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 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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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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How did the MicroXP developer edit this Windows XP Setup screen? [on hold]

I want to know how i can edit this Windows XP setup screen. As you can see, it is MicroXP v0.82, and the developer edited this part 'Please wait while Windows XP detects and installs devices...' to ...
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Configure Cygwin to NOT use FTP for updates

In an attempt to progressively replace Windows servers with Linux boxes, I am looking for a unified way of administering a mixed network of the two. The current in-house daemon that we use for the ...
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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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Office 2007 Setup prompts for PptLR.cab

While running Office 2007 Ultimate Setup on Windows 7 box, I get this error message - "Setup cannot find PowerPoint.en-us\PptLR.cab". This file is very much present in the setup folder. It gives me ...
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Windows 7 “Setup is starting” freezes

I have HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC ,it came with 2 drives, C & Recovery. I re-partitioned the hard using a windows 7 bootable dvd, I deleted the 2 drives, and then created a C and another one, ...
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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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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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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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Where can I get Windows XP drivers for MacBook Pro hardware without using Boot Camp?

I have an Intel-based MacBook Pro whose hard disk was formatted before I received it. It had no OS installed, and I have no Mac OS X installation disks. I’m trying to get the machine to run some ...
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how to change program name in setup UAC with installshield

I am trying to create a setup.exe using limited edition of Installshield, but I am not able to change the program name show in the user account control form. However when I uninstall, the program ...
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Google Authenticator and second device setup

I have two-step verification setup for a Gmail account. Its currently running on an iPhone. I'm trying to setup the same on an iPod while retaining the setup on the iPhone. (I often like to shut off ...
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Checking for latest installers of famous freeware/opensource software [closed]

I always store in my HDD setup files of software which I generally install after windows installation (like google chrome, skype ... etc). Updating these setup files manually. I wonder if there is ...
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How to setup Apache Tomcat on OS X?

I'm trying to setup Apache Tomcat 7 for some work. I need to get it done, but I think I've setup things incorrectly. What is the right way? I'm using NetBeans, and have set the install directory for ...
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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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Is this setup.txt file important? [closed]

I have this file txt file in local disk c:/ I do not know what it is but it makes my drive c: look ugly. Can I move this somewhere elseor delete it? Is it important?
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Does it actually matter whether you have open applications when installing new software?

It seems the norm these days is for installers/setup programs to request that you close all open applications before initiating the install process for a piece of new software. I used to obediently ...
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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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Setup.exe won't run

Trying to run a programs setup.exe file, but no install windows/prompts start up. I've tried running the setup file as a local-admin, as the domain admin, I've deleted and re-downloaded the setup ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Can an administration extraction of an MSI file perform registry and/or system wide changes?

I am always getting MSI (or setup EXEs which are basically MSI) files, and half the time they really do not need to be a setup. Microsoft is probably one of the biggest sources - almost every time I ...
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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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Setting up a Proxy server on my home router to enable content filtering

My son has a Nexus 4 and wants to use Google Now. I have k9 web protection enabled on it, which blocks Google Now, as there is no way to force safe search for google images. However, I have found some ...
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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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Is there any complete standalone installer for IE-9 which don't use internet to install?

I tried to find this but still not success. I'm searching a complete offline installers for Windows-7 of IE-9 which should not check for updates to install. If anyone knows please help me to sort out ...
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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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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 ...