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

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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 ...
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How to install alternative version of Python beside distro supplied?

Is there any official way to install a specific version of Python, at least 2.6, manually into my chosen directory? I do not necessarily have root privileges on the host that I am installing to. ...
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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 \ ...
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disable driver signature check while installing windows 7 [duplicate]

is there any possibility where i can disable the default driver signature check while WINDOWS 7 Instalation?. My problem is that: i had bought an asus mobo with inbuilt AMD raid card and i want to ...
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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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Customizing Microsoft Office 2013 OEM Preinstallation

I am trying to preinstall OEM Microsoft Office 2013 Professional on an embedded Win7 image. This is the type of Office where the user can try it for roughly one week and then must purchase a license ...
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Win 7 installed.. Change Mobo + Processor, Will it work?

I have Win 7 x64 installed in my computer. ( Intel C2duo + Some mATX Asus Mobo) .. I am planning to upgrade my comp and i was going to buy a diff mobo and planning to buy AMD Athlon2 X4 proc. So i was ...
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Install Windows 8 on other partition from Windows 7

Is it possible to install Windows 8 on another partition from Windows 7 (not from the boot menu but from within Windows itself)?
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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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How to install multiple Microsoft applications without conflicts

                  For all the IT students, self-teachers, and new professionals Situation: The days of ...
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Chef tool : saying need to mention version while installing httpd

Code I have written [root@ns1 sysadmin]# cat installstarthttpd.rb package' httpd' service 'httpd' do action [:start, :enable] end file '/var/www/html/index.html' do content ' ...
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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 ...
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Partitions on GPT disk are not in the recommended order?

I want to install a clean RTM Windows 8.0 on a laptop that came with OEM Windows 8.0 pre-installed. I have a working ISO image on DVD. The problem is that the setup program complains about ...
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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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Android Studio stucks on the splash screen after patching the upgrade

I downloaded android-studio-ide-143.2443734-windows.zip (Android studio 2.0 ) patch file to upgrade my current IDE (I'm using windows 7 32 bit). I know that this version is multiple times faster, ...
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Why can't I see my Hardrive for my compaq mini 110c from A windows Xp installation on usb stick?

I have windows xp installation files on a USB drive using wintoflash. I've downloaded mass storage driverpack and slipstreamed them into the install. when the bootup begins I press f6 at the ...
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Install new hard drive on old Compaq DeskPro from around 2000 with a Pentium 3

I recently scrounged an old abandoned Compaq DeskPro with a Pentium 3 and 256 MB of RAM. The only thing missing was the hard drive. Anyway I got a hard drive for it, but I can't figure out how its ...
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XP SP2 installer locks up on Compaq C500

I have a Compaq Presario C500 laptop I am trying to put XP SP2 on. I believe it originally came with Vista, and I ran Linux on it for a long time without any problems. Right after the "Press any key ...
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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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unable to fix VirtualBox and / or reinstall it

I installed Virtual Box on Windows 7 ultimate x64 and then I upgraded my system to Windows 10. VirtualBox did work properly with both the versions of Windows and I was able to run everything ...
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Install mSATA SSD on Lenovo A720

I just purchased a Lenovo A720 and they have a more expensive version than what I purchased that has a SSD. I figured to buy the SSD separately and save myself a little money and install it myself. ...
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Finding the driver that controls the volume controls (in a Lenovo Z370)

I have a Lenovo Z370 which has touch enabled buttons for mute and volume. The mute button randomly acts as if being pressed turning the sound on and off rapidly. I've discovered that if I reboot the ...
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Lenovo T400s - where is the Windows 7 OEM sticker?

I recently bought one in the US. I ordered it with Windows 7 professional 64 bit. I now want to make a clean installation without the OEM software, but I can't seem to see the sticker with the ...
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Missing md5.h header as I install cmusfm scrobbler for cmus on OS X

I'm trying to install cmusfm to be able to scrobble tracks in cmus. I am on OS X 11 and when I run the ../configure --enable-libnotify command from the installation guide for cmusfm I get the ...
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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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Can't install iCloud 4 on Dell Inspiron, Win 7

I'm trying to install iCloud 4 on a Dell Inspiron running Windows 7 which is currently has a perfectly running version of iCloud 3.2 installed. When I try to install from the Apple Updater, I get a ...
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Can't install python requests library on Centos 5.11

I'm running Centos 5.11. I'm trying to install the python requests package. But pip keeps giving me syntax errors. pip help returns [root@32437-201824 bin]# pip help Traceback (most recent call ...
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Lenovo RAM switching

I have a Lenovo T500 laptop. For a few days I keep getting a blue screen of death. I've asked about the problem and I've been told that it's a RAM crash, and that I need to change the RAM. How can I ...
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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 ...
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Fresh install of Windows 10 on a former Dell Machine

Long time StackOverflow user, first time SuperUser. :-) I have a Dell Inspiron and the motherboard just died. It came with Windows 7 but I upgraded to 10 a few months back. Since I have to replace ...
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Lenovo Backup Got Erased..I don't know how

I have a Lenovo R61 (Vista x86) Recently I formatted my Primary Partition (leaving my recovery partition intact) to install MSDN Windows 7 Pro. This was the second time I was doing this on this ...
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Solaris x86 install on Lenovo nothing happening

All, I am in the process of creating a DEV box for hosting my projects and I am wanting to install Solaris 11.1 onto a Lenovo Desktop PC . PC Details: Lenovo M92p Thinkcentre 3227 Intel Core i5 ...
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Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit

I'm trying to install wireshark on Fedora(latest version with gnome3) and I keep getting the error. Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit... I keep killing the ...
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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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Can't install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 from an .ISO file I downloaded. Error inside

This is the error: [Window Title] C:\Users\Sergio\Desktop\Things\Setup.exe [Content] The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's ...
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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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OEM Windows 7 key with downloaded ISO?

So i'm going to reinstall my Windows 7 but when i bought this PC it came with Windows 7 preinstalled and the product key is on a sticker on the PC's case. I have downloaded a Windows 7 Home Premium ...
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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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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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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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How to install GNU make in Windows 7?

I am trying to install GNU make-3.82 on Windows 7. I downloaded the make-3.82.tar.gz setup but it does not have any setup file. There is process given on GNU site. But when I reach to the folder in ...
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Conflicts between new 32 bit and old 64 bit packages when installing rpmfusion's steam on fedora

I have a fresh install of the KDE spin of fedora 22. Quite simple install instructions are given here to install steam: Download rpmfusion repos sudo dnf install <downloaded rpms> sudo dnf ...