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Windows 7 installation without boot loader [migrated]

I have a Windows 7 installation that doesn't have a boot loader on the disk. Basically, the story goes; I had two disks on my PC where one of them served as the system disk with Windows 7 installed, ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Change default/installed user information

Often when I install a fresh copy of Windows (in the most recent case, Windows 7 Pro 64; also this computer is a member of a domain), I make the mistake of planning to simply delete the "initial" user ...
2
votes
3answers
97 views

Strangeness during Windows Server Install (drive duplication) [SAN]

I have recently taken over as an administrator for an IBM chassis and associated blades, along with accompanying IBM SAN. One of the blades is running VMWare ESXi 5, and we don't need it anymore, so ...
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votes
1answer
38 views

Error installing WSUS in windows server 2012

I canĀ“t install WSUS in windows server 2012, when i finished to install and start the post installation tasks, show a irrecuperable error, "the object name 'SUSDB.dbo.tbSchemaVersion' is not valid".
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0answers
37 views

Must applications running on a clustered Windows 2003 server be installed manually on all nodes?

We have many small applications running on a server running Windows Server 2003, such as Windows/NT Services, scheduled tasks, etc. Recently, the server was changed to a clustered server with two ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Is it possible to update third party software using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

I am investigating Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) and the list of software to update looks pretty fixed. Is it possible to add in third party software to the list? If not, what are the ...
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votes
1answer
286 views

Installing windows on multiple computers at the same time [duplicate]

i need to install windows on a 150 computers for a bank, i've never done anything like this before, so if anyone can help me find a fast efficient way to do so, they are IBM computers all with the ...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

How can I evaluate SQLServer 2012 Standard Edition

"Enterprise Evaluation Edition (64-bit)" was installed on my server by the hosting provider. I'd like to downgrade to "Standard Evaluation Edition (64-bit)". Does this even exist?
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Manually updating software, installed via GPO, results in two versions installed

Notebook received a software package version 1 via GPO from a network share. Then v2 of the same application was installed manually on that computer. Installer removed old v1. Several days later, ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Samba printers installation

Is there any open source software which allows to install on the windows clients samba/cups printers from the web based interface? Something like Novell iPrint
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Drivers initialization after reboot

For some reason. any driver i'm installing customary, like Virtual Sound Card drivers, do not initialize after reboot. I tried virtual sound card drivers, they initialize fine when installing, but ...
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votes
2answers
132 views

Install Windows from Linux without ANY external media [closed]

I have: Windows 7 installation .iso file. No DVD, usb, floppy, zipdrive, etc, etc. A free primary partition already formatted as NTFS, let's say /dev/sda1 Linux running at another partition. Grub ...
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votes
1answer
58 views

Apple And Windows On One Machine [closed]

Am planning to start developing Android and Iphone/Ipad applications. Before that i came to realized that developing iOS applications is only possible on Mac Machines. Am looking for ways to have ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Can the Installation Monitor from the Win2K Resource kit be used on newer OS's?

Can the utility "Installation Monitor" from the Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tools for administrative tasks be used on newer OS's, specifically, Windows Server 2008 R2. The main thing I am concerned ...
0
votes
0answers
237 views

Installing Framework 4.0 Failed

I am trying to install Framework 4.0 on a Windows server 2003 SP2 needed for My ASP.NET application, but it fails during installation! Current framework is version 2.0. Below is a piece of the ...
0
votes
2answers
26 views

How can I perform ghosting of 5 HDDs

Pls help, I have some five laptops I want to install windows vista os on, they are all hp dv 6000 and I have only one cd, is there a way I can just install on the hard drive and replicate the ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Creating a windows 8 virtualbox image doesn't work. VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED error occurs

I'm trying to create a Virtualbox image of windows 8 consumer preview. I tried this tutorial: http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/how-to-install-windows-8-on-virtualbox/ I did exactly what was ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Program to snapshot changes made during an install?

