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

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Installing windows through Microsoft Windows Startup Menu

A friend gave me PC with installed Windows XP on it, but he asked me to install the Windows 7 Ultimate x86 he bought. However, when I boot it, it shows "Microsoft Windows Startup Menu" and prompts me ...
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Java 8 silent update package

My situation : we currently have Java 7 massively installed and some older versions of Java 8. Computers are Windows 7 SP1 x64. My goal : create a Java 8U51 silent install package that let Java 7 in ...
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Visual Studio Community 2015 Installation stuck on creating a system resore point

I tried to install the new Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition but unfortunately without success because the installation gets stuck on creating a system restore point. What I did to solve the ...
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No Windows SDK found when installing SpiderMonkey

I'm following this guide to install SpiderMokey. I've downloaded and installed Visual Studio Community 2015, then restarted. I've downloaded and installed MozillaBuild package. When I go to ...
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When installing Windows 7, installation gives multiple code errors and can't proceed further

My PC is an old 32-bit CPU with 1,5 GB RAM running on old MSI motherboard and I wanted to give it a clean Windows reinstall to freshen and speed things up a notch after not doing it for close to 5 ...
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build numpy from source results in wrong architecture

I build numpy from source on my mac to link it to my ATLAS library. Thus, I wanted to run it as described here with these options: export MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.10 export CFLAGS="-arch i386 ...
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Unresponsive desktop on all Linux distributions

I have an Asus X550LN laptop (Intel i7 4500U, 8Gb Ram, Nvidia 840M), I am trying to install any Linux distribution on this laptop for a year now and I am encountering the same problem. I downloaded ...
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Kali Linux 1.1.0a 64bit installation goes blank after selecting “install” from boot up Dell Inspiron 7348

Not my first install of Kali, I've done it on my friends computers with UEFI. The problem I have is when trying to install on my computer when booting from USB, it beeps and presents me with a menu, ...
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Java Home was not set properly?

I am trying to install MATLAB on my Fedora 22. At the end, I get an error The application encountered an unexpected error and needs to close. You may want to try re-installing your product(s). ...
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Why does python 2.7.10 install a 2.7.6 version?

I am building a custom Python 2.7.10 installation with icc via the following script: #!/bin/bash CC=icc \ CXX=icpc \ LD=xild \ CFLAGS="-O3 -xHost -fomit-frame-pointer -shared-intel -fpic -ipo ...
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Cannot install git-credential-winstore

I get this error pop-up when I try to install Git-Credential-Winstore on Windows 8.1 x64 Enterprise. When I click Debug, I get the following error message. An unhandled exception of type ...
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Is there -inputFile option for install command?

I am trying to install one program, and I have installer_input.txt file,where all configuration data are written. In the installation guide they suggested to run a command "install -inputFile " ...
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Upgrading to Windows 8 Pro from Windows 8.1

Weird, I know, but bear with me here, please. I've been assembling a PC for sometime now, piece by piece. A friend gave me a gift for it: Windows 8 Pro (that's what it says on the box). I was ...
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Error when installing Fedora 22 from usb?

I am trying to intsall Fedora22 64 bit from USB. However when I enter in boot options I get error "failed to set MokListRT: Out of Resources" and then I can't continue with installation process. How ...
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Kali Linux Live CD - Where is boot menu?

I have downloaded the torrent of the latest Kali Linux build. I have burnt the Disk Image to a DVD+R DL Disk, put it in my CD/DVD drive, and ran setup.exe. But when I boot my computer selecting ...
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Is there a way to install Arch Linux on a separate drive via Windows?

I want to install Arch Linux on a new SSD I've bought however I don't have any discs or external drives to install it from. Is it possible to install Arch Linux via Windows 7 which is running on a ...
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Ubuntu Software Center .deb installation

I created a .deb package and it can be installed via 'dpkg -i' perfectly or using GDebi but I don't want to ask users to install additional tools. The package is intended to be for low level users so ...
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How can I install upwork time tracker in CentOS release 6.6 (Final)

I didn't find good docs about how I can install upwork on Centos6.6 Is it possible ? I didn't find yum-plugin-copr for centos (I have find only documentation for Fedora)
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USB-Stick to install Windows 8.1 and CentOS 7.1

I have found tutorials to crate install-media (USB-sticks) for Windows 8.1 and CentOS 7. I now wonder if it is possible to create 2 partitions A and B on my USB-Stick, such that I can copy Installer ...
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Changes like driver installation/update/upgrade are lost after reboot/shutdown in Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on my Dell Vostro 3446 in dual boot mode along with windows 8.1. I keep trying to update Kali and install device drivers. I installed the compact wireless driver and apt-update ...
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PXE install update status

I'm currently working on an install system for my servers. Everything works fine except the fact that I want to update a state in database proportionally of the install's state like "Reboot on PXE", ...
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i'm trying to install win 7 iso in another partition from my active harddrive

HI, first thanks to take a quick look here, i just need some help around, the issue : can't use my CD reader even USB :/ using right now win7 on C: and i wanna install it again from an iso in D: i ...
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how can I carry all my installed libraries from one Ubuntu installation to other

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 which includes many libraries that use for my work. I would like to carry all of those to another clean Ubuntu installation. Is there any tool helps for the process or any idea ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes on splash screen, Dell Inspiron E1505

I'm trying to replace the 80 GB SATA HDD out of this (old, I know, I know) Inspiron lappy with a 60GB SSD. I load Ubuntu with this pendrive installer and it completes the creation of the bootable ...
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Mitmproxy on windows(mitmdump) getting stuck when given a command

I have built mitmproxy with python 2.7.1 and distutils 2.7.1 for windows 32 bit,The mitmdump i got is seems well,when i open windows cmd and give following command: C:\users\myusername>mitmdump ...
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Can't install windows after linux

I've got an uefi based system with linux on it I deleted the win 7 partition to install win 8 because the installation failed when it was running on windows when i try to install windows 8 from usb i ...
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Installation error while Installing SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition

I have tried to install Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition and it is giving the error: TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: ...
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How to add “role” after initial installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04

During Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation, I'm prompted to select a number of metapackages to install (which seems similar to the Windows Server notion of roles). Is there an easy way to install one of ...
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Is there anyway to install a software inside a VM?

