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Error installing Windows 8.1 to a previously formatted HDD

I have used Partition Magic to format my 500 GB hard drive. I have created 3 partitions as follows. C:\ 80 GB NTFS, I will install windows in it D:\ 70 GB EXT4 , I want to install Ubuntu on it ...
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windows exessive installation size?

a new Window 7 pro 64 bits instalation took over 40 GB on my SSD. Properties on what i can see on the system drive accounts for only 11 GB, the trashcan has 4-5 GB allocated, system restore and ...
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Prevent OpenJDK from overriding Oracle's Java Installation

Currently using Lubuntu 15.04 x64. I have had this problem twice now. I install the official Oracle Java (version 1.8) successfully, after which an automatic update (at some point later in the week) ...
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Windows 10 Crashes Everytime

Being excited about Windows 10, I updated my PC yesterday night (Dell 1500 series, 64 bit) to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 (Pre-installed). Little did I know that this will be so bad (my PC has become ...
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Installing windows through Microsoft Windows Startup Menu

A friend gave me PC with installed Windows XP on it, but he asked me to install the Windows 7 Ultimate x86 he bought. However, when I boot it, it shows "Microsoft Windows Startup Menu" and prompts me ...
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Install fresh new Windows 10 installation from mounted iso?

It's possible to mount the Windows 10 iso in Windows 8.1 and perform a fresh install and not an update?
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Java 8 silent update package

My situation : we currently have Java 7 massively installed and some older versions of Java 8. Computers are Windows 7 SP1 x64. My goal : create a Java 8U51 silent install package that let Java 7 in ...
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Voiding data on a DVD-R/DVD+R on Ubuntu 12.04LTS

I asked on askubuntu and was pointed over here. Long-story short, I had to completely format both my hard drives. So, I need to reinstall my dual-boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu. One problem. I lost my ...
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How do I move a CMS installation from root to subdirectory (nginx)

I've inadvertently installed Wordpress into the root of my Ubuntu nginx server. How do I move this installation from root to a subdirectory called /blog? ex. mysite.com/blog What I have now: server ...
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Visual Studio Community 2015 Installation stuck on creating a system restore point

I tried to install the new Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition but unfortunately without success because the installation gets stuck on creating a system restore point. What I did to solve the ...
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Tuleap Installation prerequisite packages?

I am trying to install Tuleap on a clean CentOS 6 Server. I cant find a list of prerequisite packages. Do I need MySQL, Apache, PHP, etc? Or does the Tuleap install handle those? I have tried a few ...
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Can i use a higher output SMPS? [duplicate]

I want to buy a new SMPS for my desktop PC but I can't find one with the same output (120W max), can i use a SMPS with higher output (350 W SMPS )than the one I have ? My PC : Lenovo ThinkCentre ...
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Is it possible to get Windows 10 upgrade as an ISO image (to make a bootable install disk from)?

The Windows 10 upgrade, free to users of earlier Windows versions, is out on July 29. The upgrade is being made available via Windows Update as an automatic download and install, if the user has opted ...
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Windows 7 Pro 64Bit… now thinks it's a 16Bit OS? I can't “repair” Windows or MS Office suite?

Question : What software tools can repair Windows 7 Pro 64Bit, when it has been damaged (ie. it thinks it is a 16Bit OS and won't repair from Win7 install disk). NOTE : When trying to avoid a ...
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No Windows SDK found when installing SpiderMonkey

I'm following this guide to install SpiderMokey. I've downloaded and installed Visual Studio Community 2015, then restarted. I've downloaded and installed MozillaBuild package. When I go to ...
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Why do have most (Windows) programs such 'complicated' setup programs?

