Installation (or setup) of a computer program (including device drivers and plugins), is the act of making the program ready for execution.

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How to batch install setup-file (*.exe) on PC?

Instead of repeatedly double-clicking tens of setup files (*.exe), can batch-installing at once be possible? Or at least one double-click is enough to sequentially activate them? The closest Google ...
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MSI says i have the software already installed but isn't there

I'm having the MSI Installer issue with my enterprise product. I'm trying to install a software and Windows installer says that is already in the computer but isnt. I've already search the registry ...
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What does .WW stand for in Microsoft installer files/folders?

What does ww stand for in terms of microsoft installers? At the root of their office product for example, there are folders like proplus.ww and proplus.en-us each of which contain various .exe and ...
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Why I can't open any downloaded setup.exe file on Windows XP?

Today my friend ask me how can he run any Windows application install file, because on Windows XP, just dosen't opened. I realy surprised, first time I thinked he just joked me, but it's true, when I ...
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Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 setup blocked

While installing Visual Studio Community 2015, the setup was blocked and I received a message that told me that Visual Studio was already installed. Visual Studio Professional 2015 is currently ...
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Remove editions of Windows 7 Iso

I downloaded an ISO of Windows 7 64 bits, I have a problem: I saw 4 editions in .clg files (home basic, premium, professional and ultimate), I opened install.wim with 7zip and I saw folders called ...
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How to change Windows 10 installation language

I recently download Windows 10 32 bit Now when I run the setup, then the setup language is different. How to change language in English This language is shown, how do I change it to English?
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Why am I not able to apply the update “KB2670838” to my computer?

Background: I am trying to run the game "Leo's Fortune" on my computer. It shows the error: "Could not update DXGI factory! Try updating your Windows system." To try and solve this problem, listening ...
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How to get the setup menu on a HP Pavilion 550-170na Desktop PC

This is a new PC and it works ok with the default install of Windows 10 Home edition on a slow disk, but I want to wipe that out and install Win 10 Pro on an SSD instead. But I can't find a way to ...
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Skip “Select a Network” during Chromebook setup

I purchased a Toshiba Satellite Chromebook for testing and evaluation of ChromeOS. On the first screen I am prompted to select a network. The image below is from HP docs because Toshiba does not ...
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Kies: Error reading setup initialization file

I downloaded Kies 2.6 to update my Android phone. My operating system is Windows 10 Pro (RAM: 2GB; System type: 32-bit; Processor: Pentium (R) Dual-Core CPU T4300 @ 2.10GHz, 2.10GHz). When I open ...
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Toshiba encore 2 write touch won't work on windows 10 initial setup

Okay so I just got a Toshiba encore 2 write and after updating it to windows 10, I decided to do a clean install. Now for some reason the touch nor pen inputs work on the initial setup screen (you ...
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Unattended Windows 7 installation stalls for 1 hour

We have created an unattended network installation setup for Windows 7 based on the WinPE present in WAIK. We boot a customized WinPE with the necessary network drivers injected and a CMD script ...
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Setting up home WiFi hotspot

I’m try to set up a home WiFi hotspot using my PC as the access point. The USB adapter is installed and working and the PC is connected to the PC via a USB cable to a phone (tethering). I setup the ...
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Is there a way to make cygwin setup remember the -K option

I'm using cygwin 64-bit on Windows 8. I've also gotten some packages from the Cygwin Ports project. The instructions on the Cygwin Ports site for running cygwin setup include: cygstart -- ...
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Windows 8 Will not open anything called “setup.exe” or “uninstall.exe”

Here is the message that I get, when I try to open setup.exe: I have getting away by renaming all "setup.exe"'s to "s.exe" then it works. Does anyone has an idea why this happens?
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How do I set up a LAMP server from scratch using CentOS 6.7?

How do you set up a LAMP server completely from scratch on an unused desktop PC? The Linux distro should be CentOS 6.7.
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I want to make an Autorun for a DVD to recognize Win as x32/x64. Is that possible?

So I've got this program which a setup is designed for x32 systems and the other for x64. Do I need to create a program for that or can I simply make the Autorun.inf recognize which one should be ...
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Need to run a custom command during Windows 7 Setup between Phase 3 and 5

How can I run a cmd script during windows setup somewhere between the beginning of phase 3 and the beginning of phase 5? I need to copy hardware dependent files from the USB drive to the C: drive ...
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How to remove boot password in dell inspiron 1545.? I forgot the boot admin password and I want to remove the boot setup password.

I forgot the boot admin password. I am not able to login in to my laptop dell inspiron 1545. I want to remove the boot admin setup password. Please help in logging in to my laptop.
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How to get boot setup screen in dell inspiron 1545 after switching on?

I am using dell inspiron 1545 laptop. I tried pressing F2 or F12 after switching on x I am not able to view boot setup window. I want to view boot setup config screen.
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Downgrading Windows 8 -> Windows 7 without disk/usb drive

Our new PC just arrived, with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. But i want to have Windows 7 on it. The only USB-drive i have is a 1-TB external harddisk(which has a Win 7 .iso file(3gb) on it). What i ...
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Windows 10 Home how to apply system settings to DEFAULT user

OS: Windows 10 Home << Situation: Setting up multiple notebooks for multiple users. Done: Install and configure one system as a master image. Configured system settings as administrator. ...
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Automate set up and driver installs on Windows 7

I have to set up a large amount of PCs all with a fresh install of Windows 7 or XP, all with the same settings using the options in the control panel, and all with similar hardware drivers. The only ...
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Can't finish Windows7 setup

Attempting to setup Win7 Pro w/svc Pack1 on Dell Precision T3400. I can run the install but after boot, it NEVER goes into the "Setup is preparing your computer for first use" step. It only shows a ...
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Windows setup (textmode) & SCSI

Quick question: How come Windows setup says that it already has a driver that I can use for the disk controller ?. If I choose not to include the Intel driver by hitting f6, the setup fails. Is there ...
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Can Preload CLI provide same\alternative RAID setup options?

