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

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MD5 mismatch when PXE booting with cobbler

I am working on PXE booting on clients from one master node which has cobbler service on it. I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 and this is the preseed file I am using for ubuntu installation. # ...
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Unable to install .NET 3.5 on Windows 8.1

I am trying to install .NET 3.5 to work on few legacy applications and this has been burning my head for past few weeks. During installation a pop up window requests me to install .NET 3.5 and when ...
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Debian is installing to USB instead of HD?

I am trying to install Debian onto an old PC to practice some Linux sysadmin stuff but it continually install onto the USB instead of my hard drive. I have tried the guided and manual partitioning ...
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What is the correct mount point for installing Ubuntu in its own partition alongside Windows 7?

I'm adding a Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) partition to a system that already has Windows 7. I chose the "something else" option for installation. (I want to keep Windows, and I don't want ...
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best directory to install ffmpeg on centos to use in php

I want to install ffmpeg.(I am on a VPS - centos6.5) I failed before...for example when I installed it I couldn't call it in php for example: exec('ffmpeg ... ') it returned me:no permission ...
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Windows Installation taking forever

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on a machine that was running Win7 perfectly until I decided to format and reinstall. I've tried a bootable USB and a DVD, but I'm getting the same result, I'm talking ...
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Install C++ compiler on old MS-DOS computer with floppies

I have an old MS-DOS computer that I am experimenting with. The computer has an AMD 80386 processor, 1664 KB of RAM, a 50 MB hard drive, and two floppy disk drives: one 3 1/2 inch, the other 5 1/4 ...
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Error writing to file C:\Config.Msi\…" Windows 7 install of Vagrant 1.7.1 or 1.6.5

On Windows 7 while installing Vagrant 1.7.1 from the msi file, I get the error: "Error writing to file C:\Config.Msi..." I read a few suggestions for this general kind of issue and tried: ...
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What's the best way to get access to the Windows Installation process?

The question sounds a bit weird and I'll try to clarify it. I need to document installing Windows onto a PC and get photos of it for an assignment I'm doing. It can be any edition of Windows but I'd ...
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How to Install Windows OS if Already have Ubuntu 12.04 Installed [duplicate]

I have purchased a dell laptop with Ubuntu Linux 12.04 installed in it, and I want to install Windows Operating System on Ubuntu and have dual booting. That is, to install the Windows OS in the ...
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Looking for way to download all the free software I need to setup my PC all at once . . [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: One-stop-shop installer for free Windows software? I am in the middle of reinstalling Windows 7, and I would like to install all the software in as few steps as ...
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pip not working on terminal prompt, but pip3 is

I am very new to python and pip, and taking online courses. It is not a major issue (but want to understand why it is the case). Why I type in pip I get: Dhruv’s MacBook Pro:~ dhruv$ pip -bash: ...
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Microsoft Office 365 Desktop Setup Always Shows Up Upon Start Up

After I have installed office 365 each time I reboot the computer I have this window that appears: Does anyone have an idea about how I can get rid of it? Thanks for your help. Edit: Microsoft ...
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Can't install a Earmaster 6.1

I'm trying to install Earmaster 6.1 on Windows 7 x64. The setup is an exe file. I installed it but I wanted to do something first so I uninstalled it. But now I can't install it anymore, the setup ...
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Linux installation says unallocated space is unusable

I have 3 primary partitions, 1 extended already. Here's how my current disk management looks like: As you can see, I have WinRE(F), System Reserved, C:, and D: (where all my installers, music, ...
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WES7 - Custom Shell - How to Install Dependencies

Summary Using the Image Configuration Editor for Windows Embedded Standard 7, how can I install applications before a custom shell is started? Background I'm designing an unattended image for ...
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How to reinstall Windows 8 after it has been deleted? [duplicate]

I have a laptop on which a Ubuntu 14.04 installation removed my complete Windows 8 installation. How can I install Windows again? I do not have any CDs or DVDs for Windows.
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Is the Linux install procedure the same on a VM as it is on a physical machine?

I'm a Windows user, but have been considering a switch to Linux. My aim is to make this transition as smooth as possible, so to that end, I've been thinking of creating a Virtual Machine and run a ...
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Windows 7 - Is 10 GB right?

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 and want to make an image of the installation in the event I need to rollback. I typically reinstall Windows every 6 months. The installation as-is is over 10 GB, is ...
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Ubuntu Installer does not recognize hard disk

I am still struggling to install Ubuntu 14.10 on my Odys Windesk X10 tablet. I have compiled my own grub, to work around the 32bit UEFI firmware of the device and I'm using an external Wifi dongle and ...
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Ubuntu 4.10 installation stuck during loading cdrom driver

I'm installing Ubuntu 4.10 with the official Intel x86 iso on VMware workstation 10. But the installation stuck during loading cdrom driver, saying No Common CD-ROM Drive was detected I tried to ...
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How to install Xen (XCP-XAPI) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server?

