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

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“We couldnt install upgrades” in Windows 10

Every time new cumulative update comes out, Windows downloads it for me and tries to install it when I next time boot my PC. It never succeeds. I have tried some registry things, but they didnt work ...
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Windows 10 installation completes but hangs with a black screen

In a post I found here, it was advised that if after installing Windows 10 (it reaches a point where it says 100% complete), it then claims it's tweaking things, and then that it's taking longer than ...
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Cannot boot Windows 8 install cd in uefi mode

I have a Toshiba Satellite that came with windows 8 pre-installed on it. After foolishly wiping the HDD, I acquired a Windows 8 install disk. My problem is that the computer will skip attempting to ...
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Create UEFI-bootable DVD with Windows 8.1 iso

I'm trying to set up a UEFI-boot of Windows 8.1. However, I seem to be unable to install it with a USB drive (previous question), and when I try to install with a DVD (the same iso), I don't get the ...
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Download installer for old version of Git

I need to install Git on an isolated computer which is not connected to the internet. This computer is extremely controlled, with all installations requiring approval and admin privileges (not me). ...
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How can I run a diagnostic install on a Mac dmg?

I know how to do this in Windows, example in the commandline: msiexec /i gtk-sharp-2.12.22.msi /l*v c:\Users\anyuser\Documents\gtk-sharp-msi.log (Documentation: ...
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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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Can't install .NET 4 on Windows Server 2008 R2

When I try to install .NET framework 4 on Server 2008 R it fails with the following message: The error is the account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other ...
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On running an exe, Windows isn't recognizing that I have jre 1.7

The Context: I'm trying to run an .exe (it's the installer for glassfish 3, if you're curious). When I run it from the GUI, it throws This application needs version 1.6 or higher of JRE...If ...
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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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Simulia Abaqus installation error under Linux (Mint 17.2)

When executing the setup script from a Simulia Abaqus 6.14 installation directory under Linux (Mint 17.2), I receive an error upon launching the installer. The Abaqus installer appears to run in Java, ...
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Java install on Ubuntu?

i'm new to linux and i was trying to install the java JDK with EE on ubuntu. I downloaded the .bin file (java_ ee_ sdk-5_08-jdk-6u17-linux.bin) from the sun site & followed the install ...
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Office 2010 always reconfiguring itself on startup

I've just installed Office 2010 Professional Plus (upgrading from Office 2007). It works fine under my admin account, but when I login with my wifes non-admin account, every time I open a document or ...
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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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Rule “Restart computer” failed when installing SQL Server 2008

When trying to install SQL Server 2008 Developer and Enterprise editions on a Windows 7 box I've got this message: Rule "Restart computer" failed. A computer restart is required. You must ...
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Windows 10 installation hangs with black screen and cursor [on hold]

This is a question + answer for the benefit of others. We just upgraded to Windows 10 from 8.2. It proceeded through installation to 100% okay; it allowed us to log in and customise a few settings, ...
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How to install Tuleap on a server with access in the form http://www.exemple.com/tuleap [on hold]

I succeeded to install Tuleap on CentOS 6.6 (thank's for tutorial). But I'm unable to rewrite url with a prefix like : http://www.exemple.com/tuleap ....
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Getting Error code: -2146368511 [0x80110401] on executing Sample VSS Hardware provider setup

Both the solutions mentioned in "http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18384896/vss-hardware-provider" are not helpful. I executed following instructions to install VssSampleProvider Setup (refered from ...
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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 Debian from a USB drive?

I've got a shining new x64 laptop running Windows 7 and I want to dual boot Debian stable. I've installed Ubuntu on loads of laptops in the past using a USB drive, but I can't find decent ...
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Windows 7 will not install

Last weekend I was having black screens and I figured I was due for a reinstall anyway. The install starts normally and at every attempt at 50% I get this error: Windows cannot install required ...
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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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Error with with installing PyCuda, cannot find -lboost_thread-gcc42-mt

I am trying to get some software called pycuda (https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pycuda) installed on ubuntu. The error I am receiving is: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_python-gcc42-mt /usr/bin/ld: ...
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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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How can I install Quicktime player to Windows 10?

I would like to play a movie in the web and a webpage ask me, download Quicktime plugin. I opened up this web page and I tryed download and install Quicktime But when I tried install I get this ...
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Installation of Expect on Windows 7 64-bit fails with “not found in the archives”

Downloaded ActiveTcl from http://www.activestate.com/activetcl/downloads/ Installed ActiveTcl at c:/Tcl/ Go to Bin directory in command prompt (Start > Run > cmd > cd c:\Tcl\bin) To install Expect, I ...
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Why are there two Chromes installed?

