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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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Wine "zsh: segmentation fault wine programname.exe", but suspicons about invalid file path

I am trying to run Windows program installer on Mac using wine. I am using commands: brew install --cask wine-stable brew install winetricks WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 WINEARCH=win32 winecfg cd ~/Downloads ...
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Odd behavior trying to install Windows 11 on a laptop

So here is some background information. I was using a laptop with Linux on it. I got a new gaming laptop so I was going to install Windows on the laptop that had Linux on it and let my wife use it as ...
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DNS ends with ::1

This is probably a very basic and silly question but why does my DNS server end with ::1. I don’t even know if redirect or repurpose is the right word but is someone else directing my internet? I’ve ...
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How to change preinstalled win11 language (forever)? (before setup complete)

i have some notebooks coming with a preinstalled win11, that is sadly in an unwanted language. is there a way to change the language of a preinstalled windows 11? (forever, so it stays when a system ...
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How do I restore a Dell Vostro 260 BIOS to default settings, given that I have no operating system?

I have a Dell Vostro 260 computer. Recently, it was behaving strangely. One of the problems was that it was having trouble booting. I had Windows 10 on the computer, and I finally tried booting the ...
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How to set up static IP and default gateway on a ZTE T3000?

I need help with this section of the setup, it asks me for: IP Address: 192.168.0.1 Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 Default gateway: ??????????? (What must I place here?) If I use the IP from above it ...
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Why cant windows xp installer, either 32 or 64 but, detect my IDE drives. No SATA

Windows XP installers can't find hard drive to install to. The available drives are both IDE. All answers I've found just ignore this when mentioned in the question, and instead focus on SATA driver ...
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Can't access secondary router's settings when linked to primary modem+router

I have a router-modem (call it A) provided by my ISP, that accesses the internet. I can access this router's settings page normally at its local IP adress at 192.168.100.1. I have connected my home ...
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Why doesn’t my USB show up in windows setup

I'm trying to set up Windows, and on the Windows setup my USB flash drive doesn't show up. Please help.
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Mousewheel/Touchpad does not scroll but only in the Settings-app on WIndows 10 - otherwise it scrolls fine

Actually the title says it all. I have two new Windows 10 installations on two different Notebooks. Mouse (Touchpad) works fine, scrolls fine, all is good. Only in the Settings-app (the cogwheel) in ...
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InnoSetup - Python ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'importlib'

I am trying to create a setup for my small app. After creating to .exe (--onedir) with pyinstaller (which it works). I create the setup file with InnoSetup. After that I installed the application and ...
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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition - Minimum Setup

We have a corporate license for Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition and for time to time I have to install (or re-install it) on different Servers and computers. The setup folder size is about ...
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How to override the BSOD behavior in Windows systems

Many times , when I was re-installing Windows in an old computer, I faced the famous BSOD and the system argues that it must shutdown to prevent "further harms" to the hardware : in my ...
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How to access advanced setup (BIOS/UEFI) on Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Pro

Does anyone know how to access advanced option in setup (BIOS/UEFI) on Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Pro? I tried to google for it but combinations I found don't work. I tried: FN + all keys from Q to P, A - L, Z ...
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How to create a Windows setup usb/iso but ignore specific hardware component or driver

A common issue I find online is people with the "DRIVER PNP WATCHDOG" bluescreen during the setup of windows from say a bootable ISO created with the Microsoft iso tool or with Rufus. ...
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Is there a way to set up Xdebug on Windows without submitting that form with your phpinfo() dump?

