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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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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“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 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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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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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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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.
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What security precautions should I carry out with a recently bought second hand machine?

I'm going to buy a second hand laptop and would like your thoughts on what I should do to ensure it is secure should I use it for personal housekeeping (finance, etc.) and work. So would want to ...
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Finding my network's public IP address range

I am referring to the following instructions to setup Amazon EC2 web services on my local machine: AWS-Security-Group I do not know how to complete the first bullet under step 6. How do I find my ...
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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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How to set up Openfire XMPP server?

I have installed Openfire and Microsoft Sql Server Management Studio 2102 on my PC. I have made a database called openfire, conected to it, and have executed the script called openfire_sqlserver.sql ...
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Windows manual driver setup : how to select a file instead of a folder?

I want to setup a specific driver that I downloaded and after extracting the archive I have a folder. The instructions on the website I downloaded the driver from say that, when selecting the folder ...
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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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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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Setup a wireless router to an existing cat 5 at boarding college so I can acces with ipod/laptop

My daughter is now away from home in a boarding college and attending uni. She has internet in her room (cat5 cable). Can I set up a wireless router to this cable so that she can use her devices ...
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When setup is removed from windows installer cache?

I observe strange behavior on several notebooks. All of them have application installed as an MSI package, through GPO deployment, from the network share. But when this network share is inaccessible, ...
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install drivers - dependency conflict: ubuntu 64 bits

I got the message from the system as follow: # apt-get install build-essential The package libc6 needs to be reinstalled, but I can´t find an archive for it. It is running in Ubuntu 64bits on Mac ...
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Is there a list/log of Windows XP setup drivers loaded during installation?

I need to know what drivers Windows XP setup loads during installation (for another question), but some of the drivers' names flicker by too fast for me to read. Is there another way of see the list ...
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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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Installing Windows 7 64 on Asus Essentio desktop

I am servicing a brand-new Asus Essentio desktop for a friend. They just recently got it,and hate Windows 8 (who doesn't?!). We bought Windows 7-64 Professional to replace it. I pulled the drive, ...
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Setup wireless repeater without additional ip address

I work in a building, where the whole building is connected via wireless. There are more than one access points. The place where I sit has poor signal. The authority has agreed to allow me put a ...
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How to set up a git server with SSH access

I have a server running Ubuntu where I installed a SVN server and integrated it with Apache. My users access their repository via HTTPS and I am able to configure which repo each user can access. I ...
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Setting up a second monitor for HPE h8 1010

I have an HP HPE h8 1010 and am looking to set up a second monitor for it. It would be an older monitor whose only input is VGA. I am already using a DVI plug for my primary monitor so the only ...
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Printer driver installer fails on Windows XP. How to diagnose?

I have a printer driver which I'm trying to install on a Windows XP workstation. The installer runs, then suddenly crashes. I can find no error dialog or log file or system event record to tell me ...
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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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Setup for NEW HDD?

Building my FIRST computer. Will start with at least - one HDD, I purchased a WD SATA HDD a 10,000RPM VelociRaptor 500GB. I have read that if you use one of the settings, can't remember what it's ...
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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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Linux Distro - GUI similar to Windows [closed]

I am in the process of refurbing several older laptop machines for use by a couple college guys we have in training to learn basic web development in python. These are students who intern at my ...
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Why don't I get a java preferences icon when I install Oracle Java 7u9 on my Mac

I have tried repeatedly to install the Oracle java runtime (Java 7 update 9) on my mac, but it doesn't work. I should just be able to download it from oracle, mount the disk image, and click to ...
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After cancelling out of Windows 8 setup I no longer have the option to keep my apps

I started the upgrade from Windows 7 ultimate to Windows 8 Pro. The first time I ran it I had all three "Choose what to keep" options. I chose "Nothing" and hit next. After a second I decided I wanted ...
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Queries related to Windows 8 Upgrade installation media

I don't expect all these questions to be answered right away. Gradually over time is fine. Also, I guess the answers would differ depending on the language, so I'm looking for information related to ...
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Windows 8 isn't available for download

Just downloaded the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant and only got the following message: "Windows 8 isn't available for download", "Sorry, Windows 8 isn't available for online purchase in the ...
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Setting up a Windows7 computer to allow remote access to the IIS7 welcome page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t access IIS7 from my home network We are looking to allow remote access to our new IIS7 installation that is on a Windows7 Home Premium server. We can access the ...
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AMD media foundation hardware decoders and encoders

I use the K-lite mega codec pack. I guess AMD's are the same as k-lite, but I'm truly really unsure. Should I install it together with K-lite? Sincerely, I don't know what is it. I have searched at ...
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What is the easiest way to connect to a remote SQL server?

So for the last few days I've been wrangling with usernames/passwords and trying to use different tools to connect, all to no avail. I know there are many ways to connect, VPN, or command line, or ...
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First Time Setup Taking Forever to Launch/Install

To start off, I am running a Windows Server 2008 32-bit computer, 8 GB ram (well supposedly only 4 GB would be used). This computer is fairly new, and it is extremely fast in running applications and ...
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How can I check that my LAN card is VLAN capable?

I am trying to figure out if my PC LAN card is VLAN capable or not. To be precise I want to check if my lan card can c Can I receive VLAN tagged traffic If I can receive , after that can I untag ...
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Can't keep settings when upgrading Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 Pro RTM

I'm trying to install Windows 8 Pro RTM on top of a Windows 7 Ultimate, but the only option I get when asked "Choose what to keep" is Nothing, which seems rather drastic. A friend of mine tried to do ...
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Setup FTP Server for Remote Access Mac

I'm rather new to the field of servers and networking and have recently been trying to set up an FTP server on my Mac as an easy way to move files around. I'd like the server to be able to be accessed ...
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Resolving “The Office System Pack cannot be installed on this system because the languages are not the same.” installation error

I've inherited some software that runs on the Access 2002 Runtime. I am taking over development and support. The installer halts with the following error message (installing on Windows XP): ...
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Setup for two SSDs and one HDD?

I currently have one 2TB HDD. In about a week, I'll have 2 SSDs; one that is 60GB and the other that is 128GB. I would like to setup Windows 7 and some Linux operating system. I am also a pretty big ...
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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?

I tried all to install the Silverlight: clean install, uninstalling the Silverlight with following registry clean-up by the CCleaner as well as all methods How to clean a corrupted Silverlight ...
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Setup Ubuntu with differing locale and language settings

Why is it during a setup of Ubuntu / Debian, it is not possible to select a locale that is not strictly related to the selected language? Are there any drawbacks to using a locale setting different ...
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Install XCode 4.5 beta along XCode 4.3 to keep App Store publishing option

What is the correct way to install Xcode 4.5 beta along existing Xcode 4.3 stable? I want to keep App Store publishing option. Last time i did install an Xcode beta, it wiped out my existing install ...
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Can I start using a Gateway netbook right out of the box?

I have bought a Gateway netbook for my husband's birthday, and would like to give it to him ready to use. Best Buy wants $100 to set it up for me, but I would rather do it myself, if possible. Any ...
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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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esys NoteBook SZ900P - Unable to load drivers during Windows 7 Setup through USB boot?

I have esys Notebook SZ900P, which was came with preloaded Ubuntu. Now i need to work on Windows so i am trying to install Windows 7 from USB Pen Drive but it prompt me to Load Drivers for CD/DVD ...
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Sysprepped image will not complete setup

I'm having a problem installing/setting up an image. Background: I've created a Windows 7 Enterprise image (i.e. installed OS, installed applications, configured settings, etc.). Then I sysprepped ...