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

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Windows 10 technical preview restarts every few hours

I have recently installed a preview build of Windows 10. Windows Technical Preview Evaluation copy. Build 9841 Unfortunately, now it begins to restart automatically every couple hours after ...
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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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How to install Getac V100 integrated drivers in Linux Ubuntu 14.04?

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on Getac V100. I need help installing drivers for the GPS, touchscreen, Getac Utility, etc. I have all the necessary drivers saved. How do you install ...
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Slackware asking for “root” during the installation [on hold]

Why Slackware Linux asking for root user during the installation? while its not a Live-CD. I really don't know why...
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Where can I download a copy of Windows 8 (64 Bit) to use with my previously purchased activation key?

I just bought an HP ultrabook running Windows 8 with no installation media. I also bought an SSD hard drive. My plan was to install windows 8 on the SSD I purchased. Without any installation media ...
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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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Python setup failed Unspecified error

I'm install python 3.5.0a3 first time on windows 8.1 64 bit and at just starting of installation it just says "Setup failed". Here is the log file.
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completely uninstalling software and accompanying components

As a student in computer science, I find myself installing many useful software applications for computer programming on Windows. One software application in particular that I enjoy using on Windows ...
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Can't install a Earmaster 6.1

I'm trying to install Earmaster 6.1 on Windows 7 x64. The setup is an exe file. I installed it but I wanted to do something first so I uninstalled it. But now I can't install it anymore, the setup ...
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How do I fix newly added hard drives in Disk Management? [on hold]

I've added some new hard drives to my ASUS-DELUXE motherboard running Win 64. Disk 0, (T:) has a 1.82GB NTFS Healthy Primary Partition and a blue bar over that but under a black bar it says 1861.20 ...
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How to show the hidden partitions in Ubuntu 14.04 installation?

I have a computer with Windows 7 and I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows. I have a 320GB harddisk partitioned like this: DISKPART> list volum ::N volume::::Ltr::::::Nom::::: ...
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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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Tuleap installation issue on RHEL7.1

I am following the installation guide to install Tuleap on RHEL7.1.  When I run this command: yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge-extras tuleap-all I get the following errors: --> Finished ...
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SQL Server setup hangs on install with SqlEngineConfigAction_install_startup_Cpu64

Formatted my PC and installed SQL Server 2008. Setup hangs as shown in attached image. The top text reads: Running post-Windows Installer configuration timing actions The bottom line says: ...
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Where to download the official Office 2013 to use with a PKC?

We bought a Dell computer with Windows 7 pro + Office 2013 home & business. The disk has failed the day we installed it (hardware failure). The disk is now replaced, but the Dell technician ...
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ubuntu 14.04 trusty: 'apt-get install' silently refuses upgrade package with unsatisfied dependencies

I think, this question is about the same problem. That question is marked as answered, although the problem isn't solved, so I open a new question with little bit more details. Short description: ...
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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 install the new beta of sublime-text-3 to try new features (keeping ST2 installed).  I successfully finished the installation, but ...
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How do I install a font from the Windows command prompt?

Is it possible to install fonts from the command prompt on Windows? If yes, what is the command? I tried copy [fontname].ttf C:\Windows\Fonts\ and it said copying was complete, but I could neither ...
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I can't boot and install any Windows version

Good evening people. Yesterday my laptop, this one http://www.msiwhitebook.com/product_spec.asp?model=ms-16f2-id1 got slow when I was using Android Studio and I decided to restart. After this my PC ...
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How do I install PDB2PQR such that the APBS tools PyMOL plugin can use it?

PyMOL has a plugin called APBS tool (http://www.pymolwiki.org/index.php/Apbsplugin) that requires three different file inputs: APBS binary (apbs.exe) APBS psize.py file PDB2PQR pdb2pqr.py file I ...
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Testing my PSU, and GPU

Bit of a complicated situation people.. But my main question is my PC seems to be running on my psu but it has a problem with my graphics card. It needs two six pins to run it.. The card runs on my ...
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How to install gcc 5+ on centos

I use CentOs 5 machine which has gcc 4.1.2. I want to try out few C++14 features and would like to install gcc 5 in a non default location. What is the best way to approach this? For example, for gcc ...
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Upgrading RAM on Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 L15W-B1303

I'm trying to figure out why Toshiba says that I can't upgrade the RAM on a Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 L15W-B1303 that I just bought. It has 2GB DDR3L 1600MHz and says: (Memory is not user ...
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Ubuntu gnome package installation error

