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

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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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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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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 ...
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Installed Python 2.7, but Module in /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages

I'm running CentOS, it already has Python2.6. I installed Python2.7 and I can see version 2.7 with python -V. I installed demjson module(pip install demjson) and then I try to execute the program. It ...
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how to install latest ffmpeg on Centos

I want to install the latest ffmpeg 2.8.5 on the Centos server. Followed this website http://www.mysql-apache-php.com/ffmpeg-install.htm and completed the installation. But the installed ffmpeg is an ...
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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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SSHD Formating during Windows installation

I am doing a clean install of Win10 on my laptop (HP Envy 17 j040ec). It has a hybrid harddrive(1TB+25GB). I will refer to those 25GB as SSD. During Windows installation, I am offered the standard ...
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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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Further actions message after installing Matlab R2015a, Are they all needed?

At the final step of installing Matlab R2015a on my Win7x64 machine, I've come up with the following message. What is this? Should all of these steps be done? Your installation may ...
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keyboard not working while installing windows 7

my pc spec are 4gb ram. ashrock mother. i started installing windows 7. It starts booting up from cd.... . Everything goes right key board and mouse are working but after the screen says 'loading ...
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Is R portable when you do not to add registry keys during installation?

I'm not familiar with R, and its packaging system, so forgive me if this question seems uninformed. Judging from the help section in the R documentation it would seem that R is portable (R Help 2.6), ...
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Trick an Old Windows Program to Install on Newer Windows

I've been trying to install an application for utilizing an Acer touch screen on Windows 10. For whatever reason, the program developers decided to force it to only be installable on Windows 7. Even ...
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Can I Install R in silent mode (CLI installation) without adding a registry entry?

I would like to use the silent installation option for R when it's been called from a script of mine. Currently my command looks something like this R-3.2.3-win.exe /silent /dir="C:\rDir" and it ...
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How do I add boot-loader after Fedora 23 install on UEFI Dell laptop with Windows 10?

This error appears when installing Fedora 23 and Fedora 23 KDE/plasma: boot-loader failed to write, the system will not boot If I complete the install the system boots to a limited grub > ...
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Install Windows 7 On a Computer With No Screen

I have a laptop with the screen dead. It only outputs video on hdmi or vga but not on the lcd screen on it. That means boot up messages, bios settings is not possible in that situation since vga or ...
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Install bat file doesn't run on windows 10

I need to install a .bat file on windows 10 , x64, but the file does not run when I click it , nither as an admin , is there a solution for this ? inside the instal.bat is written : @devcon remove ...
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Can't install win10 on new sshd

I have new seagate sshd, I have created bootable USB drive, After I boot into the windows installation There is no drive or patition to choose to install on them, But when I click to browse for ...
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Prerequisites to get SQL cmd in computer

I want to get SQL cmd in my system. Could someone please guide me the complete steps? Even though I have a native client installed, sql cmd is still not appearing in the command prompt even by typing ...
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Google voice installation error 1625

Having a problem that's aggravating because of it's simplicity. Machine running Win10 pro x64. There are 2 user accounts, 1 Administrator (the built-in Administrator) and 1 standard user. I wanted ...
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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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OS x installation with Netinstall

I'm installing OS x using Netinstall which boots the Image from OS x server on the network. The installation is successful and reaches the choose your location screen but my requirement is to have ...
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Can't install Firefox in Kali Linux

I'm unable to install Firefox in Kali Linux 2.0. Please guide me through this. I get this error message: gpg: "–keyserver" not a key ID: skipping gpg: "keyserver.ubuntu.com" not a key ID: skipping ...
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Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable Setup Failed

I'm having a major problem with Windows 10 and Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable - 11.0.61030 package. After Windows installed it's latest updates all of my most important development programs ...
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BlueStacks giving me an object reference error after a possibly messy reinstall

I installed the latest BlueStacks 2 version, but it got stuck on the init screen, so I: Killed its processes. Deleted the BlueStacks folders. Deleted BlueStacks from register(?). Reinstalled and ...
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Install a Microsoft program with existing 64-bit installations

I'm trying to install Project Pro, which has a setup.exe for both 32 and 64-bit. It also has one master auto-run setup, which I'm assuming would let me choose the components and location to install ...
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VC++ 2008 redistributable install error: Access is denied

