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

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Prerequisitions for Team Foundation Service 2015 and SSDT

We have installed the new TFS 2015 in our company and now i'm trying to make a successful CI build. At the moment the build always fails with this message: The imported project "C:\Program Files ...
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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 invoking the ChromeSetup.exe downloader with /s or /-ms but nothing worked. Then I've downloaded the standalone installation ...
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I can't purge kubuntu-desktop

I had Kubuntu for about a week now and I don't like it, so I want to switch to Ubuntu. I opened the terminal and ran sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and it installed everything. Later when the ...
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Error when installing SQL Server on new machine

I am installing SQL Server on a brand new laptop with no previous users. Unfortunately I am getting the following error: Has anyone seen this before and know the cause of it?
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Cannot Run .exe from Network Drive

I am trying to run an executable file from a network drive on Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) in order to install a program, but, each time I try, it doesn't run and the following message appears: {...
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Qubes fails to install with boot error

I'm trying to install Qubes 3.1 on a Lenovo G50-30 from a usb drive. After selecting the option to boot, the system shows a loading bar and the Qubes logo, a few seconds later i get this message: ...
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Install Server 2003 from USB

I need some way to boot my windows server 2003 install from a USB drive , any suggestions welcome.
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vc_redist.x86.exe Setup Failed: 0x80240017 Unspecified error

An installer told me I need to first install Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 and gave the link https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=40784 Unfortunately ...
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Changing default Java Runtime Environment from 1.8 to 1.7

I'm currently trying to change the default JRE on my computer from 8 to 7. I was attempting to fix a glitch involving the game Minecraft by updating to the JRE8 beta build, but it seems like that ...
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Windows setup claims the installation source is not accessible. How do I fix this?

I'm trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate over my existing Windows 7 Professional. I downloaded the ISO from Microsoft and burned the install disc at the slowest speed possible (x3). I booted to the ...
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How can I install USB Prober from the Developer SDK on Mac OS X?

I've tried to do some research to figure this out, and per this Technical Q&A: USB Prober is installed as part of the Developer SDK installation. If the Developer SDK has been installed, then ...
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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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Unable to Install JDK 1.8 64-bit on Windows 10

I have installed Windows 10 64 bit on my system, Now when i am trying to install JDK 1.8 64-bit, its giving me following error message. These are my system configurations I have successfully ...
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Install FreeDOS over Netboot

So, I'm trying to install FreeDOS onto an old PC. I have no Floppy Disk or Blank CDs. I'm booting into USB from PLoP on MBR, but this has proven fruitless in my endeavor, as it only allows me to ...
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Kali - Live Session has no Install Kali application

Good day all When attempting to install Kali to my HDD, Kali ofcourse being on my USB drive: I ran into 2 problems. Source of ISO : Kali Official Site v2016.1 //reason for point 2 1. From Kali ...
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How do I reset the admin password in my BIOS?

I bought some Windows desktops at an auction, and now I'm trying to install Ubuntu and remove Windows. I've been able to do it on some of them but on others, when I try to change the boot sequence in ...
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Unable to install ubuntu on my hp laptop with insydeh20 BIOS

I get the screen asking if i want to install or try ubuntu but after that it loads for a while and i get an initramfs screen which says 'Unable to find a medium containing a live filesystem'. I have ...
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install linux on a separate drive from within windows without rebooting

Is it possible to install Linux on a separate drive without rebooting to the live DVD? My setup is I have a 500GB internal HDD with windows and a bland 480GB internal SSD on which I would like to ...
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How can I unblock the installation of a program in Windows 10

I want to install AllShare_2.1.0.12031_10.exe for my Samsung TV. Seems as if it is blocked somehow. What can I do about that?
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Kali Linux Stuck after installing on VirtualBox

I Installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox after finishing installation it rebooted and stucked and I can run Kali even I deleted and installed again new downloaded ISO Please help me
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How to use entire disk space in Windows 10 when installing from system image?

I created a system image of my Windows installation. My original hard drive size was 120gb. When I installed from the system image onto a 500gb hard drive I had unallocated space. The problem is I ...
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Downloaded package (xxx.pkg) can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer

I'm the developer of an application which clients can download from my website (lightroomstatistics dot com). The first time the clients or I, on a different computer, start the downloaded installer I ...
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How to install windows 7 OS into external Hard disk from linux

I have a linux machine installed in my computer and i have a external hard disk of 1TB inserted into linux machine. I tried installing windows into external hard disk but i get some error like you ...
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Not able to login to Tuleap after full installation

I have installed Tuleap(as per full installation from user guide) in CentOS 6.5. All the files got installaed. I have tried to login with Tuleap domain name. And I gave credentials Login Name and ...
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How install office 2010 under Wine in Linux Ubuntu?

