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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Setup wireless repeater without additional ip address

I work in a building, where the whole building is connected via wireless. There are more than one access points. The place where I sit has poor signal. The authority has agreed to allow me put 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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What do I do to get past that cmd coming up while installing windows?

Eveytime I try to install windows, it always ends up with a command prompt and not continuing on the setup. How do I deal with it without logging on the previous windows I have? Is there a command 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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Is there a list/log of Windows XP setup drivers loaded during installation?

I need to know what drivers Windows XP setup loads during installation (for another question), but some of the drivers' names flicker by too fast for me to read. Is there another way of see the list ...
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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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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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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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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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Problems in Mythbuntu 12/HDHomerun Prime setup

Introduction I am newbie when it comes to PVR setup. I have messed around with tvheadend in openelec, but since it seems unable to handle an HDHomerun Prime with a cable card from Comcast (It only ...
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How to set up Openfire XMPP server?

I have installed Openfire and Microsoft Sql Server Management Studio 2102 on my PC. I have made a database called openfire, conected to it, and have executed the script called openfire_sqlserver.sql ...
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install drivers - dependency conflict: ubuntu 64 bits

I got the message from the system as follow: # apt-get install build-essential The package libc6 needs to be reinstalled, but I can´t find an archive for it. It is running in Ubuntu 64bits on Mac ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adding a custom page to Windows 8 installation

I am trying to figure out if its possible to add a custom page during an OEM Windows 8 installation that asks the user if he/she wants to enroll in a service. The page will have some information about ...
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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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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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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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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 ...