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

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Windows XP installation disk for XP Mode under Windows 7?

I am running XP mode under Windows 7, for testing / troubleshooting software. I am trying to install a third party driver(unidrv printer), and I get stuck at Setup failed to locate required files. ...
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Visual studio 2013 installation failing “Element not found”

The install fails with an "Element not found" error. Lin the log file, first, there are a bunch of "registry key not found" messages: [1AB8:1ABC][2014-08-13T20:22:33]i000: Registry key not found. ...
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VMware Tools skipping X drivers

[re-posting from the "Not Answered" thread, https://communities.vmware.com/thread/416544] When trying to build VMware Tools, I get the following message: Detected X server version 1.11.4 ...
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Permission denied issue in cocos2d update

I have been trying to update to Cocos2D version 2, but I always get the following lines of code in the terminal. Installing Xcode 4 Box2d iOS template ...
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conkeror install fails on OS x lion

I installed Conkeror by following directions from the Conkeror wiki at http://conkeror.org/InstallationOSX I am using xulrunner 6.0, which is installed in /Library/Frameworks/XUL.framework/ After ...
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Can't install python requests library on Centos 5.11

I'm running Centos 5.11. I'm trying to install the python requests package. But pip keeps giving me syntax errors. pip help returns [root@32437-201824 bin]# pip help Traceback (most recent call ...
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Office 365 - didn't ask me which drive to install onto - how can I move it?

I just installed Office 365. I expected it to ask me where I wanted it installed - it didn't, just slapped it into '%PROGRAMFILES%' How can I move it to some location other than the C: drive ? ...
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Install pgAdmin III on Windows 7 without administrator rights

I'm trying to install pgAdmin III, using the v1.20.0 package from pgadmin.org. I found a few sources that suggest I should be able to install it for the current user only without having to provide the ...
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32-bit .DLL registers on install (Win7 64-bit), but not regsvr32

I have a 32-bit application, that uses a VC++ 6 developed 32-bit .DLL (deployed as Win32UMinDependency) that I can't register on a Windows 7/8 64-bit machine. Along with the application are ...
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How do I install sass on centos 5.9 with ruby 1.8.7?

I have CentOS 5.9 on an x86_64. I've installed ruby 1.8.7. Whenever I try to install sass I get an Error saying sass requires Ruby version >= 1.8.7. but that's what I have installed. This is the ...
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“bad magic number” during fresh OpenBSD installation to a USB stick

Trying to install OpenBSD 5.2 onto disk sd0 (2GB USB storage connected to the computer). Burned install52.iso as image to a CD, loaded it into CD drive, and booted off it. After selecting [W]hole ...
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Python Can't Find Platform Dependent Libraries — Mac Homebrew Install

In an effort to purify my environment I have recently eliminated MacPorts and all traces therein from my Mac OS 10.6.6 box, replacing it with the hip new Homebrew (https://github.com/mxcl/homebrew). ...
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Install nmap 7 on ubuntu 15.10

Since nmap 7 is not yet in the official ubuntu repos I tryed to install nmap like mentioned on the nmap install guide: wget https://nmap.org/dist/nmap-7.00-1.x86_64.rpm sudo alien ...
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W7 Home Premium x64 fresh install - won't detect usb flash drive for drivers

just installed W7 on a new build and can't get the drivers installed. I was having issues during the installation - it was hanging on finalizing settings - and did a new install without the ethernet ...
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Windows 7 Pro 64Bit… now thinks it's a 16Bit OS? I can't “repair” Windows or MS Office suite?

Question : What software tools can repair Windows 7 Pro 64Bit, when it has been damaged (ie. it thinks it is a 16Bit OS and won't repair from Win7 install disk). NOTE : When trying to avoid a ...
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I'm trying to install PostgreSQL onto Ubuntu 14.04, but I am having difficulties after following a guide

I originally followed the guide at http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.2/static/runtime.html. It instructed me to install postgres-xc, which is meant for making clusters of databases. On other sites, 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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oracle virtualbox problems in setup

I have windows 8 pro I was trying to install oracle virtualbox Version 4.3.12. for the genymotion emulator . While installing the installation bar goes till copying files and then suddenly it appears ...
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Cannot install Visio Professional 2013 after installing Office Professional Plus 2013

On a freshly installed Windows 8.1 (x64) computer, I successfully installed Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 (x64). I then proceeded to install Microsoft Visio Professional 2013 (x64) [all of ...
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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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How to install tomcat-native without need to install development utils

I am using tomcat on a RHEL machine. When starting tomcat, i get the following warning: INFO: The APR based Apache Tomcat Native library which allows optimal performance in production environments ...
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NumPy Matplotlib install error: ftheader.h: No such file or directory (Fedora/RHEL)

When I am trying to build matplotlib-1.3.1, I am getting the below freetype header errors. Probably it is not finding the ftheader.h Any idea on how to solve this problem. NOTE: I just installed ...
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Clean OSX (Mavericks) install: User folder / ACLs / .DocumentRevisions-V100/

I want to do a clean install of OSX Mavericks and manually transfer user-files. Reasons: I have migrated my User-Account over 3 or 4 releases and I want to make sure i don't carry old data or ...
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Werster Digital WD20EZRX 2 TB drive not showing in Windows xp but detects in ROM

I have system with Processor: core 2 quad q9650 Motherboard: Intel DG33FB mother Ram: 4GB I have dual operating system Windows Xp pro 32 bit and Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit operating system installed. ...
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So I wrote a program… Now how do I package it and automate the install?

