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

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Configuring 3 identical Windows 7 machines [closed]

I ordered 3 three identical machines with Windows 7 Pro pre-installed. Now I need to install identical software on each of them and apply identical Windows configuration to each of them. I know there ...
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Repairing Windows Installer on Windows 7

I have the VMWare MSI '' failed issue. Unfortunately this question does not have an answer yet. I'm stuck at step 4 of the official VMWare troubleshouting website regarding this issue Basically it ...
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Can I create a bootable hard drive with windows 8.1 installation instead of a usb drive?

I have a spare HD, and SATA is much more faster than usb so I was wondering if I can create a bootable hard drive with windows 8.1 installation instead of a usb drive ? If yes then how ? Thanks.
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Installation of scientific linux on external storage [duplicate]

I would like to install scientific Linux on my laptop. But, before that I used the live USB to know if I would like it. Now, I would like to install SL (but not on the hard drive of my laptop) on a ...
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ADB can't recognize my Android phone, but Windows 7 does

I'm trying to install a simple .apk, from my Asys U46E running Windows 7, onto my LG Optimus S running Android 2.3.3. If I have USB debugging off on the phone, then the laptop recognizes it and can ...
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Asus k43s Laptop windows 7 installation

I somehow formatted the OS drive so now when I try to install windows 7 on my Asus k43s laptop (boot via DVD) I get the " I/O unexpected error, error code: 0xc00000e9 " I tried win XP and 8, same ...
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Why won't my CD run when I load it in the drive in my Windows 8.1?

Why won't my Quicken installation disk run when I load it in the CD drive of my Windows 8.1 computer? When the disc was put in the computer's tray, the tray closed and nothing happens.
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Solaris x86 install on Lenovo nothing happening

All, I am in the process of creating a DEV box for hosting my projects and I am wanting to install Solaris 11.1 onto a Lenovo Desktop PC . PC Details: Lenovo M92p Thinkcentre 3227 Intel Core i5 ...
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How to get Apache Ant to recognize Ivy

I'm trying to install Apache Ivy, but I can't get ant to recognize it. Per Apache Ivy installation instructions, I downloaded Ivy from osuosl.org Ivy archives, unpacked it, and copied the .jar file ...
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Installing tizen IDE can not locate its companion shared library on mac

I just installed TIZEN IDE. After successful install, I tried to launch the ide. Then such an error occurs. "tizen executable launcher was unable to locate its companion shared library " My ...
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Install English TeamViewer 9 on Chinese Windows

I need to install English language TeamViewer on a computer in China running Chinese Windows XP. I don't own the computer so can't change the OS. It's in a hotel with a computer but without Wi-Fi. ...
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Clean install Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 from OEM key

I have recently acquired a laptop with an OEM Windows 8 product key. I am interested in a clean install of Windows 8.1. I do not have any original install media, only recovery disks, and the ...
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How to Tripple boot on Windows and ubuntu 13 installed system

I have installed windows8 first, then Ubuntu 13 on separate partitions. Both are running normal with "No issue". Now, I want to install windows xp as a third OS on the third partition.(I have three ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect primary hard drive

Ubuntu isn't working well for me. I'm trying to install it, and all goes well...until I reach the choose partitions screen. It lets me select the drive i want to install Ubuntu to, but the only option ...
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Trouble installing gcc-4.0 in Ubuntu 11.10

I have gcc-4.6.1 installed in my Ubuntu 11.10 system. For compiling some other software I require gcc-4.0. I download the gcc-4.0.0 tar file and extracted it. I created a new folder and ran the ...
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Sublime Text 3 : Can't find installed packages

I'm using sublime-text-2 for a while now, and I just decided to intall the new beta of sublime-text-3 to try new features (keeping ST2 installed). I successfully finished the installation, but when I ...
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Install Windows 8 OEM on a new HDD with BIOS key on a Toshiba Laptop

My company bought a new machine for me, it's a Toshiba Satellite L855-149 i7-3630QM 12GB/750/DVD-RW/Win8. They also bough a SSD drive and I'm suppose to replace the HDD with it. After searching the ...
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how can I install and activate office 2013 from a local installer (.msi or .img)?

