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How to install Windows 10 from a local drive (D:) and completely wipe out the old Windows 7 System drive (C:)

I would like to install a Windows 10 from my local drive D: and completely wipe out (reformat?) my system drive C:. Is it possible at all? I've downloaded the .iso of Windows 10 from MSDN. I've ...
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Can I add a 8 GB ram to my laptop ( which has 4 slots, 2 of them are occupied by 4 GB RAM)

My laptop is Samsung series 9 NP900X4C-A01AE which comes with 2 DDR3 RAMs each one is 4 GB I want to add a third 8 GB RAM, would this be bad for the dual channel architecture?
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Chrome installation error 106

I am trying to install Chrome on small EEE Asus laptop with Windows XP (version 2002 SP 3). I download the installer ChromeSetup.exe, run it, it downloads the rest and runs the installation, but then ...
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visual c++ 2015 redistributable installion fails

hi i tried a few times uninstalling rebooting and reinstalling but it didnt solve my problem error code : 0x80240017 here are the error logs i also have vs 13 as installed full update os : ...
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Triple-boot: OSX, Linux, & Windows with full disk encryption

I have a Macbook Air (MacBookAir6'2) that I want to set up a triple-boot on: Required Operation Systems: OSX (10.11.3) Linux (Debian based: Elementary or Mint) Windows 8.1 Pro The 2 main ...
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Should i install Windows on the fastest sequential drive or fastest random write drive?

I currently have 4 HDDs in my rig and i want to set it up in the most performant way. My fastest sequential write drive (2) can write at 85MB/s with 0.95MB/s random write speed. However my slowest ...
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How to enable Network when installing CentOS 7 from USB flash disk?

I downloaded CentOS 7 DVD ISO. Then I use Fedora LiveUSB Creator to create a bootable USB from that ISO. But during the installation with that USB, I cannot fix the Installation Source, though I have ...
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Cannot install Cygwin on Windows 10

Trying to install Cgywin on my system I am getting no options at all of download sites Does anyone know where I can find the download links to put in the boxes? I've looked but I can't see any that ...
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How can I tell if MS Office 2016 was installed standalone (msi) or click-to-run (C2R)?

Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus has different versions, including Office 365, DVD Retail, and Volume Licensing. My understanding is that the Retail DVD version may either be a click-to-run (...
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Installing .NET Framework 4.6 gives install error - unexpected error in package

I am trying to install .NET Framework 4.6 on a Windows 7 Pro machine that already has .NET 3.5. Every time I run the install program it goes through the 'Extracting files' stage, briefly displays ...
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Cannot install JDK 8 on new installation of Windows 10

I installed Win 10 Pro 64 bit on my computer today. I need to install Java SDK and Android Studio as I need them for my work. I downloaded the exe file from Oracle, as I have done several times in the ...
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Unable to Install skype On ubuntu 12.04LTS

I was trying Last two hour to install Skype on Ubuntu 12.04 But getting the error Extracting templates from packages: 100% dpkg: error: unable to create new file '/var/lib/dpkg/info/format-new': Is ...
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How to copy data to portable hard disk?

I am installing windows 10. I am in the situation where I need to format Hard Drive. I have formatted OS Partition by mistake. Can anybody suggest me how to copy data of other partition? I have ...
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Can I Override System Fonts?

How Can I Override System fonts? I'm not talking about "fonts" in notepad or install/delete font. Many Of Mac user will get this.I'm On Windows 8.1 .Is there any Way to Override System Fonts With My ...
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Installing Windows 10 on a Samsung 850 EVO SSD gets stuck at “Copying Windows files (0%)”

Recently, I acquired a Samsung 850 EVO 120 GB SSD to use for OS (Windows 10) installation. After creating a bootable USB installer (using Rufus) and booting from it, I can do the following things: ...
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Installing Skype on Debian stretch/sid 64 bit without breaking the system

I'm not able to install skype-debian_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb on Debian stretch/sid amd64. I followed the guide in the Skype website for Debian 7+ at 64 bit, that states to: dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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Qubes 3.0 Linux OS fails to install write protected

I have used rufus 2.7.855 and the DD image mode to create a USB drive using Qubes 3.0 x86 64 ISO, as the the Qubes documentation. Upon restarting, the GIU loads and I am able to choose the install ...
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How to always trust software during install?

I am installing a program, and I keep getting this prompt: Would you like to install this device software? Name: Juno LTD. Jungo Connectivity Publisher: Atmel Norway [✓] Always trust software from "...
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Office 2013 SP1 being offered to system that has SP1 installed already

We're preparing to upgrade from Office 2007 to Office 2013 ProPlus. I've downloaded the "Office 2013 ProPlus SP1" ISO from Microsoft VLSC and installed it on my system. The installed version (...
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Can I install Realtek Audio Codec in my laptop Dell Vostro 2420, with no Realkek Soundcard chipset

I have a Dell Vostro 2420 laptop, with Cirrus HD Audio (driver installed). I feel the music quality in my laptop is so bad. I want to improve it by install Realtek audio codec. Can I install it in a ...
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getting hung up trying to use Docker for the first time

I'm working on a windows 8 machine, and have been using the power-shell for git. I installed docker toolbox for the first time without checking the box for git because I already had it installed. ...
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Does a Windows 8.1 product key work on Windows 7?

