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

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MSI and EXE packages installation cache

I have two questions aboout *.msi and *.exe: 1 - Assuming I am installing package localy. Does windows unpack all package's content into the temp directory and then install it, or the package is used ...
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How to install ubuntu on a macbook pro using a pendrive?

I did an upgrade of 11.04 into 13.04 and it has failed miserably. Now I want a fresh install, hopefully saving my /home directory. I use centos on my other machine and do not have access to a macos ...
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Visual Studio 2010 fails to install with “Error occurred during setup” on Microsoft .NET Framework 4

So I had several versions of Visual Basic / Visual Studio on my PC. But there was nothing that wanted to start anymore, so I decided to delete all. Here after tried to reinstall everything(Visual ...
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Mathematica 9, CDF Player on Windows 7

I have installed Mathematica 9 on my computer a year ago and recently I installed some older versions of it, like 5,6,7, after that I can't open any notebook on Mathematica 9, it says that I could ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 Developer's Edition Error while Installing

I had Sql Server 2008R2 Developer's Edition Installed on my machine, Two Named instances, Default Instance was Sql Server Express. and there was another named Instance Evaluation Enterprise Edition. ...
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How to fix error 0x00000057 when installing a printer driver, no permission to write to DriverStore?

We have a customer with a PC where installing a particular local printer fails with error 87, "invalid parameter". Usually I'd blame the installation routine, but when looking at Process Monitor it ...
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Installing dashing using gem causes make errors ubuntu

ive been trying to install dashing made by shopify. But when ever i install using gem make will allways through up errors Heres the error im geting from the gem install errors
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Resolve multiple architectures of libstdc++ installed without corrupt my system

For some reason, after I run yum update in my VPS today I got this error: Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is something else and multilib ...
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installing X11 package separately on Linux (on VMware)

I installed Linux on VMware, just for doing X-Windows programming. The installation uses Easy-install feature, might be due to which I didn't get the option to select packages during installation (as ...
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install latest gcc on rhel 6 x86_64

I have an RHEL 6 server with gcc version 4.4.7. I wanted to update the gcc version (I think the current one is 4.8). Yum update doesn't work. Also, SO answers for a similar question on CentOS does not ...
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Can't install a package with YUM

I've installed YUM 2.0.7. When I try yum install kernel-headers for example I get the following error: What should I do for a fix? P.S. I've installed version 2.0.7 of YUM because I'm required to ...
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Installing OS on target disk from external dock

I want to install Windows on my SSD, but I don't want to plug it in via SATA. I have an external HDD dock, so I'm going to plug it in there. Question is; how can I install Windows from my external HDD ...
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Connectify installer does not load on windows 8.1

I recently upgraded to windows 8.1 and since then, I am unable to install Connectify hotspot. The problem is, installer does not load very first step and I just see a blank loading form which is not ...
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How does one install this mcrypt package?

I'm using MAC os x Mavericks, so after dlownload mcrypt-2.6.8, I decided to to configure ( per the recommendation of a dozen blogs ) like so : MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.9 CFLAGS='-O3 -fno-common ...
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I cannot install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 SDK

No matter what I do, it will not install. I tried changing the SP thing and it had absolutely no effect. SP1 is installed. Visual Studio 2010 is installed. I'm running a 64 bit machine with Windows 7. ...
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Cannot install IE11 “did not finish” … out of ideas

I'm just finishing cleaning up a laptop with a pretty bad malware infection. I ended running a repair install of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and everything seems to be working well, except for one ...
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Package windows instalation

Here's the situation - every now and then I find myself having to install windows on some machine. What I usually do is I download the drivers needed for that machine + all the necessary software it ...
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Installing Debian (or other flavors) on WQHD display laptops?

I am thinking to get a laptop with one of those highres screens (WQHD ). Will I have any issues with screen resolution if I install Debian or alikes? I will install Jessie on it. I do not want to ...
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How to properly install IPython on Mac with Homebrew?

How to properly install IPython on Mac with Homebrew? The method recommended by ipython.org, i.e. installing Anaconda or Enthought Canopy will introduce files that brew doctor will raise warning ...
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Flashing cursor when booting Linux on a MacbookAir6,2 from external drive

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Saucy onto an external hard drive for a Macbook Air 6,2. The intention is that I can plug it into an unmodified Macbook and run Ubuntu. I have a working USB installer ...
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Strange hard disc install behavior with Linux

I have booted Linux mint cinnamon 64bit from usb stick - no problems very stable and works very well on my machine. I then installed to the hard disk a 1TB SATA disk suitably partitioned and ...
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The Windows 7 Home Premium ISO file is corrupt

Just purchased and downloaded a brand new copy of Windows7 (from a third party vendor, of course, as the MS Store no longer sells Win7). I also downloaded the "USB/DVD Download Tool" which is ...
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Windows 8.1 clean install keeps failing with Oxc0000005 error

I'm encountering the error Oxc0000005 when making a clean install of Windows 8.1 x64 on a Samsung 840 SSD. I don't know where the error is coming from, I'v already tested several ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer V5-472 with HD 4000

I have an Acer V5-472 with intel HD4000 graphics chipset and a built-in 1366*768 display. I have installed ubuntu 13.10 amd64 in legacy boot mode with an external monitor. Installation showed no ...
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Windows & Unbuntu Installation from same usb stick

