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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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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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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Asus X553M stuck while attempting first-time setup

So few hours ago I got new asus x553m. When I came home I put it on charge and turned it on. After few menus where it asked me to chose language, choose laptop screen color and name pc, it asked me ...
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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 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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Where do 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 OS X installation disks. I'm trying to get the machine to run some ...
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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 ...
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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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Asus UX31L won't exit from bios setup

I cannot exit the BIOS setup screen which suddenly appeared when opening the notebook lid. Help anyone..?
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Google Authenticator and second device setuup

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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Automatic Onedrive setup at login

Now here's a fun ol' question. Basically we now have Office 365 and want a students home area to also be their Onedrive. We have managed to set this up for multiple users on a single machine, and it ...
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Office 2013 installation error 1406

Hi I am trying to install Office 2013/2010 on my Windows 7 64 bit laptop. But each time I get the error 1406 which stops the setup boot-strapper. I have tried amending registry, cleaning up old ...
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How to split a 9GB 3DsMax 2015 x64 setup DVD into two 5GB DVDs

I have a 3DsMax 2015 x64 9GB DVD and I have problem to run it from its original disk (which is a complicated situation and I found this way ...), so I have to split the setup files into two DVDs but I ...
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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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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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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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how to get the .inf and driver file from a system

How do I get the driver and setup info for HTC Fuze/Tilt from a Windows XP machine so I can install it on another XP machine? The HTC support site doesn't work.
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Windows 8.1 doesn't boot unless I boot from installation USB

I can successfully install Windows 8.1 on a Samsung Series 5 Ultra, but when I try to boot the system it only shows a menu with the main HDD as an option. I select it and nothing happens. The only way ...
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Setting up Bluetooth access to HP AIO laserjet 2840 printer

I read somewhere that using the HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter I can wirelessly send and print documents from my Hp 2840 AIO printer. When I plug the bluetooth device directly to ...
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Setup.exe doesn't run

I have a setup file that just refuses to run.. There is no error message or anything. I double click the exe file and nothing happens. I went to the Event Viewer and found an Application Error with ...
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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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What is the command to reset Windows to a new-user state?

I used to know how to do this, back when my MCSA/MCSE was still current. For the life of me, I can't recall how though. I know there is a way to rearm the new-user portion of Windows so that, once I ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 Error Set up

So im installing visual studio 2010 ultimate. im getting an error during set up about Microsoft Application Error Reporting. tried my luck on google but can't find an easy solution. Do i need to ...
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Win 8.1 blue screen crash. Now won't boot to USB setup

I was browsing the web when Windows 8.1 pro froze. Then there was a blue screen with sad face emoticon saying a problem had been encountered and needed to restart. After the restart it attempted to ...
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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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Installing Windows 7 x64, ASUS P5G41T-M LX Plus, Mass Storage Driver

I have a ASUS P5G41T-M LX PLUS motherboard. When installing (from either USB or DVD) Windows 7 Pro x64, my harddrive doesn't show to install onto. The Hard Drive is recognized in the BIOS. I try ...
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downloading and installing ftdi(d2xx and vcp)drivers?

I tried downloading the d2xx and vcp drivers to start working on vmusic3. But the link provided by FTDI site does not have the '.exe' file even after I extract the folder.Where do I download the ...
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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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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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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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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 : http://i.stack.imgur.com/gtmbS.png ...
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Setup page for phpMyAdmin not appearing but the domain is

Relative newbie here... EC2 instance installed, apache is running and can see the Test Page for the Apache server I am following the instructions found on ...
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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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Visual Studios 2010 source config issues

I have a VS solution set up with my own code. My code also uses some third party code which I have access to, but do not want to put into my project. However, I do want to be able to look at the other ...
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Visual Studio 2013 Lag and Errors

After recently downloading Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Professional, I can't work on any projects due to lag. After I open up a project, there is a large delay between any of my actions. I have ...
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If FreeNas HDD or PC was to fail completely

Currently I am operating a freenas box and want to ask a question before it happens... Will do my best to keep this simple... But want an answer that is not guessing or else I will have to kill some ...
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my msys2 home has moved from a linux like one to a windows like one. How to restore it?

I have installed MSYS2. First, I had my HOME in /home/Laurent, / being c:/msys64 in Windows. Then I made different thinks, install Mingw, CMake, and especially msysgit, which has its own MSYS setup. ...
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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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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 ...