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

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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Can't install pipelight in debian wheezy

Here are the pipelight install docs Here is my sources.list: deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free deb http://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/debian/ wheezy main contrib ...
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SSD disappears from Boot configuration after installing Windows 8.1

I just installed Windows 8.1 using an official install disk onto my Samsung EVO 850, but once I did this, the drive disappeared from my Boot menu... The installer went all the way until the update ...
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Windows 7 Installation Troubleshooting (NVME SSD)

I do have some trouble installing Windows 7 Professional OEM 64bit on a brand new computer for my father. Just to point this out: This is a legal license from a reseller, including disk and license ...
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How to install Windows XP x64 manually?

OK so my question is simple I've a nice build of Windows 10 and OpenSuse and all my partitions are put in order which I don't want to risk loosing, letting about 10 years old OS managing those stuff. ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate Repair Install Fails Even After Modifying Registry

My Windows 7 Ultimate OS is corrupted, so I am trying to complete a repair reinstallation. I discovered that a repair install is not possible unless I "downgraded" the version od Windows installed on ...
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Infinite restart loop after clean windows 7 installation

I have got a laptop Acer with preinstalled OEM Windows 7. I upgraded it to Win 10 but I didn like it so I reinstalled it with my own Windows 7 installation disc. (I have no else) Now, when I boot my ...
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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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Limits of an Windows 7 OEM CD

I've been searching the web for a bit now trying to find definitive answers to a few questions; I've had the pleasure of building my first 2 PCs recently, and I have a another friend whom I'm building ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Installing freetype/matplotlib for Python

I'm trying to install Matplotlib for Python 3.4 but it says Freetype is not installed. Here's what I've tried: pip install freetype (can't find) pip install freetype-devel (can't find) sudo yum ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on /dev/sdb while Mint is running from /dev/sda

I run Mint from my primary disk (/dev/sda). I want to install Ubuntu on a secondary disk (/dev/sdb). I expect this install can take 30+ minutes. During this time I also need to be able to perform my ...
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Installing Windows 10 via VM, “can't find drivers” error

I'm trying to install Windows 10 to a hard drive via a virtual machine (KVM) and I'm having a problem with it complaining about not being able to find drivers (despite the fact that they're part of ...
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Install OS X - Can't select hard drive to start installation with broken trackpad / no mouse

I am trying to replace a dead hard drive on a 2011 Macbook Pro 13", and trackpad can move but not click. I have also tried 3 USB mouses but none work in either USB port (all work fine on this computer ...
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How to boot Linux (Debian) so that it's independent of hard-drive?

Recently, I've been compiling Linux From Scratch. Because I didn't have a free space to create a new partition for it, I've created a file and mounted it using loopback device. I've managed to ...
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Use WINNT32 from an ISO file

Is there a way to run winnt32.exe from an ISO file to install Windows onto a second HDD? I'd like it to prompt which drive to format and install windows on like in the usual windows setup, just ...
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how do i resume debian installation? - battery died during package installation

I am installing debian wheezy with graphical install onto usb (encrypted lvm). unfortunately at some stage i must have bumped the power lead which resulted in the battery being drained. (net install) ...
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Can't install windows on my pc

I started receiving blue screen error MEMORY_MANAGEMENT. I ran Windows memory diagnostic tool. I tried all three method Basic,Standard,Advance it didn't detected any fault. So i tried re-installing ...
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Remote Installation of msi package over non domain network (windows)

I'm currently trying to audit our large (180+ sites) company and have been given a client to install, which I have both .msi and .exe installers for. The problem is, with about half these sites ...
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JDK Windows installer does nothing when opened

I've recently downloaded the JDK 8u60 x64 installer from Oracle's web site. It's not a download problem: I've downloaded the installer twice and even compared cryptographic hashes. Everything matches ...
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Install older version of MS Office without removing newer version first

I'm currently running Microsoft Office 2010, but I temporarily need Excel 2007. I know I can use the Custom setup at the 2007 install process to select just Excel, and based on the Setup Help page: ...
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How to install geforce drivers on CrunchBang?

I never used linux before so this is my first time. I had a hard time figuring out how to install chrome here, and now it works. But I can't find a way to install the .run file I download from ...
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VMWare Server 2 installation: VMCI kernel module

While installing VMWare server 2.0.2 on debian 8 I'm getting the error: The following VMware kernel modules have been found on your system that were not installed by the VMware installer. Please ...
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Kworker linux process: what is it writing to disk?

I'm on Debian Jessie 8.2. Is there a way to figure out what exactly is being written out by kworker or what's triggering those writes? I'm using a flash drive for my OS. deathstar> dmesg|grep ...
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How do i boot a file system read only?

Need to tune2fs for a flash based root-fs and it's asking me to do it in 'ro' mode. deathstar> tune2fs -O '^has_journal' /dev/sdc1 tune2fs 1.42.12 (29-Aug-2014) The has_journal feature may only be ...
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Why 32-bit installation of R is available in 64-bit machines?

I wanted to know why, when you install R for Windows on a x64 machine, it lets you choose between installing 64-bit,32-bit, or both. I don't understand why would you want to install 32-bit version of ...
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Firefox Account Server install fails

I'm using firefox on multiple devices, and therefore enjoying it's sync option very much. Now I want to setup my own Firefox Sync server, to store my data at home and not somewhere else. Since I want ...
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Tuleap Full installation error

I'm having some trouble to make the full installation on RHEL 6.7 64-bit. After run the command yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge-extras tuleap-all, the install found lot o of dependencies: Error: ...
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How to install Kali Linux on Acer Aspire Switch 10 (windows tablet)?

I wish to install kali linux into my acer aspire switch 10 which is currently running full windows 8.1, is there any guide to do it? Things that i have: - kali linux x64 iso - bootable pendrive My ...
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ESXi Install error “Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory.”

I'm installing ESXi on a Lenovo G580. Its CPU supports hardware virtualisation and it has 4GB of RAM. While installing I get the error "Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory." repeatedly. ...