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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 ...
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Adding a custom page to Windows 8 installation

I am trying to figure out if its possible to add a custom page during an OEM Windows 8 installation that asks the user if he/she wants to enroll in a service. The page will have some information about ...
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install drivers - dependency conflict: ubuntu 64 bits

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How can I install .NET Framework without administrator privileges?

I'm on my Windows 7 computer and want to set up .NET Framework. However it's asking for an administrator password but I have no idea what it can be. I really need the .NET Framework. I hope there's a ...
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Can't install Silverlight on Windows XP SP3 - any ideas how to?

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Installing setup using sudo in Python

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1answer
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1answer
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Synergy setup on Windows

Are there any basic guides on setting up synergy on 2 Windows PC's? W7 is server, XP is client. I am running a single monitor with multiple video inputs, will this cause any issues when switching ...
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1answer
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Hard time installing windows xp on Compaq Pressario SR1520IL.

One day morning I started getting this error on my desktop: Reboot and select proper boot device or Insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key. I checked out all the settings in ...
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Getting wireless to work on Arch Linux

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How to do a silent install of MSYS on WIndows XP

I have to install a set of development tools that includes MSYS 1.0.11 on a bunch of Windows XP boxes. Every other tool is built with MSI or can simply be untarred or unzipped to the relevant install ...
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Windows XP Setup Power down

Hey, So I try to install Windows XP SP3, as soon as I get to the partition selection screen my computer powers down. I tried to F5 in driver loading screen and selected "Standard-PC" but same error ...
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“setup can't copy files” error during XP installation

During installing Windows XP, I got errors like "Setup can't copy ks.sys, modem.sys etc...etc.." I skipped the error messages, but after all that Windows XP is not detecting cd drive or USB. How to ...
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Can an administration extraction of an MSI file perform registry and/or system wide changes?

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2answers
585 views

Partition issue trying to install Windows 7 Starter

Computer: HP Mini 210 I am trying to install Windows 7 Starter. Currently I have installed Fedora 14 Xfce and have allocated 24GB NTFS on the hard disk for the Windows partition. My current ...
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What are good resources for getting started with Apache Tomcat 7?

We need to set up an Apache Tomcat 7 installation and get a third party software up and running. We have never used Apache Tomcat at all, although we are experienced Java developers, for what that's ...
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1answer
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What do I need to do when replacing my wireless router?

I currently have a very old wireless router that has been giving out on me lately. If I were to replace it with a newer and better one, what will I need to do in order to set it up? Besides the ...
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Can I install Windows XP, Vista and 7 from the same USB flash drive?

I'm usually the person my friends call when it's time for them to turn back the clock on their computers and reformat, but none of them seem capable of hanging on to the Windows installation discs ...
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1answer
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Windows 2003 R2, msiexec with /qn option failes to install

Hi I am running typical issue on msiexec, when i try to install a .msi component with /qn option it is not installing ?
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Windows installation repair option not showing up

I'm trying to repair an existing Windows XP installation. Following the instructions from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/tips/doug92.mspx this should work: When ...
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Windows XP Setup Loop

I have a computer where Windows XP was re-installed (not by me, so my information is limited), the install never finished and now setup hangs with '1 minute remaining', while it is 'removing temporary ...
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What is the difference between a 'custom' install and a 'clean' install?

I'm currently running Vista 32-bit and want to do a clean install to Windows 7 32-bit. Would it be better to perform a custom install with the upgrade disc or format the drive first, and then do it? ...
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1answer
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Windows XP installation problem with Dell laptop

AFter the first part of the Windows XP setup on my Dell laptop, it does not respond to the Enter button (i.e. Press enter to install Windows XP does not work). The Enter button works well in BIOS but ...
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Windows: What is the difference between installing for all users and current user?

A lot of software installation dialogs on Windows throw up a query to the installing user asking if this software should be installed for all users or the current user. Why do they do this? Why not ...
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Why package management for Unix when complete Installer on Windows is more attractive? [closed]

I fully understand for what purpose I need a package-management system like yum or apt: To create a stable system. It is perfect or a server, however, on desktop machines I think it would be much ...
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Windows 7 setup hangs after “Starting Windows…”-screen

I'm having some trouble installing Windows 7. I need to install the OS from boot in order to split my C: into two different partitions, as this is not allowed when installing from inside Vista. When ...
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What are the binaries of a file?

Sometimes we have options to download the binaries of a particular software (instead of setup or source code for example). What are binaries of a setup?