So I access server over supermicro IPMI which does not support USB mouse thus WebBIOS for RAID setup is not an option. Yet "MegaPCLI SAS RAID Management Tool" is an option and I hope alternative. ...
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Windows 7 Installer Error

PC SPECS: RAM: 8GB, HDD: 1TB, Brand: Asus, OS: Windows 8, Problem: While installing Windows 7, and it is saying "Windows Setup is starting" I get the following error: "Windows Setup experienced an ...
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When I install another OS on a new partition, my old partition remains untouched?

I have 2 partitions of 50GB on the same disk. On the first partition I have my main OS: Windows 7 and the other one is empty. I want to test some multiboot programs and I need to install the same OS ...
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Need help to set up 2x4 + 1x8 Gb Ram [duplicate]

I'm using 2x4 Gb sticks (1866 Mhz) (4 DDMI slots on motherboard, max 32 Gb). I accidentally bought a 8 Gb stick of the same type (instead of 2x4 Gb) . How should I set up this version of 16 Gb Rams ...
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When installing Windows 2000 on Virtualbox I get a boot loop

How come when installing Windows 2000 guest on VirtualBox I get a boot loop returning me to the setup? I can't break out of it. I've tried to install multiple times. I'm using the version of ...
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How to resolve Windows 10 installation error FIRST_BOOT, MIGRATE_DATA?

Trying to update my German Windows 8.1. Professional to Windows 10, it fails after about half an hour with the (German) error message: Manually translated this reads: Could not install Windows ...
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Does an offline installer for SP1 of Windows Server 2008 R2 exist?

Does an offline installer for SP1 of Windows Server 2008 R2 exist? I need to install it on a host not connected to Internet Thank you
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How to force enable PAE at Windows Setup Startup

Is there a way to force Windows Setup to enable PAE (physical adress extension) at start up, like I can do with linux installations ("/forcepae")? I found an MSDN-Page about Physical Address ...
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Can a Windows setup wizard install programs before confirming installation?

Normally, a Windows program's setup wizard asks where and what to install on the computer before the program begins to install. Installation doesn't begin until the user confirms by clicking on the ...
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Exchange 2013 installation: Path doesn’t contain old nodes belonging to the system 'Fsis'

I want to install Exchange 2013 on a fresh Windows 2012 R2 server. I am just 10 hours into the process, and stuck at the really short error message below. I found on the net that this means I have to ...
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Outlook for other users

I take care of some of the minor IT applications. One of which is setting up users outlook. I'm question is there a way to set up a user's email account in Outlook without logging in as the user? We ...
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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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Python setup failed Unspecified error

I'm install python 3.5.0a3 first time on windows 8.1 64 bit and at just starting of installation it just says "Setup failed". Here is the log file.
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Devices cannot see each others' network shares

I am trying to form a home network. I have: DSL Two Wi-Fi access points 5 main devices My wife uses an XP in the home office where the DSL router is connected to the first AP. I have an iMac and ...
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Router to router setup works fine with straight cable up to 2-3 meter it is not working for 45 meter why?

FIrst router(TPLINK) is connceted with ADSL Modem, and second router is connected via 49 meter cat-6 cable with straight connection, it is not working, but connection between two routers using patch ...
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When having different installation executables which should be used?

I have noticed that many times a large program would have different executables which should do more or less the same thing (and they do more or less the same thing), as for example: Setup.exe, ...
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How do I connect to the internet during a Linux Mint CD install?

I am trying to install Linux Mint on my computer, MacBook Pro through via a dual boot setup. I’m at the point where I need to install the Linux Mint OS. However, I need to be connected to the Internet ...
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Server for multimedia and NAS porpuses: how to install Linux without consol?

I'm not very skilled Linux user and I don't really skilled in hardware but I'd like to try to setup home server for multimedia and data storage purposes. I have the following equipment: Server Full ...
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Windows setup doesn't detect HDD, although it is detected in BIOS

I've been trying to reconfigure and reinstall an old machine that I've been using until recently to pass it down to relatives, but I have no success installing Windows in the current configuration. ...
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Windows 8.1 Setup, moving app from background processes to apps (task manager-foreground)

I want to format my Windows 8.1, not the 1st time I do so I know how to do it, but this time while I was waiting for the % to finish, I think it was around 26% at that moment so I went to play a game ...
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Windows xp hangs with dim splash screen on setup's first boot

I'm Installing windows xp in my Desktop, and after first setup boot (which is comes next to "formatting disk", "copying files"), the windows xp splash screen hangs and its very Dim. I had never face ...
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How can one shut down a computer from the windows 8.1 setup?

I have a new computer that I want to make a backup of (prior to creating a user account or anything like that) - and keep ending up in the "Region and language" screen, that then goes to the "time ...
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How do i skip the Personalize page (color & computername) during unattended Windows 8 setup?

i'm currently setting up an unattended Windows 8 setup but i'm stumbling upon the Personalize page which i can't skip. My unattend file looks like below. Guess the interesting part should be in the ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't boot unless I boot from installation USB

I can successfully install Windows 8.1 on a Samsung Series 5 Ultra, but when I try to boot the system it only shows a menu with the main HDD as an option. I select it and nothing happens. The only way ...