Installing OpenOffice 4.1.2 raises the error 1935. (Visual C++ 2008 redistributable failed to install). However, the installation completes and OpenOffice works normally. Nonetheless, I decided to ...
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UltraISO unable to select disk drive when making Windows 7 bootable

I am following a tutorial to make a Windows 7 bootable, but at this particular step, UltraISO does not give me options to select disk drive and write method, as you can see here. So I am stuck there. ...
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What Windows OS to install on 15-g201nx HP Notebook? [closed]

What compatible Windows Operating System version (XP, Vista, 7, 8, or 10) & (32 or 64-bit) could I install on an HP 15-g201nx Notebook to run smoothly and stably?
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Broke apt-get while installing plesk

I wanted to install plesk. So, I followed their official procedure Then It showed the following error after downloading few packages - E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. -...
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How can I install Microsoft Office off of my subscription on my iPad? [closed]

I purchased a Microsoft Office business subscription that would allow me to install Office on my iPad. However, I met with a surprise when trying to log in to the appropriate website, http://...
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How to know which program has modified the registry on Windows?

On Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4, multiple entries are getting created for cost estimation of MSI. Under HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall{ProductCode}, EstimatedSize ...
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Will a Windows 10 OEM installation disk differ from a “from Microsoft” install?

So I bought a Windows 10 Home OEM disk for a computer I currently own that is currently running and I'm going to be building two computers using a bunch of old parts for a friend (non-paid). I'm ...
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pip install virtualenv taking forever on Windows 7

I'm trying to setup everything in order to start developing with python and Django on a Windows 7 laptop. I already installed python 2.7.11 from here and installed pip using the get-pip.py script and ...
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How to install OpenHexagon 2?

I enjoyed playing 1.92 but it crashes all the time, even if I deactivate "Online". I read that error has been fixed in 2.0 and I tried to install it from source. I got the message, "Successfully ...
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Error while instaling Debian 8.2 from CD - rtl_nic/rtl8168e-3.fw don't found

I'm trying to install new Debian 8.2.0 Jessie from CD. I don't have ethernet port so i'm using only wireless usb card. I know that I'm getting this error because non-free packages are not included ...
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Qubes OS fails to install from USB drive

I'm trying to install Qubes, but absolutely nothing seems to go right. I start the installation from a USB key on which I dd'd : Qubes-R3.1-rc1-x86_64-DVD.iso X fails to start, so it runs the ...
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“sEstimatedSize2” registry getting created in Uninstall\{ProductCode} hive

On Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4, multiple entries are getting created for cost estimation of MSI. Under HKLM..\Uninstall\{ProductCode} EstimatedSize entry is created during MSI execution, ...
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Win 7 and 8 already dual boot, win7 active. How to delete Win7 without affecting win8 and install ubuntu

I have windows 7 and 8 installed. I thought its simply matter of deleting windows 7 and install ubuntu. But The current windows 7 is set as an active partition, so bootloader is on Win7. So I ...
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Windows 10 installation via USB error

I am trying to install Windows 10 from a USB drive because I don't have a DVD. I get the error: Windows Boot Manager Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the ...
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Installing Debian but can't boot

I'm installing Debian testing on a SSD, there is a pre-existing EFI ESP partition from windows installation, the disk uses GPT partitioning. Problem is after it finishes installing it won't boot linux ...
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Can't install Java\JDK on Windows 10

I've installed Windows 10 x64 from official page and now can't install Java or JDK. When I try to execute a file nothing happen. I tried 8u66 x64\x32 and 8u65 x64\x32. Need it for work so it's very ...
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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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Fresh install of Windows 10 on a former Dell Machine

Long time StackOverflow user, first time SuperUser. :-) I have a Dell Inspiron and the motherboard just died. It came with Windows 7 but I upgraded to 10 a few months back. Since I have to replace ...
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Windows 10 installation/restore stuck

My niece got a computer for Christmas (new HP, not sure of specs outside of i5 processor per sticker), and promptly got a virus. She tried to run through the system restore process, but the ...
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Unable to boot to Windows after cloning with Clonezilla

I purchased a laptop that came with Windows 7 preinstalled. According to a number of folks, the OS is no longer distributed as a image on disc; rather its provided as an image on the hard drive. I ...
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Why did I have to copy usbscan.sys?

When plugging in a Canon CanoScan 9000F, driver installation failed, and so I looked at the log file C:\Windows\inf\setupapi.dev.log: The file usbscan.sys could not be found in C:\Windows\inf. So I ...