We do quite a bit of PC installations with either Windows XP/7 or Ubuntu. We do have individual bootable USB stick/flash drive for each i.e one for windows and one for Ubuntu. Just wondering if we can ...
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Net Connected but Ping gives unknown host - Arch Installation

I am installing Arch on my laptop. I have configured my harddisk and right now I am stopped at installing base and base-devel packages. I am using USB dongle to connect to internet. I am dialing the ...
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py2app install error on Mac OS X mavericks

Installed py2app 0.8 on a current MacOS X mavericks. It mostly went fine except grumbling about altgraph. I tried this anyway. py2applet --make-setup pong.py and I get this ...
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Unable to install Google Chrome

When I download Google Chrome, it thanks me on Internet Explorer. I then go to My Downloads folder to locate the install. when I click on it, it won't install it. What do I do now?
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Can I re-install a factory installed Windows 8 using USB recovery drive?

I have purchased an ASUS laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 8. There is a recovery partition on the hard drive. I want to be able to install from scratch on a brand new hard drive. I have ...
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After Installing fizezilla shows filezilla/layout.xml could not loaded

After installing FileZilla, it shows an error about filezilla/layout.xml could not be loaded (see below). And I get system restart.
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Where can I find the xmodemsend command in TeraTerm

I have installed TeraTerm's latest version on my Windows PC. I was reading the help menu of the TeraTerm and they reference the 'xmodemsend' command to transfer a file over Xmodem protocol via command ...
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Resuming Truecrypt installation on external hard drive

I hit the defer button on the installation process for Truecrypt on my external hard drive last night as it was taking hours to install (we got to 10% of the encyrptian process). It told me doing so ...
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Installing ATI drivers on a Switchable Graphics Laptop

I recently re-installed Windows 7 and downloaded all the necessary updates, but it never updates my ATI drivers to the latest version. I had to do it manually by uninstalling the current version and ...
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Windows 7 64 Yamaha USB digital piano driver

I am having a windows 7 install problem. I have a Yamaha MOX keyboard which has a driver/software control panel. I was having a problem with with my computer recognizing the device so i deleted the ...
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Visual studio 2010 installation to use silverlight application

I have to learn working on Silver light application of VS2010. I have never used VS Studio before. When i try to install VS 2010 from this link ...
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Boot pogoplug from SATA hard disk

Lots of blog posts talk about installing debian to pogoplug. Usually debian is install in a usb flash drive, and some scripts are used to automatize the process. Example: ...
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Security flaw through python broken installers?

Yesterday I wanted to install a program which is not shipped with the distribution (Fedora), nor available as rpm on its website. But since the program is not using autotools for generating the ...
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Fix it to use EXTRA_CFLAGS

My box is RHEL 6.2. My NIC is Intel Pila8460Mblk20.I down its driver from Intel website and its file name is e100-3.5.17.tar.gz. According to README file, I run make install, but got Fix it to use ...
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JDK Installation on SUN Sparc

I have system running java 1.5. I am planning to install java 1.6 "too" to another location to run command > java using full path. Copying a jdk 1.6 installation from another machine throws an ...
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Installing GTKwave for iMac: Download, untag, and ./configure are O.K — could not run “make”

I installed Quartz (new X11), Xcode, and "Icarus Verilog" and they work fine. I want to install GTKwave to work in TERMINAL. I have tried countless versions ("download, untar, ./configure, make, ...
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Pre requisites for Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)

I am trying to install Windows Vista Service Pack 2. Currently, I have Service Pack 1 . Before installation, I disable to Antivirus program as suggested by Windows Vista Site. I have tried several ...
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Blue screen when installing XP

I have an MSI motherboard,1.44 GHz speed. When I try install Windows XP SP3 CD from SATA DVD-ROM optical drive, within 5 or 10 minutes I get a blue screen. I am unable to install XP SP3 in my ...
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Github installation fails on windows

I tried installing git hub about 3 months ago, and then again today. It's the same error i get while installation saying git hub setup corrupt. Here is the link i try to download from. And it fails ...
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How to install apk from usb Android x86

I installed in VirtualBox Android x86 4.0 for eeepc (android-x86-4.0-RC2-eeepc.iso). I need install apk from USB flash drive, how to do it?
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“this file does not have a program associated with it” ALWAYS appears when I try to update Flash or install Acronis

And as a result I've been stuck with an out-of-date version of Flash and haven't been able to access an Acronis back up (TIB image). This also occured with a printer that I tried to hook up. You can ...
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Adding a custom page to Windows 8 installation

I am trying to figure out if its possible to add a custom page during an OEM Windows 8 installation that asks the user if he/she wants to enroll in a service. The page will have some information about ...
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.net 4.5.1 won't appear installed

The installer happily installs and if I start it again, it asks to repair or remove the current installation. But it won't show up in my installed programs and I can't select it as a target ...
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Windows 7 will start from the first installation settings in every startup

I will install windows 7 with all programs and updates and profile settings. But later in every restart I want to make windows start with the first clean installation. Because my mom and dad will use ...
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How to get yum to see rpms I have placed into cache?

I have been creating Fedora installations on virtual box for various purposes. It is a pain to download the same packages again and again, so I made the cache persistent in one installation. Now I ...