I currently have a system that is shipped preinstalled with genuine Windows 8.1. I would like a fresh install of Windows 7 instead. Would it be possible to use the key that is contained in this OS to ...
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What windows version should I purchase? [closed]

I have no clue about Windows, but I have heard that bought copies can only be installed a limited number of times - but it is not clear to me how many, and for which versions. I need a Windows ...
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Can't find exact match in OS type when creating new VM in VMware Workstation

When creating a new VM, I sometimes can't find an exact match for the OS I am installing, usually a Linux. For example I was installing Kali but VMware doesn't have the option so I guess it should be ...
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How to see Python source files on Windows if it's in hidden folder

I formatted my computer couple of days ago and re-installed Python again. The version is 3.5 now. The problem is, Python installed itself into AppData which is a hidden folder. I tried to un-hidden ...
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Installing tar.gz file with command line on OS X

I want to install aria2 on OS X 10.11.3 I've downloaded tar.gz file from here. unzipped file with double click. opened command line (i have Xcode command line tools installed). cd /path/to/aria/...
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Upgrade python 3.4 to 3.5

I have two versions of python, namely, 2.7.10 and 3.4.3 in my Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) machine. How can I upgrade the 3.4.3 version to 3.5 latest version without affecting the 2.7.10 version? Thanks ...
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Install CentOS 6.7 guest without internet connection via console?

I have problems installing a kvm guest CentOS over ssh on a server without internet. This is what I do: fallocate -l 200G /var/lib/libvirt/images/dbpvvtlzg.img virt-install \ --accelerate \ --os-...
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How to chose dependancy alternative during package installation on Debian

I want to install Roundcube and use PostgreSQL but Debian wants to install mariadb and mysql as a dependancy. Details: I am trying to install Roundcube which depends on roundcube-core which in turn ...
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Homebrew installation

I installed homebrew, because I wanted to install ruby. I also installed rbenv and than tried to change the ruby version to 2.2.2. But I can't do any command on my terminal now. For example when I ...
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R package not installing under windows

I have an R package that I wrote called myRpkgHere and under linux when I can install it using R CMD INSTALL myRpkgHere which yields the following output: * installing to library ‘/apps/R/install/3.1....
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Unable to install Grub manually

I sent as unable to install Grub It says that cannot find efi directory Please refer the image for error details I am installing it from live Kali linux
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Error installing grub during Kali Linux Installation

I was unable to install grub during the KaliLinux Installation It is showing the error grub-install dummy failed. This is a fatal error See image below:
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Windows 7 Allowed end-user to install applications signed by a specific publisher

I have a situation for a user which is not in a corporate LAN. The user is a small business with a home computer. To prevent other members of the user's family from installing malware, games, or other ...
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How do I install Chrome on a brand new Windows Asus Laptop?

I already have Chrome installed on my desktop. Is it possible to transfer copy this and paste?
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Wamp or Xamp not working on windows 10 [closed]

After reinstalling windows 10 my wamp or xamp don't work anymore. I tried everything I've found on internet but nothing works. There is no world wide web publishing service, no iss, tried other port....
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Win10 install media with multiple product keys

I see this post that may be my answer, but wanted to verify with the community for Win10 USB. (Can I use multiple product keys with the same Win 7 DVD?) I am upgrading my existing computer from Win7 ...
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Error processing package php5-fpm (--configure)

I am trying to install php5-mcrypt, and when I do, I get the following error: $ sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Installing Linux onto eMMC

everyone. I'm new here, and somewhat a noob when it comes to Linux, but here's my situation. A friend had gotten an HP netbook (11-d020) with a 32GB eMMC. Even after getting a 32GB SD for additional ...
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Apache is not starting

I have installed the xampp in windows 8, when starting the apache I am getting error 7:53:01 PM [Apache] Status change detected: running 7:53:02 PM [Apache] Status change detected: stopped 7:...
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Windows 7 Jenkins installation with admin rights says insufficient privileges to start services

I tried to install Jenkins on Windows 7 home edition and got the following error. Service 'Jenkins' (Jenkins) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services. I ...
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WDS Adding Boot Image and Install Image with no Installation Disk

I am working through a lab dealing with Windows Deployment Service in Windows Server 2012. In order to progress I need to add an Install image and a Boot Image. All documentation I can find, including ...
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OpenVPN installation issue on windows

When I was trying to install OpenVPN, it always tells me "The installation cannot continue as OpenVPN is currently running. Please close all OpenVPN instances and re-run the installer." I also tried ...
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IDM integration in chrome is not functioning

I am using the latest versions of both IDM and Chrome, but IDM context menu is greyed out. I tried reinstalling both Chrome and IDM, but found the following error - Warning note: advanced browser ...
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what are the risks of clearing the “C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download” [duplicate]

I have windows server 2008 R2 ,which is running sharepoint server 2013. and I checked this folder "C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download" and i found that it contain around 1.5 GB. although last ...
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Can't connect after Tuleap install on Debian sid under docker

I have followed the instructions at http://doc-en.tuleap.net/en/latest/developer-guide/quick-start/run-tuleap.html, but hitting http://tuleap_web_1.tuleap-aio-dev.docker/ gives "Server not found". The ...
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A piece of soil actually landed on the PCB on my hard drive

I was installing some new hardware in my computer when I looked down and noticed a small pile of soil around the size of a BB pellet (the computer was not on when this happened.) Can soil discharge ...
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Cannot upgrade Python

I just recently tried using Let's Encrypt to generate free SSL certs for a small website I'm running on a personal server. When I ran the letsencrypt-auto tool everything seemed to work, although a ...
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Sudden “Found New Hardware” RRNetCap Miniport [duplicate]

I have an old Windows XP system which suddenly, upon bootup, is starting the "Found New Hardware" Wizard, for a device called "RRNetCap Miniport". Round about the same time this started happening, ...
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Uninstall does not remove registy entries

I have created two MSIs(mypkg1.0.0 & mypkg2.0.0) with different product codes and versions. The two MSIs are creating below registry entries respectively during installation. The component codes ...