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Questions tagged [installer]

An installer is a specialized program that performs the tasks necessary to install another application.

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Skipping files while installing project from InstallJammer

I am new to InstallJammer and trying to build installer for my application in Linux (CentOS 7). I am using PostgreSQL-9.4.0 along with other software like Python 2.7, Apache Tomcat, Cassandra and JDK. ...
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Why is oracle-java8-installer not installing on Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm trying to install the oracle-java8-installer on Ubuntu 18.04, with the following commands: apt-get update apt-get install --yes --no-install-recommends software-properties-common && add-...
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Make MSW 8 x86 bootable HDD Installer from ISO Installer

I have seek for several sites about installing Microsoft Windows 8 directly from a HDD, with no positive results. This site, for some reason, don't works. Most of them at some step require a CD or ...
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How to install Debian, not using ISO?

ATA-ATAPI CDROMs are way too old and complicated technology, differs from flash chips. Working with isos was always kinda painful, required either overwriting installation media, or some drive ...
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How to get 64 bit Windows desktop app to read the wow6432node

I installed a windows desktop application. The installer is Inno Setup and it put my license key for the app under the wow6432node. But when I start the app it tells me it cannot find the license. ...
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Vectorworks Installer on Windows 10 not working

I tried to install Vectorworks for students on my Windows 10. I have a 64 bit system and have the installer on my machine. When I click the installer a new process shows up in the task manager using ...
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How to create an .exe installer for a Java application?

I am in doubt of which tools select for the job. I have a Java application composed of a few JAR files (a main .JAR plus libraries) and miscellaneous other files and I'd like to bundle it into a ...
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Windows Installer stuck on a infinite loop

My PC had issues and had Windows 10 Home installed, so I gone to Settings, than navigated to Update & Security, than gone to Recovery and hit Reset this PC (reinstalls the PC). I have a 128GB SSD &...
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grub-efi-amd64-signed won't install to USB drive

I've been trying to install Linux Mint to a 20GB partition on a USB drive (Kingstion DT Elite G2 - 64GB) on a laptop (HP Pavilion 10 TS Notebook PC) but have always gotten the following error message: ...
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Can I install an operating system and a set of applications on the basis of a simple configuration file?

Can operating systems' installers read an input file where I specify the programs I want to be installed? E.g.: -- Apps to install postgresql gcc doxygen ftp://ftp.irisa.fr/pub/mirrors/gnuplot ... ...
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Setting Google Chrome as default browser in NSIS installer fails

I have a VBS script I stole from here to set Google Chrome as the default browser. I'm trying to add this as a step in an installer. I am using Windows 10 and NSIS v3.3. Here is my NSIS script: !...
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Customise Office 2013 elements in Windows 10

When I was on Windows 7 to customise elements that are installed with Office 2010 / 2013 I had to: open "Add/Remove programs", find correct item and hit "Modify" button or run installation program ...
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Stop getting “install from unknown source”

I made an installer for my Program on PC, but everytime someone has to install it it displays an "allow installations from an unknown source" popup. How could I become a "known source"? Maybe this is ...
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Whats the Functional difference between the Setup vs the Auto update Offline Setup Installer files of Opera Browser?

http://get.geo.opera.com.global.prod.fastly.net/pub/opera/desktop/ http://get.geo.opera.com.global.prod.fastly.net/pub/opera/desktop/50.0.2762.67/win/ Index of /pub/opera/desktop/50.0.2762.67/win/ .....
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Modify visual studio gives .net error

So I open visual studio installer, click modify on "Visual Studio Professional 2017 ver 15.7.3" and then receive the issue "The dependent package of 'Microsoft.Net.PackageGroup.4.6.Redist, version=15....
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Debian 9.4 Installer - Black Screen after selecting an installation option

I boot from an USB-stick, select the installation method an the screens turns black. If I pick one of the "speech" options, the screen also turns black but I can hear the installation instructions. So ...
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How to make windows bootable auto run usb

Im trying to make a bootable windows 10 usb that runs a program on startup with no login, i tried modifying the windows bootable install usb however, it did not work. i have also tried making a ...
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Is there a flag to create a silent installer config for TwinCat 3

I want to install TwinCat 3 silently but there is no documented way to create a silent installer configuration file. TwinCat 2 installer had the option to create an Install Shield configuration file (...
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why ubuntu 18.04LTS installer crashes after detecting hardware

I have ASUS X540U laptop and I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04LTS on it but every time the installer reach the detecting hardware stage the progress bar freeze and after couple of seconds it crashes....
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How do I reinstall OX without DVD & with new HDD after old HDD destroyed

I have a MacBook Pro. The HDD had a catastrophic failure, so I replaced it with a brand new SSD. Therefore, my main drive is completely blank. I lost my original OSX install DVD. A replacement ...
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Cannot boot Windows 10 installer on HP EliteBook 8560w

I have a HP EliteBook 8560w on which I want to install Windows 10. I tried to create an installer USB disk on a SD card and an external HDD. For this I used two methods: Media Creation Tool Rufus ...
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How to split installer data into multiple smaller parts?

For example, I have an installer package like this: Setup.exe - 4MB Setup-1.bin - 8GB So I want to split the file Setup-1.bin into Setup-1.bin - 4GB Setup-2.bin - 4GB The purpose is to have 2 DVDs ...
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How to make use of Debian Installer's tabs which appeared in Stretch?

Debian Installer network install console (over ssh) in Stretch differs from that of Jessie and earlier. It has additional black "menu" line above the screen, which shows four "tabs" and a clock. These ...
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How are 'main' countries chosen during Debian/Ubuntu installation?