I went to uninstall some stuff, and I just happened to notice something I hadn't notice before: that there are two Google Chromes installed. I thought at first this might have been a glitch or ...
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Can I install the same copy of Windows (same product key) onto a different drive on the same computer and switch between them with the BIOS boot menu?

Right now I have two HDDs (for storage) and two SSDs (for OS) in my computer. On the older 64 GB SSD, I have Windows 10 installed, along with a bunch of video production software and related tools ...
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.NET 4.6 Re-installation on Windows 10

I recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Then I uninstalled .NET Framework 4.6 in Windows 10. It's not appearing in Programs and Features anymore. I want to reinstall it, and I tried to ...
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Failing script producing extra folder

I've run into an error that I'm not able to understand and fix despite extensive web searches over the past few days. I have a SetupComplete.cmd script under this location ...
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Move Windows 8.1 installation to another PC - is it possible to avoid a re-install & just move the hard drive?

Last year I've installed a clean copy of Windows 8 (later upgraded to 8.1) on a new laptop. This process was challenging because the laptop included Windows 8 pre-installed (plus bloatware), and my ...
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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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Software thinks it is already installed, but isnt?

I have a game which I would like to install but whenever I insert the CD/mount the image, when the menu pops up it shows "Play" rather than "Install". The Control Panel does not show the software ...
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Windows 10 Installation - A media driver your computer needs is missing

The most weird thing is happening to me: I have a hp notebook which has no internal DVD drive, so I installed via an external USB LG Blueray burner. First I installed Windows 10 customer preview ...
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Java 7 and and 8 coexisting on Windows 7 Pro x64 - how to fix running old jar files

I have a Win7 Pro x64 Box with both JRE 7u80 and 8u60 (both are i586 versions) running since I have two applications that either need the one or the other to run. I am aware of being able to start ...
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How to install Android Studio in silent mode?

We are trying to install Android Studio (android-studio-bundle->Version-ID<-windows.exe) in silent mode. So far I could find no hint which commandline Switches are avaiable for this installer. ...
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Installation of Windows Server 2012 R2 x64

I regularly swap OS during a development process. With "normal" OSs I can expect and install (.iso) to reach <=4GB, no problem, I usually use DVD. Now, I need to do some testing with Windows Server ...
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Need guidance using mailtofriend plugin on nucleuscms

I have a blog made by nucleus cms.i have difficulty during installation some plugin cause i'm newbie for this cms. the tutorial seems not clear for me.I have stop at point 5. then if the installation ...
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Can't install Kali Linux from USB, fails to find CD-ROM drive

I successfully made a live USB of the Kali Linux. When I boot from the USB it gives an option to install. I clicked on that option. At one point it was detecting and mounting CD-ROM drives. As I have ...
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Installing Yosemite On Hackintosh - Wont Boot From USB [closed]

I have been trying to install Yosemite on the hackintosh that I purchased and put together a few days ago. I have Windows installed on one hard drive and want to install OS X on the other (Of 2) hard ...
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Windows 7 Installer Error

PC SPECS: RAM: 8GB, HDD: 1TB, Brand: Asus, OS: Windows 8, Problem: While installing Windows 7, and it is saying "Windows Setup is starting" I get the following error: "Windows Setup experienced an ...
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Cannot find file setup.sh in /usr/share/tuleap-install/

I'm trying to install tuleap, and trying to follow the instruction from Google and almost desperate with it. I can download tuleap from repository. But the problem is, I cannot find the folder ...
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Where is the visualVM executable for linux?

I'm trying to install the VisualVM plugin for eclipse, on my Ubuntu linux. I'm following the instructions here. So I've done the installation part, and the plugin is installed to eclipse. Now for ...
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How does Chocolatey know which packages it's already installed and which ones it hasn't?

Chocolatey is a package management system for Windows. First, you download and install Chocolatey; it's available at no charge under the Apache 2.0 license. You tell it what software you want, then ...
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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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What to do if Windows XP install complains about not finding file XXX.dl_

I've ran into a problem recently trying to do a repair install of a Windows XP SP3. By the time it was copying the files, it complained about not being able to find file cmprops.dl_ on the Windows CD. ...
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Runescape installation attempt on Kali Linux

I've been recently trying to install my fav game RuneScape on my Kali Linux machine. I know it is possible in Ubuntu, but is there any way of doing it in Kali Linux? These are the commands that are ...
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Clean reinstall SQL Server Management Studio

I am on Windows 8.1, Professional edition. I installed SQL Server Management Studio 2012 x64 and everything worked well. I installed Visual Studio 2013 and everything worked well. Then, I installed ...
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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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Freeze During New Linux Mint Installation

I just tried to install the latest edition of Linux Mint, but was unable to because the install froze midway. I tried again in compatibility mode, but it just froze again. There was a wall of text ...