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

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How can I identify files installed by an installer on Windows?

How do I identify the files installed by a specific installer on windows?
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Windows 7 install setup for limited user account

During the Windows 7 install what is the best way to go about setting up a computer for use with limited user accounts? Essentially, when it prompts me to create a user (see below) what should I do ...
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text based installion of solaris 10?

I know text based installation of solaris 10. Perhaps there are 6 ways of installing it. Do you think that it is a proper mode to install solaris 10. I am asking this because if only one way of ...
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Can't start installation of WampServer

I installed Wamp server (2.1 e-x32) on my computer, but in the middle of configuring MySQL, I entered the wrong data and I couldn't delete with standard commands (like delete or backspace). However, ...
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Is it safe to install OS on a machine that is still connected to the internet?

I am worried when I re-install OS on my machine while it is still connected to the internet. Is it possible for malicious users on the internet to gain access to my machine while I am installing OS ...
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Uninstalling Msi package with MSIEXEC

I need to uninstall a MSI package through command line. So i used: msiexec /x package.msi But this command requires the package.msi to be present in the local machine. I want to uninstall the msi ...
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Can you install Xcode 4 on Snow Leopard Server without technical issues?

Simply put, is it possible to run Xcode on Snow Leopard Server? I want to know if there are any issues in doing so; not just in theory but with definitive answers. I say that because half people I've ...
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Installing VirtualBox 4.0.8 on Windows 7 hangs

I already have a previous version of VirtualBox 4.0.4 on my computer and I want to make an upgrade by a direct "overwritten-installation". But every time I try to do so, the installation get stuck ...
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How to install Sally on Mac? How to install libconfig package on Mac OSX

I want to install Sally http://www.mlsec.org/sally/ on MacOSX when I run ./configure, I get stuck at: No package 'libconfig' found even after installing libconfig through macports. Can anyone ...
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Setting up a Remote Diskless System

I am trying to setup a PXE Boot server with RHEL 6 and am following these directions. Has anyone done this successfully?? I am having various issues. I used the rsync command to copy over the ...
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Can't install openssl-devel because of unmet dependencies

I need to recompile php, in order to do that I needed openssl-devel but when I tried installing it, I got the following error: # apt-get install openssl-devel Reading Package Lists... Building ...
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Downgrade from IE9 to IE8 on Windows 7

I upgraded my IE version to IE 9 in Windows 7 Enterprise. When I felt some compatibility issue with a web application that I created, I turned off the IE 9. Now I have to install the previous version ...
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Can't install MySQL 5.5.11.7 (beta)

I've downloaded MySQL 5.5.11.7 installer from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/. When launching the installer I get the following error message: This installation package could not be opened. ...
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Clean (re)install of Windows 7

I already have Windows 7 installed, but over time "stuff" has collected on my computer, causing various annoyances. I'd like to do a clean install of Windows 7. Here's my plan: Copy any important ...
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“unable to get setup.ini” error during Cygwin installation

While installing cygwin I'm getting the following error unable to get setup.ini What is the reason? I'm newly studying Unix. So Please guide me in this.
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How can I install Linux on an old laptop without CD-ROM or bootable USB (have Windows installed)

I have an old Compaq Armada M700 laptop with 256MB of RAM and an 800MHz Pentium III CPU. I would like to install Linux on the machine for web browsing and use as an SSH client. Unfortunately the ...
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Debian 6 installer 32Bit vs. 64Bit

I am a little confused about the Debian installer. I chose the i386 release of Debian 6, downloaded the ISO and installed in a Core2-Quad with 4Gb of RAM. That lead me to a System with a 64Bit Kernel ...
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Obtaining installation media for Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reinstall Windows 7 if I lost my installation DVD? I've just purchased a new laptop and it comes with the whole recovery partition jobbie and allows you to ...
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install SQL Profiler for SQL Server Express

I am not sure what I did while installing SQL server express 2008 but sql profiler is not on my machine. is there a way to get that separately? my machine is not running on a server OS.
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Can't install Adobe Air on OS X [duplicate]

I have tried almost every solution people have posted on different website blogs and nothing works. I can't get Adobe Air to install on OS X 10.5.8. I get the error message that tells me to "contact ...
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Looking for an program installer monitor or recorder [closed]

Is there an application out there that can record what file and registry changes are made when you install a program?
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Installing gtk+3, can't see X11/extensions/XInput2.h

According to Synaptic package manager I have version 1:7.3+10ubuntu10.2 of both xorg and xserver-xorg, the latest version. I am trying to install gtk+3.0.0 and when I run 'make' it works until this ...
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In which directory should I extract and install gtk+, glib, gdk-pixbuf, pango in ubuntu?

I am trying to install the latest version of GTK+ and I have downloaded all the packages listed here: http://www.gtk.org/download-linux.html In which directory should I extract each of the tar ...
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How to reinstall all .deb packages?

I have installed a number of packages with much pain. (I've a slow internet connection) Now I want to reinstall Ubuntu (I use 10.10), but I don't want to download all the packages again. I have ...
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Is there a way to install Google Chrome OS on an old laptop with no usb boot support?

