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

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Can't install python requests library on Centos 5.11

I'm running Centos 5.11. I'm trying to install the python requests package. But pip keeps giving me syntax errors. pip help returns [root@32437-201824 bin]# pip help Traceback (most recent call ...
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Can't install pipelight in debian wheezy

Here are the pipelight install docs Here is my sources.list: deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free deb http://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/debian/ wheezy main contrib ...
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Linux Installation problems

I bought an 8GB USB 2.0 stick just to install Linux. I have Ubuntu iso file, I use 'UUI' and make my usb bootable then when I start it doesn't go to installation screen. Changing boot order didn't ...
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Not able to install GIT on RHEL 7.1

I am trying to install git on rhel 7.1 using rpm. and i am getting below errors. [root@localhost Desktop]# rpm -ivh git-1.8.3.1-4.el7.x86_64.rpm warning: git-1.8.3.1-4.el7.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 ...
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Arch Installation - Pacstrap kills internet connection

I successfully installed Arch on my 7-year-old "side" laptop last weekend with no difficulty, and want to install Arch on my 3-year-old "main" laptop. Before running pacstrap /mnt base base-devel I ...
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How do I get the Smartware tools working on the HDD itself?

WD My Passport 0740 - WD Smartware I'm posting because I have a problem with the Smartware that was IN the HDD. A friend of mine accidentally deleted the folder Smartware (that I created and placed ...
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File is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running

I have a really old installer (legacy app) that we are trying to get running on a Windows 7 64 bit os. Previously it has only been installed on Windows XP 32 bit. I get the following error when I ...
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Windows 7 Installation Troubleshooting (NVME SSD)

I do have some trouble installing Windows 7 Professional OEM 64bit on a brand new computer for my father. Just to point this out: This is a legal license from a reseller, including disk and license ...
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Why does Chocolatey fail to install Elixir on Windows?

I'm a wizard at Linux/Unix-based OSes, but I'm rubbish at Windows and the like. To be able to install package via a CLI, which I prefer to graphical installers, I installed Chocolatey onto my Windows ...
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Windows 8 install problems on a desktop PC [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Windows 8 on a brand new drive and have encountered a few problems. My error message (as shown in the photo) is: "We couldn't install windows in the location you chose. Please ...
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How to install Windows XP x64 manually?

OK so my question is simple I've a nice build of Windows 10 and OpenSuse and all my partitions are put in order which I don't want to risk loosing, letting about 10 years old OS managing those stuff. ...
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Android Studio stucks on the splash screen after patching the upgrade

I downloaded android-studio-ide-143.2443734-windows.zip (Android studio 2.0 ) patch file to upgrade my current IDE (I'm using windows 7 32 bit). I know that this version is multiple times faster, ...
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How do I install programs onto an alternate drive?

Windows 7 (Ultimate, 32-bit) automatically selects the drive and folder to install programs into. How do I access/change the default? I have a small, 10K RPM drive which I would like to limit to the ...
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Docker, start image from scratch

All getting-started guides for Docker based their docker images on someone else's. However, even the base image has 180MB of virtual storage there. So, I'm wondering, is it possible to start my ...
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Create an image file of a running Linux system

As I understand it, creating an image of a Linux system makes an exact copy of the OS and any user files/configurations/programs etc. What I would love to do is create an image of my work PC and ...
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Re-register programs from old disk when installing OS on new drive

I got a new SSD disk on which I did a clean installation of windows. At the same time I still have the old HDD installed, and on it there are a lot of programs that I still want to use and run from ...
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With Windows 7 Ultimate installed first on a single partition, what's the safest and best way to now dual boot Ubuntu 10.04 Server?

Title says it all. I've got Windows 7 Ultimate (32bit) installed on my machine, with one hard drive and nothing but the default partition. What is the safest way to now install Ubuntu Server 10.04 so ...
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How to debug unattended installation of MS SQL Server 2012?

How can I diagnose and debug a configuration file for an unattended installation of MS SQL Server 2012? What I'm doing -- I'm building an installer for a product. The product requires MS SQL Server ...
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Does it worth to reinstall Windows 7 in the same partition after bad sectors found by CHKDSK in it?

I've executed CHKDSK with both "Automatically fix filesystem errors" and "Scan for and attempt recovery bad sectors" options selected on a system partition of a clean Windows 7 installation. Wininit ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate Repair Install Fails Even After Modifying Registry

My Windows 7 Ultimate OS is corrupted, so I am trying to complete a repair reinstallation. I discovered that a repair install is not possible unless I "downgraded" the version od Windows installed on ...
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Replace Mac OS 10.11 with Windows 7?

My most used-computer is a mid-2012 MacBook Pro and I would like to completely replace Mac OS with Windows 7 (which I will most likely later update to Windows 10.) Could somebody please give detailed ...
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Windows 10 Installation - A media driver your computer needs is missing

The most weird thing is happening to me: I have a hp notebook which has no internal DVD drive, so I installed via an external USB LG Blueray burner. First I installed Windows 10 customer preview ...
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Infinite restart loop after clean windows 7 installation

I have got a laptop Acer with preinstalled OEM Windows 7. I upgraded it to Win 10 but I didn like it so I reinstalled it with my own Windows 7 installation disc. (I have no else) Now, when I boot my ...
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Why windows 10 won't install?

