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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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Is there a way to install Arch Linux on a separate drive via Windows?

I want to install Arch Linux on a new SSD I've bought however I don't have any discs or external drives to install it from. Is it possible to install Arch Linux via Windows 7 which is running on a ...
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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 do I install phpmyadmin on windows server 2012 from scratch

how do I install phpmyadmin on windows server 2012 from scratch?? I dont even know where to begin this. I tried but it didn't work out. What else do I need to install in order to make this work? I do ...
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Ubuntu Software Center .deb installation

I created a .deb package and it can be installed via 'dpkg -i' perfectly or using GDebi but I don't want to ask users to install additional tools. The package is intended to be for low level users so ...
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How to install software using CMD on Windows 7? [on hold]

Is it possible to install a software using CMD on Windows 7 without using the GUI install wizard. I know about "Chocolatey" but seems it works with listed software only. Would using something like ...
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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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Not able to login to Tuleap after full installation

I have installed Tuleap(as per full installation from user guide) in CentOS 6.5. All the files got installaed. I have tried to login with Tuleap domain name. And I gave credentials Login Name and ...
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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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How to silent install dot net 4.5 exe updates offline?

I'm using Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit edition. I install windows updates (msu files) offline through a script which does a batch silent install of updates without requesting reboot. Now I need to ...
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How to get latest version of git?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, need to install GIT 1.9.5 or above. I did sudo apt-get install git then ran git --version and it shows I currently have 1.9.1 installed. Git download url shows latest ...
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How can I install upwork time tracker in CentOS release 6.6 (Final)

I didn't find good docs about how I can install upwork on Centos6.6 Is it possible ? I didn't find yum-plugin-copr for centos (I have find only documentation for Fedora)
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HP Pavillion DV6500 recovery disk failure

I recently attempted to re-install Windows Vista on an HP Pavillion DV6500 using the factory recovery DVD's, but encountered a strange problem. When the recovery disk attempted to reformat the hard ...
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Installing luabind on Ubuntu

So I've been looking on the internet for a moment and found nearly no tutorial, or good instructions on how to install luabind. I found that I need to have boost and lua 5.xx installed to install it; ...
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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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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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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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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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USB-Stick to install Windows 8.1 and CentOS 7.1

I have found tutorials to crate install-media (USB-sticks) for Windows 8.1 and CentOS 7. I now wonder if it is possible to create 2 partitions A and B on my USB-Stick, such that I can copy Installer ...
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Changes like driver installation/update/upgrade are lost after reboot/shutdown in Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on my Dell Vostro 3446 in dual boot mode along with windows 8.1. I keep trying to update Kali and install device drivers. I installed the compact wireless driver and apt-update ...
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ASRock motherboard does not even load BIOS when OpenBSD drives connected

I am trying to run an OpenBSD mail server on this hardware but am running into problems. I installed OpenBSD from the standard CD installer in a SATA CD drive plugged into the machine. This went ...
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Unable to use SSD as boot drive

I own an Acer Aspire Predator G3620 and bought a Samsung EVO 840 SSD to speed up my performance. Unfortunately, after plugging in the SSD into my pc, the BIOS does not allow me to use the SSD as boot ...
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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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PXE install update status

I'm currently working on an install system for my servers. Everything works fine except the fact that I want to update a state in database proportionally of the install's state like "Reboot on PXE", ...
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After minimal install Centos 6.5 doesn't see network

I installed an minimal Centos 6.5 (with standart VGA) on my laptop beside Windows 7 as dual boot. Now I want to install some extra features like XWindows but Centos doesn't reach the internet. It ...
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Do installation files such as .deb contain machine instructions for every supported architecture?

