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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Where do 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 OS X installation disks. I'm trying to get the machine to run some ...
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Chromecast setup doesn't show WiFi network

I've just received my Chromecast, just started to install. But when I need to select my WiFi network, it isn't there.. When I enable my hotspot of my Android phone, it's begin displayed.. (But yeah, I ...
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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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how to get the .inf and driver file from a system

How do I get the driver and setup info for HTC Fuze/Tilt from a Windows XP machine so I can install it on another XP machine? The HTC support site doesn't work.
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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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Setting up Bluetooth access to HP AIO laserjet 2840 printer

I read somewhere that using the HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter I can wirelessly send and print documents from my Hp 2840 AIO printer. When I plug the bluetooth device directly to ...
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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 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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Setup.exe doesn't run

I have a setup file that just refuses to run.. There is no error message or anything. I double click the exe file and nothing happens. I went to the Event Viewer and found an Application Error with ...
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2nd HDD not showing up in “My Computer”. Using SSD as main drive

I just set up my new computer. Built it from scratch. This is my second machine I built so it's not a hobby I'm very proficient at yet. I have a 60gb SSD and a 1.5 TB HD In bios I set up my SSD ...
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What is the command to reset Windows to a new-user state?

I used to know how to do this, back when my MCSA/MCSE was still current. For the life of me, I can't recall how though. I know there is a way to rearm the new-user portion of Windows so that, once I ...
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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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Office 2013 installation error 1406

Hi I am trying to install Office 2013/2010 on my Windows 7 64 bit laptop. But each time I get the error 1406 which stops the setup boot-strapper. I have tried amending registry, cleaning up old ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Error Set up

So im installing visual studio 2010 ultimate. im getting an error during set up about Microsoft Application Error Reporting. tried my luck on google but can't find an easy solution. Do i need to ...
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Win 8.1 blue screen crash. Now won't boot to USB setup

I was browsing the web when Windows 8.1 pro froze. Then there was a blue screen with sad face emoticon saying a problem had been encountered and needed to restart. After the restart it attempted to ...
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How to set-up a Linux machine for children's Internet use?

My kids are approaching the age where they want to use the Internet. I have a spare computer with Linux on it. What are the things I should do make the Internet safe for my kids?
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What does the “Only my files” option in Windows 8.1 setup migrate?

Does it migrate the entire profile, including AppData and the registry?
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Installing Windows 7 x64, ASUS P5G41T-M LX Plus, Mass Storage Driver

I have a ASUS P5G41T-M LX PLUS motherboard. When installing (from either USB or DVD) Windows 7 Pro x64, my harddrive doesn't show to install onto. The Hard Drive is recognized in the BIOS. I try ...
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How to split a 9GB 3DsMax 2015 x64 setup DVD into two 5GB DVDs

I have a 3DsMax 2015 x64 9GB DVD and I have problem to run it from its original disk (which is a complicated situation and I found this way ...), so I have to split the setup files into two DVDs but I ...
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downloading and installing ftdi(d2xx and vcp)drivers?

I tried downloading the d2xx and vcp drivers to start working on vmusic3. But the link provided by FTDI site does not have the '.exe' file even after I extract the folder.Where do I download the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 setup rejects password

I'm currently installing a Windows Server 2008 R2 system in a VM. As part of the setup process, it asks me to set a password for the Administrator user. But whatever I imagine, it rejects that ...
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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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How do I set up a Proxy server on my home router to enable content filtering

This is going to be a difficult question, and I really hope someone can help me out here. I have mentioned before, my son has a Nexus 4 and wants to use Google Now, I have k9 web protection enabled ...
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Configuring PyDev

After speeding too much time trying to find out what went wrong with the installation of a new module in python, I realised that the root of the problem is due to fault configuration of PyDev plug-in. ...
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Setting up QoS Classification

I need to setup QoS Classification to my desktop to avoid getting high pings while streaming from other pc. I've got the queue. Now, I need the classification : http://i.stack.imgur.com/gtmbS.png ...
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Setup page for phpMyAdmin not appearing but the domain is

Relative newbie here... EC2 instance installed, apache is running and can see the Test Page for the Apache server I am following the instructions found on ...
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Win7 setup insists on CD/DVD driver even though it isn't needed

Alright, this one got me stumped... Bear with me. This is a long story: I'm trying to help out a family member with a clean install of Windows 7 (Ultimate, 32 bit) on his ASUS A7Sv laptop. Laptop ...
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Google Authenticator and second device setuup

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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What can I do if msvcr80.dll is missing?