Question Is there a decently-priced (free preferred) tool that will allow me to see all changes made to a system (disk, registry, etc.) during the process of an install? Background I would like to ...
0
votes
2answers
106 views

Proper installation order for my development enviroment

I am really struggling once I need to set up my development enviroment again (it's not just one computer, it's three, unfortunately). I need hours and hours to make it work. Sometimes it's this fault, ...
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votes
1answer
3k views

How to install GNU make in Windows 7? [closed]

I am trying to install GNU make-3.82 on Windows 7. I downloaded the make-3.82.tar.gz setup but it does not have any setup file. There is process given on GNU site. But when I reach to the folder in ...
0
votes
0answers
128 views

how can I find what to put in an answers file for sysocmgr

I need to use sysocmgr to install a number of components as part of an installation script - but cannot get past the error: "The application could not be initialized" I am using the command: sysocmgr ...
1
vote
1answer
720 views

Glassfish 3.1.1 Creating Domain fails, The system cannot find the path specified

I tried to install Glassfish 3.1.1 on windows with an installer but the Config Result - Creating Domain fails. This is the error message: Executing command :C:\glassfish3\glassfish\bin\asadmin.bat ...
0
votes
2answers
105 views

Windows 7 on VMware Workstation 8 [closed]

I'd like to know is there any tutorial how to install Windows 7 on VMware Workstation 8. Thanks a lot
0
votes
1answer
123 views

Detecting when Windows installation is completed

I got the task to install Windows Server 2008 R2 inside a virtual machine (WMWare Workstation) with Powershell. It was quite easy to do the installation of Windows inside the virtual machine. Now, I ...
0
votes
0answers
440 views

Sun Fire X4100 install Windows Server from USB HDD

I'm trying to reinstall a server for the company I work at. They want Windows Server 2011 Standard Edition on it. The server is a Sun Fire X4100 with 4 HDD's in 2 RAID (Mirroring) arrays. The server ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Software for scanning installation process? [closed]

I forgot what is the name of the very good software which make some kind of restore point (save registry, and program files folder, etc...) before installing any software. After you install some ...
3
votes
1answer
587 views

What is the best way to push an install of Adobe Flash across an entire network?

What is the best way to push an install of Adobe Flash across an entire network? This is across a Windows Domain and I would like to push it "silently", so nobody is really affected.
1
vote
1answer
833 views

Install Silently CCleaner without Chrome

Im building an AutoIt script and I want to run the installation of CCleaner in silent mode ("ccleaner_installer.exe /S") but this installs Google Chrome by default, which I DONT want. What could I do? ...
0
votes
3answers
129 views

Application to automate Windows software installation in a test lab

I have several test environments (hyper-V) which contain a variety of windows servers. Each machine needs periodically rolling back to a given snapshot and then re-installing with the latest version ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

What does /v/qn parameter do for windows silent installers?

This page says to do a silent install you pass in the parameters /s /v/qn. It mentions what /s does - silent install - but not what /v/qn does. So what does it do? Why the weird format? (on one ...
0
votes
4answers
456 views

which is the recommended way to install sshd in cygwin on windows 7 enterprise

What is the recommended procedure to install sshd on Windows 7 Enterprise ? I have already installed cygwin and openssh on this computer. i'm open to non-cygwin sshd as long as there won't be any ...
3
votes
5answers
185 views

Best technique for reusing a Windows system image across configurations

We are a small company that provides solutions for ventilation systems. Part of the solution is a "controller" which communicates with the ventilation equipment. These controllers are simply Dell ...
1
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2answers
792 views

Remote installation and configuration software, preferrably open source

Im looking for some remote-installation software. I've looked briefly at unattended, opsi and a bunch of stuff, but there is nowhere near enough time to evaluate them all, and they are rather complex ...
0
votes
1answer
203 views