Based on my humble understanding of computer internals, if you compile a C program for a particular instruction set architecture, the resulting executable will be the same for any operating system, ...
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Unable to install PosgreSQL on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to install PostgreSQL on my Ubuntu machine. I end up getting this error. postgresql : Depends: postgresql-9.3 but it is not going to be installed postgresql-contrib : Depends: ...
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Trying to install program as non-admin user but Windows 2008 doesn't accept admin password

I am running Win 2008 Standard Ed. I am logged in as a user (non-admin) and am trying to install a program (via an install.exe file). Windows will prompt for an Admin userid and password which I do ...
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Installing extensions of a program that is installed twice

I have Python installed twice in my computer. The python.exe file is located once under C:\Python34 and again under C:\Anaconda3. The first was installed through the standard Python installation, ...
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Can't install .net framework 3.5 on Windows 8 (Surface Pro) error 0x800f0906, no installation media available

I get the same error as in this question: Error 0x800F0906 while installing .Net 3.5 on Windows 8 However the Surface Pro didn't come with installation media so I can't follow the offline ...
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\Boot\ BCD Status: 0xc000000f error

I am getting the following message whenever I start my laptop: Windows failed to start. A recent hardware of software change might be the cause. To fix the problem 1. Insert your Windows ...
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Installing two different linux distros in the same hard drive

I have installed windows 7 and ubuntu 15.04 in my computer and I want to install kali linux in the remaining free space. That's what I have: Partition 1: Windows 7 (primary) Partition 2: Another ...
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How do I download wkhtmltopdf on a Mac OS X?

I need to be able to automatically generate pdf files which contain puzzles with random numbers. The best way I can think of do to this given my knowledge is to make it with Javascript/HTML/CSS and ...
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How to install VLC in Fedora 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 or 21?

I want to install the VLC player in my Fedora 20. In https://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-fedora.html they mention how to do it just up to the version 14. What steps do I have to follow for bigger ...
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Buying a Windows 7 product key

I have installed Windows 7 more times than I can count. Most of the time I have either had an OEM disk or downloaded from digitalriver and had a product key laying around or on the back of the PC I ...
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Chrome -Error Installation Failed. Google chrome installer failed to start

I unexpectedly uninstalled or removed chrome from my netbook. Netbook has following specifications: 1 gb ram 1.50 Ghz CPU windows 7 starter, service pack 1 By mistake I have removed chrome from ...
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Is there something like the Wubi installer for Linux Mint?

I want to use Linux Mint. I would like to know if there is something like the Wubi installer for Linux Mint? I searched on the Linux Mint website, but I couldn't find anything.
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Laptop reboots short after starting Windows 10 setup

I am trying to install the Windows 10 insider preview (Windows10_InsiderPreview_x64_DE-DE_10130) on following machine. Acer Aspire 5720 Intel Core 2 Duo processor T5250 358MB Intel Graphics X3100 2GB ...
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Installing or uninstalling Kerio VPN Client - error 2738

I had problems with beta version of Kerio VPN Client (KVC) and I decided to uninstall it and install older stable version. When I tried to uninstall it, I get a message: "Error 2738. Could not access ...
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How to install Cryptcat

How do you get Cryptcat running on Windows? The sourceforge - http://sourceforge.net/projects/cryptcat/files/ - link only has .dsp files and other assortments of objects of which what I am supposed ...
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Windows 8.1 key

I want to know that when I was installing Windows 8.1, I was required to enter a product key which I already have. When I entered the key the setup checked the key and said that the key works. How the ...
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i'm trying to install win 7 iso in another partition from my active harddrive

HI, first thanks to take a quick look here, i just need some help around, the issue : can't use my CD reader even USB :/ using right now win7 on C: and i wanna install it again from an iso in D: i ...
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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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Installing a library locally in home directory, but program doesn't recognize it

I am installing a program on a server as a non-root user. Specifically it is tmux 1.5, but this should apply broadly to all locally installed program in my opinion (I mention the program name in case ...
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Installing software on CentOS without root

I realize variants of this question have been asked before. My question is why can't one have some kind of parallel directory structure where a user w/o root is able to install whatever they need? ...
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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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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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Unable to install .NET 3.5 on Windows 8.1

I am trying to install .NET 3.5 to work on few legacy applications and this has been burning my head for past few weeks. During installation a pop up window requests me to install .NET 3.5 and when ...
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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 can I carry all my installed libraries from one Ubuntu installation to other

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 which includes many libraries that use for my work. I would like to carry all of those to another clean Ubuntu installation. Is there any tool helps for the process or any idea ...