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

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Pre requisites for Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)

I am trying to install Windows Vista Service Pack 2. Currently, I have Service Pack 1 . Before installation, I disable to Antivirus program as suggested by Windows Vista Site. I have tried several ...
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Blue screen when installing XP

I have an MSI motherboard,1.44 GHz speed. When I try install Windows XP SP3 CD from SATA DVD-ROM optical drive, within 5 or 10 minutes I get a blue screen. I am unable to install XP SP3 in my ...
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Is it possible to delete app/program data on OSX without deleting the app?

I ask because I know this is possible on smartphones (executables exist fine, but all data is gone) and I was hoping it was possible here too. Say for example I have VLC installed on OSX. I want to ...
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Windows 7 - Launch Bat after installation (SetupComplete?)

I'm wondering about a script I made after the installation of my Windows 7 x64 ISO is done. The script (bat) contains this: @echo off cd C:\Users\ RD /S /Q "C:\Users\Public\" cd C:\Users\Unknown\ ...
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Github installation fails on windows

I tried installing git hub about 3 months ago, and then again today. It's the same error i get while installation saying git hub setup corrupt. Here is the link i try to download from. And it fails ...
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How to install apk from usb Android x86

I installed in VirtualBox Android x86 4.0 for eeepc (android-x86-4.0-RC2-eeepc.iso). I need install apk from USB flash drive, how to do it?
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“this file does not have a program associated with it” ALWAYS appears when I try to update Flash or install Acronis

And as a result I've been stuck with an out-of-date version of Flash and haven't been able to access an Acronis back up (TIB image). This also occured with a printer that I tried to hook up. You can ...
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Windows 8: BFSVC Error: Could not open the BCD template store. Status = [c000000f]

I have installed a new hard disk drive on my Acer Aspire 771. I made a USB recovery stick as well as recovery cd of the Windows 8 64 bit running on the former HD (which got corrupted, so no cloning ...
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Windows Installation taking forever

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on a machine that was running Win7 perfectly until I decided to format and reinstall. I've tried a bootable USB and a DVD, but I'm getting the same result, I'm talking ...
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How can I create a bootable windows install partition on an existing formatted drive?

Plenty of simple tutorials on making a usb drive bootable and using the windows usb dvd download tool to copy over the windows installer, but they all require me to format the entire device. How can ...
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Impossible to uninstall outlook addin multiuser x64

I'm having trouble with my outlook addin x64 for multi user. The installation process works fine, and the addin works correctly, but when I try to uninstall it, I got those three messages box : ...
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XP to Windows 7 Upgrade, changing back and forth to AHCI

I want to install my Win7 Upgrade Version onto my new Lenovo L440. Before I do that I need my Win XP on there, so my Win7 Key would work. When trying to install Win XP it gives me a bluescreen, ...
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Adding a custom page to Windows 8 installation

I am trying to figure out if its possible to add a custom page during an OEM Windows 8 installation that asks the user if he/she wants to enroll in a service. The page will have some information about ...
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Windows 7 in an XP box

I have an HP Media Computer with the following: HP Pavilion Intel Pentium D CPU 2.80GHz 2,80 GHz 2.00GB of Ram Physical Address Extension MS Windows XP Media Center Edition Version 2002 Service ...
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.net 4.5.1 won't appear installed

The installer happily installs and if I start it again, it asks to repair or remove the current installation. But it won't show up in my installed programs and I can't select it as a target ...
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Making application visible to software audit tools

I'm writing a software for Windows which is not always installed via msi installer. The software is aimed for business customers. Bigger companies use tools to audit software installed on employee ...
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Windows 7 will start from the first installation settings in every startup

I will install windows 7 with all programs and updates and profile settings. But later in every restart I want to make windows start with the first clean installation. Because my mom and dad will use ...
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Installing Windows on an external hard drive without interfering with bootloader

I want to install Windows on an external hard drive (connected via USB). Then I want to connect this drive to another computer via SATA. The problem is that when I did the same thing with Ubuntu I was ...
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Re-compile VIM with options

I have VIM installed but I need to compile it with specific options: In addition to the most commonly used features, the plugin requires: +python or +python3, +clientserver and +conceal. ...
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How to get yum to see rpms I have placed into cache?

I have been creating Fedora installations on virtual box for various purposes. It is a pain to download the same packages again and again, so I made the cache persistent in one installation. Now I ...
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Dual boot MacOS-ubuntu using refit

I am trying to install a dual boot with Ubuntu on my Mac Version 10.8.5. I first installed Refit but I forgot to reboot my computer so that Refit get properly installed. My mistake was to boot ...
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Why am I getting following error on installing CGAL 4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04?

cmake worked well but when I run make, the following error is shown: In file included from /home/kavish/Downloads/CGAL-4.3/src/CGAL_Qt3/Qt_widget_layer.cpp:69:0, from ...
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Is there any way to install an app which need .net 3.5 without .net 3.5?

