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The process of installing software, hardware, or peripherals on a personal computer.

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Python: force close during installation crashes Anaconda, “[WinError 126] The specified module could not be found”, reinstall needed?

I closed the running process by force-closing the anaconda command prompt while it was actively installing tensorflow. After this, running the installer again, I get: (base) C:\Users\Admin>conda ...
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My laptop already has a USB-C port, but it doesn't support display output. Can I upgrade it?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad L340 Gaming Laptop. The laptop has an existing USB-C port, but it is a Gen 1 port and therefore does not support display/video output. I would like to use my USB-C dock to ...
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How to add EFI GOP driver to platform firmware for use with Secure Boot?

I am trying to insert a GOP driver for the SM750 embedded graphics chip into the platform firmware so that it can be used with secure boot. This is in the form of an .efi file that was given to me by ...
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Install Linux with two hard drives

I've a machine with two hard drives. The first one has 80 GB and the second has 120 GB. I'm about to format this machine and install Linux, and I want to install all the main partitions (/, /...
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“Verify that the file exists and that you can access it” error on Windows 7

I tried to find the solution to this online but after hours of no progress, I decided to ask here. I have an installer for a driver. The installer starts but it stops midway giving me the error (for ...
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Install mysql-server 5.7 instead of mysql-server 8.0 on an ubuntu 19.10 machine

I have some trouble installing mysql-server 5.7 on ubuntu 19.10 (eoan) machine. Unfortunately I'm bound to mysql-server version 5.6/5.7 so just installing mysql-server 8.0 is no option. According to ...
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Installation of CentOS 8.2

We have a bunch of workstations installed on CentOS 7.4. We want to start implementing the switch to CentOS 8 but it's already not going as planned. First, I generate my usb installation with this ...
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Different application installers return a 1603 file access error; how to find file that it cannot access?

On Windows 10 v2004, two application installers fail [Evernote and Windows SDK] with MainEngineThread is returning 1603 via: Error 1603: A fatal error occurred during installation According to ...
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How to install Windows 10 from a local drive (D:) and completely wipe out the old Windows 7 System drive (C:)

I would like to install a Windows 10 from my local drive D: and completely wipe out (reformat?) my system drive C:. Is it possible at all? I've downloaded the .iso of Windows 10 from MSDN. I've ...
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Why do most of my installers fail to work?

For a while, any installers which use the Windows installer in any way, all fail to install, with the error The specified path 'C:\WINDOWS\Installer\Config.Msi\' is unavailable. The folder doesn't ...
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why mysql -u root -p does not work for me?

I am trying to instal mysql servers. After a hard time I could edit .bash_profile by adding this line: $ export PATH=${PATH}:/Users/naghmeh/mysql/bin/ the next step is to run the following command: ...
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writhing in .bash_profile on Mac

I wanna install sql. In installation process I did : open -t .bash_profile. But when I wanna write something the error say: You don’t own the file “.bash_profile” and don’t have permission to write to ...
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Android Studio - Android SDK Missing and Connection Issues

I'm trying to install Android Studio at the moment, but get stuck at this error: "Your Android SDK is missing, outdate or corrupted" When opening the SDK Manager and going to the SDK Setup it shows ...
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Fedora 17: How do I install Python 2.7 into /usr instead of /usr/local?

I want to install Python 2.7 onto my Fedora machine, but it installs it into the /usr/local/bin. How do I make it so that won't happen? I want to do this because the setuptool I installed keeps on ...
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I need help installing RuneScape on kubuntu [closed]

I'm not exactly tech savvy with Laptops/Computers, but to download RuneScape on Kubuntu
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Trying to install using adb an apk (KODI) on an Amazon fireTV 4K - protocol failure - waiting for device

I want to install a soft on an Amazon fireTV 4K using ADB. I have applied the ADB protocol to install. This is the screen copy of Powershell : PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> adb connect 192.168.1.41 ...
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Why is the OOBEKEYBOARD / OOBEREGION bug fixed (or worked around) by enabling the default administrator account?

