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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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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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 ...
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Brother MFC-9460CDN change default scan folder on mac

How can I change the default folder where my MFC-9460 saves scanned documents on my Mac when I scan from the Device itself and not via the ControlCenter? Currently, it saves every Document in an ...
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How to track what setup.exe has installed

Is there a way to track what the setup file has installed? Everything - Registry, files. Is there a way to track down what kind of files software creates? Cookies & all other files it creates on ...
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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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how to resume failed downloads on cygwin

i am trying to download cygwin inorder to try out android ndk development on windows. The problem is i have a slow internet connection and it requires its own online installer yet the download keeps ...
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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 7 x64 Setup drivers SSD problem

So I built a new machine, set it all up, tested BIOS, everything's detected, nothing wrong so far. Boot up Win7 setup, click install now, and it asks me to put drivers in. Doesn't say what for. So I ...
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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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Why does Windows Setup load ALL device drivers for setup?

When Windows XP setup loads (in the blue screen with white writing), it proceeds to load a whole heap of device drivers, most of which overlap each other, in that they are for the same device type, ...
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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?

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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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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change drive letter from D: to C: for Windows drive!

My computer was installed from a USB stick, and now the Windows' drive is D:, while C: is used for external media. I'd really want/need to change, so Windows & Program Files' drive letter will be ...
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Is it possible to install Windows 7 Professional 64-bit on a virtual disk when starting the setup by booting the installation disc?

I have been reading up on the native virtual hard disk support in Windows 7. The problem is installing Windows 7 on the virtual hard disk. Whenever I boot from the installation disc, follow the usual ...
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Windows 7: Moving Program Files location during install using unattend.xml

I am planning on using an unattend.xml to create a Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit setup with Users and ProgramData on a 2nd drive. I have found many samples of how to do this (see below). However I would ...
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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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Setting up an SSD drive as my main boot device

I recently gutted my old system and I am replacing it with all new guts. I have a 60gb SSD I will be using as my boot device and I have an internal 1.5 TB HD for storage. My internal HD is a Samsung ...
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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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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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How do I setup VPN to access computers on another network?

I m working in a private firm. We have two offices at different places. In one office there are a set of computers connected through LAN. These computers are assigned private IP addresses as given by ...
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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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Default Kerberos realm

I was following the instructions to install Samba from their website, and it said I needed to install the package krb5-user. So I typed: sudo apt-get install krb5-user It started installing, and ...
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Can't use smbpasswd in Ubuntu 10.04

When I try to run smbpasswd this is what I get: cli_pipe_validate_current_pdu: RPC fault code DCERPC_FAULT_OP_RNG_ERROR received from host 127.0.0.1! machine 127.0.0.1 rejected the password change: ...
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How do I resolve page cannot be displayed issue while configuring a Wordpress blog?

I have installed a WordPress blog on different webhosting accounts but now I'm trying to install WP on my own server and running into issues. Here's the issue. I've setup my own database using ...
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Build a Development and testing at home(via VM)

I need a consult in building a home development and testing environment, I'll describe what I had in mind: I'm a web developer, hence I don't need such top performance hardware, I'm planning on having ...