An installer is a specialized program that performs the tasks necessary to install another application.

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How i can edit the Windows XP setup screen?

I am making a custom Windows XP installer for education. I need to replace the "Windows Setup" string to another string, like "MediaCenter Setup".
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Where to get Ubuntu Network Installer

I just can't find Ubuntu Network Installer in .msi or .exe format anywhere over the Internet. Where to obtain this Ubuntu Network Installer please? I want to keep my Windows and run Ubuntu alongside.
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Prevent Windows 10 installer from using the preinstalled serial key without disabling UEFI

My laptop (a Lenovo Flex 2 15) came preinstalled with Windows 8 Standard (with the serial key preinstalled into the BIOS), and I've since installed an SSD (a Samsung Evo 840 120GB) & upgraded to ...
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can't kill installer made with innosetup

For years I have been making installers with innosetup, on Windows XP SP3. I have just installed the latest innosetup, 5.5.6 (u) (for Unicode) on Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit. I made a new ...
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Prepare HDD with Linux to transfer to another computer - no CD-ROM/USB

I've searched the internet for my question but do not seem to be able to find a direct answer to my question. If this question belongs in another more appropriate forum, I can re-raise there. I have ...
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Folder is invisible except in Oomph dialog

I'm installing Eclipse on Windows 7 and I opened the "choose a location" dialog inside the automated Oomph installer. From there it gave me the typical little Windows directory dialog to pick the ...
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How to install single package from metapackage through a command line in Mac OS X?

I’ve got a metapackage file program.mpkg. I’m using Mac OS X installer command to install .pkg and .mpkg files via command line usually like so: $ sudo installer -pkg program.mpkg -tgt / The ...
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Where are the files downloaded from the Microsoft Home Use Program saved?

My organization allows me to download and install Microsoft Office through the Microsoft Home Use Program. The initial installer is a small file which launches a program to download the suite of MS ...
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After upgrade to Windows 10, some programs can't be uninstalled

I had the same issue with several programs since I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 (x64), but right now it's VirtualBox: I previously had VirtualBox 4.2.16 installed, then came the Windows ...
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Wicleanup tool is it safe?

I found wicleanup and I am not sure if it is safe to use. When I open the program and press scan, I get about 17GB of files that it says are UnUsed. By selecting all these files that it suggests, then ...
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How to use a software without installing it on a computer? [duplicate]

I hope my question fits superuser. I am a PhD student and I must use a software on my computer at the faculty's office but unfortunately, the informaticians are not at the university since a quite ...
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Restrict Windows CBS.log verbosity, set log level, stop hectomegabyte info madness

On Windows 7 (Home Premium 64 Bit), hundreds of megabytes of logging that nobody will ever care to read are written to C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. Take a look, we're counting the lines here: $ dir ...
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Why 32-bit installation of R is available in 64-bit machines?

I wanted to know why, when you install R for Windows on a x64 machine, it lets you choose between installing 64-bit,32-bit, or both. I don't understand why would you want to install 32-bit version of ...
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Windows XP Windows Installer pops up every time I right-click any folder icon

I am using Windows XP with SP3 on Intel SATA Desktop Board and an SMPS that has only SATA Connectors; moreso, my new PC cabinet does not have a Floppy Drive. I needed to REPAIR my OS. But my old ...
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Windows Installer not reconizing repair/upgrade; thinkis its a new install [closed]

Trying to update our companies software program to new version. Setup.exe installer is not detecting the original installation. It is not giving us an option for "repair/upgrade", instead it proceeds ...
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Windows keeps trying to install apps with my native language

Every time I install a software it's trying to install it in my native language, when available (not English), so I always have to take care to change it to English and then proceed with the ...
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Internet Explorer 9 Installer for Windows 7 x64

As part of my standard troubleshooting for a user's issue with a webapp, I uninstalled their version of IE9 x64 by locating the original update in Windows Updates. Now I can't seem to find an ...
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What are the use of bower and nuget?

I am developing an application with the MetroUI CSS framework. I looked their documentation and it contains a link to github. When I saw the github page then there is mention at the bottom of the page ...
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Where to find an official copy of Microsoft Windows 7 installer? [duplicate]

I could not get a copy from Digital River the official distribution partner of Windows 7, as it seems to have stopped distributing windows 7. Is there an alternative? - I have a product key but my ...
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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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Installer reports wrong Windows version

When I try to install some well-known products (such as Macrium Reflect) the installer reports that I need a higher version of Windows (than XP) although I am running Windows 7 Home Premium according ...
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Set Default Windows Installer Disk [duplicate]

I was wondering if it was possible to set the default disk to be used my MSIs, E.G. Install to D:\Program Files by default rather than C:\Program Files, and, if it is possible, how to do so. Thanks!
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Storing multiple OS Installation Media on an SSD

I would like to condense my bootable CD and DVD collection onto a SSD. I have managed to write two Windows OS Installers to the SSD and successfully installed Windows from the SSD to 3 Different ...
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How can I create an installer? [closed]

I have got some files in a directory and i would like to create an installer for the files in the directory so that according to the users selection it will copy the files in the directory to that ...
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chocolatey: install programs from both internet and local Hard Drive

