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 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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Windows XP installation problem with Dell laptop

AFter the first part of the Windows XP setup on my Dell laptop, it does not respond to the Enter button (i.e. Press enter to install Windows XP does not work). The Enter button works well in BIOS but ...
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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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Is is possible to set the “expires” time based on “creation” time?

After using Keepass for several years, an idea came to me that would be nice to implement. There are over 300 records in my database, and it would be nice to know which of those records are still good....
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Preinstalled Windows 7 vs. Vendor Win10 on DVD vs. Win10 from Microsoft

I bought a new HP ProDesk 400. This machine has a preinstalled Windows 7 Pro, which I could setup manually. I also got a Windows 10 Pro DVD from HP (labeled 'DVD-Kit 836297-DW2') I don't see any COA ...
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How do I know if my Windws 10 version (Home) edition has SSL support?

Context: I am tryin to install MongoDB and saw there are seperate installers for Windows 2008 or later with SSL support and one without SSL support. My machine runs 64-bit Windows 10 Home edition. "...
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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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Wifi router and ADSL conflicts

I have adsl modem which is connected to internet. I can access internet if i connect laptop directly to adsl modem. laptop > adsl Now i plugged in my wifi router (cisco e900) to adsl modem and ...
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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 happens during “Computing space requirements”?

Nearly every setup I know shows something like this at the beginning: There is a text saying: "Computing space requirement" This sometimes runs just a few seconds and sometimes significant ...
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Unbound DNS: Troubleshooting/Resolving Unbound Configuration Problems?

     Every time I try to launch the Unbound DNS server via Homebrew Services with the command 'sudo brew services start unbound,' I start seeing log entries of the following ...
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Windows 10 Setup thinks it's booted from installation media

This has been happening for all Windows 10 Setup builds. Windows Setup will not let me upgrade or downgrade my build (currently 11082) without losing my apps. I always get this message right after I ...
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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 to batch install setup-file (*.exe) on PC?

Instead of repeatedly double-clicking tens of setup files (*.exe), can batch-installing at once be possible? Or at least one double-click is enough to sequentially activate them? The closest Google ...
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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 :
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What does .WW stand for in Microsoft installer files/folders?

What does ww stand for in terms of microsoft installers? At the root of their office product for example, there are folders like proplus.ww and proplus.en-us each of which contain various .exe and ....
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Why I can't open any downloaded setup.exe file on Windows XP?

Today my friend ask me how can he run any Windows application install file, because on Windows XP, just dosen't opened. I realy surprised, first time I thinked he just joked me, but it's true, when I ...
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Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 setup blocked

While installing Visual Studio Community 2015, the setup was blocked and I received a message that told me that Visual Studio was already installed. Visual Studio Professional 2015 is currently ...
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Remove editions of Windows 7 Iso

I downloaded an ISO of Windows 7 64 bits, I have a problem: I saw 4 editions in .clg files (home basic, premium, professional and ultimate), I opened install.wim with 7zip and I saw folders called 1,2,...
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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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How to change Windows 10 installation language

I recently download Windows 10 32 bit Now when I run the setup, then the setup language is different. How to change language in English This language is shown, how do I change it to English?
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Why am I not able to apply the update “KB2670838” to my computer?

Background: I am trying to run the game "Leo's Fortune" on my computer. It shows the error: "Could not update DXGI factory! Try updating your Windows system." To try and solve this problem, listening ...
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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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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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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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Compaq 610 BIOS settings

I've just bought an HP Compaq 610 and I'm generally very happy with it, except the BIOS setup utility really sucks - most of the "advanced" options, generally found in any other BIOS setups, aren't ...
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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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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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How to get the setup menu on a HP Pavilion 550-170na Desktop PC

This is a new PC and it works ok with the default install of Windows 10 Home edition on a slow disk, but I want to wipe that out and install Win 10 Pro on an SSD instead. But I can't find a way to ...
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Find router on network

I've just bought a Belkin N+ Wireless Router. When I plug it directly into my computer I can navigate to its setup page at 192.168.2.1 - however, when I plug it into a random part of the network it ...
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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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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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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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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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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 -- /path/to/...
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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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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.