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

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The attempt to mount a file system with type vfat in /dev/nvme0n1p1 at /boot/efi failed

Trying to install Debian dual boot with windows 10 on SSD but I have this error message : The attempt to mount a file system with type vfat in /dev/nvme0n1p1 at /boot/efi failed I forced EFI ...
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Fresh install of Windows 10 on a former Dell Machine

Long time StackOverflow user, first time SuperUser. :-) I have a Dell Inspiron and the motherboard just died. It came with Windows 7 but I upgraded to 10 a few months back. Since I have to replace ...
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Windows 10 installation/restore stuck

My niece got a computer for Christmas (new HP, not sure of specs outside of i5 processor per sticker), and promptly got a virus. She tried to run through the system restore process, but the ...
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Unable to boot to Windows after cloning with Clonezilla

I purchased a laptop that came with Windows 7 preinstalled. According to a number of folks, the OS is no longer distributed as a image on disc; rather its provided as an image on the hard drive. I ...
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Why did I have to copy usbscan.sys?

When plugging in a Canon CanoScan 9000F, driver installation failed, and so I looked at the log file C:\Windows\inf\setupapi.dev.log: The file usbscan.sys could not be found in C:\Windows\inf. So I ...
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Phabricator installation - change database name prefix

I'm on a shared host and I'm in the process of installing Phabricator. One issue I've come across is created the databases for Phabricator, which want the following, phabricator_audit ...
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Windows 7 installer asks for CD DVD drivers, but need SATA driver and doesn't accept them

During the installation of Windows 7 via USB-Stick on a new PC, windows asks for driver: German text from windows. I have only german as installation language. Ein erforderlicher ...
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How do I get Windows 7 install media if I Microsoft site rejects my key

Several years ago I bought a desktop with windows 7 Home Premium preinstalled. The hard drive died, so I got a new hard drive and want to do a clean install on it. I do not have an install cd. The ...
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Alternative to using usbcopy to create Solaris Text Installer USB stick

I have a blank T5120 server without any optical drive onto which I want to install Solaris 11.3. I downloaded the sol-11_3-text-sparc.usb installer. The docs tell me to use a tool named usbcopy to ...
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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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SSD disappears from Boot configuration after installing Windows 8.1

I just installed Windows 8.1 using an official install disk onto my Samsung EVO 850, but once I did this, the drive disappeared from my Boot menu... The installer went all the way until the update ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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 ...
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Reactive-Banana-Wx fails to install on Mac OS X El Capitan

I'm trying to install the reactive-banana-wx Haskell cabal package on my Mac OS computer, but it doesn't seem to install correctly. I even installed the cabal-macosx package that it says it needs to ...
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Office 365 - didn't ask me which drive to install onto - how can I move it?

I just installed Office 365. I expected it to ask me where I wanted it installed - it didn't, just slapped it into '%PROGRAMFILES%' How can I move it to some location other than the C: drive ? ...
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How to configure properly the nvidia xorg

I've installed NVIDIA X Server Settings. I'm expecting to see "X Server Information" and "X Server Display Configuration" along the left side of the application. What I've only got are "Application ...
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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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Not able to install anti-virus software after upgrading to Windows 10

I upgraded my operating systems from WIndows 8 to Windows 10. I used F-secure version 9.32 as my anti-virus program but I'm unable to install it in Windows 10. Windows 10 complains incompatibility ...
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Why doesn't Windows 10 need a recovery image (like install.wim) to reset the system?

Windows 8/8.1 requires a standalone recovery image to reset the system. But, Microsoft claimed that Windows 10 no longer needs ...
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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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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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Windows feature pack not installed, installer saying it is

When trying to install windows feature pack the installer says that it is already installed on my Windows 10 pro N machine, but programs that require it (GTA 5) are saying that it is missing. The ...
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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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Mac Installation crashed

My Mac gets stuck on startup. It loads and gets near the end of the bar and then freezes. I need to make a bootable Mac ISO. I've been trying to use TransMac to make bootable recvory usb drives from ...
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VS2013 ultimate installation failed issue

I am getting following error while trying to install VS2013 Ultimate. I did googling a lot but didn't find anything.Do I need to install something else before installing VS2013 and if so where can ...
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Create windows 7 universal image from VLSC iso

The internet has numerous examples indicating that you simply need to remove ei.cfg from a windows installation image to make it a universal image. With most of the CDs I have, this has been ...
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What is “PTC Mathcad Viewable Support”?

I'm going to install the Matcad Prime (v3.1) demo/freeware. The installer has two main components but there's no description in it of what the "PTC Mathcad Viewable Support" part does... nor does ...
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Can't install Java in Vista because of an Error 1603

Background I have had the same laptop for about 6 years (an Acer Aspire 8920), which runs Windows Vista. I have 2 hard drives, and I use one for the OS, and one for larger applications and data. ...
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Install nmap 7 on ubuntu 15.10

Since nmap 7 is not yet in the official ubuntu repos I tryed to install nmap like mentioned on the nmap install guide: wget https://nmap.org/dist/nmap-7.00-1.x86_64.rpm sudo alien ...
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All of my PC's software CDs are lost. Should I be concerned?

I paid some PC expert to build a new PC for me two years ago. I had the software CDs for of this PC’s LAN, audio drive, motherboard, Monitors, but now the CDs are lost. I kept all the software CDs in ...
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Remote desktop access without client installation or download

Is there any solution where user can visit web page for tech support, and tech admin can access his pc to solve problem or perform maintenance. This should be done without any software installation or ...
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Fatal Error 0x80096010 installing Windows Essentials 2012 on Windows 10

I am trying to install Windows Essentials 2012 on my Windows 10 PC. Firstly I tried installing online but it was getting stuck on 62% every time. Then I downloaded offline installation package. I got ...