In my system I have 100s of virtual machines and I want to install a package uniformly inside those VMs, same version etc. I may not have the passwords for those VMs, becuase different users may ...
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Trouble installing Django 1.8.2 using pip on Yosemite

When using the pip install django==1.8.2 command I receive the following error message: Installing collected packages: django Exception: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Hyper-V install error - Failure configuring windows features, reverting changes

I have a problem with the installation of Hyper-V in the Windows8.1. After selecting the component and reboot - is being installed, which is cut off by 93%. And "Failure configuring windows features, ...
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Install GCC 5.1 on Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian

I would like to install GCC 5.1 (newest version - although 5.0 would be fine too) on my Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian (Debian jessie) installed. Sadly there is no debian package for GCC 5.1. I've tried ...
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Sublime Text 2 Package Control Installation trouble. No Package Control option under Preferences

I am trying to install an REPL for Sublime Text 2. I followed the both the simple and the manual installation procedures as per the instructions at https://packagecontrol.io/installation#st2 However, ...
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Installing Ubuntu in a new computer

I recently purchased a ThinkServer TS140 (Intel i3-4130; 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD). It comes without any installed OS or drivers. How do I install the Ubuntu OS in this computer? I tried burning the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade Fail, Can not install/remove/purge USB Device are not detected too

I recently Upgraded my Ubuntu 12.02 to 14.10 and now I can not remove or install or even any USB Devices are also not detected. I get following error on install/remove I tried adding new user and see, ...
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Installing Ubuntu - Boot Manager Troubles

Specs - Acer Aspire - Intel Based System - UEFI Firmware I'm trying to install Linux Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. I had the issue of my Boot Manager not finding other bootable devices (my external ...
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how to install a dialup modem

how do I install a dialup internal modem to my toshiba satellite L305-S5955 ? I bougt a modem card but I don't know how to connect it to probably the mother board or any slot it has only one cable ...
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Replace an installed program with a newer version

I have GCC 4.6 on my Raspbian installation, but I'd like to use GCC 4.9. I can of course do sudo apt-get install gcc-4.9 but then I have to use gcc-4.9 in order to use the newer version of GCC. I can ...
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Installing WINDOWS - 7 WITH secondary display enabled from the time of installation

We have MINI ITX motherboard, This board supports multiple display option VGA, LVDS..For this configuration we prefer only LVDS. Currently, we are migrating from LINUX to WINDOWS,Initial installation ...
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Sugar on a Stick Installation on white Macbook 2009: Don't

This is more a psa than a question. If you know better where to post, please let me know. I have been trying to install sugar (not) on a stick on the main drive of my daughters white macbook, 2009. ...
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Python setup failed Unspecified error

I'm install python 3.5.0a3 first time on windows 8.1 64 bit and at just starting of installation it just says "Setup failed". Here is the log file.
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completely uninstalling software and accompanying components

As a student in computer science, I find myself installing many useful software applications for computer programming on Windows. One software application in particular that I enjoy using on Windows ...
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installing homebrew on osx 10.6.8 with terminal

I don't use admin psswd on my MacBook, I am the only user and all installations till now go with clicking OK and leaving OS password request field empty, but with terminal - to install Homebrew - the ...
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Internet Explorer 11 installation fails with errorcode 9C59

I get an error with installing IE11 on Windows 2008 R2 The final errorcode is: Setup exit code: 0x00009C59 (40025) The first reported error is: 'C:\Windows\SysNative\dism.exe .. exited with ...
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How can i use a windows 8.1 mounted usb to repair a corrupted windows 8.1 that's on grub?

So I have a windows 8 partition stuck on "your pc needs to be repaired f8 for tools and enter to continue" both options make the screen flicker black and stay on the same page.. winload.exe is the ...
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After upgrading PC, my computer boots up inconsistently

I'm currently using the computer that's having the problem. I've been on it for hours, and works AMAZINGLY; gaming, browsing, everything. The problem is, when I turn it off(whether it be "shut down" ...
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Installed PHP extensions to wrong PHP version

I just bought a VPS and it came with PHP5.3.3 and that wasn't good for our website, so I successfully (so it seemed, anyway) installed PHP5.6.7 and successfully registered it with Plesk. For the ...
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Windows cannot be installed to Disk 0 Partition 1

I've gone through a few questions with the similar issue, but found none with a working solution. Got a Toshiba laptop for "repair", model "PORTEGE R830-1FT", and I was asked to install Windows on it ...
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PowerShell script is interrupted by a automatic reboot during unattend Windows installation

I have a problem during the unattended installation of Windows 7. I'm using an unattend.xml file to install Windows. In the unattend.xml, there are RunSynchronousCommand statements to run a PowerShell ...
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Kali Linux can't see my windows partitions

I am installing Kali Linux 1.0.9 on my ASUS K55VM (HDD 931 GB) in order to make it dual boot with Windows 7 64 bit installed.when I run the installer from live USB drive, At the point of detecting ...