How do I install office 2010 under Wine in Ubuntu Linux? What is the difference between the installation of office 2007 and office 2010 ?
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Linux on new Surface pro 4

I'm interested in buying the new surface pro 4. But 'm also a linux user therefore I would like to run linux (dual boot) on the sp4. There lots of tutorials about the surface pro 3 but until now I ...
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Installing CentOS 6 - Device may need to be reinitialized

I'm trying to install linux centOS 6 on my pc (on sun virtual mashine - virtualbox) I'm installing on a empty partition of my hard drive. and my primery OS is windows 7 ultimate 64bit. What should i ...
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How to determine sql server name

I'm trying to install sap business one on my computer. But I can't seem to connect to the database server which is ms sql. I get the notice: unable to connect to the database server name, and that ...
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Reinstalling Windows on an HP laptop

I bought a HP Envy m6 laptop with Windows 8 installed on it. I have a folder in the hard drive named 'recovery'. Now I have 2 questions: How can I tell whether this Windows installation is genuine? ...
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Install gnumeric 1.12.9 on mac

I need to install an older version of gnumeric on my mac, but it seems that brew only supports the latest version (currently 1.12.27). brew versions gnumeric doesn't work any more, and if I do git ...
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How to Install Windows XP over Windows 7?

I have a Dell laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 7. When I try to install Windows XP on it, Windows 7 does not allow me to. I don't want a dual boot system, I just want Windows XP on my ...
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how to install windows 8 x64 from the dreamspark windows 8 32/64 ISO?

I am a student and I have a Dreamspark account. I have an x64 laptop so I downloaded Windows 8 Professional 32/64 from their site (there was no other version only for x64). After I install the OS, I ...
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I can't get a fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 to install anything related to updates [duplicate]

I just installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 on my laptop, and Windows Update isn't working at all. It gets stuck on "checking for updates" no matter how long I leave it (hours). I've ...
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Will files in my D dirve be erased when installing alongside Windows

I am about to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on a Thinkpad. Windows resides in my C drive and I have my files in D. C and D happen to be two separate hard disks on my laptop, one stays in the ...
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Can't install Office on windows

I have reinstalled Windows 7 and now trying to install Microsoft Office 2007,but it gives strange error Setup can't find "Office.en-us\DW20-EXE" Please give me some hints on how to solve this issue?...
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How can I install Windows and keep my current files?

How can I install Windows and keep my current files? I want to install Windows without deleting my current filesystem/home. Currently I have 4 partitions, should I delete 3 and keep the filesystem/...
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On a Windows 10 standard account can one disable application installation?

On a machine I am trying to maintain, the user tends to want install any and all suspicious apps, "video codecs", etc. Can I prevent him/her from doing so?
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Can't boot neither from hard drive, nor from flash drive after system update (stuck on NVDAStartup: Official)

I tried to update my System to El Capitan. After the required reboot, my Mac won't boot. It boots till the middle of the loading bar and then it stops. As there is no important data on it, I created ...
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Solaris T5120 How do i got about installing OS

I have a Solaris T5120 it has a DVD Drive i am new to Solaris or specially with the servers that don't have display port to connect a monitor. So when i power it on i am not sure what to do ...
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Debian Scripting to remove the logging during apt-get install

I'm trying to remove the log that debian puts out after you apt-get install something Ign http://ftp.uk.debian.org jessie InRelease Hit http://ftp.uk.debian.org jessie-updates InRelease Get:1 http://...
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Can't install Kali on a USB 3.0 SSD

I bought a USB 3.0 SSD to install Kali on it for a high performance external boot setup. Unfortunately, I can't select my USB SSD in the installation process. I tried it on my laptop, but also via a ...
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Installed Python 2.7, but Module in /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages

I'm running CentOS, it already has Python2.6. I installed Python2.7 and I can see version 2.7 with python -V. I installed demjson module(pip install demjson) and then I try to execute the program. It ...
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How to batch install setup-file (*.exe) on PC?

Instead of repeatedly double-clicking tens of setup files (*.exe), can batch-installing at once be possible? Or at least one double-click is enough to sequentially activate them? The closest Google ...
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Installer hangs on “waiting for other installations to finish” despite no other installations in progress

I started an installation of the Xcode 4 developer's preview last night before going to bed. When I woke up, the installation had popped up a message saying to close Xcode first (doh!). I did so, but ...
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How do i install Qubes OS onto a USB?

I cannot install qubes onto my harddrive as it has my main windows OS on it and is not easily switched out, and qubes FAQ warns not to do this anyways. I would like to install onto a USB drive instead ...
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How to install new packages on Cygwin?

I installed the latest version of Cygwin with a number of packages. I soon realised that I need more packages (such as wget, etc) and I couldn't find a way to install the new packages without running ...
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Windows 8: BFSVC Error: Could not open the BCD template store. Status = [c000000f]

I have installed a new hard disk drive on my Acer Aspire 771. I made a USB recovery stick as well as recovery cd of the Windows 8 64 bit running on the former HD (which got corrupted, so no cloning ...
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Having display issues when trying to install Linux Mint 13 (Maya Cinnamon) on Dell Latitude D600

I am trying to install Linux Mint 13 (Maya/Cinnamon) on an Old Dell Latitude D600. I can boot the live CD, but when I try to install, I can't see the windows that are coming up on screen. I can see ...
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Trouble installing MySQL through Cygwin on Windows 10 “error while loading shared libraries”

I'm running babun(cygwin based) shell on Windows 10, and trying to install MySQL. I've ran: $pact install mysql mysqld Which executed successfully. Now, when running: $mysql_install_db I'm ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation?

Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation? I attempted to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Virtualbox 5.0.18 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Every time the install completes and I click to ...