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

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Windows xp Installation on asus D550M with windows 8 [on hold]

I Just Bought a new ASUS D550M with Windows 8 installed, I Wan to Install a second operating system (Windows XP), the installations process stops on the way with Blue screen, Can an one help with is ...
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How to check if installation of IIS will work without media

Is there a way to check whether the installation files for IIS are present on the system? (W2008 - W2012 R2) We plan to develop new software which will need IIS. We have to check if the installation ...
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new hard drive prev had vista want windows 7 or 8 [on hold]

I was given a Dell demension c521 desktop with out a hard drive in it .. the original system was vista . if I put a new hard drive in it with windows 7 or 8 what would I need to do and will it work
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Slipstream updates into Windows 7

I'm trying to create a Windows 7 ISO that has all the updates included. The theory is that when Windows is installed, it included all the latest updates, so I don't need to reboot 5 times to install ...
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How to install pktstat on centos7?

I am trying to install a package called netstat but I can't, I tried downloading and installing rpm file, but it was no use I tried making repos but I don't know if I am doing it the right way. Any ...
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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Installation Error

I am desperate for some help installing SQL Server 2008 R2. It came as part of a software package from Rockwell Automation for their FactoryTalk View Studio software. I had the whole package working ...
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How do I enable “Visual Basic for Applications” in Office 2010?

I have Office Home and Student 2010 installed on a computer at work (Win 7). I recently installed ProPresenter 5 on it, and when I try to import a PowerPoint-presentation I'm told "PowerPoint is not ...
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Error “Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition” when installing Win 7 on a laptop with SSD and HDD

I have Lenovo Y500 with 64GB SDD (for Linux, /dev/sda or Disk 0) and 1TB HDD (for Linux data and Windows, /dev/sdb or Disk 1). My HDD is partitioned like this: {empty space} ~292GB ext4 partition ...
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How to revoke installation rights on an account on Windows 8.1?

A laptop has Windows 8.1 installed, with all the available updates. This laptop has two accounts: A and B. A (my account) has administrator rights. Is it possible to give B the same administrator ...
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How do I start an application after running the installation script?

I've been looking around the internet and I can't find a direct answer to this. I've install Komodo IDE by downloading the .tar.gz file (from http://komodoide.com/download/) and using the tar command ...
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HP Envy dv6 laptop with Beats audio - its ports and other devices doesnt work in Window 7 Proffessional [closed]

I have a HP Envy dv6 with Beats audio. It had Windows 8 preinstalled but later on I changed the OS from windows 8 to windows 7 as result laptop faces the following problems; Firstly the USB ports ...
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Ubuntu install on Acer Predator AG3620

I want to completely remove windows 7 home premium from my Acer Predator AG3620-UR20P desktop computer and install Ubuntu 14 desktop. Has anyone successfully completed this without any issues? I've ...
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Use of gd.h library in c [closed]

Can I use the gd.h library in c for pixel level manipulation of images?If so how can I install it on cygwin 64 bit running on windows?
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Unattended Windows 8.1 installation ISO

I want to make an unattended install of Windows 8.1 with the following features: It has to be actived It metro apps removed from the system Some freeware applications installed such as CCleaner ...
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Unable to install/activate .NET Framework

On one of my Windows 8 computers (running Windows 8.1 RT), .NET Framework seems to be not on my Programs and Features list. On my other Windows 8 computer (running Windows 8.1), .NET Framework is ...
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How can a bootable partition be created for Windows installation media on an external HDD?

Now I'm not talking about a backup image or creating a partition that holds the entire OS to boot from, just to clarify. What I'm asking for is taking the Windows installation media, plopping that ...
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“The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect” setup error [closed]

I have recently downloaded a game and coming across this error while trying to install it. What should I do?
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How can I run WIFE - open source library

I am trying to run this software - WIFE - open source library After the download, unzip the archive and then I got -lib -src -pw-swift-core-SRU2014-7.6-B1410151122.jar My question is, what is ...
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OpenWrt: Cannot install package sudo

I have installed the latest OpenWrt Chaos Calmer r42871 on my TP-LINK WR-842ND router. And everything's good except the problem: root@router:~# opkg install sudo Unknown package 'sudo'. ...
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Install from a .bat file

I have an old Mecer Notebook, at the school where I work, that is running Windows XP. My Principal has forgotten the password, but has asked me to see if I can get it working. I have tried everything! ...
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PartKeepr and Doctrine on Ubuntu

After some hours of googleing about installing PartKeepr, wich requires Doctrine/ on Ubuntu, i've decided to ask this question. Can somebody give any advice of integrating Doctrine in PHP (Ubuntu). ...
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Chef tool : saying need to mention version while installing httpd

Code I have written [root@ns1 sysadmin]# cat installstarthttpd.rb package' httpd' service 'httpd' do action [:start, :enable] end file '/var/www/html/index.html' do content ' ...
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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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Error installing Windows 8.1

I'm encountering the error Oxc0000005 when making a clean install of Windows 8.1 x64 on a Samsung 840 SSD (USB flash drive and UEFI Boot). I don't know where the error is coming from, I've already ...
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How to install Eclipse IDE on linux?

