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

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Visual Studio Community 2015 Installation stuck on creating a system resore 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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On booting, Internet recovery option pops up though I hold down the option key

I formatted my hard and removed all the partitions from it on my macbook pro 2012. Now, I want to install Yosemite on it, but when it starts, and I keep the option down, but no startup disk menu ...
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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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Install Visual Studio on a different drive

My hard drives are set up so that my C: only contains the operating system and critical software (including software that refuses to install elsewhere). My secondary drive, M:, is where I install ...
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Cannot install IE11 “did not finish” … out of ideas

I'm just finishing cleaning up a laptop with a pretty bad malware infection. I ended running a repair install of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and everything seems to be working well, except for one ...
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Install Server 2003 from USB

I need some way to boot my windows server 2003 install from a USB drive , any suggestions welcome.
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Notepad++ Installation Error: Installation of plugin failed

I installed the newest version of Notepad++ on my Win 8.1 Professional. The version is called "Notepad++ Je suis Charlie edition, Build Time Jan 10 2015 - 17:20:21". The Plugin Manager delivered with ...
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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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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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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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Error : can't open file c:\documents and settings\all

Can you help me solve this problem when I try to setup a PC game:
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Oracle JRE 7 and 8 both will not install on previously Javaless win7

Simple question I thought I'd never have to ask, since I've done it hundreds of times before: How can I install JRE? I have a Win7 x64 Pro box with no Java environment, running as an admin user. I'm ...
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Windows Setup could not configure Windows to run on this computer's hardware

The whole installation goes smoothly up to the point of "Completing installation ...". The monitor changes resolution, after which a standard dialog box pops up saying Windows Setup could not ...
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Windows 8.1 Update 1 showing activation error

I have installed Windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro Version a few weeks back on my desktop computer running 64 bit version of the OS. The OS was running perfectly fine until today when it started showing ...
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How to install older versions of Internet Explorer?

I currently have Internet Explorer 11 installed, but I need Version 8 or 7 for some onlinework. Do I have to uninstall Internet Explorer 11 prior to installing 8 or 7?
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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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How to extract files from MSI package?

Can anyone advise a way, or utility that can extract the files from an MSI installation package. We have some old patches that we want to get the files from but don't wish to spend the time ...
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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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“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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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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How to get something using .net framework 4.5.1 to work in XP?

An update to a small program I use for generating character sheets for ttrpgs has updated and now requires .net 4.5.1 in order to function. This is a bit of a problem, as I prefer to use it on my xp ...
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Problems using .cab with every installer

Using several installers, I get errors related to missing .cab files: The cabinet file 'product.cab' required for this installation is corrupt and cannot be used and The cabinet file ...
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How do you reinstall nano on Mac OS X?

I accidentally overwrote my nano app with a unix binary version, and now nano doesnt work on my Mac OS (Maverick). How do I restore nano or get it back? I couldnt find it on homebrew and I don't ...
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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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Any “Magic Tricks” For Getting Data Back After Windows 7 Install

My old man installed Windows 7 without making a proper backup, and now realizes he left behind some important data. He did a true "clean install", so there is no Windows.old folder in the root ...
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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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How to install and configure Nagios-MNTOS? [migrated]

I just tried to configure MNTOS for my 2 Nagios server. I'm very new to this tool. I do not get a clarity on the installation. Should i install MNTOS on a separate server or any of my 2 Nagios ...
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Can't install yahoo messenger on windows xp

I am trying to install Yahoo Messenger 10 on windows xp but it never finish. It create a GLBD6.tmp and it use 100% CPU. Any ideas why?
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Windows 7 stuck at “setup is starting” during installation from USB

I am trying to install Windows 7 through USB in my Dell studio 1555 Laptop. Every time it gets stuck at setup is starting I have already disabled all other boot options except USB. There is no ...
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how to enable event MPM Apache 2.4 Ubuntu 14.04 with thread safe PHP?

I upgraded to Ubuntu server 14.04 expecting the default apache installation would use the new event MPM, but instead I find the old memory-eating prefork. I've successfully set up event MPM in Arch ...
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Make IE stop asking me to install adobe flash player

I don't have adobe flash player installed, and don't miss the flashing ads a bit. The only thing that annoys me: IE8 keeps asking me "this web site wants to install Adobe Flash Player", and I want to ...
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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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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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how to make a bootable windows xp flash drive? [duplicate]

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04. I have windows xp iso file and 4 gb flash drive, but do not have a cd writer. Is there a way to make a windows bootable usb drive? I went through many answers, ...
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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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How to use ubiquity command when booting Ubuntu Live CD?

In default Ubuntu ISO, the menu labeled "Install Ubuntu" includes only-ubiquity in its boot command. In default Kubuntu the menu labeled "Start Kubuntu" includes maybe-ubiquity, which will show user ...
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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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DirectX installation error

Magicka started crashing on startup. While trying to fix this, I decided to update DirectX. When I run dxwebsetup, it identifies missing "DirectX Runtime Optional Components" and attempts to install, ...
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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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Error: Couldn't update to Windows 8.1 preview. How to troubleshoot?

Trying to upgrade my PC, the process goes forward but in some point, it revers back to Windows 8.0. How can I troubleshoot the problem?
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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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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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“Pkgmgr is deprecated” error while installing Windows Media Player

While installing WMP or Sony PC Companion, the installation gives the same error that is: Note: The PkgMgr.exe has been deprecated. Please update your scripts to use dism.exe to extract, install, ...
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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 ...