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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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 ...
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Switch/Router configuration

This has been bugging me for sometime and I really need to learn why I am having this problem. I have verizon fios and an ActionTech router (http://www.actiontec.com/products/product.php?pid=189) I ...
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How can Cygwin be configured to NOT use FTP for updates?

Background: 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 ...
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Windows applications logs

Is there a way to acquire a complete history/log of what has been installed/uninstalled on a Windows XP system since it's Windows OS setup date, except the Application Log (MSIInstaller) entries on ...
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Setting up my Samsung SA550 screen

I just bought a new Samsung PC monitor but I am having trouble setting it up properly. I have run the auto-setup several times but I am still not satisfied with the quality. I have connected two ...
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Windows 7 startup hangs when loading disk.sys

I'm trying to install Windows 7 x64 on my computer. I have four drives partitioned like this: First drive: 128GB SSD with my Linux partitions + the 250MB Windows 7 boot partition (which apparently ...
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Man pages in Linux

I don't seem to have all the man pages that I need. For example, my college computers (running Fedora 14) have man pages for ASCII, all the standard C libraries (stdlib.h, stdio.h) and so on and so ...
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Setup phpMyAdmin on CentOS VirtualBox

I installed phpMyAdmin from sourceforge, following this tutorial. However, when I login, I see this notice: The phpMyAdmin configuration storage is not completely configured, some extended ...
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Installing setup using sudo in Python

I'm getting a strange output when trying to install setup.py for a project. Any clue as to what I'm doing wrong? $ sudo python setup.py ...
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dual monitors not working with RHEL 6

I installed REHL 6 (30 day demo version) on a system that already had 2 identical graphics cards. There are 2 identical monitors conneted, but only 1 monitor is detected. I tried System -> Preferences ...
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Assigning IP addresses with multiple routers

I have a 3 router setup in my house, and I've managed to get everything to work properly, but I'm still not sure if I have set the IP addresses that the routers assign to the clients properly. Right ...
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Paper size options restricted to photo paper

I'm running MS Office 2010, with Windows7 Home Premium on an HP dv6. I use an HP Photosmart A310 After re-booting the printer, the only paper size options, in both word & Excel, are the photo ...
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How do I access the Linksys E2000 wireless router setup page

I'm trying to access & configure my wireless router's options. The wireless router is a Linksys E2000 and the default gateway's IP address is 192.168.33.1 I've gotten into the router setup by ...
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Can I set up a Dell PowerEdge Server without Monitor and Keyboard?

I have just got my Dell PowerEdge 2950. I have inserted new hard drives et cetera. Is it possible for me to install an OS without needing to buy a monitor or keyboard? I thought the server can be ...
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Windows 7: UAC Shield for same setup.exe shows on one computer but not another

Does anyone know why the UAC badge wouldn't show up for a given setup.exe icon on one computer in Windows Explorer, but when the same executable is copied to another computer, it does? Both machines ...
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Checking for latest installers of famous freeware/opensource software

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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Reinstalling windows 7 on an SSD drive

I installed Windows 7 on a new OCZ Vertext 2 SSD drive. A few days later I decided to reinstall Windows 7 again. So I went through the normal installation process, deleted the partitons with the setup ...
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How do I create a system partition on an empty machine

I am trying to install windows on a PC. However, the windows install fails because it can't install find or create the system partition. I can't run diskpart.exe because windows is not installed. ...
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How do I setup Trac login?

I've been trying to follow the Trac installation guide, but I've hit a bit of a snag. I can view the default Trac setup just fine, but when I go and try to log in I get this on the page: Trac ...
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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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Automated setup of Eclipse?

I work for a company that uses Eclipse and a bunch of plugins for their development environment. I'm trying to come up with an automated way to install everything(eclipse, and plugins) and configure ...
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Make Visual Studio not erase release folder for setup projects

This is a major pet peeve of mine. I use SVN and when I roll out a new version, I make a new setup for it. The "compile" behaviour for setup projects is different from most projects. Instead of the ...
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MySQL Post-Installation on a Mac OSX Snow Leopard

I installed MySQL on a Mac OSX Snow Leopard and got the mysql service started but I couldn't login as root to reset the password. Couldn't login as root either. $ ./mysql -u root ERROR 1045 ...
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Tracing activities during installations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to track what setup.exe has installed Is there any way to capture what files are modified or copied during an installation/setup process? In many cases, I need to ...
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USB mouse/keyboard not working in Windows 7 Setup DVD?

I've just updated my ASUS Sabertooth P67 BIOS from version 1305 to 1850 and I'm trying to reinstall Windows 7 (x64) but when I boot to the DVD, my USB keyboard and mouse don't work. They work fine in ...
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Setting up Ubuntu in VirtualBox connecting to Windows 7 and the Internet

I've installed the latest VirtualBox 4.1.2 and Ubuntu Server 11.04. After playing around with the network settings, I found there's no IP address configured for eth1 and eth2. I think I used to have ...
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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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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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Windows xp install says hard disk is corrupted. It's not

I'm attempting to install Windows XP onto a netbook from a usb stick. I get to the stage in the install where it asks if I want to format the drive to NFTS, I select yes, and it then fails. An error ...
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Create Multi-Bootable USB disk for installation Win Xp, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

Hi I need install Windows Xp, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003 from one USB flash stick. I google it and I found some tools such as WinSetupFromUSB but I would like have all type windows on one usb ...
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What does an installer mean when it suggests all open programs be closed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does it actually matter whether you have open applications when installing new software? Why would an installer suggest I "close all open applications before ...
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Vmware Player is not seeing the operating system when setting up the virtual Box

I am using windows 7 host and installed a new player the other day. I tried to use puppy as an osi and the player wont see it... I then tried another osi and it would not recognize that one in the ...
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Getting wireless to work on Arch Linux

I've just installed Arch Linux. It's core, x86-64. My wireless card is: 06:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01) During installation I took ...
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What's the normal way to manage MS-Windows Server 2003?

Ok, so I've never used a server version of Windows before (I've worked on, but never administrated, Linux servers). Because of this I decided to install Microsoft Windows Server 2003, set it up, and ...
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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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Best Tool to clone/detect system environment for setup/development testing? [closed]

We develop web apps which are tied to biztalk and usually require setup and web config updates on the client side. The problem that I'm seeing quite often is that our own testing/setup would be fine ...