I have purchased a few basic office 2013 licenses for a small office (no dvd's anymore). The instructions are to go and get office from the web. This is fine if you're installing in one pc, but I got ...
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Should drivers be installed manually or via external applications?

I've recently built my first computer and found the task of getting the drivers to be extremely tedious, time consuming and sometimes a little tricky. In some cases there are multiple options to ...
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ubuntu image for multiple computers

I need to set up several computers to be exactly the same: install ubuntu apt-get some software create specific users tweak those users' settings and defaults create some global environment ...
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Can't install Skype on Debian through dpkg

This is my terminal output: # dpkg -i skype-debian_4.2.0.11-1_i386.deb Selecting previously unselected package skype. (Reading database ... 148114 files and directories currently installed.) ...
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CentOS6.4 Installation - USB flash not showing up in the “What type of media contains the installation image?” step

I'm currently trying to get CentOS 6.4 installed. Instead of downloading the dvd I downloaded the the minimal.iso file and used a programme called unetbootin to create a bootable usb flash that I ...
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Why do I get the error 'bash: ./install.sh: No such file or directory' when installing driver for printer openSUSE

I am attempting to install a cannon mx340 driver on my machine which runs openSUSE 13.1. When I tried to configure my printer, the driver was not found. I went to the cannon website, found my ...
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chrubuntu on samsung 303c12

I try to install chrubuntu on my samsung 303c12 chromebook but I can get in graphical interface. When I type startx I get command not found. I struggle with this for hours I went through of all ...
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Installing Win7 over PXE through Serva fails - FAILED/ABORT

I am trying to install Windows 7 over PXE with Serva on my new gaming build. Once I get past the installation menu another window pops up reading "loading network resources". After a couple of seconds ...
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Bootable hard drive to install Windows XP?

What to write onto hard drive, so that it will be bootable and it will be possible to install operating system (like Windwos XP) from it onto itself? I have old notebook with broken CD-ROM and which ...
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Why does my Windows 8.1 store upgrade installation still ask for a product key?

In the Windows 8 store, I saw a link saying "Update to Windows 8.1 for free". So I clicked on it, and it downloaded, and the installation began. But after that, it was asking me for a product key, ...
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Install Linux (Mint 16) on drive from temporary second drive

I have an unused hard disk onto which I want to install Linux Mint. I do not own a DVD-drive, but a working drive with a Linux Mint installation. I would like to temporary boot this second drive, ...
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Python how to install the itertools module on Debian

I am new to Python. I wanted to try out the itertools package from Python. But I got the error: NameError: global name 'itertools' is not defined How to resolve this error? Do I need to install this ...
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is automatic unchecking of 'optional installs' possible?

Nowadays there is a hideous 'marketing' technique that seems to be used often when installing (mostly free) software: Either in the installer, or sometimes on the webpage you download the installer ...
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Trying to install SQLExpress tools goes nuts, attempts to install Ati Radeon driver

This applies to all of the downloads with tools, the database itself isn't the problem. Attempting to follow what's going on I find it unpacking itself into a directory on the drive with the most ...
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Windows 7 install: “No drives were found”

I noticed this question is already on here but it does not address the specific circumstances I am in and thus the solutions there are not really helpful here. I have several hard drives connected to ...
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Create Windows 7 installation medium?

Using tools such as slipstreamer.exe, it is possible to create a pristine install disk from an existing Windows XP installation. Is something similar possible with Windows 7? Background: I want to ...
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Windows 8 OEM: How to do a fresh install onto a smaller drive [duplicate]

I want to upgrade the 500GB HDD that came with my Dell Laptop to a 120GB SSD. Windows 8 came pre-loaded (OEM, no sticker). Here's what I've tried so far: Attempt #1: Create a restore disk using the ...
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Why is my WIndows 8 installation stuck in a loop?