Apache won't load/parse .php

I just clean installed Apache 2.2.17 and PHP 5.3.4. For Apache selected Win32 installer, for PHP I selected x86 VC6 Thread Safe due to this, and I put Apache in C:\web\Apache2.2, and PHP in ...
1
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3answers
226 views

server for unattended Windows and Linux installations

what kind of software can handle with such problem: i need to prepare PC's for new employees in office, but I'm not administrator. I'd like to automate process of installing operating systems (Windows ...
0
votes
1answer
770 views

Problem running phpunit on a windows machine

Hello I am trying to get phpunit to work on my windows machine. I have Zend Server CE installed and i Installed pear. But when i do: phpunit --configuration phpunit.xml I get the error: phpunit is ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Oracle 11g R2 Install Guide

I have a need to install Oracle 11g R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have downloaded the two files from Oracle (win64_11gR2_database) and the client (win64_11gR2_client). Does anyone have a guide or ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Install .msi from script, detect when install is done

I'm trying to make an install script. I want to install an .msi file, Python, and then install other things after Python is installed. I already see how to do a command-line install. However, msiexec ...
0
votes
1answer
527 views

Slipstream additional programs into XP installation disc?

I am trying to work out if it's possible to add additional programs to the default Windows XP disc. I am using nlite and it seems to work well for hotfixes etc. but not for specfic programs. The main ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

“Windows Setup cannot find a location to store temporary installation files” when installing Server 2008 R2 on Server 2008

I'm trying to remotely install Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Server 2008 box using an iso image. When I run the setup I get the error: Install Windows Windows Setup cannot find a location to ...
1
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3answers
2k views

How to install Windows to a PC without a CD but with Ubuntu on it? (No USB install possible)

Is there any way to install Windows XP on a notebook PC where CD drive is really faulty and only has Ubuntu installed? No USB option is possible here, as the motherboard does not support USB boot. ...
1
vote
1answer
783 views

GPO Application Management Woes

So, I am trying to deploy several MSI packages in a GPO policy. All of the installers are on an external file share. Fortunately for me, this file share died and I was put in charge of salvaging ...
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votes
1answer
276 views

to uninstall or to disable Windows service/component?

Windows XP Pro SP3 I can disable, for ex., RIP Listener in services.msc... Or I can unistall it in ControlPanel --> Add Or Remove Programs --> Windows Components ---> Networking Services --> ...
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votes
3answers
1k views

how to share the same domain machine account with multi-boot workgroup Windows setup?

Having read in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/154501/EN-US/ (How to disable automatic machine account password changes): "You have two separate installations of Windows NT or Windows 2000 on ...
0
votes
1answer
253 views

Faulting Application installutil.exe

This is the Random error im getting Faulting application installutil.exe, version 1.0.3705.6018, stamp 40f6266d, faulting module kernel32.dll, version 5.2.3790.2756, stamp 44c60f39, debug? 0, fault ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

How do I know before hand whether VC6 or VC9 fits me when installing PHP for windows?

Here : http://windows.php.net/download/ Is there a way to check whether I should install the VC9 one or the VC6 one programatically?
3
votes
6answers
1k views

easiest way to automate all software installations for new users/computers?

Basically, for every new user we have about 30 different installers that all need to be run manually after an install of windows which is tedious/time consuming. We can't simply ghost/image the ...
1
vote
3answers
140 views

Can I setup a test server and then transfer everything to a diff. production server?

I am going to be setting up a "real" server, but it's not being shipped for another week. I was planning on setting up most of the server's functionality using an extra workstation I have. I wanted ...
4
votes
4answers
3k views

How important is it to install on the program files folder?

In a proper installation of an average software, its executables would be in the program files folder; its user data in the user's application data folder; it's non user specific data in the all users ...
2
votes
4answers
125 views

What are my options for installing software on a remote PC?

I get a lot of requests to install programs (mainly exe, some MSI) on remote PCs, currently I have to ask the user to logoff and then use a remote control app to logon and install the program, this is ...