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

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Edubuntu stuck on installation

I've had this problem using multiple discs on multiple drives on this one computer. I'm trying to install edubuntu 12.04 on an old desktop. It boots to the disk, I select english and then "install ...
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How to stop programs from opening my browser?

How do you prevent programs from obnoxiously opening the browser on their own accord? It's unbelievable that programs/developers feel so entitled as to A.) open another program on one's computer, and ...
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How do I find out which GCC toolchain is installed?

I would like to debug my embedded target with Insight debugger. The debugging host is Xubuntu 64bit, the debugging target is an ARM Cortex-M4 connected through a JTAG debugger. According to this ...
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How Do I Allow A Standard User to Install Programs?

Yes, I realize that defeats the purpose of standard user. But here is the situation. A friend of mine wants to set up time limits for his home schooled son, and his son needs to be a standard user in ...
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How to install older versions of Internet Explorer?

I currently have Internet Explorer 11 installed, but I need Version 8 or 7 for some onlinework. Do I have to uninstall Internet Explorer 11 prior to installing 8 or 7?
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wine msi installation issue - err:msidb, fixme:storage

I am trying to do stuff with vpython. vpython.org suggests I do a wine installation and then try to install the vpython stuff as per the instruction mentioned here But the issue is with wine when ...
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How to reinstall and activate Adobe InDesign CS2 (Polish)?

I have a client that needs to reinstall their computer. They have a Polish version of InDesign CS2, which won’t activate anymore. How to install it after reinstalling Windows? The English version from ...
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MS Office 2013 - App Crash after a few minutes

When I try to run MS Office ProPlus 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, I get the below error messageafter a few minutes of the app running, but with powerpnt.exe or excel.exe or winword.exe. I ...
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installing node.js after apt-get install node

Im trying to install node.js and I made the mistake of installing apt-get install node. Which is not node.js. I'm able to find the right node.js on git hub, build and make everything. Everything ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu Server 10.04 *from* a USB drive?

I've tried the Universal USB Installer from PenDrive, and put 10.04 Ubuntu Server on it. But when I boot up and try to install, it looks for a Ubuntu CD ROM, which I do not have. I thought the whole ...
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New to Linux: Download/Installing Debian

I've download Debian from Debian.org, first I got debian-7.8.0-amd64-i386-netinst.iso from the main page. I've made a bootable usb and when I selected the option Graphical Install it went black ...
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Windows Feature List blank, Updates fail, system readiness tool says files are corrupt

I tried to install IIS and to my surprise the feature/components lists was blank =[. I tried the system update readiness tool and it creates the following log: ================================= ...
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When having different installation executables which should be used?

I have noticed that many times a large program would have different executables which should do more or less the same thing (and they do more or less the same thing), as for example: Setup.exe, ...
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How can I silently install Google Chrome?

I want to make a silent installation of Google Chrome Beta. I've tried ChromeSetup.exe downloader with /s or /-ms but nothing had worked. Then I've downloaded the standalone installation version, and ...
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For latest installation, compile from source or apt-get from PPA, which one is preferred?

I have read similar threads here. Let me be more specific. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Most packages in official source are lag far behind, eg: Nginx. I want to install the lastest stable version. ...
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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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What does installation script do in apt-get install?

It seems apt-get install will download a Debian package and try to run installation script for: Create proper directory Create proper account Copy Binary files Copy Data files Copy Conf files Copy ...
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Asus X205T Legacy boot

Does anyone know how to boot Linux "Ubuntu" from a Usb Stick when there is no Legacy boot option In the Bios I have Microsoft 8.1 and want to replace it.
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Windows Setup could not configure Windows to run on this computer's hardware

The whole installation goes smoothly up to the point of "Completing installation ...". The monitor changes resolution, after which a standard dialog box pops up saying Windows Setup could not ...
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Is there a way to list files added/removed/modified during application installation in Mac OS X Yosemite?

In Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, how can I list all files that were added, removed, or modified during an application installation? One thought is to snapshot the drive before and after, or another is to ...
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How do I resolve a 0x7B stop error on my XP installation?

I have partitioned my 500GB hard drive, allowing me 50GB for Windows XP. Every time I try and install Windows XP I get an error. My operating system is Windows 7 Home Premium. I own a Dell Studio ...
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How to install a program under Windows 8.1? [closed]

I got a new Windows 8.1 PC and downloaded an .exe from the web. After doubleclicking the .exe for installation, I only get a window shown that reads "Open file with...". I turned off the "SmartScreen ...
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Trouble installing `wmctrl`

It seems that wmctrl is not installed on my system (Mac OS 10.8), but when I try to install it by cloning a git repo and following the instructions (./configure, make, make install), running make ...
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How to install Insoshi in Windows using Rails 3

I am trying to install Insoshi but don't know how to install it. I've tried the read-me file many times but get stuck in the Install script section. Whenever I use this line $ cp ...
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“unable to get setup.ini” error during Cygwin installation

While installing cygwin I'm getting the following error unable to get setup.ini What is the reason? I'm newly studying Unix. So Please guide me in this.
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how to install stuff on Linux Mint?