How to install Eclipse IDE on linux machine, from an off-line package obtained from eclipse ? I got Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS x64.
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How do i create a disc that will install a custom program?

Backstory I am creating a java 2d game for my year 12 major project. This project contains a section detailing that i need to package this game as if i was selling it as a commercial product, ...
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Install an application on Guest OS in Virtual Box

I'm very new to Visualization. In my workstation I don't have admin rights. I just wanted to install SQL Server 2008R2. Fortunately I have Virtual Box installed. So I installed Windows Server 2008 as ...
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elementaryOS not able to install apps through PPA

As you can probably tell by the title, I'm a complete novice in Linux environments. Trying to work out how to install apps using sudo apt-get install. I have been able to install some, but recently ...
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MSI won't install packages error 1320

So I have an issue with installing programs keeps telling me the file name would be too long however I navigated to said folder and discovoered this in the address bar kkpo ;ooooooooooo i9o o o o o o ...
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Installing ubuntu on windows 7 machine

When trying to install ubuntu using usb on windows 7 machine. I am getting this kernel panic unknown-block(2 0) Attaching the screen capture for details. Kindly have a look. Can someone please ...
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Force Thunderbird XPI Add-on install (fails)

I am trying to install an extension (directly from hard disk) into Thunderbird 31. However, Thunderbird simply does nothing when I drag the *.xpi file to Thunderbird's Add-ons Manager window. There is ...
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Windows 8.1 Turning off Windows Defender at least during Install

So far I've been able to find that MWB works with Windows Defender but do we have to turn of WD during the install at least? The install wizard says to turn off anti-virus and firewalls during ...
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Text mode install for Linux Mint

I've downloaded the ISO for Linux Mint Live Install (Qiana), and I don't see any option for text-mode install. The installer menu which appears on boot basically has (1) Install and (2) Install in ...
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Issues installing Windows 7 HP

I have a weird problem i cannot seem to resolve. I was given a laptop (old but good) to do as I please, I want to reinstall Windows 7 HP as that's what I have a legitimate key for. I tried using a ...
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Using programs from my Windows 7 installation on the Windows 10 Technical preview

I had a spare SSD laying around so I put it in my computer and installed the Technical Preview onto it. It is not running in a virtual machine, so I realized I am actually able to open programs and ...
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How to install eclipse plugin if I have zip file

I have found following ecipse plugin: http://sourceforge.net/projects/dbschemaviewer/ From the link above I dowloaded zip file. Please advice me how to install this plugin into Eclipse.
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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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Can't install iCloud 4 on Dell Inspiron, Win 7

I'm trying to install iCloud 4 on a Dell Inspiron running Windows 7 which is currently has a perfectly running version of iCloud 3.2 installed. When I try to install from the Apple Updater, I get a ...
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Windows 8 and ubuntu dual boot chaos

I tried to dual boot windows 8 with Ubuntu 14.04. I don't know what I did wrong but it completely replaced Windows and all I have now is Ubuntu. I do not have a windows installation disk as Windows ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 doesn't work

Today I wanted to install Linux Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop alongside with Windows 8.1. I created a bootable USB in order to install Ubuntu and it worked ok. But after booting from USB and selecting ...
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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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Windows 7 Installation - HP ProBook 650

I Recently bought a HP ProBook 650 with Windows 7 preinstalled. Now I want to do a clean install of Windows 7 with my own image, so not the recovery disks that where included in the box. It appears to ...
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Install Windows 8 without optical drive, given a physical DVD

I bought a copy of Windows 8.1 (System Builder), which I want to install on an old desktop. As expected, the package arrived int he mail with a physical DVD, but I just realised that I don't have ...
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Screwed up SolidWorks 2014 installation on Win 7

I was trying to install SolidWorks 2014, but it took so long that i had to break off the installer. Now trying to start it up again, Windows thinks Solidworks is already fully installed but can't find ...
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Fastest way to setup a new windows install

Is there a way I can install windows on a VM play with it for a while, install the apps I need, then take that instance and install it on the actual hardware? I have done slipstream before, but find ...
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I can't install skype in fedora 20-64bit

I am newbiew in the world of Linux. I have fedora 20 (64 bit) installed in my system. I am trying to install skype in my system. However it throws an error /opt/skype/skype: error while loading ...
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Windows boot mgr is missing

My Hard drive NTFS changed to file system RAW. It can not be opened. So I formatted it. After few seconds the computer restarted. An error occurred that "boot mgr is missing". I reinstalled Windows 7 ...
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How do I make .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 install quietly?

I am trying to install, as part of my chained bootstrapper installation project, .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. But, when you run the installer, even by itself, with /q /norestart, it is anything but quiet. ...
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EFI System Partition for Dual Boot Windows and Linux

I just built my first computer and I want to have Windows and Linux installed. My hard drive is on the small side for a dual boot (256 GB SSD), but I plan on upgrading at a later date. Following the ...
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I can't install osu! on Windows 8

I've been trying to install the game osu! (the not important bit) on my Windows 8 computer, and I've tried every single installer for the game and .NET Framework 3.5 and Windows keeps on going: "This ...