack 2, or a newer version of Windows." But when I check my Windows ...
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PXE booting standard images?

I see lots of guides showing very detailed steps on booting into various OS's, but none of the files are explained. It is not clear to me which files part of the PXE server, or are the Network ...
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How can I find out what modifications a program’s installer makes?

I want to know what some installers do: mainly what files, folders, and registry entries they add, remove, or modify. Lots of “ professional” programs are so poorly documented that it’s difficult to ...
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Issues Installing Avira Antivirus

When I try to install Avira Free Antivirus in my Windows XP every time some extraction process starts and then this process disappears. I am not able to download this Antivirus. What can be the ...
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Adobe Air - Change language

How to change the language of Adobe Air? Currently the text during the installation dialog is displayed in German and I'd like to have it in English. (Is there a way to change it or do I need to ...
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Laptop with dead gfx chip, setup to be headless?

I have a laptop with a fried graphics processor. The computer will boot up, but nothing shows up on the screen. After investigating, this model of laptop has had issues with its graphics processor ...
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Fedora 17: How do I install Python 2.7 into /usr instead of /usr/local?

I want to install Python 2.7 onto my Fedora machine, but it installs it into the /usr/local/bin. How do I make it so that won't happen? I want to do this because the setuptool I installed keeps on ...
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Apt error during Ubuntu Server (Hardy) install

I'm installing Ubuntu server 8.04 (hardy) on a machine. Te installation process goes well until the part of package installation. The machine is behind a proxy. I configure the proxy correctly and ...