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

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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 ...
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Error processing package php5-fpm (--configure)

I am trying to install php5-mcrypt, and when I do, I get the following error: $ sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Cannot upgrade Python

I just recently tried using Let's Encrypt to generate free SSL certs for a small website I'm running on a personal server. When I ran the letsencrypt-auto tool everything seemed to work, although a ...
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Apache is not starting

I have installed the xampp in windows 8, when starting the apache I am getting error 7:53:01 PM [Apache] Status change detected: running 7:53:02 PM [Apache] Status change detected: stopped ...
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Error Code 0x800701E3 While Installing Windows 10

I'm on Windows 8.1, I wanted to clean install Windows 10. So I have downloaded Windows 10 Pro ISO from Microsoft website using download tool, then I made a bootable USB key using rufus. The problem is ...
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Vmware Workstation downloads as a txt file?

I just went to the vmware website because I want to try workstation over virtualbox. I signed up for a workstation trial and clicked download on the 64bit linux version. What downloaded is a 320 ...
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installation doesn't proceed : when starting the setup of VMware 8

When i start the setup of VMware 8 , an incomplete window of installation opens up and installation doesn't start/end . This type of window appears: I have a 32 bit processor with win7 installed . ...
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VMWare Workstation MSI Failed Install Windows 7

When attempting to install VMWare Workstation 6 (as well as when I attempted to install an evaluation version of 9), the installer fails with an error simplay stating that '~\vmware workstation.msi ...
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VMWare workstation installation error: The MSI '' failed

I am installing on windows 7. The vmware workstation version is 9.0.2-1031769. Installation proceeds as expected until about 70% when it fails with the following error: The MSI '' failed. I have ...
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Fail to install any OS on laptop

I have this weird problem I never seen before. I'm trying to install windows 7 on my laptop Acer Aspire 6920 (I have two of them). One of them is in working condition (Windows 7 installed), the other ...
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Windows 7 Jenkins installation with admin rights says insufficient privileges to start services

I tried to install Jenkins on Windows 7 home edition and got the following error. Service 'Jenkins' (Jenkins) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services. I ...
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How to reinstall HP BIOS

I am dual booting my PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Both are working. I have no problem. Today I started seeing this error: The HP Bios application selected is corrupt or missing. Please ...
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WDS Adding Boot Image and Install Image with no Installation Disk

I am working through a lab dealing with Windows Deployment Service in Windows Server 2012. In order to progress I need to add an Install image and a Boot Image. All documentation I can find, including ...
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OpenVPN installation issue on windows

When I was trying to install OpenVPN, it always tells me "The installation cannot continue as OpenVPN is currently running. Please close all OpenVPN instances and re-run the installer." I also tried ...
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couldnot create new partition error:0x8004245f windows 8

I am trying ti install windows 8 from bootable flash. but at point of creating partitiion it gives the error ** couldn't create new partition error:0x8004245f** also its not showing the partitions i ...
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what are the risks of clearing the “C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download” [duplicate]

I have windows server 2008 R2 ,which is running sharepoint server 2013. and I checked this folder "C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download" and i found that it contain around 1.5 GB. although last ...
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Can't connect after Tuleap install on Debian sid under docker

I have followed the instructions at http://doc-en.tuleap.net/en/latest/developer-guide/quick-start/run-tuleap.html, but hitting http://tuleap_web_1.tuleap-aio-dev.docker/ gives "Server not found". The ...
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Windows XP installation, no previous version of Windows NT

I tried to reinstall Windows XP on my Lenovo S10e netbook, but I got this error: No previous version of Windows NT can be found on your computer. Setup cannot verify that you qualify to install ...
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A piece of soil actually landed on the PCB on my hard drive

I was installing some new hardware in my computer when I looked down and noticed a small pile of soil around the size of a BB pellet (the computer was not on when this happened.) Can soil discharge ...
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The attempt to mount a file system with type vfat in /dev/nvme0n1p1 at /boot/efi failed

Trying to install Debian dual boot with windows 10 on SSD but I have this error message : The attempt to mount a file system with type vfat in /dev/nvme0n1p1 at /boot/efi failed I forced EFI ...
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Install Windows XP after Linux FS Partioned Space

I'm trying to install Windows XP onto the 3rd primary partition of my hard drive. The layout is like so: Part 1, 100 MB, Linux EXT2, /boot Part 2, 280 GB, Linux Raid, /root Part 3, 40 GB, ...
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Install Windows XP onto data drive

I had Windows XP installed (on C:), an optical drive as D: and a small (160GB) second hard drive with data on it as E:. Drive C: recently crashed and I have disconnected it. I would like to install ...
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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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How can I install software packages to a Debian Linux OS?

