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

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My keyboard does not work anymore

My keyboard stopped working some time ago.There was no error shown.When i open keyboard option in control panel then there are no drivers shown there like standard 102/102..etc. Similarly there is no ...
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How can I install and uninstall software without any headaches?

I keep on installing different software on my system. Whenever I need something new I explore every possible piece of software on the net. I then have the task of installing those. Once installed, I ...
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Unallocated space problem

I have a hp pc that has a hard drive of 750 gb and a recovery hard drive of 31gb. I installed linux side by side with windows 7 for dual booting. Now I can't boot windows 7 anymore. During the ...
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Windows 7 installation missing dvd/cd drivers

I am trying to install windows 7 from dvd but I get the error that the drivers for the dvd/cd are missing... How can I solve this? EDIT I've tried the following without luck: Removed the dvd ...
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AudioVideoPlayback.dll is currently in use

When I try to install the June 2010 DirectX SDK, I receive this message: The DirectX component "Microsoft.DirectX.AudioVideoPlayback.dll" is currently in use by other applications. You must close ...
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How do I install Code::Blocks for Linux on Ubuntu?

I want to install http://www.codeblocks.org/ on Ubuntu Linux. How can I do that?
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Windows Vista Can't Install Applications such as VMWare Player

I'm trying to install several programs such as Juniper Client and VMWare player. Especially for VMWare Player, if I double-click on the application, a DOS window just pops up and rapidly disappears. ...
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How to repair Vista after broken SP1 install

I tried installing Vista SP1 and now my computer won't boot up in Safe Mode, let alone any other config. How can I roll back the changes to the OS? Extra info: it freezes after loading crcdisk.sys - ...
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Trouble installing gawk

I'm trying to install aqua nmr and it requires gawk. I follow the directions in the install and in the make install step I get: sh-3.2# make install cd doc && make info make[1]: Nothing to be ...
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Reality of a Windows Vista “recovery disk” virus?

I recently borrowed a disk from a guy I don't really know. It was a Windows Vista install disk (lost my old one, and needed to reformat). The disk was a copy of the original, and I was wondering how ...
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Install Windows 7 on Mac using USB

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on my Mac using a Windows 7 DVD. I downloaded the ISO from My Digital Life and burned the image to a DVD. I then created a partition using Boot Camp for Windows on Mac ...
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Difference between a PC and a Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to install Mac OS X on customized hardware? Well I think the title is the main question here and aside from that: What is it that does not allow the ...
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Automate application installs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automate installation of application I'm in IT support and find myself installing the same 5 or 6 applications multiple times on different windows computers ...
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Install Mac OS X Server from Apple's website

I just downloaded Mac OS X Server from Apple's developer website and have the DMG file in my downloads folder. I opened it, let the box pop up, and then it says that I need to restart my computer. I ...
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Simple way for installing multiple operational systems and boot between it?

I need to install Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and CentOS on a single computer. I am aware of virtualization but it would be better for my situation to install each OS and just switch between ...
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How to install Airplayer, Airplay or any AirPort Emulator on Windows?

Is it possible to install Shairport, or any Airport Emulator, on Windows? I want to stream music, photos and/or videos from my iPhone to Windows directly.
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What installation options do I provide (everyone/just me, local settings, shared settings, etc)

This is something I've wrestled with off and on for ages. I have several apps with Inno Setup installers. By default, they install for all users, but the program settings (in an INI file) stored in ...
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Installing jnetpcap on a router

Can jnetpcap be installed on a router? Someone said that it could. Their web page lists several OSes that it can be installed on, but I don't see anything about routers.
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Synergy client drops when installing something

Synergy client PC drops connection when I try to install a new program. Windows creates that standard popup saying: Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make ...
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How to install ATI Catalyst driver on low resolution (640x440) screen?

I have used DriverSweeper to clean my OS up from all ATI drivers. Now I can only boot in safe-mode with 640x480 screen resolution. ATI Catalyst setup window is bigger then my screen and I can't see ...
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Installing Windows XP to and running from an USB drive

Before you tell me to google around, trust me I did and nothing worked for me. I must be missing something. I have a small PC with limited storage options. I have a small internal hard drive and 8GB ...
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what is the best way to install Small Business Server 2011? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Windows Small Business Server 2011 bootable from an USB stick I have just downloaded Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 and it is 6.50 GB as this is too ...
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How to do a silent install of MSYS on WIndows XP

I have to install a set of development tools that includes MSYS 1.0.11 on a bunch of Windows XP boxes. Every other tool is built with MSI or can simply be untarred or unzipped to the relevant install ...
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Installing XP sp3 on a limited hardware

I have a HP t5740 (Atom processor, 1GB ram, 2GB flash HDD). I got it pre-installed with XP sp2 so I downloaded the new service pack from MS website but it said it didn't have enough disk space to ...
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Install linux to USB flash drive - “normal” not “live”

Is it possible to install linux to USB flash drive so that I can install further software in it? I mean use my harddrive as /home I know ho to create a live-usb, but it leaves me with read-only ...
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How does XP Windows Updater work during shutdown?