I want to install vmware viclient 5.5, it need .net framework 3.5 for running. But I cannot install .net 3.5, because I used Windows Thin PC, if I want to get 3.5, I have to customize and reinstall ...
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Permissions error in VirtualBox trying to install Drupal 7

I am trying to install Drupal 7 in a VirtualBox running Ubuntu, used Vagrant to set up the VirtualBox. On the third step of the installation I got an error File system The directory ...
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Can't uninstall Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web

I have Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web on my laptop but I want to install the full version of Visual Studio Express 2013 (for both Web and Windows Desktop). Link to Visual Studio Express (full) ...
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I purchased a laptop with Windows 8 and I want to install it again after deleting it

I purchased a Lenovo laptop with Windows 8. I wiped the HDD and installed Linux on it. I have since got a job where I'm programming in C# so it would nice to be able to develop on my laptop at ...
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Cannot install Microsoft Project 2010

I have a Windows 7 x64 OS. I have installed Microsoft Office 2010 32 bit in it. When I tried installing Project 2010 it failed. I have run it as administrator but still no progress. I get these 2 ...
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windows 8 installation blacked my laptop screen

I have installed windows 8 on my Asus K43S using a USB drive. Previous OS was preinstalled win 7 by asus. The installation (customised installation) went well where i chose to format my previous ...
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sql2012 32bit installation error on windows7

Overall summary: Final result: Failed: see details below Exit code (Decimal): -2147024864 Exit facility code: 7 Exit error code: 32 Exit ...
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Installing Win7 on Virtualbox: “Select the driver to be installed” What?

I want to install Windows 7 32bit on Virtualbox (Win7 32bit profile) running on Ubuntu 2013.04 64bit on Lenovo Thinkpad T520. This usually works fine (and I have installed many Win7 that way with no ...
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Issues installing MariaDB (5.5.34) on Debian 7 (Wheezy)

When attempting to install MariaDB (5.5.34) on Debian 7 (Wheezy) apt-get outputs the following: Setting up mariadb-server-5.5 (5.5.34+maria-1~wheezy) ... [ ok ] Stopping MariaDB database server: ...
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What should I use to automate server installation every three months ? Puppet, Chef, CFEngine other tips?

For our department we have a get together every few months where we have presentations but also write code. The locations where the sessions are held differ (not always good internet) and we get a ...
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Cannot install windows 7 or ubuntu

I'm having a strange issue. My laptop was running on windows 7 previously and sometimes it was restarting and getting stucked. So I tried to reinstall windows 7. When I try to install windows it goes ...
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Running pywin32-218.win32-py2.7.exe results in error “The file exists”

I am trying to install the Python module, win32, downloaded from source forge but whenever I run the exe file (pywin32-218.win32-py2.7.exe) I get the message : The file exists Could not create ...
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Installers' default behaviour changed

Windows 7 has always have the default behaviour where if I wanted to intall some software there was a shield icon on top of the installer icon and then it would ask me for administrator rights. I ...
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Installing LaTeX package

I am trying to install the amsmath package for LaTeX on Linux Mint 16. I am using the tlmgr amsmath or sudo tlmgr amsmath commands, but both of them are giving me this error: (running on Debian, ...
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Python 2.7.6 Installation Error on Windows 7 32bit

I'm trying to install Python 2.7.6 on a HP-Mini 210 Netbook just to run some simple tasks. I get the following error when the installer is doing "Status: Publishing Product Information" I am trying ...
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How to use a msi installer property in condition message in wix installer?

I want to use a MSI installer property in condition message in WiX installer. This MSI property set by a C++ custom action. I can set and get the same MSI property and value before calling the ...
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I have just purchased a canon MG3150

I have just bought Canon MG3150 printer I am trying to connect with my ipad on connecting instructions it says to press the WSP button on my NETGEAR ADSL2 DG834G this does not exist is there an ...
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Windows 7 install starts over each time

I was trying to reinstall windows on a harddrive for a friend of mine. I put the Windows installation disk in and restarted the computer. I went into the BIOS and set the boot order to CD/DVD as the ...
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Install Linux error: Could not allocate requested partitions - not enough free space on disks

I'm using Windows 8.1, now for education purpose, I try to install Oracle Linux 6.5 as dual boot on my computer. At the Disk Partition section, I found that I cannot create a Partition, both with ...
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Unable to install the linux kernel

I downloaded the Linux kernel version 3.6.10 from http://kernel.org. I was on an Ubuntu Linux when I opened the .tar file to a separate partition of 30GB. My ideal aim is to have my current Ubuntu ...
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How do I install Linux mint OS on my desktop?

I'm using windows 8 64 bit with 8 GB ram, 500 GB hard disk, and an i5 3rd generation processor. I have recently downloaded Linux Mint and many others OSs like Fedora and Ubuntu as iso files. ...
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Install Mac OS on Macbook Air running only Windows 7

My girlfriends Late 2010 Macbook Air, only has Windows 7 installed on it. I am now taking it over and want to get rid of Windows and only have Mac OS. Problem is all the stuff I can find online, ...
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Windows 7 64 Bit Pro fails to install

I am having a strange error and cant find much information on it. I am trying to use a Dell Windows 7 Pro 64 bit DVD to install Windows on a Dell desktop. Installation runs up until the point where ...
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Installing Go on Ubuntu - please help, nothing worked so far

[Not the best person on Linux environment, would love to get some help on installing "Go" on my Ubuntu.] I have a Linode VPS with Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to install "Go" so that any user can run ...
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Running mpd on Ubuntu

I installed mpd, mpc and ncpmcpp using apt get-install. I am unable to start mpd properly. (I have copied the entire config file at the bottom of the question.) r@r-HP-Mini-110:~$ sudo mpd listen: ...
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Installing LiveCd Ubuntu Based

I just bought the ebook Hacking the art of exploitation (Link: http://www.nostarch.com/hacking2.htm#updates) and I downloaded the livecd which came along with it(Link: ...
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Install PCI card driver in debian squeeze

I want to install a PCI adc card on my system. The drivers are delivered as .ko files for Debian. As told in the users manual I tried to add this module to the kernel by using: insmod xxx.ko, ...
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How do I stop this from happening? [closed]

About 1 and a half years I bought an Acer aspire 5750 with windows 7. I decided to delete/uninstall all programs I did not see I was going to use. I came across something called "trend micro" which ...