I just got an notification that win10 is available and downloaded it. Everything went fine and at last when probably at 48%, (installing drivers and features), it just rebooted and told that restoring ...
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Windows cannot be installed to Disk 0 Partition 1

I've gone through a few questions with the similar issue, but found none with a working solution. Got a Toshiba laptop for "repair", model "PORTEGE R830-1FT", and I was asked to install Windows on it ...
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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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Upgrading to Windows 10 from windows Vista Home

All my home computers are running Windows 10. Is there a way I can upgrade to Windows 10 on my laptop that is running Windows Vista Home Premium?
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Only some motherboards can support faster RAM?

This is a question relating to one of my builds. Here are the specs: ECS P4VXASD2+ V5.0 motherboard Intel P4 Northwood 2.8 GHz (533 MHz FSB, 512 KB L2) 2x 1GB PC3200 DDR RAM Maxtor 300GB IDE HDD 16 ...
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Installing windows 10 with an external screen

Basically I want to install this new windows 10 tehnical preview edition on my laptop, but the problem is that I have a broken laptop screen so I connected my laptop to a different monitor. I pressed ...
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“Operation not permitted” error; unable to install Homebrew on Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9)

I can't install Homebrew on my OS X 10.9 MacBook Pro, despite searching the Internet in various ways (including searching for the error message). Here's what happens: greggs-mbp-7:local gr$ ruby -e ...
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Windows 10 forces Visual Studio install in German

I have installed an English Version of Windows 10. Everything has been working great for quite a while, but recently, everything I install is installed in German (I do live in Germany). I want to ...
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HP Proliant DL380P g8 CPU upgrade

We have a HP Proliant DL380P g8 with 2 Intel Xeon e5-2603. We needed to upgrade and use 2 Xeon e5-2620 V2, by default this server (G8) does not recognizes the v2 processor. We found this procedure ...
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Install two different versions of same application on OSX?

A friend of mine is running OSX, and wants to install two versions of World of Warcraft onto the same machine: one being the current official retail version, the second being a much older ("Vanilla") ...
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code blocks NSIS Error: Error launching installer

I an trying to install code blocks on windows 8.1 i get this error at the beginning that : NSIS Error: Error launching installer I've got the installation source from couple of sites but i still get ...
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Install Lotus Domino on Centos

I'm trying to install a trial version of Lotus Domino (from this official download page) on a Centos machine. I'm following this instruction page to install Lotus Domino. But when I'm trying to ...
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Install different version of same application in osx

This is very similar to this unresolved question, but I would very much like to install two versions of the same application in OSX. How can you do this and what is the best way to do it? ...
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Enable TRIM on FreeBSD 9 Install

I recently upgraded all of the parts in my FreeBSD 9 server. I purchased an SSD to run as a the root drive - I'd like to enable TRIM on it but the only documentation I can find on it is that it can ...
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Ubuntu restoring applications and settings

I frequently encounter the situation where i change laptop/desktop and when i install Ubuntu i have to install all my applications and restore settings. Off-late i have been trying to write a bash ...
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Limits of an Windows 7 OEM CD

I've been searching the web for a bit now trying to find definitive answers to a few questions; I've had the pleasure of building my first 2 PCs recently, and I have a another friend whom I'm building ...
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Want to add files to OVA package

I have an OVA package with two images and an OVF descriptor file. During deploymeny time is it possible to add some files(.tgz, .iso. qcow2....)? If so, how can we achieve this and also where these ...
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“Error 5: Access denied” when installing programs with UAC turned off

I'm having some trouble installing msysgit 1.7.3.1preview on Windows 7 Home Premium. I downloaded the setup file from the Google Code and then ran it. Upon running, I got the following error: I ...
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Cannot install application after certain minutes

After 15 minutes* have passed, my laptop won't run any .exe to install applications. This is what shows up: If I restart my laptop, it works fine (it gets installed)... until another 15 minutes* ...
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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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Automate application installs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automate installation of application I'm in IT support and find myself installing the same 5 or 6 applications multiple times on different windows computers ...
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How to use a software without installing it on a computer? [duplicate]

I hope my question fits superuser. I am a PhD student and I must use a software on my computer at the faculty's office but unfortunately, the informaticians are not at the university since a quite ...
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Error installing Python package Leven using Visual C++, Python27 64 bit, Windows 10, even installing directly from github

I am having trouble installing the Python package Leven. I downloaded the python package from there. I extract the folder, went to where setup.py is located, open cmd and run python setup.py ...
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Dual boot MacOS-ubuntu using refit

I am trying to install a dual boot with Ubuntu on my Mac Version 10.8.5. I first installed Refit but I forgot to reboot my computer so that Refit get properly installed. My mistake was to boot ...
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How to identiy that how many instances of Oracle are installed on linux environment

Last day, i was at one training for oracle installation and service start & shutdown. There i came to know about some linux commands to start and shutdown oracle instance on linux machine. To ...
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Windows xp/flp/7 on SD card

How to install windows flp/xp/7 on the SD card? I have EEE pc 2g surf, 524 MB of RAM and 2 GB hard disk. With the program pwboot I can install windows 7 on a flash drive, what can I do to install it ...