I would like to install Google Chrome OS on an old Presario 700 laptop that doesn't have USB boot support. Do you know of a way of installing Google Chrome OS from a CD like you would usually do for ...
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vs_proweb.exe is not a valid win32 application

Hey, I'm trying to install the Visual Studio 2010 Professional Trial. When I run 'vs_proweb.exe' I get an error saying vs_probweb.exe is not a valid Win32 application I've redownloaded multiple ...
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Gparted can't see partitions on an Acer Extensa 5420 laptop

I tried to install Ubuntu on my Acer Extensa 5420 laptop. At the point where Gparted should allow me to select partitions I could not see my Windows partitions with Vista and XP installed on them. It ...
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What popular applications that use ClickOnce as a depoyment solution? [closed]

What are some examples of popular or mainstream applications that use ClickOnce as their deployment solution? (Go ahead and use your own definition of popular.) MetroTwit, a fairly popular Twitter ...
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Can I install OS's on a secondary hard drive?

I'm going to build a new PC and thinking about getting a small 64GB SSD and then a 2TB hard drive. I want to run Hackintosh, Windows 7, and maybe Ubuntu on the SSD but I'm also thinking about FreeBSD ...
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Linux Mint or Ubuntu installation? [closed]

I am intending to install either Linux Mint or Ubuntu distribution. But I am not sure which distribution to go far, as I have read online that Linux Mint comes with many features such as flash ...
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Possible to Boot install OS (Ubuntu/Windows 7) from hard drive folders/partition?

So I've been installing OSes from USB for sometime. Now when I am using Ubuntu mainly with Windows sometimes, I wanted to have a way to have multiple OS installers in 1 USB or even internal hard ...
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Why does Nero 10 Essentials installer not recognize Windows 7 x64?

When installing Nero Suite 10 Essentials that came with my ASUS IDE DVD Writer on the Win7 x64 box, the installer prompts for the following items as a precondition to complete installation Microsoft ...
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Where is a typical Linux program installed

I mean not just the binary, but its libraries, config files and data (strictly speaking all files). Also when I download a package where is it best to extract it. If I move these files will the app be ...
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Windows XP Pro fails to install even though Windows 7 works

I had a Windows XP Professional installation running fine until suddenly it stopped working and showed following error while booting: NTOSKRNL.EXE is missing or corrupt. I tried to boot through ...
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installing files in other usr

Do you know how can I install apps in other folder than usr automatically? (using dpkg and make install) I want just to install it for example in special folder in my home partition (for example ...
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Download Official Unlicensed Windows (Vista, 7)

We will be restoring machines here in our office to fresh copies of Windows and would prefer to used non OEM windows so we don't end up with all the Dell or HP or whatever software on there. Also that ...
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Secondary OS Installation “PATH” environment variable pointing to Primary OS location

I recently installed a secondary OS Windows Server 2008 R2 std. edition on my PC which is having Windows7 Professorial edition as the primary OS. Now the problem is, if I execute "PATH" command in ...
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How to integrate the Flash Player installation with multiple browsers on a given computer?

After installing Flash10 player; the installer integrated it into IE (which was where I'd started from). I assumed it would also have been integrated into my Seamonkey, and Chrome browsers. Not ...
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Install XP (non bootable CD) from within Windows 7

I'm in need of some help. I'm currently running on Windows 7 ultimate x64. I need to intstall a fresh copy of XP on my machine (dual boot) but I have a non bootable CD of XP. Is there any way to ...
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Word problem after uninstalling Office 2010, then installing Office 2003

I did a clean install of Windows 7, and Office 2010. Then I realized I hate the ribbons, uninstalled Office, and installed Office 2003. Now, this seems to have left some problem. As when I try to ...
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Ubuntu server installer with SSHD

I really want to get a fresh, network install of Ubuntu server on my old computer. No cable laying around, so is there some network installer for Ubuntu server that starts up a SSH server as soon as ...
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Best practices - New Install of Windows 7 with SSD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Optimizing Windows 7 for SSD I'm building my first Windows 7 machine. It will have a 128GB SSD and 1TB hard drive. I'd like to make Windows 7 re-installation easy ...
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Is there an easy way to convert 11.04 wubi install to a new partititon with no drawback?

I have a wubi install that is running great. Some of the setup though is pretty time intensive, and I didn't realize that WUBI was only meant for testing - I thought it would be equally as good as the ...
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Cannot Access Boot Option Screen When Dual-Booting Ubuntu 11 With Windows 7

I installed Windows 7 a couple months ago on one 500GB hard drive, just 30 minutes ago I chose to install Ubuntu 11 and Dual Boot it with Windows 7, but now, when I turn on my computer my screen says ...
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Cannot install MS Office 2010 on Windows 7

I have formated my notebook and installed Windows 7 in Portuguese language. When I try to install MS Office 2010 I receive a dialog box saying that office does not support the language of Windows 7. ...
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How do I install zlib on Debian 6?

I want to install zlib on Debian 6. For this, I think I would use apt-get install, but I don't know which package to use. The package zlib doesn't exist, and if I install zlibc (which sounds most ...
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How to work around a customised online installer

I have noticed that it seems a fashion for some companies to force us to install their software through a customised online installer. For example: AVG free, Autodesk Maya, cygwin, etc - and the ...
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How does one install Windows 7 using USB 3?

I want to install Windows 7 onto an SSD from a USB 3 drive, however it won't let me boot using USB 3, however it does work using USB 2. I guess that's because Windows PE doesn't have the needed USB 3 ...
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What could be causing a “1606 could not access network location %APPDATA%\.” error?

I'm trying to install Quicken 2011 on a Windows 7 machine, but I keep getting an error about half way through the install claiming it cannot access the network location '%APPDATA%\.' I've read ...
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Office 2007 Standard MSI Active Directory Group Policy install not using MSP admin file

We are trying to install Office 2007 Standard on XP machines using Group Policy. The machines already have 2003 installed on them (part of the image). I created an MSP file by running setup /admin. ...