On my computer build, I'm trying to install a OEM WIndows 8 (Not blue: I'm going to upgrade...). When I first started the installation, I did the normal language options, hit install, entered my ...
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MySQLInstallerConsole correct command line arguments?

I have tried: MySQLInstallerConsole.exe --action=install --product=mysql-5.5-win32 --configure=mysql-5.5-win32:passwd=apassword --type=server And I get the following error: Error: Found 3 ...
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How can I install Google Chrome on my Windows XP computer? [duplicate]

I can download Google Chrome from web page, but I can't install it. Every time it shows the message "please wait , installation in running". After this message I can't do anything on the Internet ...
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Can I borrow others' Windows installation CD to install it on my laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop is T400 coming with 32-bit Windows 7 Home edition. Since T400 CPU is 64-bit, I am considering to install 64-bit Windows instead, probably Windows 7 or 8 Home or Professional or Ultimate. I ...
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How to install eclipse 4.3.1 on a gentoo linux system?

Currently there is no ebuild for eclipse standard 4.3.1 so the installation has to be done manually. How is a clean installation of eclipse on a gentoo system possible? Is it sufficient to extract ...
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Installing windowsXP or 7 from another partition, not a cd

I have both a copy of windows XP and windows7 pro available. I want to install either on a computer (prefer XP) But i don't have any CDROM drive at hand. I have another on another computer but it is ...
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MySQL server 5.5 on CentOS 6.5 error: “mysqld: unrecognized service”

I am using CentOS 6.5. I installed MySQL Server 5.5 from a .rpm package (downloaded from the official MySQL site) using the default .rpm installer. I also installed MySQL Client package the same way. ...
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Windows 8.1 installation - partitions

I downloaded and burnt windows 8.1 from MSDN, but during installation I noticed that when I formatted and deleted particular partitions they won't merge into one as in windows 7 installation (as far ...
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How to stop previous installation of the program in Windows 8?

First days with Windows 8. I have custom keyboard layout setup program. I tried to run it, but Windows prevented the launch due to security issues. I tried again, and I forced install -- however ...
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Synaptics - Windows 8.1, updating Synaptics failed

On Windows 8.1, I tried to install the latest Synaptics Touchpad Driver v17.0.19 and it failed for some unknown reasons. Turns out it's problem with Synaptics, not Windows. Synaptics did not "Sign" ...
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Windows install deleted all partitions and can't install windows

I tried to install Windows XP on an old acer laptop. I deleted all partitions and ended up with one unallocated space. I pressed Enter to install XP in the unallocated space. It was examining this ...
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Workaround for iPhone error: This App Requires iOS 7.0 or Later [closed]

Anyone been able to install apps that are no longer supported? Error: This application requires iOS 7.0 or later. You must update to iOS 7.0 in order to download and use this application. ...
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OS X Maverick refuses to install with “This disk cannot be used to start up your computer.”

When trying to install OS X Maverick on top of Mountain Lion, the installer refuses to install on the "Macintosh HD" partition saying "This disk cannot be used to start up your computer." My disk has ...
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Cannot find one or more components. Please reinstall application

I am running Windows 8, 64 bit and have SQL Server 2012 installed. I downloaded the client tools, looked in the directory for SQL Server Management Studio, and see it's there. When I try to run SQL ...
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Windows XP/7/8 software installation automation [closed]

I'm a computer technician and I install 5+ windows computers a day. I have no problem with the installation of windows and the drivers as I use DriverPack Solution. The only problem is that I install ...
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Unsupported architecture in installing Linux program in OSX

I am trying to install the WFDB software for OSX, source here. I run sudo make install I get cd lib; /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr/bin/make install cp -p wfdblib.h ...