I have this tar.gz package, which contains just some files, no explaination to install or so. How can i install it, so i have like shortcuts, and it is in my Menu, etc.
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Install pgAdmin III on Windows 7 without administrator rights

I'm trying to install pgAdmin III, using the v1.20.0 package from pgadmin.org. I found a few sources that suggest I should be able to install it for the current user only without having to provide the ...
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Windows 8.1 Re-Installation on Acer Aspire - Key Issue

On Acer Aspire V3 model, Windows 8 recovery partition could not complete a fresh installation. It kept stumbling on error; it seems corrupted though I check the disk for erros/bad sectors and did not ...
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Can I automatically run commands after Linux Mint Installation?

That's what I want: I want to run a bash file (composed mostly by apt-get's and instructions to download and install .deb files) just after, or during, Linux Mint installation. I've found many ...
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Windows 8.1 install restarts into setup

My laptop is Samsung ativ book 6 and I'm installing windows 8.1 (64 bit) on it. I made bootable usb, set bios to boot from it. Did setup, removed all partitions and made one partitions (system ...
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How do I remove an old version of WinPcap?

When installing WinPcap 4.1.2 on Windows 7 I receive the following message "A previous version of WinPcap has been detected on this system and cannot be removed because in use by another ...
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Installation of Windows Server 2012 R2 x64

I regularly swap OS during a development process. With "normal" OSs I can expect and install (.iso) to reach <=4GB, no problem, I usually use DVD. Now, I need to do some testing with Windows Server ...
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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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Chrome keeps installing a second copy of itself

I'm running Windows 8.1 and Chrome v40.0.2214.94 m. For some reason, every other day Chrome installs a second copy of itself. My profile and everything stay the same, no problems there, but if I ...
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Install Windows Image on a new computer [duplicate]

Been searching but still not sure what to do... I have one computer with Windows7 and set up perfectly how we need it (programs, files, restrictions, etc...). I bought 4 more of the exact same ...
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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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Creating a Windows 8.1 install USB on a Mac - for install on an Intel NUC (non-Mac)

How do you create a Windows 8.1 install USB using a Mac (OS X 10.9.5), to install on a non-Mac, an Intel NUC? Is this the same process as using Bootcamp to create a Windows installation USB? Does it ...
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How to extract files from MSI package?

Can anyone advise a way, or utility that can extract the files from an MSI installation package. We have some old patches that we want to get the files from but don't wish to spend the time ...
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How to install manpages on FreeNAS 9.3?

I'm having enourmous trouble installing manpages on FreeNAS 9.3 (based on FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE-p15). I tried: installing pc-sysinstall from ...
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Install software on another drive

My SSD is 80 GB which I installed the Windows 8.1 on. The size of Windows on the SSD was about 30-35 GB, and I have a very limited space left. Now when I try to install any software, such ...
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Blue screen of death while installing any Adobe Air application

Whenever I try to install an Air application I get a Blue Screen and then my system restarts. I cannot even take a screenshot of it. This happens with every air application I try to install. I also ...
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Windows 10 TP UEFI requirements?

Some documentation indicates that Windows 7 can be "upgraded to" (replaced by) Win 10TP. Other documentation says the hardware requirements for Win 10TP are the same as for Win 8. My understanding is ...
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Setup Windows 8.1 and Install Driver without User Interaction

I have an ASUS Windows 8 Tablet that has been acting up recently, so I re-installed Windows 8.1 on it. The problem is, the touch screen driver didn't install with Windows, so I have no way to set up ...
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Installing mRemoteNG on Windows 8

When I try to install mremoteNG on Windows 8 i am getting mremoteng requires microsoft .net framework 3.0. When i download .net framework and start it cant Connect to internett. Any tips on how to ...
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How to remove Linux Mint to install Windows 8?

I have a computer with only Linux installed. How do I remove it to install Windows 8? All I see online is about dual boot but I don't have that, just Linux on my computer. The way I installed Linux on ...
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Installing java 7 or 8 on Mac OS, some questions

I have java 6 installed on my Mac OS laptop. Due to a requirement of some Android library of having Java 7 installed, I need to install it. Should I install Java 7 or 8? Or both? I know there's no ...
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Installing Ye Olde DOOM on DOS with Ye Olde Floppy Discs

I'm trying to install DOOM (the shareware version) on my old Compaq running Windows 3.11. I've got the files deice.exe dooms_19.1 dooms_19.2 dooms_19.dat install.bat all downloaded and I have a ...
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How to install a program in Windows 7? [closed]

Is it Right Click > Run As Administrator or Double Click? I had to uninstall and reinstall some programs many times to get it to work and I'm not sure it is because I chose one or the other. ...
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Prompt for boot order

I have an HDD lying around, and I would like to install Windows 10 Technical Preview on it and run it off USB. Is there a way for my HP Envy laptop to prompt at boot if I would like to boot from USB ...
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OSX Yosemite cannot delete item from Launchpad and item stuck installing multiple times

I've recently upgraded to the developer version of OSX Yosemite, and have upgraded two applications I use. The first is Memory Clean, and the second is Battery Health. Both of these are by "FIPLAB". ...