MS has some (nonworking) advice for working around this issue here. In my experience, you can click "try again" until you're blue in the face, it will never work. The real workaround that ...
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Octave GUI doesn't come up on windows 10 x64

(A) I installed Octave 4.4.1 on my machine running Windows 10 x64 version. I installed it at d:\Octave. (B) When I click the desktop shortcut "GNU Octave (GUI)" after installation, it opens up Octave....
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Windows 10 store error when Starting Download

Recently installed Windows 10 and am unable to install apps from the Windows Store. When I click "Install" on a game or application, "Starting download" is shown. After a few seconds, I get error code ...
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Unable to install Grub manually

I sent as unable to install Grub It says that cannot find efi directory Please refer the image for error details I am installing it from live Kali linux
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M2 NVMe Drive not Detected on Linux

Recently, I have built a computer and I am trying to install Proxmox on my internal M2 Drives. Relevant Hardware: Samsung 960 EVO (X2) Asus Z370-E The initial plan was to put both the M2 drives in ...
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yum install git on RHEL 6.7 (Santiago) fails with missing perl dependency

I am trying to install git using yum package manager on a linux VM Red Hat Enterprise v6.7 (Santiago) and I run unfortunately into the following issue after I run : yum install git Error Package: ...
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Can't install Windows 10 ARM64 on Surface Pro X 1876 128GB from USB

I can't install Windows 10 ARM64 on Surface Pro X 1876 128GB. I flashed USB using latest Rufus version with Windows 10 ARM64 1903 Enterprise ISO. I have an adapter (USB -> USB-C), secure boot is ...
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is there a way to install PHAR extension without using package manager in FreeBSD?

I departed in this journey of making an oauth2 in my pfsense for a captive portal authentication ( say Captive portal via facebook login ) . at first I began to understand more about FreeBSD system ...
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Installing the numbers module in Python

I recently encountered an error in a program due to the line 'import numbers' stating that the module numbers has not been installed. I am aware of how to install for example a package by running pip ...
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Windows and Linux installation (same laptop)

I need help and advice about this situation. I have an old laptop, I would say low-end performce laptop with 2 GB of RAM and only 32 GB of eMMC drive. It's an old laptop but what I love about this ...
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How to setup Alpine Linux in headless mode over ethernet with SSH?

I want to set up Alpine Linux on a Raspberry Pi over SSH, but I have no monitor and keyboard at hand. I copy the tarball to the formatted SD card as described in the Alpine Linux wiki, add an ...
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Duplicate a network-shared printer in Windows 10

I'm trying to set up an automated print system and would benefit from having the same network-shared printer installed in multiple copies, each with different default settings (colour vs B&W, dual-...
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Create Multi-OS INSTALLATION USB

I have big usb drive, say it 128GB, and want to download popular installation iso distributions, like Windows 7,10, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, FreeBSD, so on. I need ability to install any OS to some ...
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UltraISO unable to select disk drive when making Windows 7 bootable

I am following a tutorial to make a Windows 7 bootable, but at this particular step, UltraISO does not give me options to select disk drive and write method, as you can see here. So I am stuck there. ...
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OS Update gone wrong

During an OS update through the App Store last night my system failed to update. It tells me to quit the installer, which I've tried multiple times but the only system option it gives me to restart ...
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Is it possible to speed up ./configure?