I wrote a very simple Linux program which is essentially made up of: a bash script, four python scripts and a text file. I want to package it all together so that when people install it, it ...
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Arch Linux Install Scripts on MacBook Pro Retina

I've spent many hours trying to configure arch linux on my macbook pro. I get stuck at "Loading initial ram state" when I reboot after install. Here is the script(s), I've created chronicling my ...
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When I install win xp in a virtual machine in vmware it stops at “Windows XP setup - please wait” screen with 100% CPU use

When I install win xp in a virtual machine in vmware it stops at "Windows XP setup - please wait" screen with 100% CPU use. I've waited for more than 1 hour and nothing changes, what might be the ...
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My JMF installation keeps stucking at Initializing JMF step

I am trying to install JMF on windows xp. But the installation is stucking every time at initializing JMF step. Can someone please tell me what the problem is
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Errors when installing jdk 1.7 in linux

When I am installing jdk 1.7 in Oracle Linux by using the following rpm -ivh jdk-7u9-linux-i586.rpm However I am getting the following errors, how can I resolve these errors and install jdk 1.7? ...
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Belarc BenchmarkSummary Error

Installed Belarc but when it is opened it does not display the report. It shows: unknown error BenchmarkSummary((Galceran-PC)).html Uninstalled and downloaded again from another source. Same Error. ...
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Who should I run mysql as, on a personal computer?

I just installed mysql via homebrew (with brew install mysql, on Mac OS X Mountain Lion - recently installed from scratch). Following the installation, there is a "caveats" section with options around ...
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Upgrading Core i3 540 -> i5 760

I have Gigabyte H55M-UD2H motherboard with 8Gb (2x4Gb) RAM and Radeon HD 5770 graphics. I am trying to upgrade my processor from Core i3 540 to i5 760 but the system won't boot; no POST beep even ...
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Can't Install Linux Mint

As the title says, I am having trouble installing the Linux Mint 13 Operating System in my computer and I am looking for advise on how to solve the problem. I hope you can help me. I downloaded Linux ...
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Install two different versions of same application on OSX?

A friend of mine is running OSX, and wants to install two versions of World of Warcraft onto the same machine: one being the current official retail version, the second being a much older ("Vanilla") ...
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trouble installing yesod

i installed ghc and cabal on my centos 6 machine. both seem to be in working order. but when I try to install yesod with cabal, i get this: [root@localhost yesod]# cabal install yesod Resolving ...
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How do I install LLVM 2.9 on Mac OS X Lion?

I need LLVM (2.9 specifically), but I can't figure out how to follow the installation instructions. Could someone kindly provide the step by step console commands for building/installing LLVM in the ...
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Wine Install Total Failure

Okay I compiled Wine1.2.3 from source, with the following flags and such: sudo apt-get build-dep wine ./configure --enable-win64 make sudo make install Took forever to compile, and it does a bunch ...
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How do I cancel Mac OS X install halfway through?

I'm installing OS X 10.4.5 from the original media, but have discovered halfway through (after the computer reboots into the new install and uses Disk 2) that the second disk is faulty, so I can't get ...
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Installing haskell platform fails

I am trying to install haskell-platform-2011.2.0.1 onto my SUSE 11.4. I have got all the dependencies required for ./configure, which works ok. But when getting to make, it builds with this error: ...
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What is the dll or sys file that installs networking components at Windows Setup?

I am writing a research about Windows XP, but i cant find out about the file/step that installs networking components at Windows XP Setup. I know that the root of it is setup.exe, but setup.exe ...
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Is R portable when you do not to add registry keys during installation?

I'm not familiar with R, and its packaging system, so forgive me if this question seems uninformed. Judging from the help section in the R documentation it would seem that R is portable (R Help 2.6), ...
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BlueStacks giving me an object reference error after a possibly messy reinstall

I installed the latest BlueStacks 2 version, but it got stuck on the init screen, so I: Killed its processes. Deleted the BlueStacks folders. Deleted BlueStacks from register(?). Reinstalled and ...
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UltraISO unable to select disk drive when making Windows 7 bootable

I am following a tutorial to make a Windows 7 bootable, but at this particular step, UltraISO does not give me options to select disk drive and write method, as you can see here. So I am stuck there. ...
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pip install virtualenv taking forever on Windows 7

I'm trying to setup everything in order to start developing with python and Django on a Windows 7 laptop. I already installed python 2.7.11 from here and installed pip using the get-pip.py script and ...
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Windows 7 installer asks for CD DVD drivers, but need SATA driver and doesn't accept them

During the installation of Windows 7 via USB-Stick on a new PC, windows asks for driver: German text from windows. I have only german as installation language. Ein erforderlicher ...
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code blocks NSIS Error: Error launching installer

I an trying to install code blocks on windows 8.1 i get this error at the beginning that : NSIS Error: Error launching installer I've got the installation source from couple of sites but i still get ...
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Error installing Python package Leven using Visual C++, Python27 64 bit, Windows 10, even installing directly from github

I am having trouble installing the Python package Leven. I downloaded the python package from there. I extract the folder, went to where setup.py is located, open cmd and run python setup.py ...
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How to configure properly the nvidia xorg

I've installed NVIDIA X Server Settings. I'm expecting to see "X Server Information" and "X Server Display Configuration" along the left side of the application. What I've only got are "Application ...
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Why doesn't Windows 10 need a recovery image (like install.wim) to reset the system?

Windows 8/8.1 requires a standalone recovery image to reset the system. But, Microsoft claimed that Windows 10 no longer needs ...
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What is “PTC Mathcad Viewable Support”?

I'm going to install the Matcad Prime (v3.1) demo/freeware. The installer has two main components but there's no description in it of what the "PTC Mathcad Viewable Support" part does... nor does ...