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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Windows 7 Installer Error

PC SPECS: RAM: 8GB, HDD: 1TB, Brand: Asus, OS: Windows 8, Problem: While installing Windows 7, and it is saying "Windows Setup is starting" I get the following error: "Windows Setup experienced an ...
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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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Can't finish Windows7 setup

Attempting to setup Win7 Pro w/svc Pack1 on Dell Precision T3400. I can run the install but after boot, it NEVER goes into the "Setup is preparing your computer for first use" step. It only shows a ...
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Windows setup (textmode) & SCSI

Quick question: How come Windows setup says that it already has a driver that I can use for the disk controller ?. If I choose not to include the Intel driver by hitting f6, the setup fails. Is there ...
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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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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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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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When I install another OS on a new partition, my old partition remains untouched?

I have 2 partitions of 50GB on the same disk. On the first partition I have my main OS: Windows 7 and the other one is empty. I want to test some multiboot programs and I need to install the same OS ...
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Need help to set up 2x4 + 1x8 Gb Ram [duplicate]

I'm using 2x4 Gb sticks (1866 Mhz) (4 DDMI slots on motherboard, max 32 Gb). I accidentally bought a 8 Gb stick of the same type (instead of 2x4 Gb) . How should I set up this version of 16 Gb Rams ...
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How to resolve Windows 10 installation error FIRST_BOOT, MIGRATE_DATA?

Trying to update my German Windows 8.1. Professional to Windows 10, it fails after about half an hour with the (German) error message: Manually translated this reads: Could not install Windows ...
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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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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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Error : can't open file c:\documents and settings\all

Can you help me solve this problem when I try to setup a PC game:
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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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Does an offline installer for SP1 of Windows Server 2008 R2 exist?

Does an offline installer for SP1 of Windows Server 2008 R2 exist? I need to install it on a host not connected to Internet Thank you
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Can a Windows setup wizard install programs before confirming installation?

Normally, a Windows program's setup wizard asks where and what to install on the computer before the program begins to install. Installation doesn't begin until the user confirms by clicking on the ...
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How to force enable PAE at Windows Setup Startup

Is there a way to force Windows Setup to enable PAE (physical adress extension) at start up, like I can do with linux installations ("/forcepae")? I found an MSDN-Page about Physical Address ...
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Exchange 2013 installation: Path doesn’t contain old nodes belonging to the system 'Fsis'

I want to install Exchange 2013 on a fresh Windows 2012 R2 server. I am just 10 hours into the process, and stuck at the really short error message below. I found on the net that this means I have 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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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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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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Outlook for other users

I take care of some of the minor IT applications. One of which is setting up users outlook. I'm question is there a way to set up a user's email account in Outlook without logging in as the user? We ...
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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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How can I create an installer? [closed]

I have got some files in a directory and i would like to create an installer for the files in the directory so that according to the users selection it will copy the files in the directory to that ...
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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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Devices cannot see each others' network shares

I am trying to form a home network. I have: DSL Two Wi-Fi access points 5 main devices My wife uses an XP in the home office where the DSL router is connected to the first AP. I have an iMac and ...
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Router to router setup works fine with straight cable up to 2-3 meter it is not working for 45 meter why?

FIrst router(TPLINK) is connceted with ADSL Modem, and second router is connected via 49 meter cat-6 cable with straight connection, it is not working, but connection between two routers using patch ...
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“Sorry, we're having trouble determining whether your PC can run Windows 8.1 please close the setup and try again”

I keep getting this error over and over when trying to Upgrade my Windows 7 to 8.1 I am using a USB I made with Rufus CPU: AMD E-Series dual-core processor E-300/E-350/E-450 (1.65 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache) ...
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Toad setup failure

I'm trying to install Toad for Oracle 11.6 (x64), but when I start the setup it shows an error message with "Quest installer setup failed. Examine setup log for details." Obviously(sarcasm) it ...
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Using 7zS.sfx - Any way to force uninstall of all versions (current or previous)

Here's my situation: I am building an application using a setup and deployment project in VS 2010 and packaging it into a self-extracting executable using 7zS.sfx. Generally, my users like to execute ...
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When having different installation executables which should be used?

I have noticed that many times a large program would have different executables which should do more or less the same thing (and they do more or less the same thing), as for example: Setup.exe, ...
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How do I connect to the internet during a Linux Mint CD install?

I am trying to install Linux Mint on my computer, MacBook Pro through via a dual boot setup. I’m at the point where I need to install the Linux Mint OS. However, I need to be connected to the Internet ...
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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 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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Server for multimedia and NAS porpuses: how to install Linux without consol?

I'm not very skilled Linux user and I don't really skilled in hardware but I'd like to try to setup home server for multimedia and data storage purposes. I have the following equipment: Server Full ...
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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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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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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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Unable to open tuleap page

We installed Tuleap on Virtual Box and played around it. We created Agile dashboard successfully. Later we wanted a clean setup, so we cleaned and re-installed Tuleap (latest version), and installed ...
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Windows setup doesn't detect HDD, although it is detected in BIOS

I've been trying to reconfigure and reinstall an old machine that I've been using until recently to pass it down to relatives, but I have no success installing Windows in the current configuration. ...
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Windows: What is the difference between installing for all users and current user?

A lot of software installation dialogs on Windows throw up a query to the installing user asking if this software should be installed for all users or the current user. Why do they do this? Why not ...
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Windows 8.1 Setup, moving app from background processes to apps (task manager-foreground)

I want to format my Windows 8.1, not the 1st time I do so I know how to do it, but this time while I was waiting for the % to finish, I think it was around 26% at that moment so I went to play a game ...
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Windows xp hangs with dim splash screen on setup's first boot

I'm Installing windows xp in my Desktop, and after first setup boot (which is comes next to "formatting disk", "copying files"), the windows xp splash screen hangs and its very Dim. I had never face ...
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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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How to share configuration files and data across multiple OS?

I'm looking for input on how to share configuration files and data across different OS. Sharing data makes only sense if the data is actually platform independent (e.g. the maven cache ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...