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

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HP envy SATA controller

I am trying to install XP on the secondary internal drive on an HP ENVY 17 j122na, I have been told that the driver is called 'intel rapid storage technology' so I copied the driver files onto a ...
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Custom Win XP with permssion problems

I'm trying to install a custom Windows XP SP3 on my HP Probook 4320s, using FAT 32 in the target partition. The installation has gone through some problems (missing files mainly), but it was just a ...
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Recommended way to create a bootable USB including the software used [duplicate]

I have an USB from which I install my OS. Once that's done, I install VS, Notepad++, Paint.NET, SQL Studio and a lot of other stuff that's nice to have. All the stuff, I install manually after the OS ...
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.msi installers freeze with no status showing Windows 8.1

I have a slight issue with my laptop. Every time I try to run any sort of a .msi installer to install a application, the status freezes and no progress progresses. I know it is not just the ...
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Windows 7 Home Premiume error 2203

Running Windows 7 Home Premium. I'm trying to install turbo tax and my computer will not allow, in fact I haven't been able to either download or install anything for several months now. I read prior ...
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How to install windows 8.1 using OEM provided install.wim and boot.wim

Unfortunately, recently, my C drive got corrupted and I had to format the whole partition and reinstall the untouched windows 8. There are 2 recovery partition in my laptop which includes install.wim ...
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How do I install PyMOL on 64 bit Windows 7 SP1?

I would like to install PyMOL on my PC. I un-installed it yesterday because I previously installed python 2.7.9 via Python(x,y) while my PyMOL installation (which I installed months ago so I'm afraid ...
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Installing Windows 7, But don't know wifi driver [duplicate]

I'm looking to reinstall Windows 7, because I have a older computer which will run Ubuntu instead of this one. However, when reinstalling I haven't got wifi, because I need the adapter/driver. so I've ...
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How to manually install and set up server jre in /usr/lib/jvm?

I would like to install a second jvm on a debian system. However, I can't just do sudo apt-get install opend-jdk-xyz because I don't want to overwrite any global jvm settings. Instead I would like to ...
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Homebrew Cask vs using dmg

Just wondering what the difference/advantage is between using Homebrew/Casks vs downloading the dmg file and moving the application onto the hard drive? I understand the original Homebrew is often ...
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Compare the state of my system before vs. after software installation

I'd like to compare the state of my system before and after the installation of a given software. I've tried to do it with Windows System State Analyzer but the diff hangs after a few minutes and ...
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How to run gnuradio3.7.3 built using cmake

I installed gnu radio from this site: http://gnuradio.org/redmine/news/35 i did it using cmake make make install this installation created 5 directories: bin, etc, include, lib, share And ...
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JDK 8u31 Not Installing on Windows 10 Preview

I'm trying out the Windows 10 Preview on my computer, and I tried to install Java and the JDK. Java installed fine from Java.com, but intalling the JDK from the JDK8 Download Page gave me the ...
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Enable android sdk for all windows users

I installed Android SDK to my Windows 8.1 PC and selected "install for this user only". On that moment, i had only one user using my PC. Now, i added a new user for my PC and i want to enable sdk for ...
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How to install “elastix: a toolbox for rigid and nonrigid registration of images” in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

I have downloaded Mac OS X 64 bit binaries for Elastix and tried to run ./elastix in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite): $ cd elastix_macosx64_v4.7 $ tree . ├── CopyrightElastix.txt ├── bin │   ├── elastix │  ...
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Installing Linux on a 2008 MacBook from Linux via a USB flash drive

I’m using a black MacBook from around 2008. The Mac OS X installed on the system no longer starts; I get a grey screen without being able to get to the actual desktop. I was able to create a live USB ...
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Live usb windows xp

I want to create a bootable usb that contains windows xp.I dont want to install it , i just want to boot it, but i have couple of problems. I tried to create live usb from full windows xp file (the ...
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Failing to install PY2NEO

I am trying to install py2neo on a CentOS server. It fails with the following message: File "setup.py", line 29, in <module> from py2neo import __author__, __email__, __license__, __package__, ...
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If I want to change the binaries of a Windows Service, do I need to reinstall it, or can I just restart it?

I will occasionally need to update a service on a Windows machine. I currently have admin access, but wont in the future. I've done some quick testing and found that it still manages to work if I just ...
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Download osx from the app store without installing it

I'd like to know, if I download mac osx from the app store, will it install it ? I just want the dmg file. Don't want to install it... Thanks and sorry for my bad english.
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Differences in the Windows installaiton startup methods?

I'm trying to completely reinstall my computer incuding format of HDD. Since there are problems with boot from USB in my computer, I tried to run Windows normally and click on USB device and run ...
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How to use batch file to do X if it's ran on a laptop?

How do I write a batch file to do different things based on whether it is ran on a desktop vs. laptop? E.g. if on desktop, install x. If on laptop, skip x and install y instead. Edit: Windows 7 ...
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Win7 install keeps saying it needs drivers for the SATA controller, even after it finds the drives

I'm trying to reinstall Windows 7x64 Pro on an HP z620 workstation. I have a USB drive created for it, and when booted to it, the Win installer tells me that I need to install drivers for the SATA ...
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How to get latest version of git?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, need to install GIT 1.9.5 or above. I did sudo apt-get install git then ran git --version and it shows I currently have 1.9.1 installed. Git download url shows latest ...
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Chrome -Error Installation Failed. Google chrome installer failed to start

I unexpectedly uninstalled or removed chrome from my netbook. Netbook has following specifications: 1 gb ram 1.50 Ghz CPU windows 7 starter, service pack 1 By mistake I have removed chrome from ...
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Installing CentOS from bootUSB with two ISO files

