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

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PECL SSH2 Installation issue

I am running this command: sudo pecl install ssh2 It resulting the following log and exit with an error: libssh2 prefix? [autodetect] : building in /var/tmp/pear-build-rootHyRX5L/ssh2-0.12 ...
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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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Using internet for ubuntu installation

There is an option to connect to the internet while installing ubuntu. is it not dangerous to use public wifi for that purpose? Is it secure to do so?
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How to complete windows xp 1st setup without using monitor

I have a laptop (Eee Pc 901) with a blank screen, and after I restored my laptop back to its factory settings, I was trying to connect it to a external monitor so I can actually use it. I tried hotkey ...
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Dell XPS - can I put windows on an SSD?

I'm looking at buying this for my son to do gaming: http://www.dell.com/uk/p/xps-8700/pd?oc=cdx8743&model_id=xps-8700 But it will really need an SSD drive and extra memory. I can save a few ...
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Installing APKs without sdcard or adb

My phone's sdcard reader and usb port are broken. How can I install apks? (no root) I have tried airdroid, dropbox, webhosting and more, but it does not work. My phone has custom android 2.3.3 and it ...
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Why do downloaded installers download the files separately nowadays? [closed]

Nowadays, it seems most program installers are actually just thin clients or links, which (when opened), start downloading the actual program & related files before installing them. It is very ...
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How to schedule a task from command line advanced?

When I install my program, I want to schedule to execute it always when the computer is idle, but kill it when the computer is no longer idle, restart it if it is idle again. Also, only if there is ...
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Installing Ye Olde DOOM on DOS with Ye Olde Floppy Discs

I'm trying to install DOOM (the shareware version) on my old Compaq running Windows 3.11. I've got the files deice.exe dooms_19.1 dooms_19.2 dooms_19.dat install.bat all downloaded and I have a ...
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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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Is there a way to restrict my program installation to a certain web-source on Windows?

I have a program HelloWorld, signed by me and distributed from my company site. But someone has downloaded it from my site, wrapped into program SuperDuperHelloWorld and also added some malware into ...
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Windows cannot be installed to this disk. Ensure the disk's

I recently put together a self built rig. The all the parts seem to work, but when I try to install windows 8, I get the following error message: 'Windows cannot be installed to this disk. This ...
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Clean reinstall SQL Server Management Studio

I am on Windows 8.1, Professional edition. I installed SQL Server Management Studio 2012 x64 and everything worked well. I installed Visual Studio 2013 and everything worked well. Then, I installed ...
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Can a motherboard detect a WinToUSB installation?

I want to install Windows 8 on a computer that doesn't have USB ports and won't detect CD drives. I detached the IDE hard drive so I can install Windows with WinToUSB using a IDE/SATA USB adapter. ...
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we couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one intalling 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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Arch Linux pacman error while loading shared libraries on Raspberry Pi

I know there are tons of forum posts on this, but I have found nothing on my exact problem. My Raspberry Pi just arrived and I installed Arch Linux and booted up, changed the timezone and password, ...
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Installingl YaST on Fedora 17

Is it possible to install YaST or YasST2 on Fedora 17, or is it only working on Suse distro's? I have been looking for an rpm or even source, so that I can compile and install. Any help would be ...
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Connectify - installation probIem

I have previously installed Connectify in my laptop and now I want to install it again but I always get the reboot required after I reboot it shows again. I've downloaded the latest version of ...
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Windows Update (windows 7 64-bit): “failed” installation is a duplicate

Duplicate update installation attempt by Windows Update Windows Update (windows 7 64-bit) failed on 6/20/2014 to install the following update because this update was already successfully installed on ...
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Windows 8-7 downgrade, reinstallation and gpt partitions

I recently purchased 2 Acer Travelmate B113 11" laptops for use by our SMT guys when going abroad but have run into some problems. They came with Windows 8 pro downgraded to Windows 7, preinstalled ...
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Unable to install Python on Windows 8

Recently I decided to upgrade from Python 2.7 to Python 3.4 on my Windows 8 laptop. So I uninstalled Py2.7, downloaded the .msi file from python's site and ran it. I found that every installer I tried ...
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Is it safe to power on a motherboard outside of its case?

I have a new motherboard which needs a BIOS update to support a new CPU. Thankfully I have an old (compatible) CPU handy. My plan is to install the old CPU, update the BIOS, then install the new ...
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How install iceweasel in CentOS

I am looking for a way to install iceweasel in my CentOS.Before posting here I have googled but didnt find the solution any place. Please help me to install iceweasel in my CentOS. Thank you.
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Kaspersky is slowing my computer [duplicate]

I installed windows 7 32bit on a dell inspiron laptop but when i installed kaspersky 2014 the laptop became very slow when opening microsoft 2007 word, excell,and powerpoint programs and even when i ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7 installation without boot loader

I have a Windows 7 installation that doesn't have a boot loader on the disk. Basically, the story goes; I had two disks on my PC where one of them served as the system disk with Windows 7 installed, ...
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PyQt5 - python-3.2 : no module available + pyuic5 cannot find PyQt5.uic module

Trying to install PyQt5, the ''make install'' command ended by issuing a warning related to pyuic5 file format (see bellow) the python path is set as ...
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Why Adobe Acrobat is asking for Proxy server username password

I have installed trial version of Adobe acrobat on my machine. Before launching it asks to sign in with Adobe Id. After successfully signing in it asks to enter proxy server username and password like ...
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how to install the software which name can't be read on win7 english version?

