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

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Windows Update KB2779768 Installation Failure on Windows 8

I purchased a new 64 bit computer with Windows 8 (not Pro) installed in December 2012. Today I am running Window-8 updates. All updates have a Status of Succeeded except one update that downloads but ...
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Error Code 0x0000005D while installing Windows 8

My friend was installing Windows 8 to our network lab's computers. During the installation, this error message appeared: Your PC needs to restart Please hold down the power button Error Code ...
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How to reinstall and activate Adobe InDesign CS2 (Polish)?

I have a client that needs to reinstall their computer. They have a Polish version of InDesign CS2, which won’t activate anymore. How to install it after reinstalling Windows? The English version from ...
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quickest way to try/install redmine?

I want to try the trunk version of Redmine to find out if it suits my needs Could somebody help me/point me what OS (win or linux+what distro) is the best to use in terms of easy and quick install of ...
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creating UEFI USB Boot stick using rufus option gives errors

I am trying to install windows 7 from a USB UEFI stick that I tried to create in vain. I read other posts on creating UEFI USB Boot sticks and found Rufus the most convenient option . However , Rufus ...
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How can I silently install Google Chrome?

I want to make a silent installation of Google Chrome Beta. I've tried ChromeSetup.exe downloader with /s or /-ms but nothing had worked. Then I've downloaded the standalone installation version, and ...
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Enable TRIM on FreeBSD 9 Install

I recently upgraded all of the parts in my FreeBSD 9 server. I purchased an SSD to run as a the root drive - I'd like to enable TRIM on it but the only documentation I can find on it is that it can ...
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How to install i386 package under amd64 ubuntu/debian

All existing answers I found are for the pre-multiarch era (chroot) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultiArch says it is OK to install i386 package on amd64 under the multiarch environment, but ...
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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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Install system to Disk on Chip

I'm looking for an easy way to install linux on a PC104 (x86 no cmov) system with a Disk-on-Chip. It can be a very simple system (BusyBox, etc) or a distro the installs in under 512mb. I just need to ...
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Is there anything else required to make a copy of whole OS boot?

I have just installed Lubuntu onto usb(using unetbootin).Now I want to copy all the files on that usb onto a new usb to make it boot Lubuntu too. Will this work or is there anything else required to ...
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How to install mongodb on linux?

I'm a nuby on linux (never used it before), and I want to install mongodb on an EC2 linux instance. I still haven't found a good article which guide how to install mongodb on an EC2 linux instance, ...
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How to change Windows 8 core installation language to English?

I recently bought a new Lenovo laptop from Poland with Windows 8. Everything is dandy until I notice that it's all Polish and I don't speak Polish. Well, I can change the language to English, but ...
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Windows Server 2008 & 8 Release Preview Error 0x0000225

I recently found a computer with the specs: AMD Sempron64 3200+ 1.8GHz DDR2 1GB @ 533MHz ASUS M2N MX motherboard Onboard GeForce 6100 I burned an image of Windows 8 RP 64 bit and booted it. I got ...
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what packages are needed to use perl with cygwin

i want to know what packages are needed so that Perl can work under windows environment, i need this, because some scripts or shell commands are with the UNIX structure and i don't want to be changing ...
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Error Installing Windows XP

I'm trying to reinstall windows XP, when I boot to a windows XP disk I get the normal blue screen which runs through installing drivers, then after these drivers are installed, I see at the botton ...
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Windows installation repair option not showing up

I'm trying to repair an existing Windows XP installation. Following the instructions from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/tips/doug92.mspx this should work: When ...
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Reload OEM Windows XP

I have a computer that came with Windows XP Home (with the sticker on it that has the product key). I used it for some time with a (legally obtained) copy of Windows. Now I want to reload the ...
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How to meet Windows 8 upgrade's 20 GB requirement on a 40 GB SSD with a 22 GB Windows 7 install?

A PC I have has Windows 7 installed on a 40 GB SSD, and I bought a Windows 8 upgrade for it. The current Windows folder on it however is 22 GB, that's after removing hibernation, turning off the ...
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Installing OS on target disk from external dock

I want to install Windows on my SSD, but I don't want to plug it in via SATA. I have an external HDD dock, so I'm going to plug it in there. Question is; how can I install Windows from my external HDD ...
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Error message: sudo: mysql_secure_installation: command not found

I'm trying to learn PHP and I'm just in the process of installing apache,msql and PHP. I'm on a mac osx 10.7.2 Processor 2.26 GHz intel core 2 due I downloaded: mysql-5.5.18-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg ...
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Fedora 17: How do I install Python 2.7 into /usr instead of /usr/local?

I want to install Python 2.7 onto my Fedora machine, but it installs it into the /usr/local/ bin. How do I make it so that won't happen? I want to do this because the setuptool I installed keeps on ...
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how to install privoxy on centos 6

okay I have googled, but...I am unable to find anything on the net on how to install privoxy on my centos machine. I have tried yum install privoxy, I get: No package privoxy available. I dont know ...
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Homebrew Imagemagick installation aborts with incomplete libltdl package error on Mountain Lion

I am unable to install Imagemagick with homebrew on osx 10.8.5 with the latest xode and cmd line tools installed. After i tried to install Imagemagick with brew install ImageMagick I get the ...
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Why I can't boot debian 7 from usb stick?

