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

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Shrink XenServer partitions manually to create multiboot virtualization test server

I would like to test XenServer features in comparison to Xen(xl) and Xen(xm). I already have a dualboot Xen Host for that task, but would like to add a XenServer partition additinally now. As I found ...
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THC-Hydra Installation on Mac OS X

I've been trying to install thc-hydra on my Macbook lately but I haven't been able to get it work as I keep on getting the following error. gcc -I. -O3 -pie -fPIE -fstack-protector-all --param ...
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Can't install Poedit on Linux Mint

When I type: sudo apt-get install poedit I get this error: Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho Creando árbol de dependencias Leyendo la información de estado... Hecho Se ...
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Visual studio 2013 installation failing “Element not found”

The install fails with an "Element not found" error. Lin the log file, first, there are a bunch of "registry key not found" messages: [1AB8:1ABC][2014-08-13T20:22:33]i000: Registry key not found. ...
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How to install windows 7 in a dual-boot pc?

I have ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 installed in my pc.Which is a dual-boot system.Now i want to reinstall windows 7 uninstalling both ubuntu and previous windows.How can i do it keeping my personal ...
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Installing Windows 7 to replace Windows 8: What to keep in mind?

I plan to buy an HP Pavilion (500-252eg) with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, and already have a Windows 7 DVD with a working key. What I want to do is get rid of Windows 8 and install Windows 7 instead, ...
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CentOS 7 and OpenSuSE 13.1 (so far) can't see NTFS partitions during installation

The title is rather self explanatory, but here some more details. I'm currently running my machine with Windows XP x64 (read Windows Server 2003) and I was planning to install CentOS 7 on the same ...
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OSX Yosemite cannot delete item from Launchpad and item stuck installing multiple times

I've recently upgraded to the developer version of OSX Yosemite, and have upgraded two applications I use. The first is Memory Clean, and the second is Battery Health. Both of these are by "FIPLAB". ...
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adding a nic to a linux system

I've just bought an HP NC360T Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet Adapter PCI-E for use in a linux box. I can't seem to see the device on the system. I've used the lspci command to display a list of items on ...
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How to keep some files from old hard disk (which currently has Windows 8.1 and will be formatted) after clean-installing Windows 8.1 in SSD

I have a hard disk which currently has Windows 8.1. I've ordered a new SSD hard disk and I want to (clean)install Windows 8.1 x64 in it. The old hard disk will be formatted - I just want to keep about ...
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blender-2.71-linux-glibc211-i686.tar.bz2 extraction errors

Downloaded blender-2.71-linux-glibc211-i686.tar.bz2 for Debian use. Tried to extract the archive in (1) hard disk, but when failed with the following error codes, tried in (2) Pen Drive (or memory ...
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brew link error - installing freetype for Circos

I am wanting to use Circos and have been following a tutorial on how to do the initial setup. (http://kylase.github.io/CircosAPI/os-x-installation-guide/) I went to use: $brew install freetype and ...
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How to create a custom installation package?

I am a developer and sometime I need to work on new computer, I have to do setup various programming tools, like Visual Studio, gVim, Notepad++, setting up environment variables, etc. etc. Obviously, ...
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My 3TB seagate external hard drive fell of my 12" high pc onto wooden flooring and now has stopped working, is there anyway to fix it?

Every time I plug it in it sounds like it is starting up but then it sounds like it power downs after 5 seconds or so. The weird thing is that as soon as it fell to the ground I immediately checked ...
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Install ONLY Media Center On 8.1 Laptop With 8.1 Pro ISO?

I have a Dell laptop that came with Windows 8.1. (I guess it's not an "update" since it came with 8.1 out of the box.) I just purchase a legitimate version of Windows 8.1 Pro (student) edition from ...
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Cannot install MAT CBT Console

I need help reading an installation error log file. I am a student worker at a university helpdesk and still learning. I am having trouble installing testing software for a user. I have tried using ...
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Linux Manjaro installer is demanding that I mount a UEFI parition, I am not using UEFI

I am using the latest Manjaro installer from their main website. I am using this install guide (I linked to the time segment where I am stuck on). In the latest Manjaro installer, it is telling me ...
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What switches can be used to install 7zip?

I'm looking for a comprehensive list of switches 7zip will accept when installing. The 7zip FAQ only seems to list silent switches: How can I install 7-Zip in silent mode? For exe installer: ...
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Error installing IE11 - prerequisite update KB2834140

I'm trying to upgrade Internet Explorer my Windows 7 (x64) development VM from IE8 to IE11. Both the online and offline installers fail with a bland error message: The troubleshooter tells me ...
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TP-Link WiFi Router

I'm trying to install a TP-Link wireless router. I am using a modem an have a PPPoE connection. I connected the router to the computer and the modem, but in the last step of the Easy Setup it says " ...
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How should I use manual partition in Ubuntu?

Well , I'm just moving from Windows platform to Ubuntu and I'm stuck at how to use manual partition. I don't want to preserve any previous windows installation or previous data too. My Windows drives ...
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How to install Windows XP to the disk S

I want to install Windows XP, but I want some kind of technique to create partition with installed Windows assign letter 'S', not letter 'C'. I think is possible, because if I turn my multi card ...
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How to install systemC in kali linux

I want to install systemC, on kali Linux. Is there an installation guide for this? Also, is there a procedure to verify if the installation was successful in my PC
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Installing PostgresSQL on CentOS 6.4 without yum

I've got a company server running CentOS 6.4 on which I'm required to install the tools required for a webapp deployment. One of those tools is PostgreSQL server, however the company VPN is blocking ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 because it says root file system is not defined

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and whenever I get here, it says that root file system is not defined. I am on try Ubuntu before you install and I installed it with UNetbootin. How can I fix this?
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Why do guides always say to download the RPM to disk?