On https://xdebug.org/docs/install , in the Windows section, it says: Follow these instructions to get Xdebug installed. This leads to: https://xdebug.org/wizard , which only has a textfield and ...
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Windows 11 Setup does not recognize NVMe drive in ASUS laptop S513E

I am trying to install Windows 11 on ASUS VivoBook S513E (11th gen Intel) BIOS states the SSD is NVMe Micron 2210 MT I've downloaded the official drivers from ASUS and unpacked them to their folders: ...
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Swapping the install.wim in Windows 11 installation media would not let me get past first boot

Whenever I swap the install.wim of any Windows 11 installation media I got with a WIM file I captured of my Windows install, it would not get past the first boot, right after copying the files: I don'...
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How to have one partition, instead of 3 (or more) when installing Windows 11

I downloaded Windows 11 version 22H2 from Microsoft here. When I run Setup & get to the part of selecting the partition (NOT MY screen capture): I can't simply select a single large enough, just-...
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Two networks can't see computers. How to properly set them up?

I have two routers on my network. One 192.168.1.xxx and the other 192.168.2.xxx. Network 2 (192.168.2.xxx) can see the router on network 1 (192.168.1.xxx). Network 2 computer cannot see network 1 ...
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Faulty Windows 11 ISO

I downloaded a Windows multi-edition ISO from here. I then flashed it to a USB drive using Rufus 20.0. Later, I booted it to Setup, with just having converted my SSD to GPT & formatting a ...
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ProductKey setting in autounattend.xml at Windows Setup not being read

I've been trying to use DataImage component of Windows Setup to unpack an extra WIM (aside from insall.wim) to another partition (D:) during windows installation. I needed an answer file, so I went to ...
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Appending more images to install.wim. Would it be applied as well?

I'm appending an image of another drive, D:, to install.wim (an install.wim that already contains a slightly customized Windows). The additional image of D: is of course at index 2. When I run the OS ...
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Setup wxWidgets on Code::Blocks

I want to setup wxWidgets 3.2.1 in Code::Blocks 20.03, but with no success. Here are the steps I took so far: Installed GCC 12.2.0 MinGW-W64 Installed Code::Blocks 20.03 mingw setup Installed ...
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Silently install Microsoft Edge Webview 2, which return value indicates that a newer version is installed?

I am currently trying to install Microsoft Edge Webview2 Evergreen installer silently. For that purpose, I call MicrosoftEdgewebview2RuntimeInstallerX64.exe /silent /install in a script. This works, ...
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Networking with two ASK-NCQ1338FA (Verizon 5G Gateway) and a TP-Link ER605 (as load balancer)

The Setup: I have two ASK-NCQ1338FA (Verizon Gateway Routers), a TP-Link ER605 (Only want use as a Load Balancer), and then a Netgear RAXE450 router. All the parts work fine, but a little weird. When ...
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How to force Windows to setup user account from command line?

I'm writing a Python script that configures new computers. It has two parts - one that runs as Admin (system setup) and one that runs as each user (user setup). The user setup part needs each user to ...
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Having trouble setting up a Redmi 2100 router

So, I bought a Redmi 2100 router, and I'm trying to set it up. I... Plugged it in. Waited for the main led to become blue. Connected its "Internet" RJ-45 socket to the fiber media adapter (...
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Provision Ubuntu Server bootable USB stick with wifi credentials and enable ssh server

I have a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS. The stick looks like this: dr-xr-xr-x 1 sebastian sebastian 2,0K Apr 21 08:14 ./ drwxr-x---+ 3 root root 4,0K Aug 9 15:07 ../ dr-...
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What is the terminologically correct way to call the setup screen before boot?

I keep hearing the term “Enter BIOS Setup”. But when talking about BIOS we also have another low level software call UEFI. This is confusing because in the setup screen we can choose between BIOS and ...
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Newton mail client and end-to-end encryption

I am not an expert in emails, but I was wondering if it was possible to use your favorite email client on desktop and mobile (for example Newton or Polymail) and connect it with IMAP to an end-to-end ...
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Specify installation directory in Cygwin installer

I want to automatically install Cygwin using a batch file. I got the command like this until now: setup-x86.exe --packages rsync -l "F:/v2.0/cygwin/packages" -L The setup options can be ...
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In case of fresh install (no existing OS) how to diagnose which Windows 11 hardware requirement does not meet?