There is a software which can only be installed on A Windows 7 chinese installation. The following error happened when I attempted install it in on a Windows 7 English installation. How do I ...
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How to uninstall software by the Linux shell?

I am yet not a "Linux Guy" and I have the following problem I installed some software from the source (compiling it), now I have to uninstall it. What have I to do in the command line to uninstall ...
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How do I know if a program installed correctly on Windows 7?

Sometimes when installing software on my Windows 7 Home Premium machine, I am prompted by the "Program Compatibility Assistant" with the following dialog: How am I to decide if a program has ...
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Is it possible to automatically install software when a user logs in through Group Policy?

I am trying to distribute software through group policy, I am able to get this working so that the users can go into Add/Remove Programs and select Install from network and then install the software. ...
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List all install packages and sort by installed/updated date

I've install a lot of packages before, both useful and useless. This made me result back to Windows. Unfortunately, I had to return back to Ubuntu since for some technical difficulties. Anyways, ...
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Install Ubuntu on Hardware Raid 1 server , message partition disk

The installer has detected that the following disks have mounted partitions: /dev/sda/ Do you want the installer to try and unmount the partitions on these disks before continuing? If you leave ...
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why does NOT the ubuntu 13.10 have the version.h?

/usr/src/linux-header-3.11.0.12 /usr/src/linux-header-3.11.0.12-generic Neither has the version.h file in the /include/linux/. Why? That hinders the softwares installation.
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No user on brand new OS X installation

I just opened a new Macbook Pro out of the box and, after going through the initial setup (language, timezone, name, etc.), I see the login screen without my username. I tried typing in my username ...
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Unable to identify the path of VC++

I have downloaded the microsoft visual C++,In control panel I can see the software download but unable to find the location it got installed I uninstalled it many ways and default also I set the ...
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Install Weblogic on Fedora 19. tmp too small?

I've been trying to work this out for a bit now and I'm getting nowhere fast. Anyone else have any success with this setup? The issue is that there doesn't appear to be enough space in tmp. Message: ...
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How can I install Puppy Linux on a VMware VM? (Does it really reach HOWTO complexity?)

I am trying to install an Ubuntu-compatible Puppy Linux VM, and am concerned that this looks like the most difficult VMware Linux installation I've seen yet. I've seen ...
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How do I use the Expansion Bay on the Asus Essentio CM6850

There is a panel on the front cover for an Expansion Bay, however it is very shallow and I don't see any evidence of wiring installed. What can it be used for?
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology (pre-OS) driver installation

My desktop machine is built on Gigabyte GA-Z87-UD3H and Gigabyte provides the latest driver for Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST), which I installed after installing the OS. Same goes for my ...
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Debian 7: “Failure of key exchange and association”

I'm installing Debian using the Live CD with GNOME and the non-free packages. The internet works just fine when using the live CD, but when you try to open the installer and select a network, it gives ...
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Chocolatey install of Cygwin keeps looping through sites?

So I have been trying to install Cygwin via chocolatey here, using: cinst Cygwin However, I get this screen which just goes through different sites, and keeps 'failing'. Now I am concerned... ...
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Getting .net error while installing Github

Github Installation failed with the below error. Component Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64) has failed to install with the following error message: "A failure occurred attempting to install ...
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Chocolatey commands are inconsistent

I have recently installed chocolately, and I am making my way through some of their commands from a help page here. The problem is that for a variety of commands, the same command is inconsistent in ...
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windowsupdate troubles on windowsxp after april 2014, plus an explorer error message

I've spent the last couple of days trying to install windows xp from a cd onto my desktop. The installtion is successful, and I can activate windows, but cannot run windows update. The error I receive ...
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Why dont the chocolatey install instructions work?

So I am trying really hard to follow the instructions given for chocolatey install, but they don't work. From their site, they say "Its so easy to install!", and to "just open a power shell" and ...
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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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windows 7 install on a 1tb sata 3 hd comes up with error on completing install. error says windows could not configure hardware

My specs are: Gigabyte 78lmt-usb3 Motherboard AMD FX 6300 six core processor Alpine 750W power supply 8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengeance ram 1TB TOSHIBA SATA 3 6GB 7200rpm hard drive My problem after the ...
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how to install debian7.5 from hard disk in win7?

I have installed win7 in my disk c:,and the file system format is ntfs. there is another disk e: (fat32 format). I have download grub4dos,and initrd.gz, vmlinuz,and debian7.5.iso in c:. edit the ...