When trying to install insight from some ppa repositories i get these errors. sudo apt-get install insight Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Windows 8.1 fails to boot after Linux Mint 17.1 install

My brother wants to move to Linux, so he installed it on his second HDD. The second HDD was the boot sector drive, but Windows and all the data was on the first HDD. After installing, Linux would ...
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Graphics card possible power issue

I had an nVidia GTS 8800 that stopped working suddenly. I thought the card had just died so I purchased a Sapphire Dual-X R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 card to replace it. The new card does not work either. ...
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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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Package: otrs-4.0.7-01.noarch Requires: perl(Template) while installing OTRS in centos 6

While I was trying to install OTRS 4.0.7 in centos 6, an error occurred. I tried to Google it, but I cant get the results to resolve the issue. Loaded plugins: product-id, refresh-packagekit, ...
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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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Tuleap LDAP plugin installation

I have installed the ldap plugin in Tuleap 7.2.99.22, configure it with the following ldap.inc, activate it and turn to "ldap" the $sys_auth_type in /etc/codendi/conf/local.inc. $sys_ldap_server = ...
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Installing TaskJuggler results in timeout

I'm trying to install TaskJuggler. As far as I can tell, I have successfully installed Ruby and Gem. The command I'm trying to execute and the error message is: C:\...>gem install ...
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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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installing homebrew on osx 10.6.8 with terminal

I don't use admin psswd on my MacBook, I am the only user and all installations till now go with clicking OK and leaving OS password request field empty, but with terminal - to install Homebrew - the ...
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apt-get error when installing git

I just set up a fresh Ubuntu 12.04.5 server amd64 machine on VirtualBox 4.2 (I was having install issues on OSX 10.10 using 4.3) and I'm able to do apt-get install curl but when I run apt-get install ...
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Creating a Package installer that will run an already made package installer

I am new to creating package installers. I am looking to create a package installer that First Runs an already created .pkg file (printer Drivers) then runs a post bash script that configures the ...
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Internet Explorer 11 installation fails with errorcode 9C59

I get an error with installing IE11 on Windows 2008 R2 The final errorcode is: Setup exit code: 0x00009C59 (40025) The first reported error is: 'C:\Windows\SysNative\dism.exe .. exited with ...
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GPO Office Installation - Script runs on PC, How could I get it to appear when a user logs in? [migrated]

I currently have a GPO created that installs Office 2010 for users during startup of the PC. This script is set to run for specific PCs. Is there any way that I can get the script to appear and run ...
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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 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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Why can't I install Windows 8 on an UEFI machine from an MBR based USB disk?

Just tried to install Windows 8.1 on an UEFI machine/GPT disk. I used a 2 TB MBR-based USB drive to contain the installer (FAT32 partition with Windows 8.1 install files). I got as far as selecting a ...
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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 don't any MSI (Windows Installer) installers work?

For quite some time already, I have not been able to install any applications that in any way use the Windows Installer (aka msiexec) which is most of the apps out there. I am not talking about some ...
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Installation failed SteerMouse

To be able to fully use my Logitech AnyWhere Mouse, I looked to install third party softwares I'm currently running Yosemite 10.10.2 and unable to install SteerMouse 4.2.2. After many rebooting or ...
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Drive partitioning for SSD cache

i just purchased a new laptop Asus N551JK-CN103D which comes with a 1TB hdd and 24GB SSD(or mSSD) which I think can be used as cache. I have a couple of questions but here is how I setup my laptop, it ...
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FreeBSD with gnome?

Currenty I am using Ubuntu on my Desktop, but want to give FreeBSD a try. I know that there is a PCBSD but it uses KDE, which I am not a big fan of. So Wondering how to set up FreeBSD with Gnome, ...
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Bare-minimum hard drive space to install Windows XP SP3 Professional?

Just enough for my drivers and my windows XP setup will be more than enough ... I will work from another partition and the system partition will be frozen ... 2Gb seem right but was using 5-10 Gb ...
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Windows 8 screen resolution on a acer aspire one 1366x768

I have just installed windows 8 on my acer aspire netbook, I made sure I had the required resolution of 1366x768. Once installed I can not get 1024x768, I tried downloading and installing the win 7 ...
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Multiple installations of Firefox

This might sound a little insane, but I'd like to have separate browsers for my everyday/research and social-network browsing. I could install another Browser like Chrome, Opera etc. but I am not very ...
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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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Trouble Installing Composer on Windows 7

Man oh man. I've looked everywhere for help, done everything I could, and now I'm here because I am simply stumped. I wasn't sure whether to ask this question here, or on Stackoverflow, but I assumed ...