When installing Ubuntu or Debian, there are a number of of standard options on the "Select your location" menu: Antigua and Barbuda Australia Botswana Canada Hong Kong India Ireland Israel New ...
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Installer .pkg from terminal fails to APFS volume

Had a .pkg I've been installing from command line to various systems for ages with no problem, recently noticed it's been failing with the following error message: Cannot install on volume /Volumes/...
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Is it possible to install the SF Mono font, standard in Apple's Xcode app, on a Windows 10 machine?

Is it possible to install the SF Mono font, which I understand is standard in Apple's Xcode app, on a Windows machine? (Windows 10 in my case). It is a very pretty font, and it looks to me like it ...
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Why are installer checkboxes missing?

Running certain installers on my laptop, I don't see the checkboxes for program options (see image). The image also shows the checkboxes work fine on my other computer for the same installer. The ...
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Automatically install Adobe DNG Converter on Windows

I'm trying to install Adobe DNG Converter automatically, as it has to be installed on multiple windows Servers. I tried searching for this, but did not find anything describing how to do it. The ...
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Wix setup: read several ini files during setup

For a setup (to update an existing product) I create in wix, I need to read the install directory and process all the INI-files that start with settings Those are settings files who have the same ...
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How to debug why another vendor's MSI installer runs spontaneously?

Problem: When some people run my app the MSI-based installer for some other program will spontaneously start to run and try to reinstall itself. How can I determine precisely what the reason for the ...
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Visual Studio Installer Does not Install [duplicate]

I have the exact problem as posted here Visual Studio 2017 installer does nothing after extracting files and I cannot find any solutions to it. Does somebody know what I need to do? I tried running ...
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Software Install Dies at Setting Environment Variables when Run as Administrator

I have engineers that must install a program that sets Environment Variables, but we don't give our users Admin Privileges. We set up local accounts with Admin Privileges they use to install programs. ...
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Problems installing as non-admin

Normally, on a day-to-day basis I use a non-admin account in Windows 7 for nearly everything. I think I log fully in as admin less than once a month. I do make use of "run as administrator", however, ...
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Geth installer does not update $PATH, Length too long

When I try to install the latest version of Geth(v1.6.5) on Windows 10 Home, I get the following error: How can I fix this?
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How do I make an installer with TurboStudio?

I've been using TurboStudio for some time now, and have become very good at using it. However, there seems to be a feature on it I cant seem to understand. There is an "Install" option in the list of ...
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Creating a BIOS and EFI bootable USB drive from a Windows 10 / 8.1 ISO image

I'm using Linux (Ubuntu Zasty 17.04). The 10+ "solutions" I found on various places don't work. What I've done: Create and MBR partition table on the USB drive Create a single, active partiton ...
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Windows 10 64-bit: All installers hang at the start, doing nothing

System: Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit Computer: HP ZBook G 15 After a failed installation of a crappy application (google calendar sync), my Win 10 system is now blocked from installing - apparently - ...
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How to automate the steps in the Installshield Wizard?

I was working on a project where I need to take latest builds(packaged as installers) and run it in the machine in order to test it. I wanted to just automate that installshield wizard (viz. next->...
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Is there a way to upgrade Visual Studio Community 2015 to Professional?

I currently have Visual Studio 2015 Community edition installed on my computer. I am planning to upgrade to Professional edition. It took a long time to download and install Community edition onto my ...
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Disable installation permission popup for my installer

I built an application and signed it. The update method of the application is to update silently automatically each time there is a new version. The problem is, I expected that the "Do you want to ...
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Issue with portuguese accented letters in installers

Recently, I've ran a russian software installer, with russian letters etc... After that, every installer that I open in my language (brazilian portuguese), appears russians characters (e.x. й к и ч ц)...
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How to fix Java SDK 1.8 installer “computing space requirements” forever?

When running Java SDK 1.8 installer on windows 7 it never stops "computing space requirements", how can I get around this ?
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How to extract Python 3.5+ from installer?

In versions lower than 3.5.0 there was a .MSI installer for Windows, which had a really nice hidden option. That option looked like this: msiexec.exe /a "file.msi" /qb /L*V "file.log" ALLUSERS=0 ...
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What does “This installation is password protected” message mean in software installers?

I was installing a new release of K-Lite Codec Pack and the installer showed a page with the text "This installation is password protected" for a few seconds, after which it continued as usual. I didn'...
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Error 1711 under Windows 8

I read a lot of stuff about the famous 1711 error, which means that during an installation process, installation data could not be written. This can be due to a full harddisk, but also due to the ...
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Debian installer fails at start of grub installation

Versions System: Laptop MSI Apache Pro GE62 2QF Installer: Debian Stretch Alpha 8 This is the log in /dev/tty4: Then a lot of lines appear in the log and I couldn't record all of them. These are ...
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Are there any *official* Windows 10 ISO images using install.esd instead of install.wim?

I know I can create Windows 10 installers that use encrypted-and-compressed install.esd files rather than install.wim files, and I know Microsoft distributes official ISO files that use install.wim. ...
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Cannot install Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Installer Projects Extension

I would like to create installers for some of my software packages, so I am attempting to use the Visual Studio Add-On known as Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Installer Projects Extension. However, I am ...
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How to add 3rd party tools to Windows installation media to use live from CMD?

For example, while running Windows installation media, it's possible to summon CMD and use tools like diskpart, bdcedit, etc from X:\Sources. The reason is a tool called gptgen, which converts an MBR ...
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How to verify digital signature for a Visual C++ Redistributable installation

I recently installed a digitally signed program and the installer launched an internally packaged Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable installer halfway in. I scanned the program and checked its ...