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

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Upgrading to Windows 10 from windows Vista Home

All my home computers are running Windows 10. Is there a way I can upgrade to Windows 10 on my laptop that is running Windows Vista Home Premium?
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Windows 10 forces Visual Studio install in German

I have installed an English Version of Windows 10. Everything has been working great for quite a while, but recently, everything I install is installed in German (I do live in Germany). I want to ...
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HP Proliant DL380P g8 CPU upgrade

We have a HP Proliant DL380P g8 with 2 Intel Xeon e5-2603. We needed to upgrade and use 2 Xeon e5-2620 V2, by default this server (G8) does not recognizes the v2 processor. We found this procedure ...
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code blocks NSIS Error: Error launching installer

I an trying to install code blocks on windows 8.1 i get this error at the beginning that : NSIS Error: Error launching installer I've got the installation source from couple of sites but i still get ...
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How to identiy that how many instances of Oracle are installed on linux environment

Last day, i was at one training for oracle installation and service start & shutdown. There i came to know about some linux commands to start and shutdown oracle instance on linux machine. To ...
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“Operation not permitted” error; unable to install Homebrew on Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9)

I can't install Homebrew on my OS X 10.9 MacBook Pro, despite searching the Internet in various ways (including searching for the error message). Here's what happens: greggs-mbp-7:local gr$ ruby -e ...
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Error installing Python package Leven using Visual C++, Python27 64 bit, Windows 10, even installing directly from github

I am having trouble installing the Python package Leven. I downloaded the python package from there. I extract the folder, went to where setup.py is located, open cmd and run python setup.py ...
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Windows xp/flp/7 on SD card

How to install windows flp/xp/7 on the SD card? I have EEE pc 2g surf, 524 MB of RAM and 2 GB hard disk. With the program pwboot I can install windows 7 on a flash drive, what can I do to install it ...
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Reactive-Banana-Wx fails to install on Mac OS X El Capitan

I'm trying to install the reactive-banana-wx Haskell cabal package on my Mac OS computer, but it doesn't seem to install correctly. I even installed the cabal-macosx package that it says it needs to ...
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Office 365 - didn't ask me which drive to install onto - how can I move it?

I just installed Office 365. I expected it to ask me where I wanted it installed - it didn't, just slapped it into '%PROGRAMFILES%' How can I move it to some location other than the C: drive ? ...
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How to configure properly the nvidia xorg

I've installed NVIDIA X Server Settings. I'm expecting to see "X Server Information" and "X Server Display Configuration" along the left side of the application. What I've only got are "Application ...
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Want to add files to OVA package

I have an OVA package with two images and an OVF descriptor file. During deploymeny time is it possible to add some files(.tgz, .iso. qcow2....)? If so, how can we achieve this and also where these ...
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Not able to install anti-virus software after upgrading to Windows 10

I upgraded my operating systems from WIndows 8 to Windows 10. I used F-secure version 9.32 as my anti-virus program but I'm unable to install it in Windows 10. Windows 10 complains incompatibility ...
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Why doesn't Windows 10 need a recovery image (like install.wim) to reset the system?

Windows 8/8.1 requires a standalone recovery image to reset the system. But, Microsoft claimed that Windows 10 no longer needs ...
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Replace Mac OS 10.11 with Windows 7?

My most used-computer is a mid-2012 MacBook Pro and I would like to completely replace Mac OS with Windows 7 (which I will most likely later update to Windows 10.) Could somebody please give detailed ...
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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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Windows feature pack not installed, installer saying it is

When trying to install windows feature pack the installer says that it is already installed on my Windows 10 pro N machine, but programs that require it (GTA 5) are saying that it is missing. The ...
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Linux on new Surface pro 4

I'm interested in buying the new surface pro 4. But 'm also a linux user therefore I would like to run linux (dual boot) on the sp4. There lots of tutorials about the surface pro 3 but until now I ...
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Mac Installation crashed

My Mac gets stuck on startup. It loads and gets near the end of the bar and then freezes. I need to make a bootable Mac ISO. I've been trying to use TransMac to make bootable recvory usb drives from ...
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VS2013 ultimate installation failed issue

I am getting following error while trying to install VS2013 Ultimate. I did googling a lot but didn't find anything.Do I need to install something else before installing VS2013 and if so where can ...
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Create windows 7 universal image from VLSC iso

The internet has numerous examples indicating that you simply need to remove ei.cfg from a windows installation image to make it a universal image. With most of the CDs I have, this has been ...
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What is “PTC Mathcad Viewable Support”?

I'm going to install the Matcad Prime (v3.1) demo/freeware. The installer has two main components but there's no description in it of what the "PTC Mathcad Viewable Support" part does... nor does ...
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Can't install Java in Vista because of an Error 1603

Background I have had the same laptop for about 6 years (an Acer Aspire 8920), which runs Windows Vista. I have 2 hard drives, and I use one for the OS, and one for larger applications and data. ...
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Install nmap 7 on ubuntu 15.10

Since nmap 7 is not yet in the official ubuntu repos I tryed to install nmap like mentioned on the nmap install guide: wget https://nmap.org/dist/nmap-7.00-1.x86_64.rpm sudo alien ...
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All of my PC's software CDs are lost. Should I be concerned?