There seems to do a lot of complicated stuff going on - that also make it hard to uninstall when (i.e.) the original uninstaller breaks down. Why isn't it just as simple as: Unzip all unique files ...
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When installing Windows 7, installation gives multiple code errors and can't proceed further

My PC is an old 32-bit CPU with 1,5 GB RAM running on old MSI motherboard and I wanted to give it a clean Windows reinstall to freshen and speed things up a notch after not doing it for close to 5 ...
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Can I just directly copy software such as Firefox with all plugins to another computer through Remote Desktop Connection?

I have to work on a remote computer and am able to copy files to it from my local desktop. A lot of my software such as Firefox and Spring Tool Suites have many custom plugins installed and it would ...
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build numpy from source results in wrong architecture

I build numpy from source on my mac to link it to my ATLAS library. Thus, I wanted to run it as described here with these options: export MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.10 export CFLAGS="-arch i386 ...
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Unresponsive desktop on all Linux distributions

I have an Asus X550LN laptop (Intel i7 4500U, 8Gb Ram, Nvidia 840M), I am trying to install any Linux distribution on this laptop for a year now and I am encountering the same problem. I downloaded ...
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“Not Enough Space” for Autocad Inventor Installation

Today, I installed Autodesk Inventor 2016 on a new (in the last month) Windows 8.1 computer. The install appeared to run OK, but it missed a couple of files due to my moving and renaming of the ...
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“Verify that the file exists and that you can access it” error on Windows 7

I tried to find the solution to this online but after hours of no progress, I decided to ask here. I have an installer for a driver. The installer starts but it stops midway giving me the error (for ...
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Kali Linux 1.1.0a 64bit installation goes blank after selecting “install” from boot up Dell Inspiron 7348

Not my first install of Kali, I've done it on my friends computers with UEFI. The problem I have is when trying to install on my computer when booting from USB, it beeps and presents me with a menu, ...
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Package not getting installed by apt-get

I am running sudo apt-get install libgtkmm-2.4. I would expect this command to install the library, as there is no such library to be found when running pkg-config --list-all | grep gtkmm. However, ...
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Java Home was not set properly?

I am trying to install MATLAB on my Fedora 22. At the end, I get an error The application encountered an unexpected error and needs to close. You may want to try re-installing your product(s). ...
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Why does python 2.7.10 install a 2.7.6 version?

I am building a custom Python 2.7.10 installation with icc via the following script: #!/bin/bash CC=icc \ CXX=icpc \ LD=xild \ CFLAGS="-O3 -xHost -fomit-frame-pointer -shared-intel -fpic -ipo ...
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Cannot install git-credential-winstore

I get this error pop-up when I try to install Git-Credential-Winstore on Windows 8.1 x64 Enterprise. When I click Debug, I get the following error message. An unhandled exception of type ...
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Is there -inputFile option for install command?

I am trying to install one program, and I have installer_input.txt file,where all configuration data are written. In the installation guide they suggested to run a command "install -inputFile " ...
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Error installing Remote Server Admin tools on Windows 8.1 laptop [duplicate]

I am trying to install the new remote server admin tools for windows 8.1 on my laptop (running 64 bit Windows 8.1). After the download I run the installer and get the error "The update is not ...
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Debian - no desktop environments to choose

I am currently installing Debian 8 (debian8.1.0-amd64-i386-netlist.iso) with graphical installer from a USB drive . After partition selection, I don't see the option to select Desktop environments ...
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Upgrading to Windows 8 Pro from Windows 8.1

Weird, I know, but bear with me here, please. I've been assembling a PC for sometime now, piece by piece. A friend gave me a gift for it: Windows 8 Pro (that's what it says on the box). I was ...
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can I install windows to clean system from flash when I get electronic license

I would like to purchase downloadable windows 8.1: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Windows-8.1/productID.288401200?icid=L3_Nav_Store_windows81_011415 My plan is to install it ...
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Error when installing Fedora 22 from usb?

I am trying to intsall Fedora22 64 bit from USB. However when I enter in boot options I get error "failed to set MokListRT: Out of Resources" and then I can't continue with installation process. How ...
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Kali Linux Live CD - Where is boot menu?

