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

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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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My SSD can't be selected from Windows 7 install menu

I can't choose my SSD when I try to install Windows. Only my secondary HDD allowed. SATA mode selection in UEFI BIOS is set to AHCI. Can I check somewhere check if my SSD is working correctly? Type ...
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When an installer is optimising code, what is it actually doing?

Some installers, such as Toad's, perform a "code optimization" during the installation of the program, presumably to enhance the operation of the application. However, considering installers usually ...
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Easy way to do a network install of OS?

I've always seen the option of doing a network install when I'm going through the OS installation process. Awhile back I started looking into how to do it but I don't know the questions to ask. ...
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manual steps to install linux on external drive from ISO file AND without booting into it?

I would like to know what the manual steps are to replicate the operation of unetbootin linux utility. That is to say - how to manually install (and by word manually I really mean using the command-...
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How to manually install software without breaking APT?

I need automake-1.12.2, however, the most recent automake in my apt-get is 1.11.x. I have downloaded and compiled the latest automake. How do I install it without breaking the current installation ...
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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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Visual Studio 2015 & .Net Core Tools Update Install Fails

I'm having an odd problem setting up VSPro2015 on a new laptop running Win7 Enterprise. The installer is completing but fails to install Azure AD Authentication Connected Service or Microsoft Azure ...
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OS X: can't create a partition because drive is locked

Problem: I have a USB key with Mountain Lion on it and I want to install it on my MacBook Pro. I deleted the existing partition on the laptop and wanted to create a new one where to install the OS ...
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I installed a fresh windows 7 now no driver and unable to detect pendrive

I installed a fresh windows 7 on HP laptop, now no driver, no internet connection and unable to detect pendrive. Please help.
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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. I’m running Python 2.7 but only have ...
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Mysterious invisible files cannot be viewed or used during program installation

I have tried to do some poking around on the Internet. Maybe this sounds kind of stupid, but I don't really know where to even start looking. I tried to install a 2004 computer game on Linux Mint 17....
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Emulating or Equivilent RPM Validation on Windows

I'm currently looking at emulating some Linux processes but on the Windows platform. On our Linux systems we can leverage package manager features to check installed applications for changes since ...
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ISO USB WIN 10 install repeats Loading Files and reboots

ISO USB WIN 10 install repeats Loading Files and reboots... Pulling the USB drive at reboot time does not allow continued install of Win 10. Just boots UBUNTU as it would had no Win 10 File Loading
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USB losing power as windows boot up during installation

When my dad's old Dell Dimension computer crashed, I attempted to reinstall windows XP using a recovery disk, but I cannot complete the windows configuration as I lost KB /Mouse access via USB right ...
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Can you install OSX Mavericks directly onto an external drive?

I have an iMac running Mavericks and I am upgrading my Macbook pro's hard drive. I have a USB3.0 mounting dock and am wondering if there is a way to load Mavericks onto that drive from my iMac so that ...
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How to automate the process of shooting commands on UNIX system which is not connected directly? [duplicate]

Let me tell you what my requirement is. I am having my Windows system from where I am connecting the Jump Server (Unix based platform) through Putty. Once I am logged into this Jump Server, I'll ...
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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 'disk1....
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transmission-daemon.serviceJob for transmission-daemon.service failed

I followed an italian guide (http://maxtrixnix.blogspot.it/2013/08/raspberry-pi-come-installare-e.html) to set Transmission on Raspberry Pi and I get the error: Reloading transmission-daemon ...
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Effective difference between “gem install --bindir ~/path/to/folder” and “--user-install” in Ruby

I don't have a desire at the moment to learn Ruby, but I just want to know what the difference is between gem install --bindir ~/path/ and gem install --user-install as long as each of the paths are ...
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Mac OS X Leopard: Install on External from Lion or Mountain Lion

I'm trying to set up some testing machines on an external hard drive. I have a Lion MBP and Mountain Lion MBP, and I'm trying to perform the installations from mac books. When I attemt to run the ...
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Install Jekyll on Mac 10.11 without homebrew or sudo

I tried to install Jekyll on my Mac (OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan with Xcode cli tools installed) using gem install jekyll, but I received this error: $ gem install jekyll ERROR: While executing gem ...
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Unable to install Windows 10 - 0xc000098

I'm currently trying to install Windows 10 on my device and I've downloaded the ISO file. After burning the file to my USB device, I've tried running it but I’ve kept getting these codes. 0xc0000098 -...
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how do you clear apple/mac install program files?