Context Installing Windows 11 to a computer, with one single empty drive (no existing OS) and the installer gives the "This PC does not meet the minimum requirements..." I know this point it ...
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Windows xp install disk returns black screen

I have an old computer. I want to upgrade to win XP. It has windows 98 installed. When I boot from the cd, it starts to load files. Then 1 minute later it returns a black screen. It didn't even reach ...
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How can I set the default search engine for Firefox without the GUI on Linux?

I want to automate the setup of Firefox on Linux, to harden it and change the default search engine. You can almost edit all configuration options via the user.js file, but not the default search ...
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Is making a restoration point on a new laptop a must-do thing?

According to this, I should do a restoration point of the system before any systems' and drivers' updates and app installation, so I can revert to this state later when needed. It even recommends ...
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problem with log into epson tm-m30 printer

I have a problem logging into an epson tm-m30 printer. I have google search everywhere and all seem to say the username and password for accessing the printer is epson and epson. I have tried that and ...
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VeraCrypt 1.24 Update 7: This distribution package is damaged

I downloaded the current (v1.24-U7) VeraCrypt installer directly from https://www.veracrypt.fr and whenever I try to install it on an "older" offline PC, I get the following error message: ...
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Many software don't install and installed ones don't open

I am using Dell Inspiron 3593 Windows 10 64 bit When I try to install Microsoft Teams or any other app I get Installation has failed. Checking the setup log I get 2021-03-26 11:58:30> Program: ...
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Updating Cygwin and zsh causes permission problems

I updated my Cygwin installation for the first time after more than one year (running the cygwin setup program), and when I started my interactive zsh login shell, I quickly ran into various problems. ...
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Redo Windows 10 setup after installing drivers

I have a computer I'm building to sell. It needs drivers (mainly for the graphics card), but I don't want to sell a computer that is already set up. Is there a way to rerun the setup after I have ...
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How to fix Chrome Portable settings

Once in a while my Chrome Portable v72 on a start pretend it forgot history, cookies, bookmarks, everything, and don't let to update itself. This is a known problem with 10+ years history with Chrome, ...
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Updating Win10 using Setup for Windows 10 - Laptop shut down

My laptop shuts down when the power cord is disconnected from it so I was reinstalling Windows while keeping my files and applications using this link. Though, my home electricity cut out while my ...
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Not enough space in System Reserved partition (for shadow copy) when trying to create System Image

I do know that system image is a legacy way to create Windows 10 backups, and I only use it as added helper method. I freshly installed my Windows 10 19041 Workstation and in the setup I created a ...
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Mikrotik Router: How can I to setup a local wifi network in RouterOS v6.44.6 (from the scratch)?

I have a Mikrotik Router: RouterOS v6.44.6 (long-term). I wanted to setup a local wifi network without accessing the internet for now. Anytime when I try to setup a wifi network, I get "...
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Windows Hello not allowing to login

My laptop's battery died so I charged my laptop and I swtched it on. At the Windows login screen I entered my email address and password. Then my name popped up and the system is asking me to set up a ...
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Windows 10 Clean install odd behaviour

I had on my PC an insider version of Windows 10, I tried to install the latest one to date (October 2020 version), I was only offered to do a clean install so I copied the folders I need to an ...
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Can't find old HP bios setup

I'm trying to find the old version( version F.33) of bios for my HP laptop The product name is HP Pavilion 15-cc1xx Sepcs: Intel i5-8250U 8gb ram Laptop name 15-cc152od I actually know to site where ...
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Switching from Windows Insider to the stable release

I signed up to Windows Insider and everytime there is a new release, I usually download the ISO and install it. Twice a year, a new stable version of Windows is released, I've downloaded the ISO and ...
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Error while downgrading to lower version of Intel management engine interface

I've HP laptop and due to some sleep issues I was suggested to downgrade my Intel management engine Interface driver so as to resolve the issue and while running the setup I'm getting the error "...
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