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Questions tagged [windows-installation]

The process of installing the Windows operating system software onto a physical or virtual machine.

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Deleting partitions during windows installation

I want to do a fresh installation of windows 10 on my pc where 8.1 is currently installed. I have 3 partitions and want to install it in c drive with 185GB (where 8.1 is currently installed) do I ...
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Can't boot laptop into Winows 8.1 installation iso on DVD for reinstallation [closed]

I want to reinstall Windows 8.1 on Toshiba C55t-A laptop. In its Windows 8.1, I downloaded 4GB Windows 8.1 iso file, and burnt it to a 4.5GB DVD, by right lick the iso file and select "Burn disc ...
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installing windows on a new SSD hard drive

I've purchased a new SSD hard drive for my laptop. I put the SSD into the HDD's place and put the HDD into the DVD rom place. at first there was no problem, the computer detected both of them and they ...
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Installation Error with 2018.3.3 Desktop Tableau on 64bit Windows 10

Assistance needed with 2018.3.3 Desktop Tableau 64 bit install on Windows 10 x64 laptop. How to reproduce the problem: Right click on TableauDesktop-64bit-2018-3-3.exe and select "Run as ...
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Accidentally installed Windows 10 over 2 hard drives. Can I transfer everything to one?

A few months ago I had to reinstall Windows 10 on my PC. Though I have two internal hard drives connected to it, I only use one of them, with the other one only meant as a backup. When I installed ...
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Operating System wasn't found [closed]

I was trying to boot my USB to install Windows on another PC. After finishing my boot process, I turned off my current computer. When I turned it on, it is showing the error An Operating System ...
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PyQt5 5.11 using conda

I have a few questions on installing PyQt5.11 in a conda virtual env on windows operating system with conda installed python version of python3.5.2: Below is a few difficulties that I met along the ...
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What will happen to the files inside the Windows Installer if I choose to keep nothing during installation?

Assuming I wanted to upgrade my System from Windows 7 to Windows 10. I have the installer extracted from another drive disk and my files are in single directory including the Windows Installer. e.g. ...
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How to format a bootable Windows USB flash drive on macOS

I have assembled my computer and am having trouble booting my OS of choice (Windows 10), apparently due to a “missing media driver.” I only have a MacBook (2010, El Capitan OS X) to format ...
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Clean Win10 install on MSI GS65 Stealth Thin RF8

The laptop came with a M.2 SATA SSD (SanDisk). Initially it booted from Windows installer without issue. Even after I reimaged the drive to a whole disk encrypted ubuntu luks partition and grub boot ...
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Windows 7 install from flash drive fails because keyboard does not work

I cannot install Windows 7 from my flash drive because every time it enters the language selection menu, my keyboard and mouse fail. My motherboard is: Gigabyte 450M DS3H. I just finished building ...
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PC does not start from Windows 10 USB

I am trying to reinstall Windows 10 on an Asus X556LJ laptop, having replaced its failing HDD with a new, empty SSD drive. The laptop originally had Windows 10 preinstalled on it and I believe its ...
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Why do many Windows programs install to `C:\Users\<username>\AppData`?

Whenever I install Windows programs I always make the installation drive be something other the C-drive. However, the installer almost always puts many files to C:\Users\<username>\AppData even ...
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Using Windows 10 without motherboard drivers?

My PC has Gigabyte 880 GMA UD2H Rev 1 or Rev 1.1 motherboard and I want to install Windows 10 on it. The problem is the fact that the latest drivers made for my motherboard are for windows 8.1. My ...
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Windows SIM was unable to generate a catalog file

When I create catalog file using Windows System Image Manager (SIM), it eventually errors out that "Windows SIM was unable to generate a catalog file....." Full Error message screen shot here. ...

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