How to install Xen (XCP-XAPI) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server in a cross platform approach (Windows and Linux users)? I need a complete and comprehensive guide on the subject covering all steps necessary ...
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Install 2.5“ drive in 3.5” bay

I got an unassembled PC for Christmas. Assembly is almost done, but I have a 2.5" SSD and several 3.5" bays (no 2.5" bays). I have rails to slide the drive in place, but since it's smaller than the ...
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Synaptics - Windows 8.1, updating Synaptics failed

On Windows 8.1, I tried to install the latest Synaptics Touchpad Driver v17.0.19 and it failed for some unknown reasons. Turns out it's problem with Synaptics, not Windows. Synaptics did not "Sign" ...
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Writing Windows Installer from a Mac to a USB for PC usage

I have to reinstall an ultrabook which came with a Windows Installation disk but no reader. The only machine which has a CD/DVD reader in the house is a 2007 iMac. I think BootCamp makes a ...
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SPSS version 22 ERROR: attempt to connect to a remote server failed

If anyone can help, I'm at my wits end here and my class starts Monday. I have installed SPSS statistics 22 on my Win7 Home 64-bit SP 1 and it will not run. I am on an HP Pavilion dv7 with tons of ...
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How to do an One time install of an OS in Virtual box Using a USB

I have a USB stick with Kali Linux in it. I want to use it in VirtualBox. I am able to boot from the USB stick in a normal session but not from within VirtualBox. I need to install Kali once from ...
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Install FFmpeg on OS X

Is there a good place or bash script I can use (or at least a version I can build myself) for FFmpeg on OS X? I have Xcode installed as well as the CLI for Xcode (gcc etc). I have a version of ...
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How to bootstrap Windows 8 install to a USB drive? (or reset BIOS password for a Gateway ne56r41u)

I have to reinstall Windows 8 onto a drive for a laptop, however the user has set a BIOS password and cannot remember the password, neither can I find a way to reset this UEFI password. Consequently ...
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Cannot partition my hard drive

I'm trying to install CentOS 7 on my laptop, but I've got a problem partitioning the hard drive. Though here's writen the there is 2.49 MB of available space and 476.94 GB of total space, when I try ...
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How to install program to all user accounts in Windows 8.1?

I have several accounts on my home PC. I want to install a program for all user accounts, not just the one I used to perform the installation. How do I go about doing this? I installed a program from ...
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I can't install MySQL Server on Windows [closed]

I asked this question on Stack Overflow as well, but decided I had to ask it here too. I have been trying for quite some time to install MySQL Server. I have read the documentation countless times, ...
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How can I install gcj on Linux?

How can I install gcj? Do I need to recompile gcc? I have a system with gcc (GCC) 3.4.6 20060404 (Red Hat 3.4.6-3) and another with gcc (GCC) 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-44) Running gcj on both ...
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What is the CentOS 7 equivilent package for python's “rhpl” from CentOS 5 (textdomain_codeset)

I have legacy Python (2.4) code from a CentOS 5 machine, which I am porting to CentOS 7 with Python 2.7. The file "timeconfig.py" (used for setting system time and date "graphically" on a text ...
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What folder are installation logs in?

If an installer stores a log of the installation process, where would I find that log? If there is an installer that does not log the installation process, how can I make it do so?
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Mac OSX Snow Leopard on Virtual Machine - Double Panic

I am trying to install Mac OSX Snow Leopard in Virtual Machine and I seem to face error after error, but I am close! I feel like this is the last one before I win, but it's tricky. I've done quite a ...
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multiple installation usb osx

I am trying to set up a usb drive with three different installers for OSX (Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite) using the following guide as a reference: ...
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Problems installing ping in docker

I am trying to follow the docker tutorial but in a virtual machine. I've tried to install ping in ubuntu docker container with the command sudo docker run ubuntu apt-get install ping The problem ...
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What are the proper steps to install Symfony2 on Ubuntu 10.04?

I already installed LAMP, but I can't get Symfony2 to install. This is what I tried: php composer.phar create-project symfony/framework-standard-edition /var/www/georgecampean/Symfony '2.5.*' ...
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How to make my Debian useful - 1 CDs installed, clean Debian

I have problem with debian. After 1 year working on Ubuntu and problems with Ubuntu on VirtualBox I decide to moved to Debian(I know that Ubuntu is son of Debian, but Debian don't make a problem with ...
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Install INF on Win8 using RUNDLL32 does nothing

I am trying to install a device driver from the command line using the following: RUNDLL32.EXE SETUPAPI.DLL,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 .\<driver>_x64.inf Unfortunately nothing ...
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How to check if Win 7 disk is 64bit and what version?

I've got a DVD that I've burnt from an MSDN ISO. I'm not entirely sure if its Windows 7 64bit or 32bit. How can I be sure?
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How do I cancel Mac OS X install halfway through?

I'm installing OS X 10.4.5 from the original media, but have discovered halfway through (after the computer reboots into the new install and uses Disk 2) that the second disk is faulty, so I can't get ...
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Windows 8.1 Installation Image

I have encountered an automatic repair loop out of the blue and it says that automatic repair can't repair the system and it gives me a log file. I read that the installation image (DVD/USB) has a ...
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Reinstalling Windows Xp Professional OEM

My aunt called me in to repair her desktop and laptop computers. (Level up! You become: The Family's Private IT.) The desktop wasn't much; just many, many junk pieces of software that her daughter ...
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How to re install internet explorer 11?

So when I first got my laptop, I completely uninstalled IE 11. So it is not in my system at all. Unfortunately I now have to re install it to use certain programs? I've been searching for a link ...
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Unable to open tuleap page

We installed Tuleap on Virtual Box and played around it. We created Agile dashboard successfully. Later we wanted a clean setup, so we cleaned and re-installed Tuleap (latest version), and installed ...
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Can't boot from USB to install Linux

Now I have Win7 on my laptop, and I want to install Linux. I downloaded the latest Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit (and also Mint 15 32-bit), and installed it on my flash drive using the Universal USB Installer – ...
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What to do when Windows 7 appears to hang during the installation of updates?

The following message has been displayed on the screen for the last almost hour or so: I'm guessing something went wrong and it's stuck in some sort of infinite loop or it's waiting for some event ...
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pip install python winerror 10054

Been trying to pip install selenium keep getting these same errors, but its not just selenium its any package. I believe it maybe a firewall issue because I am trying to install this on a workstation ...