I have downloaded the torrent of the latest Kali Linux build. I have burnt the Disk Image to a DVD+R DL Disk, put it in my CD/DVD drive, and ran setup.exe. But when I boot my computer selecting ...
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Is it possible to change prefix after make?

We all know that $./configure --prefix=$SOME_DIR $ make $ sudo make install can install bin, lib to $SOME_DIR. However, I wonder whether I can change the prefix of installation directory after ...
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Missing part of the RAM after I installed new Fedora?

I have installed new version of Fedora (22) after I had some problems with hard disk. However, I can only see 3GB of RAM now. But actually I have 8GB. What can be a problem and how I can resolve it. ...
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Is there a way to install Arch Linux on a separate drive via Windows?

I want to install Arch Linux on a new SSD I've bought however I don't have any discs or external drives to install it from. Is it possible to install Arch Linux via Windows 7 which is running on a ...
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Ubuntu Software Center .deb installation

I created a .deb package and it can be installed via 'dpkg -i' perfectly or using GDebi but I don't want to ask users to install additional tools. The package is intended to be for low level users so ...
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How can I install upwork time tracker in CentOS release 6.6 (Final)

I didn't find good docs about how I can install upwork on Centos6.6 Is it possible ? I didn't find yum-plugin-copr for centos (I have find only documentation for Fedora)
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Installing luabind on Ubuntu

So I've been looking on the internet for a moment and found nearly no tutorial, or good instructions on how to install luabind. I found that I need to have boost and lua 5.xx installed to install it; ...
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Can't install linux on Dell XPS 15z

I'm trying to install a linux destro on my Dell XPS 15z laptop but have had no success. In this lets say I'm using Ubuntu 15. The cd works, I can see the live versions of Ubuntu, and Ubuntu can see ...
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USB-Stick to install Windows 8.1 and CentOS 7.1

I have found tutorials to crate install-media (USB-sticks) for Windows 8.1 and CentOS 7. I now wonder if it is possible to create 2 partitions A and B on my USB-Stick, such that I can copy Installer ...
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Changes like driver installation/update/upgrade are lost after reboot/shutdown in Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on my Dell Vostro 3446 in dual boot mode along with windows 8.1. I keep trying to update Kali and install device drivers. I installed the compact wireless driver and apt-update ...
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Unable to use SSD as boot drive

I own an Acer Aspire Predator G3620 and bought a Samsung EVO 840 SSD to speed up my performance. Unfortunately, after plugging in the SSD into my pc, the BIOS does not allow me to use the SSD as boot ...
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PXE install update status

I'm currently working on an install system for my servers. Everything works fine except the fact that I want to update a state in database proportionally of the install's state like "Reboot on PXE", ...
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ASRock motherboard does not even load BIOS when OpenBSD drives connected

I am trying to run an OpenBSD mail server on this hardware but am running into problems. I installed OpenBSD from the standard CD installer in a SATA CD drive plugged into the machine. This went ...
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Do installation files such as .deb contain machine instructions for every supported architecture?

Based on my humble understanding of computer internals, if you compile a C program for a particular instruction set architecture, the resulting executable will be the same for any operating system, ...
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Installing extensions of a program that is installed twice

I have Python installed twice in my computer. The python.exe file is located once under C:\Python34 and again under C:\Anaconda3. The first was installed through the standard Python installation, ...
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Trying to install program as non-admin user but Windows 2008 doesn't accept admin password

I am running Win 2008 Standard Ed. I am logged in as a user (non-admin) and am trying to install a program (via an install.exe file). Windows will prompt for an Admin userid and password which I do ...
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Unable to install PosgreSQL on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to install PostgreSQL on my Ubuntu machine. I end up getting this error. postgresql : Depends: postgresql-9.3 but it is not going to be installed postgresql-contrib : Depends: ...