I paid some PC expert to build a new PC for me two years ago. I had the software CDs for of this PC’s LAN, audio drive, motherboard, Monitors, but now the CDs are lost. I kept all the software CDs in ...
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Remote desktop access without client installation or download [closed]

Is there any solution where user can visit web page for tech support, and tech admin can access his pc to solve problem or perform maintenance. This should be done without any software installation or ...
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Fatal Error 0x80096010 installing Windows Essentials 2012 on Windows 10

I am trying to install Windows Essentials 2012 on my Windows 10 PC. Firstly I tried installing online but it was getting stuck on 62% every time. Then I downloaded offline installation package. I got ...
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Is it possible to enable logging or any kind of debug mode for the Office Deployment Tool?

I'm having a difficult issue with installing Office 2016 using the Office Deployment Tool (ODT). The problem is compounded by the fact that I can't see any way to get information about what ODT is ...
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AWCC Install Alienware 13

A friend of mine had an Alienware 13 bought about a year ago, and when his AWCC(Alienware Command Center, a software for controlling the lighting and power settings) was malfunctioning. I tried ...
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I can't install VirtualBox on my Windows 7

I can't install VirtualBox 5.0.10 on my Windows 7. I tried almost everything, but when I run the setup, halfway through it stops and shows this message just like in the image below: Source file ...
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Office 2016 installation “can't find a required file” (but won't specify what file) - how to debug?

I'm trying to install Microsoft Office 2016 with a 1-user business subscription. After a variable amount of time displaying the mysterious message "We're getting things ready" the installer .exe ...
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Unattended Windows Installation Partitions

I would like to reinstall Windows 10 on my tablet. I am not able to do so easily, thus I install it FROM a specific partition (Partition 5). I have these partitions: My goal is to install Windows ...
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Laptop switches off during Windows 10 installation

I'm trying to install Windows 10 on a brandnew laptop, an HP Pavilion Notebook (15-1b052ng) with an AMD Quad-Core A10-8700P. I tried several times but the computer turns off during the installation ...
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Zorin 9 Install Freezing - Live CD Working Fine

I am trying to install Zorin OS 9 Lite (32 Bit) in a 2006 vintage HP notebook with the following specs: Hewlett-Packard Pavilion dv8000 (ET837UA#ABL) AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37 2GHz, ...
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Scratch Editor installer won't run

Recently I had downloaded Scratch Editor 2.0 offline editor, but I couldn't install it. When I click on the .exe file a security dialog box opens and when i click on the run button, the window just ...
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Can't get NAV 2015 and 2016 to work side by side in Management Console

I have installed the 2015 version and then the 2016 version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Everything works fine besides the Management Console. When I install NAV 2015, I get version 8 of the ...
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How to enter bios after unsuccessful windows 7 installation attempt?

I had Windows 10 on my computer and it was corrupted (couldn't connect to the internet). I decided to install Windows 7. Everything was fine up until it had to reboot mid installation. Then it asked ...
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Computer stopped working, unable to install any OS

I have a Sony Vaio laptop running Windows 10 (Well, it did run Windows 10) and I've been using it almost every day since I got it 6 months ago. When I woke up the other day to turn on the laptop I was ...
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W7 Home Premium x64 fresh install - won't detect usb flash drive for drivers

just installed W7 on a new build and can't get the drivers installed. I was having issues during the installation - it was hanging on finalizing settings - and did a new install without the ethernet ...
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Best way to “cleanly” install/upgrade Windows 10 from Windows 7

I was doing some research on making "the jump" from Windows 7 to 10. As for background information I found the following articles: ...
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Problems downloading .NET Framework 2.0 SDK

I have been getting this error when i try to install Drywall: C:\Users\zach\drywall\node_modules\bcrypt>if not defined npm_config_node_gyp (node ...
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Strange behaviour in installation of PHPUnit

I was trying to install PHPUnit following the step-by-step guide in the Getting Started page. However, when I try phpunit --version in terminal, I receive /usr/local/bin/phpunit: Permission denied. ...
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Install Java JRE using System- Level Configuration for Windows 7

I am installing Java's JRE using a batch script. The JRE version is jre-8u31-windows-i586.exe. When I run the script I get the following error: This is the command line call ...
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No connection to Router(Lan,Wan) after installing AVG 2016 and/or Updating windows

Well..i know there have been questions like this one all over su but none have an actual solution.. so ill just give a cleaner explanation of what i did and how i did it.. Installed clean w7 Ultimate ...
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Install of Visual Studio Community Update 5 fails (win7 64bit)

I'm trying to install Visual Studio Community 2013 Update 5 on a Win7 64-bit machine. I downloaded the ISO, checked the SHA-1 and burned it to a dual-layer DVD. First problem: the autorun file on ...
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My plasma panel is horrendous - what do I do?

I just started using this machine with Fedora 22 installed. I started Plasma, and was aghast at the state of the panel: The background color is Darkish Gray (so low contrast with black text). It's ...
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Windows 10 install hangs with blue logo

I'm trying to do a clean install from a Microsoft Windows 10 DVD. The blue windows logo appears on black background, and it remains there. Nothing else happens. What can I do to fix this? ...
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How to automate Windows installation process? [duplicate]

If I want to install OpenSuse/SUSE on more laptops/workstations and let them all have the same configuration, or even just save the current configuration for one workstation just so that I may ...
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Use Group Policy to Install exe file with elevated permissions

I want to install a program across my domain using group policy. I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with mostly Windows 7 clients. I have a program that does not have an .msi install package. It can only ...
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Is it possible to install a 2.5“ and 3.5” hard drives in a 5.25" bay in a Mini ITX case?

I have an SSD and a hard disk drive which I want to mount in a 5.25 optical drive bay in my Mini ITX case. Is this possible and are there any off the shelf solutions for this?