To compile a software package on a workstation with many CPU cores (say 12), the configuration stage often takes much longer than the actual compilation stage because ./configure does the tests one by ...
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Android USB Driver on Windows 8

I am running Windows 8 x64 Professional. I updated my android USB driver to include my device (Sony Tablet S) as was instructed by the internet. Sadly, installing the driver seems difficult on ...
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Booting into Windows 10 usb flickers Windows logo, then reboots

I created a bootable usb from the Windows 10 iso file using woeusb on my linux laptop. I checked, and I can boot into the Windows installer on my thinkpad laptops with no issue. When I try to boot ...
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Black screen while installing Debian

I tried installing Debian with a netinstall CD-ROM on my custom-built PC. Everything is going fine until I choose any of the install options because then the screen turns black and I get no graphical ...
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How to install jsoncpp on CentOS 8

I have tried: $ sudo dnf install jsoncpp Last metadata expiration check: 0:31:37 ago on Fri 17 Jul 2020 02:02:47 PM CST. No match for argument: jsoncpp Error: Unable to find a match: jsoncpp And I ...
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Install other OS than DSM on Synology DiskStation DS16SE — possible?

The DS216SE will eventually reach its end of support. [EDIT: it is not as soon as triggered this question originally,* but that only postpones the issue. Also I'd prefer a less restricted access.] Are ...
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Instaling Ubuntu on KingStone DataTraveler 32GB doesn't work properly, why?

I have two of USB flash drives mentioned in title, brand new (~10 days). They support USB 2.0, 3.0, 3.1 I know how to install and boot different Linux distros from USB drives but this one gives me ...
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Debian Installation stucks at Configuring APT sources

I am trying to install Debian 10 using bootable USB drive and win-load but it stucks at Configuring APT sources... I have installed Debian with the exact same USB drive on other machine successfully.
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Old Intel Pentium PC: am I an i586? Does Gentoo provide i586 packages? What else am I compatible with? [duplicate]

Greetings Super Users! I've recently commenced revitalizing a very old PC. She's running an Intel Pentium, x86_64. I thought I'd give Gentoo a go because I've found it very appealing and as a Bedrock ...
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Netbeans 8.2 unsupported Java VM version

I followed all the instructions provided by my course professor to install Netbeans 8.2 IDE and JDK. In a first moment I installed JDK 11.0.4, I setted up PATH and after that I tried to install ...
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Cannot install IE11 “did not finish” … out of ideas

I'm just finishing cleaning up a laptop with a pretty bad malware infection. I ended running a repair install of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and everything seems to be working well, except for one ...
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How is install -c different from cp

What is the difference between install -c and cp? Most installations tend to use install -c, but from the man page it doesn't sound like it does anything different than cp (except maybe the ability to ...
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Can phone_home module be used multiple times in cloud init?

The cloud-init in ubuntu (and other distros) have: (https://cloudinit.readthedocs.io/en/latest/topics/modules.html#phone-home) phone_home: url: http://example.com/$INSTANCE_ID/ post: - pub_key_dsa ...
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How to install gvim.exe on Windows with Python support?

Problem description: For all the executable installers for Vim that are listed below, the tags +python/dyn and +python3/dyn are unanimous when installed. However, for all my local installations using ...
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Windows update error 0x80240438 for optional features

I updated to the latest Windows 10 (1809) with the windows update assistant and now I get constantly error messages in the messaging center, that something couldn't be installed. If I click on it I ...
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How do I install a font from the Windows command prompt?

Is it possible to install fonts from the command prompt on Windows? If yes, what is the command? I tried copy [fontname].ttf C:\Windows\Fonts\ and it said copying was complete, but I could neither ...
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Can't Install NVIDIA drivers after W10 clean install

I've upgraded my pc to Windows 10 from Windows 8 thru clean install since windows 8 doesn't have a direct upgrade path. After performing a clean install, obviously, drivers are also removed. I've ...
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How to take a screenshot during CentOS (or any Linux distro) install process?

I need to install a few Linux distro's on some machines and I've been asked to document the installation procedure for others to easily follow when they need to do the same. Apart from taking pictures ...
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cannot install matplotlib, freetype2 headers are ignored

I want to install matplotlib via pip. There is a problem with freetype2.h REQUIRED DEPENDENCIES numpy: 1.6.2 freetype2: found, but unknown version (no pkg-config) ...

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