I've tried many different things on this try. The biggest problem is I don't know what to use in the apt-get command as a name of the package. The internet has been absolutely no help at all in ...
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Unable to start GNU/Linux installation process while installing from USB

I use Trisquel GNU/Linux 7.0. I am trying to install it on my uncle's desktop-pc (running with Windows7 currently) from (bootable) USB. The scenario is: I plug USB stick, choose boot from USB, choose ...
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Sudden “Found New Hardware” RRNetCap Miniport [duplicate]

I have an old Windows XP system which suddenly, upon bootup, is starting the "Found New Hardware" Wizard, for a device called "RRNetCap Miniport". Round about the same time this started happening, ...
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Install linux wireless driver from windows?

I've got a Atheros AR9285 wireless card. I'd like to install the driver so I can access the internet, but I cannot install it without installing the driver to access the internet. See the problem? ...
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Uninstall does not remove registy entries

I have created two MSIs(mypkg1.0.0 & mypkg2.0.0) with different product codes and versions. The two MSIs are creating below registry entries respectively during installation. The component codes ...
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Linux-mint MATE installation failure

Question Looking for guidance on next steps from the current situation. Read on... Issue #1 Getting error when installing Linux Mint MATE. No number/code is provided. It simply says that it was ...
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Ubuntu old upgrade 8.04 -> 12.04

(Moved from stackoverflow.com) I have a computer running the old Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. As well as 8.04, the next LTS version, 10.04 is also no longer supported. There is no published path of direct ...
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Why Message Windows could not finish installing updates?

when I boot my windows 10.1 computer a side message briefly appears that says Windows could not finish installing updates. However when I click on it for more information windows update states it is ...
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Using a Dell reinstallation disk for Windows Vista on a Sony laptop

Is it posible to use a re-installation disc provided by Dell to do a clean install of Windows Vista on a laptop from Sony?
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What is my best option to perform a clean installation when all I have is my Vista OEM key and a Windows 7 upgrade disc + key?

I just bought Windows 7 and want a totally clean installation on my computer now, however I misplaced my Vista OEM recovery disc, so I cannot format and reinstall Vista before upgrading to 7.
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Error when trying to start Centos 7 installer

I am getting an error, when trying to install Centos... I wasn't able to find the log file the installer was talking about, and this is why i was forced to record with my mobile phone... Link to ...
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Is there an embedded control that ensures that Windows updates are applied in proper sequence?

I would like to know if there is a control technique that is embedded internally in the Windows update modules to ensure that EARLIER modules don't replace or overlay LATER modules? For instance, is ...
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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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Native Debian X32 Virtual Machine?

I'm trying to setup a native Debian X32 virtual machine. Note that X32 is different than X86 and X64. For details, see Difference between x86, x32, and x64 architectures? on Stack Overflow. Some other ...
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What is the dll or sys file that installs networking components at Windows Setup?

I am writing a research about Windows XP, but i cant find out about the file/step that installs networking components at Windows XP Setup. I know that the root of it is setup.exe, but setup.exe ...
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Can't create partition or locate existing one when installing windows 8.1

I'm trying to install windows 8.1 and I'm getting this error message after I choose the hard drive to install the windows in we couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one just to be ...
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Visual Express installation aborted at KB2999226 update

I have windows 8.1 installed on my computer. I tried to install Visual Express 2015 on it and the installation get aborted when it tries to install KB2999226 update. Then I tried to install that ...
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Is my recipe for installing a new Windows system drive reasonable?

I have had my PC since 2010 and am still running on the same Windows install. But now it's time to replace the old SSD with a bigger and faster one. In the process, I will get a fresh Windows install, ...
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Steps Needed to Install .Net and SQL Express on Windows Server 2012

Please forgive the simplicity of this question, but I work mostly with Linux servers and older versions of Windows Server. My exact question is how are packages installed on Windows Server 20212, ...
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Installing MacVim issue with 'src/' directory and ./configure command

The MacVim Readme_mac says I need to cd to a directory called 'src/', but it doesn't exist by default. Should I just create it or does it absence raise a flag? also when I do $ ./configure --help it ...
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Windows 2012 WebDAV “not installed”, cannot enable feature

I am following this manual and I also checked this offical Microsoft ISS one for installing WebDAV on my windows 2012 server. But the field that I need to check according to those manuals is not ...
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Can I install windows onto a new SSD while retaining programs on the existing HDD?

I currently have a 2TB HDD (About 1.3TB full,) and want to buy a new SSD to use as a boot device and for a few programs. Is it possible for me to install windows onto the ssd, transfer settings and a ...
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Kies: Error reading setup initialization file

I downloaded Kies 2.6 to update my Android phone. My operating system is Windows 10 Pro (RAM: 2GB; System type: 32-bit; Processor: Pentium (R) Dual-Core CPU T4300 @ 2.10GHz, 2.10GHz). When I open ...