Questions tagged [setup]

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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Windows 10 All-in-one setup media - added images not shown during setup

I'm trying to create an all-in-one setup media for Windows 10, without using a pre-built tool. All the editions I'm planning to put in this media are based on x64. As a base I use an install.wim file ...
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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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my scanner does not show on CC4

I have the scanner model 495CW and, when I launch Brother Control Center 4, it does not show in the options: enter image description here I have the full driver and software installed.
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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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MSI GT60 laptop stuck in endless BIOS Setup loop

My MSI GT60 gaming laptop is doing something very weird. I turned it off to relocate it on top of a 25U server rack and when I turned it on the Aptio setup screen appeared. No matter what I do, it ...
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Ubuntu Core 18 Image Setup Error: Network configuration timed out: please verify settings - NUC10i5FNH

I have been trying to install Ubuntu Server by following this tutorial https://ubuntu.com/download/intel-nuc.I am currently stuck on step 7. Right after i press enter to configure the image it says ...
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Creating MS Office setup

I have two computers I have MS Office 2016 installed in one computer. I want to install it in the another computer. My Questions: 1) Can i create a setup of MS Office using the existing installation ...
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Do installers run apps with administrative privileges?

I run an app installer. It requests administrative privileges. When installation is over, the installer typically has a checkbox Run [app name], while still being superuser. When I enable the checkbox ...
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Git setup fails to set system config

At the end of git setup on Windows (currently Git-2.28.0-64-bit.exe), setting all system config fails with the following:
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Can't access my wireless router admin console through 192.168.1.1?

I do remember I was able to access it before. Then I was setting it up as a secondary router and I changed the default address to 192.168.0.3. Now I cannot access it neither through the default 192....
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How to setup bass boost for headphone using Pulseeffects?

I love bass boost but since I change to Ubuntu and no longer use Windows OS. I can't get the same bass boost that Windows OS have. I have to download Pulseeffects and I have no idea on how to use it......
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Windows could not prepare the computer to boot into the next phase of installation

Nota Bene: Not a duplicate! I've checked the following questions and didn't find the working solution. Nota Bene 2: I've got a lot more details. Check them in the bottom of the question! Questions: ...
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Two Dual Monitor Stations Connecting To One PC

I am trying to have a setup with two separate dual monitor stations connecting to the same PC. Where I could just press a switch and it would go from one station to the other. I looked up several ...
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Strange Network setup, 2 Different routers - same MAC (which is not the router mac)

I got some course exercise - I need to figure out how the network works and what is the missing component. The network setup is - A Windows PC (the client) Two Routers - 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.2.1 ...
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How to setup vlan on ubuntu desktop and home router using subdomain like 192.168.10.100 on a wired network

How to setup vlan on ubuntu desktop and home router using subdomain like 192.168.10.100 on a wired network I tried using the ubuntu desktop settings=>Network screen but it never connects :( I set ...
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How to disable secure boot on HP laptop?

I have an HP laptop (HP Compaq 8200). I want to disable secure boot. However, I cannot find the "Secure Boot Configuration" in setup. I referenced the following youtube video. https://www.youtube.com/...
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Issue on DOXBox keyboard: caps lock sticks on

While working on DOSBox, sometimes caps lock remains active after pressing it a few times and writing something. What is going on there? How could I fix it?
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setup.exe does not work when copied from CD to hard drive

I have a CD where I burnt all the files required to install a program and when I run setup.exe it installs as expected. Today, I have noticed that if I copy the contents of the CD to my computer and I ...
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Why can't MacOS and Windows automatically detect my HP Laser printer?

I've had my LaserJet 4000 with a 615N JetDirect for over 20 years now. Once upon a time, I was able to easily connect and print to it from a Mac or Windows machine. I'm not sure if it's something I ...
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pros & cons new setup [closed]

all; would like some input on a new system build: Mobo: Gigabyte x570 gaming x RAM: 32 GB (2x16) SSD: 500 GB M2.0 (O/s drive) HDD: 3 ea. 2 TB WD Reds. my question is, would I benefit from ...
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How can I block the installation of a program in Windows 10?