I installed a 30-day "test drive" of QuarkXpress, but got pulled in to other projects and didn't have time to test it. I now need to test it, but the 30 days are up. So I want to install the "test ...
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Window 10 Google chrome installation failed. No error code

I just bought a dell laptop with window 10 and wanted to install chrome. Then it prompted me failed installation. Anyone has fix for this? Tried remove Google registry - does not work Run the ...
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brew install php70 with package

Sorry for this simple question, but I search a lot, I don't know how to do that. I installed the php70 with another package $ brew install php70 I found this option $ brew info php70 ... --with-...
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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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How to recover the ubuntu system?

I installed an Ubuntu virtual machine on Vmware. However, one time the disk was full, the system was installing some updates, it quit without giving any message. Now the system is crashed, I can not ...
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VMware missing msi while installing

Whenever I try to install VMware Workstation on my Windows 7 machine, "The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable." message pops up, requesting a "vmware_1424719112"...
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burn solaris10 iso to USB drive for install

I'm trying to install solaris to a computer without cdrom. here is what I have now: solaris10 iso got from the sun site(grub installed). a running archlinux x86_64 installation. a running Windows 7 ...
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Intel Rapid Storage HDD+msata

I have have a laptop with two hard disk's, one is HDD of 320 GB and a msata drive of 32 GB. Now I have Windows 10 installed directly in msata, and I want to swap for windows 8.1. The situation is ...
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Installing AucTeX 1.86 over Emacs.app in OS X

I am trying to install AucTeX 1.86 over an Emacs binary (version 24.0.50) from emacsformacosx.com. On first attempt ./configure outputs: configure: error: Cannot find the texmf directory! ...
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DNF displays error after package install on Fedora

I am having a strange exception each time a package is installed/upgraded with dnf! However, the packages are well installed. It seems like DNF is outputting some malformed JSON that causes thed ...
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Eclipse does not find JDK or JRE

I am trying to install eclipse and Java on my computer. I installed both JDK 7u80 and JRE7u80 fine, and have downloaded eclipse, but when I run the eclipse application, it shows this error: A JRE or ...
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Upgrading and old ffmpeg version to the latest on redhat

Currently I'm on a new project and working with an existing server (redhat) that has already been setup. One of my tasks right now is to upgrade ffmpeg to the latest version. I'm familiar with ...
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Error A12E4 When Trying To Install Adobe Application Manager

So, I recently wiped my mac HDD and reinstalled OS X, and then restored everything from a time machine backup. When I went to launch any of my CS6 apps, they would just crash immediately. So, I ...
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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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How do I use uncompyle6

I am new to Python. I have version 2.7.11 installed on my MacBook Pro, running Yosemite 10.10.5. I am trying to figure this out because I would like to decompile the scripts to the Native Instruments ...
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Kali Linux: wrong kernel. What to do? [closed]

What does this mean : Unable to boot- please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU what do I have to do ?!
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Error 1935 while installing Office 2007 on Windows 7 x64

I am working on a Windows 7 x64 computer that started with an issue where Word 2007 would not open when clicking on a Word document in My Documents. After trying many fixes I decided to just reinstall ...
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Cannot install Kali linux

I am trying to install Kali Linux. My laptop is 64-bit. I am trying to use bootable USB drive. It is giving me this error saying "An installation step failed, You can run the failing item again from ...
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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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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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Are mounting screws standard with M.2 SSDs?

I'm looking at buying a 512gb, Samsung PM951 SSD from Newegg and trying to figure out if I need to buy a mounting screw separately or if it comes included - Newegg doesn't seem to provide any details ...
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JDK 8 installation does not progress on Windows 10

I downloaded jre-8u91-windows-x64.tar.gz jdk-8u91-windows-x64.exe from Oracle web site this Oracle web site. When I open it (by clicking double) installation windows open, then I click Next and ...
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Unable to boot from CD: CODE 4

I'm trying to install Windows XP SP2 from a Dell green CD. I am installing it on a Dell Dimension 4100. I used 2 CDROMs, no luck, still get the error message: CDBOOT: Unable to boot from CDROM: Code ...
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Reinstalling Windows 7 and the Dell recovery partition on a new drive

I have a Dell Studio 1558 and just put in a new disk drive. I would like to know how to reinstall Windows 7 and the factory restoration partition.
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Can I install Windows OS (Windows 7) on a removable USB hard drive?

I wanted to take a sneak peak at Windows 7 so I thought of installing it. I have Windows Vista on my laptop which came pre-installed with it. I didnt want to mess with it. So I created a partition (...
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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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Geforce 368.69 driver installation on Windows won't work and ends in black screen

I've downloaded and attempted installation of the Geforce 368.69 driver both as the standalone and via Geforce Experience, done also on fresh installs of windows 10 AND windows 8.1 (mainly because I ...