Every installation guide I've ever seen which requires an RPM install starts with the instruction "download the repo", usually accompanied by a wget, and then, separately, says to rpm -i or rpm -U the ...
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Fedora20 not turning on

I installed Fedora20. After I turn On my system, it says "Oh no! Something has gone wrong. A problem has ocurred and the system can't recover. Please contact a system administrator". I re-installed ...
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How to skip re-downloading of files in pear install?

When I inkove e.g. pear install -a -B horde/groupware following the installation script of hoardhttp://www.horde.org/apps/groupware/docs/INSTALL multiple time files are downloaded every time. How to ...
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Is there a way to convert a non-Chocolatey installed program into a Chocolatey installed one?

I have a few programs that have been installed using non-Chocolatey methods (.msi packages, setup.exe, etc.). I have recently started using Chocolatey and would like to use it to update these ...
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Can i use a friend's Xp installer disk for my own computer?

My friend has a Windows Xp installer disk for home and i have a product key for windows Xp home. Would i be able to use his disk to install windows XP to my computer?
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Is it possible to install an OS without any installation medium?

I have a blank hard drive. Is it possible for me to install Windows XP onto it with only the product key and nothing else?
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How to resolve error while building bcl2fastq?

CMake Error at /tmp/bcl2fastq_v1.8.3-build/bootstrap/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindBoost.cmake:1128 (message): Unable to find the requested Boost libraries. Boost version: 1.44.0 Boost include path: ...
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Obtain Windows 8.1 Update 1 installation media - I have Windows 8 Keys

I'm in the common yet unenviable position of having the older Windows 8 keys (one OEM non-Pro version - key in BIOS, one retail boxed copy Pro version), yet wanting to easily install Windows 8.1 ...
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brew install gcc /Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks

I'm doing a clean install of Mavericks, and accidentally did brew install gcc which is taking over half an hour, maybe more. Should I terminate it? I know now that I should have installed a ...
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Using OEM key from a preinstalled windows copy

I have a lenovo laptop running linux. I have the OEM key for win7 (looks like numbers-OEM-numbers-numbers) that came with the laptop. Can I reinstall Windows 7 from my USB drive and use the OEM key to ...
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Windows XP installation, no previous version of Windows NT

I tried to reinstall Windows XP on my Lenovo S10e netbook, but I got this error: No previous version of Windows NT can be found on your computer. Setup cannot verify that you qualify to install ...
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Running into errors on installing addons in asterisk

Trying to install asterisk on my centos system following this tutorial but on doing ./configure –libdir=/usr/lib64 && make menuselect && make && make install in my terminal ...
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Install / uninstall GPU drivers in Win7 via file explorer?

Situation: (See also for context: a previous question) Cannot access Win7 (bootcamp) system via screen, as AMD GPU is bust Win7 Safe Mode does not help Can run OSX partition as managed to manually ...
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Installing .Net 4.5.2 on Windows 7 (without any SP installed)

Is it possible to install .Net 4.5.2 on a clean Windows 7 without any service packs installed? I am asking since the relaase notes for 4.0 state Windows 7 Windows 7 SP1 while the 4.5.2 only ...
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Unable to install Java Runtime Environment (ver 7 update 65)

Background: I am trying to setup PyDev on Eclipse Luna. I have managed to download and installed Eclipse Luna. But on start up, it said I need to download and install latest Java Runtime Environment. ...
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Solaris 11.1 x86 installing Weblogic 12.11

Ive been looking everywhere for a way to install Weblogic on Solaris. According to Oracle's documentation, all you need to install Weblogic Graphical Mode is Login on Unix Go to the directory that ...
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How to install Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 with IE11 installed?

I'm developing a website and it's experiencing issues on IE9 (so I've been told). To debug the site, I need to uninstall IE11 and install IE9 (Windows does not allow one to have two versions installed ...
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Difference between an install EXE and the EXEs found within the install folder [closed]

What is the difference between an installation EXE and the EXE files that are found within the installation folder? For example: The VLC media player install is called "vlc-2.1.3-win64.exe" and is ...
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ARCH boot error from USB:modprobe: FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/3.15.5-2-ARCH/modules.deb, no such file or directory

I am following the (32-bit) ARCH installation tutorial on http://wideaperture.net/blog/?p=3851 This works fine on VirtualBox. No issues. However, when I repeat the process on a real hardware with ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't boot unless I boot from installation USB

I can successfully install Windows 8.1 on a Samsung Series 5 Ultra, but when I try to boot the system it only shows a menu with the main HDD as an option. I select it and nothing happens. The only way ...
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Installing OS from external hard drive without formatting it

I've a 1 terabyte WD external hard drive and there are images of Linux OS on it, is there any way to boot them from this external drive without formatting all 1 terabyte space?(there are many file ...
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Making program installations on Win7 completely removable

So I'm pretty meticulous when it comes to Windows installations and I really like to know what exactly is installed on my computer and why it's there. However, over time, it seems that my every ...
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Specified Logon Session Does Not Exit Setting Up XP Mode

I'm trying to set up XP Mode on a Windows 7 Enterprise x64 PC and I can get far as to launch XP Mode and go through the setup wizard. However, once I reach the Setup will share the drives on this ...
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Update to Chrome 36, black screen, no address bar, can't uninstall

I just updated to the latest (as of 7/18/14) Chrome, version 36 and when I relaunched the browser, it's just the window frame and a black screen. It seems like a page (google.com) is loaded but it's ...
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Asus Netbook restarts while loading windows files for installation

I recently bought an Asus X200MA-KX141H X Series Netbook with DOS pre-installed. I made a bootable USB stick with windows 7 in it and after booting into the windows installation screen, loading ...