I have a problem with a PC game, to which I've become quite addicted. It has slowly become a problem that affects my day-to-day life, and I want to stop it. I've uninstalled the game countless times, ...
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Install a shortcut using a software installer?

I am trying to create a simple install program that will put a file (shortcut) with the following in the target so that it will open a chromeless window to a website. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\...
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Win10 Initial Setup Wizard - No Text Input Working

so I finally got around to reinstalling win10 on my girlfriends old(er) laptop just to refresh things. Anyway, the install went well, but during the initial setup wizard (language, microsoft account, ...
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I need a to show that particular files are missing download it when he/she installs the exe file

I have created exe with the help of inno setup and it is running sucessfully. I need to show that "This particular files are missing please download it to run this files" and I have to show them he/...
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What is the most convenient way to copy a vanilla Windows 10 setting to multiple new users and machines?

We are setting up a number of new machines with new user names, all running a brand new Windows Home installation that came pre-installed. However, as we all know, at first start of windows there are ...
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Windows 10 Install Not Working

This is honestly the weirdest thing I've ever seen. I bought a Windows 10 installation USB drive, and stuck it into my brand new PC build. The PC has an NVMe SSD (M.2) drive and no other hard disks. ...
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I've been trying to install pygame, but i keep getting this error:

ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1: command: 'c:\users\pichau\appdata\local\programs\python\python38\python.exe' -c 'import sys, setuptools, tokenize; sys.argv[0] = '"'"'C:\\Users\\Pichau\\...
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Unable to activate windows 10 and Forgot to see the windows 7 product key

I installed a windows 10 copy I can't activate the windows 10. I was using windows 7.I forgot te see my product key.so if i install windows 7 again can i find my previous product key? What should I ...
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Unable to activate windows 10

Sir, i want to install windows 10.I was using windows 7 that was genuine.Then I installed windows 10 2015 version.my windows didn't active.What should I do now?if I download the windows 10 iso file ...
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Windows installer keeps reinstalling application after deleting file

I'm having a strange kind of problem with windows 10. I've created a Visual Studio Setup Project for an app. Installation runs fine, everything is good, I can start the app, use it ,close it, reopen ...
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How can you switch printer automatically depending on what's plugged in? Windows 10

I have a Windows 10 laptop that will be using several printers of the same model across different locations. I'm aware that you can have Windows 10 switch the default printer automatically based on ...
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How to set up JMeter plugin through powershell

I am trying to set up JMeter in a VM through powershell(no RDP provision). I am able to down the plugins but extracting the files into lib\ext doesn't bring up the add on in the tool.
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Computer not detecting keyboard or mouse

I’ve been trying to solve this for two months now, basically the computer that’s broken had windows 10 on it previously and I started getting a black screen within 5 minutes of log in. I couldn’t even ...
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Install shield Activation issue- internet activation failed [closed]

While activating Installshield software with key provided with download, it gives Internet activation failed error
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MSI installer, using .exe without msi

I'm using a MSI installer to create a setup for my application, and it generates 2 files, .msi and .exe. Now i know that the .exe is just a bootstrapper that actually runs the .msi, but my questions ...
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ownCloud Server with Docker - configuration

TL;DR : Is it advisable to run ownCloud from Docker for a productive system? How can I configure ownCloud within Docker according to my needs (publish domain, ensure data persistence, adjust security ...
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.NET Framework 4.7.2 Standalone Setup performs a reboot even with commandline /norestart

On one of my Windows 7 systems, I have experienced the following behaviour when trying to install the .NET 4.7.2. redistributable. I use a script to call the setup silently /q, and to prevent reboots, ...
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Installation type for PC with single user

Several installation programs ask you to choose if the installed software will be available to: all users; current user. What is the best choice for a PC where there will always be only a single ...
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How can I implement a setup with other setups in it?

For my Python program, I want to generate a setup.exe file. However, in order for the users to use it, I also need to make them setup MySQL server to their computers. How can I do this as in the way ...
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How to enter Username of IMAP Account in Outlook 2016

I want to add a new email account to Outlook 2016. I cannot find any input field where I can add a username. Obviously Outlook takes the email address as username - but this is not accepted by my ...

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