On XP when Windows updates are ready to install, they run in a special UI during the shutdown process after all users have logged-out. How is this achieved? Does the CSRSS or other windows ...
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Issue while pointing app installation directory other than C:\ drive

I have dual boot system with Windows7 64-bit Professional edition and Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard edition. The Win7 is installed on C:\ drive while Win2008R2 is installed on H:\ drive. My problem ...
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WinXP install error: Data error (cyclic redundancy check)

I'm using a WinXP build disk to install XP onto a tower PC. After doing a full NTFS format, and during the installation process, an error pops up saying: SXS.dll: Syntax error in manifest or ...
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How can I install ubuntu with no cd drive or usb-bootup

I have a very old pc (Dell optiplex g150) with a floppy drive, a harddisk and some usb ports. Now the bios does not seem to support to boot from usb drive. I want to install ubuntu server. Is it ...
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Virtual box installations fails

I have a problem with VirtualBox installation: it shows an error, saying that the install conflicts with the installation package VirtualBox-ose.
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Installing CUDA 4.0 over 3.2

I am currently using CUDA 3.2 and would like to try out CUDA 4.0. Do I simply install CUDA 4.0 over 3.2? Will I need to remove anything, e.g. drivers etc? Thank you. Regards, Rayne
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If i use Yum to install a specific version of python, does that overwrite my current python or install an additional version?

I'm trying to install a specific version of python. I will be using yum install python26. My question is, does that upgrade the current python installed on the machine or does it install the new ...
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Windows 7 Error Installing SQL Server 2008 R2 MSIGetProductInfo fails for {90120000-00A4-0409-0000-0000000FF1CE}

I downloaded SQL Server 2008 R2 Express and during the installation, I got the following cryptic error: SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: MSIGetProductInfo failed to retrieve the ...
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How to install Windows XP without an optical drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Windows XP through Pen Drive I have a nettop pc that came with Linux; I didn't want Windows 7 and didn't want to pay for an OS license I'm not going to use. ...
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Java issue (nonexistent Java Runtime)

I'm currently having an issue with playing Minecraft. I played Minecraft perfectly before I had an issue with my computer. Now when I open the minecraft.exe file (or try to open Java itself from the ...
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How to install Linux on a PowerPC?

I have a Powerbook G4 running 10.5.8. How can I put Linux on there? Boot camp? Anything? Also, where can I get a free download of Linux?
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Cannot detect the USB keyboard during Windows XP installation

My friend has an old computer which needs to reinstall Windows. So I format the machine and try to install a brand new copy of Windows XP. The process was all fine, until a message pops out, ...
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Why do I still see the Windows partition from my Ubuntu installation?

Did I install Ubuntu correctly? Can I just copy and move stuff from and to that partition when I'm working in Ubuntu? I'm pretty sure I installed Ubuntu into a second partition, but for some reason I ...
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Install Windows 7 from HDD (with WindowsPE)

I am thinking it will probably be fastest to install Windows 7 from HDD (or network sometime later). I suppose I will need Windows PE, but I haven't done it b4, how do I go abt installing from this ...
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Installing Windows on one drive but Program Files on another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the default program installation directory in Windows 7? I'm toying with the idea of getting a SSD to replace my main drive. However, due to the ...
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Transferring an installed program to another PC

I am wanting to transfer a large installed program, 16gb to another PC. The reason I want to do this is because I only have access to a very sporadic and slow internet connection, and it would ...
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Install WinXP without CD/pendrive

I have Ubuntu on my laptop. I want to install WinXP. I can prepare space oh HDD. I have i386 of WinXP installation disk. As I understand I can install running i386\winnt.exe but from DOS, so how can I ...
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MySQL Install trouble Mac OSX 10.6.6

I have tried installing versions 5.5.11 and 5.1.56 of the MySQL Community Server DMG on my new MacBook Pro 2GHz Intel Core i7 running OS X 10.6.6. It claims that installation is successful, and the ...
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IE9 windows7 install problems

I've just tried to install IE9 on my windows 7 machine, and I'm having a nightmare. The installation finished, but when I try to run IE9, the window opens, the blue loading circle spins, then the ...
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How to install a UserScript in Internet Explorer 9? [duplicate]

Is there any way to install a UserScript or GreaseMonkey script in IE9? I know that Trixie used to be able to provide this capability but it doesn't seem to work in IE9 at all.
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What is the way to use Linux in VirtualBox on Windows

For using Linux on my windows system, I downloaded the ISO of Linux from the website. The problem is that the Internet and many other devices are not working. So I want to use them using Virtualbox ...
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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. ![enter image description here][1] I get the notice: unable to connect to ...
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Error: Mac OS version: Not yet set [closed]

I have Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 on DVD. I tried to use the DVD to install onto an HP Pavilion DV6000. It doesn't load, it shows one error: that "Mac OS version: Not yet set". Kernel version ...
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How to use non-free drivers during debian install

I'm trying to install debian stable using unetbootin. The install process fails with "network autoconfiguration failed", probably due to the ethernet driver not working. My Lenovo U350 has a Broadcom ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Installation Error

During the VS2010 installation I got this message: Error 1935. An error occurred during the installation of assembly "WcfSvcHost, version="10.0.0.0", ...