I want to install CentOS upon Windows 8(dual boot) replacing Ubuntu 11.04. I have two ISO files (dvd1 and dvd2). Suggest me ways to install the OS from USB. I tried using Unetbootin but it is not ...
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Edubuntu stuck on installation

I've had this problem using multiple discs on multiple drives on this one computer. I'm trying to install edubuntu 12.04 on an old desktop. It boots to the disk, I select english and then "install ...
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How to install linux mint 17.1 to encrypted raid 0 array

I just got a new SSD and I wanted to install Linux Mint 17.1 to a raid 0 array of SSDs. I also want the array to be encrypted. I tried the following guide and got mdadm to setup a software array and ...
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LinuxMint 17.1 / Ubuntu 14.10 get stuck on reboot after install in VirtualBox

Trying to install LinuxMint 17.1 / Ubuntu 14.10 and it is getting stuck on the reboot phase after I install it in VirtualBox 4.3.20 r96997. How can I get this fixed?
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IIS 7 fails to install on Windows 7, despite attempts at Windows Fix It tool, removal/reinstallation of .NET 3.5, etc

I'm not exactly the first person to run into issues getting IIS 7 to install on a Windows 7 machine, but so far, nothing has really managed to fix the problem. When I try to install IIS 7, I get this ...
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How Do I Allow A Standard User to Install Programs?

Yes, I realize that defeats the purpose of standard user. But here is the situation. A friend of mine wants to set up time limits for his home schooled son, and his son needs to be a standard user in ...
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Notepad++ Installation Error: Installation of plugin failed

I installed the newest version of Notepad++ on my Win 8.1 Professional. The version is called "Notepad++ Je suis Charlie edition, Build Time Jan 10 2015 - 17:20:21". The Plugin Manager delivered with ...
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How do I find out which GCC toolchain is installed?

I would like to debug my embedded target with Insight debugger. The debugging host is Xubuntu 64bit, the debugging target is an ARM Cortex-M4 connected through a JTAG debugger. According to this ...
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MS Office 2013 - App Crash after a few minutes

When I try to run MS Office ProPlus 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, I get the below error messageafter a few minutes of the app running, but with powerpnt.exe or excel.exe or winword.exe. I ...
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New to Linux: Download/Installing Debian

I've download Debian from Debian.org, first I got debian-7.8.0-amd64-i386-netinst.iso from the main page. I've made a bootable usb and when I selected the option Graphical Install it went black ...
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When having different installation executables which should be used?

I have noticed that many times a large program would have different executables which should do more or less the same thing (and they do more or less the same thing), as for example: Setup.exe, ...
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What does installation script do in apt-get install?

It seems apt-get install will download a Debian package and try to run installation script for: Create proper directory Create proper account Copy Binary files Copy Data files Copy Conf files Copy ...
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For latest installation, compile from source or apt-get from PPA, which one is preferred?

I have read similar threads here. Let me be more specific. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Most packages in official source are lag far behind, eg: Nginx. I want to install the lastest stable version. ...
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Is there a way to list files added/removed/modified during application installation in Mac OS X Yosemite?

In Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, how can I list all files that were added, removed, or modified during an application installation? One thought is to snapshot the drive before and after, or another is to ...
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How to install a program under Windows 8.1? [closed]

I got a new Windows 8.1 PC and downloaded an .exe from the web. After doubleclicking the .exe for installation, I only get a window shown that reads "Open file with...". I turned off the "SmartScreen ...
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Install pgAdmin III on Windows 7 without administrator rights

I'm trying to install pgAdmin III, using the v1.20.0 package from pgadmin.org. I found a few sources that suggest I should be able to install it for the current user only without having to provide the ...
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Windows 8.1 Re-Installation on Acer Aspire - Key Issue

On Acer Aspire V3 model, Windows 8 recovery partition could not complete a fresh installation. It kept stumbling on error; it seems corrupted though I check the disk for erros/bad sectors and did not ...
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Windows 8.1 install restarts into setup

My laptop is Samsung ativ book 6 and I'm installing windows 8.1 (64 bit) on it. I made bootable usb, set bios to boot from it. Did setup, removed all partitions and made one partitions (system ...
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Can I automatically run commands after Linux Mint Installation?

That's what I want: I want to run a bash file (composed mostly by apt-get's and instructions to download and install .deb files) just after, or during, Linux Mint installation. I've found many ...
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Installation of Windows Server 2012 R2 x64

I regularly swap OS during a development process. With "normal" OSs I can expect and install (.iso) to reach <=4GB, no problem, I usually use DVD. Now, I need to do some testing with Windows Server ...
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Chrome keeps installing a second copy of itself

I'm running Windows 8.1 and Chrome v40.0.2214.94 m. For some reason, every other day Chrome installs a second copy of itself. My profile and everything stay the same, no problems there, but if I ...
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Install Lotus Domino on Centos

I'm trying to install a trial version of Lotus Domino (from this official download page) on a Centos machine. I'm following this instruction page to install Lotus Domino. But when I'm trying to ...
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Asus X205T Legacy boot

Does anyone know how to boot Linux "Ubuntu" from a Usb Stick when there is no Legacy boot option In the Bios I have Microsoft 8.1 and want to replace it.
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Creating a Windows 8.1 install USB on a Mac - for install on an Intel NUC (non-Mac)

How do you create a Windows 8.1 install USB using a Mac (OS X 10.9.5), to install on a non-Mac, an Intel NUC? Is this the same process as using Bootcamp to create a Windows installation USB? Does it ...
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How to install manpages on FreeNAS 9.3?

I'm having enourmous trouble installing manpages on FreeNAS 9.3 (based on FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE-p15). I tried: installing pc-sysinstall from ...