I downloaded a live ISO from the web and saved it as debian7.iso. I then I flashed it onto my USB: dd if=/home/debian7.iso of=/dev/sdb I rebooted my computer, and set it to boot from "removable ...
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Connectify installer does not load on windows 8.1

I recently upgraded to windows 8.1 and since then, I am unable to install Connectify hotspot. The problem is, installer does not load very first step and I just see a blank loading form which is not ...
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How to install .egg?

How exactly does one install .egg files? When I tried downloading the Sphinx installer here, my computer couldn't find a default application to run the installer. easy_install doesn't work either. ...
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How to install ant & ivy?

I've installed ant... and I've installed ivy (both from synaptic), but ant can't find ivy! When I run ant to build 'october-chess-engine' I get the following: BUILD FAILED ...
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Remove Ubuntu, Install Windows

I've tried several times to install Windows 7 or 8 on my Ubuntu-computer.. I have a USB drive with Windows burned in, I've used this guide: ...
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Installing LibreOffice 4.0.1 on Fedora 17

I downloaded 'LibreOffice_4.0.1.2_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz' from official site of libreoffice and follow the readme to install. The installation completed successfully, but when I entered ...
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How to solve the error “Code: 0x0000000A” while installing Windows 8 Developer Preview?

I am using VirtualBox 4.1.2 for Windows hosts Here is the configuration used for the virtual machine: When I start the virtual machine some files are loaded and there is a progress-bar Loading ...
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How does one install this mcrypt package?

I'm using MAC os x Mavericks, so after dlownload mcrypt-2.6.8, I decided to to configure ( per the recommendation of a dozen blogs ) like so : MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.9 CFLAGS='-O3 -fno-common ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't detect hard disk partitions

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit on an ASUS Laptop and wanted to install it in another one, the ASUS A55V. After booting the laptop and setting up Windows 7 (I unfortunately cannot wipe out ...
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SPSS version 22 ERROR: attempt to connect to a remote server failed

If anyone can help, I'm at my wits end here and my class starts Monday. I have installed SPSS statistics 22 on my Win7 Home 64-bit SP 1 and it will not run. I am on an HP Pavilion dv7 with tons of ...
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Date modified column in Programs and Features window is empty

I am definitely sure, I was able to sort installed application by install date-time. But now the only column is Date modified and it is empty. How to fill this column?
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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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How to properly install IPython on Mac with Homebrew?

How to properly install IPython on Mac with Homebrew? The method recommended by ipython.org, i.e. installing Anaconda or Enthought Canopy will introduce files that brew doctor will raise warning ...
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For both Mac and Windows OS

I would like to install my little app on either Mac or Windows os after the user agrees and downloads it. What is the best way to package the app and do an automatic installation on their computer?
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Windows setup claims the installation source is not accessible. How do I fix this?

I'm trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate over my existing Windows 7 Professional. I downloaded the ISO from Microsoft and burned the install disc at the slowest speed possible (x3). I booted to the ...
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Windows 8 upgrade to windows 8.1 RTM fails with error code 0x101 - 0x2000C

I have a MSDN Subscription and downloaded Windows 8.1 RTM today. It fails to install. After mounting the ISO and installing (with a Windows 8.1 Pro product code), selecting "Keep my apps and ...
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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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I cannot install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 SDK

No matter what I do, it will not install. I tried changing the SP thing and it had absolutely no effect. SP1 is installed. Visual Studio 2010 is installed. I'm running a 64 bit machine with Windows 7. ...
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apt-get gives error: Unable to locate package <package name> for all packages

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 13.10, and I'm trying to install an FTP server, but apt-get doesn't seem to want to install anything. sudo apt-get install vsftpd brings the error: unable to ...
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I have recently downloaded Garry's Mod on Steam but it won't work

I have recently downloaded Garry's Mod on Steam. When I try to run it, the first time setup says that my DirectX Runtime is out of date. Then it brings me to a link that lets you install the DirectX ...
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Another Windows 7 install freezing

*COULD SOME ADMIN CLOSE THIS QUESTION (see below)? * I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T510 which has been runing Windows 7 32bits for almost two years now. For some reason, the system got dusty and slow ...
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Windows 7 Installation asks for AHCI drivers when installed a HDD into the DVD Bay

I'm facing a problem I never faced before: I replaced the DVD Optical Drive of my laptop with a HDD. The HDD is correctly seen into the BIOS but when I'm trying to install Windows 7 the Installation ...
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How to install APT on Debian Linux

I've uninstalled APT due to A LOT of issues, but it seems that I can't install it again. Can someone please help me? I'm running Linux kali 3.12-kali1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.12.6-2kali1 (2014-01-06) ...
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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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Evoluent vertical mouse manager won't install on Windows-7

Just bought left-hand, wired, regular size Evoluent mouse 4 from Amazon. When I try to install evoluent_mouse_manager_v5.0.msi And I get this error 1001. Could not load 'sorttbls.nlp
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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 ...