I would like to prepare package.config file for the next time I have to restore Win7 to my netbook. Most of my packages are in the chocolatey group of software, but some aren't. Thus I have ...
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Compress software installers into one executable

How am I going to compress (I don't know what's the right term for this) different software installer into one? When I click the executable file, all the installer I have is there, then I can proceed ...
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.msi installers freeze with no status showing Windows 8.1

I have a slight issue with my laptop. Every time I try to run any sort of a .msi installer to install a application, the status freezes and no progress progresses. I know it is not just the ...
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How can I install MS OneNote offline?

is there a Microsoft Onenote which is free, standalone offline installer for windows? onenote.com offers a installer but i want a version to install on an offline PC.
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Something Wrong With “Windows Installer” (Windows 8.1 x64)

I think something wrong with "Windows Installer" in my "Windows 8.1 Core x64" (With latest updates) operating system. Symptoms: Can't install some softwares. Installation gives "Error 1603: Fatal ...
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Preload Debian installer onto HDD

I have an old Pentium4 PC that I have rebuilt from spare parts and I am trying to install Debian on it so that I can use it as an homemade server. Problem is, the motherboard (model P4S800-MX) won't ...
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windows installer in different locations depending on os version

I've got to create an installer, that installs addon files into an existing programs application folder. Depending on the OS (winxp, win7, 32, 64), it could be in a variety of locations. e.g. ...
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java jre installer goes into “stealth mode”

Lenovo T61 running Windows 7 Prof. No java installed as per Control Panel>Programs, javare, Total Uninstaller, etc. Typing "java" at the CLI returns "not recognized". No java in c:\program files. No ...
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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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Installing FIREFOX with extensions/addons manually? (not really auto install)

I've been reading around with regards to creating firefox installers, bundling it w/ addons, using scripts, and CLI lines and a whole bunch of stuffs ... but it seems that going through this route is ...
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how can i overwrite existing log file in inno setup

i am new to inno setup. I want logging information, for that I set SetupLogging=yes and I used following code for getting log file . procedure CurStepChanged(CurStep: TSetupStep); var ...
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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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Windows command-line installers used by some programs: problems showing syntax and parameters

As time goes by, it is (fortunately) more usual to find command-line installers for most Windows GUI programs, so you can make batch and offline console installations. But sometimes I have found a ...
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Automatically select features for silent MSI install

I have an InstallShield .exe that 'wraps' an MSI installer. I can pass arguments to the MSI installer like this: /v"..." For example, to do a silent install: p4inst64.exe /S /v"/qn". The MSI ...
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How to check inf manufacturer

I am trying to create a WiX installer that should install USB drivers as well. It installs the application but not drivers. In the log file I have: DIFXAPP: INFO: Installing INF file ...
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InnoSetup - how do you override the “remembered” install folder and group?

InnoSetup has the DefaultDirName and DefaultGroupName directives for specifying the install folder and group the first time the installer runs. The problem is that it remembers that foldername and ...
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All-in-one Office installer

Currently, I have individual installers for the following acquired from a few official sources (VLSC, Partner Network, MSDN, etc): Office 2010 Home and Business 32-bit (OEM) Office 2010 Standard ...
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How to install LDR version of Microsoft Windows Update

I need a sos.dll version 4.0.30319.544 and as far as I have found the only way to get one - replay the installation process of .Net framework from the beginning. I have a brand new VM with .Net ...
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Possible to make a switchless install from a password protected archive?

I am using 7-zip to make a switchless install (method for doing so here and here). I would like to use a password protected archive to make said install to help prevent the average user from simply ...
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Is there a way to restrict my program installation to a certain web-source on Windows?

I have a program HelloWorld, signed by me and distributed from my company site. But someone has downloaded it from my site, wrapped into program SuperDuperHelloWorld and also added some malware into ...
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Is there anyway I can preserve installed programs after Windows 'refresh'?

I am planning on 'refreshing Windows', where Windows will reinstall itself whilst preserving 'personal files' on Windows 8.1 (downloaded as update from Windows store). However, I researched a bit ...
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How to know the path of the MSI or EXE from which a software program was installed

There have been times when I have forgotten the MSI or EXE I installed a software from and I need the file path of the installer to use it elsewhere. Is it possible to know the MSI or EXE from which a ...
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Why can I not find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer in Windows 7

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa369784(v=vs.85).aspx I am trying to find this location in the windows 7 registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer I am ...
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issues installing .pkg file osx through installer

I have a .pkg which needs to be installed. This is basically for Updating my app having multiple components. The pkg contains Agent , Daemon and a helper. In Post script am starting the Agent through ...
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Is there a software to create an installer from an installation process (InstallRite alternative) [closed]

It's been a while since installRite has been updated and I am trying to find a newer alternative.. I need to capture the changes made to my system and create an installer from that.. I'm currently ...
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Where does Ubuntu get the default hostname?

My newly installed Ubuntu shows lele-ThinkPad-X230 as its hostname. I downloaded debian-installer and ubuntu-installer (ubiquity) to see the code, but found nothing useful about this. Is this DHCP or ...