I have MS-Office 07 setup in my system. But it seems like if its one DLL got corrupted called msvcr80.dll. When I try to install office now, it says Setup cannot find Office.en-us\msvcr80.dll. Browse ...
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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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Visual Studios 2010 source config issues

I have a VS solution set up with my own code. My code also uses some third party code which I have access to, but do not want to put into my project. However, I do want to be able to look at the other ...
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Visual Studio 2013 Lag and Errors

After recently downloading Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Professional, I can't work on any projects due to lag. After I open up a project, there is a large delay between any of my actions. I have ...
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If FreeNas HDD or PC was to fail completely

Currently I am operating a freenas box and want to ask a question before it happens... Will do my best to keep this simple... But want an answer that is not guessing or else I will have to kill some ...
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my msys2 home has moved from a linux like one to a windows like one. How to restore it?

I have installed MSYS2. First, I had my HOME in /home/Laurent, / being c:/msys64 in Windows. Then I made different thinks, install Mingw, CMake, and especially msysgit, which has its own MSYS setup. ...
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Windows 8 registration with wrong email

My grandparents have got a brand new Windows 8 laptop, and they have created an account, and they have bound it with an email address. The problem is that they entered a Gmail address, but it has to ...
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How to bring Internet to a DD-WRT router from another router?

I have a new Internet connection that came with a preconfigured modem-router. That works really well but it has only 2 ethernet port and no wireless. So I would like to connect my other router running ...
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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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How to remove a broken installation of SQL Server 2008?

After installing the Service Pack 2 of Microsoft SQL Server 2008, the SQL Server failed to start. Trying to repair this, I've done some stupid things, which results now in the situation in which I ...
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is it possible to create installer for installed program?

as far as I know registry keys are needed for many programs. I got some of my applications/games from my friends but now I need to reinstall my windows 7. now I need that programs but can't get them ...
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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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How to get Quadraphonic audio channel option in Speaker Setup?

I recently installed Windows 7 as the OS for a PC that I'm using as a media center running XBMC. Initially I only put in 2 speakers. Now I've added rear speakers. The soundcard is a SoundBlaster Live ...
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NetBeans not able to include files

IDE: NetBeans 6.8 OS: Fedora 12 I have been having this problem for a long time now. NetBeans is almost impossible to use with C/C++, maybe because it was not made for it in first place. Anyways ...
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Why won't my ASUS P5MT-M motherboard allow me to enter the CMOS setup?

When the system POSTs, it doesn't display any options for entering the system setup. The official manual for this motherboard claims that you need to press <Del> to enter setup, and I've ...
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minimal LDAP + user authentication example for *nix

I need to setup a VERY minimal LDAP setup on RHEL / Fedora. no need for kerberos would like to avoid any DNS server setup dont mind if its insecure : it is only for testing. all user ...
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“We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files”

I am trying to install Windows 8.1 on an existing partition. I can’t format it because i have like dozens of GBs of data there. I receive this message when i select the partition. I am installing the ...
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What are full-range speakers?

In Windows 7, you can go to Sound configuration, select your speakers and click Configure. You will then get a dialog called Speaker Setup. You start with a question about Audio channels (Stereo, ...
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Setting up new Win7 computer without completing “First Boot” config

Someone fairly technically challenged has asked me to set up their brand new computer by installing newest updates, antivirus, chrome browser, activate windows, etc. However, they still want to be ...
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What do I do to get past that cmd coming up while installing windows?

Eveytime I try to install windows, it always ends up with a command prompt and not continuing on the setup. How do I deal with it without logging on the previous windows I have? Is there a command I ...
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Problems in Mythbuntu 12/HDHomerun Prime setup

Introduction I am newbie when it comes to PVR setup. I have messed around with tvheadend in openelec, but since it seems unable to handle an HDHomerun Prime with a cable card from Comcast (It only ...
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Cannot use Truecrypt for Google Drive for PC

I failed to set up a Truecrypt volume to use it as Google Drive folder. How can I pass over it? Update I have succeeded applying Truecrypt for Dropbox folder.