Installation is the act of making a computer program program ready for execution. Because the process varies programs often come with a specialized program responsible for doing whatever is needed for their installation. Installation may be part of a larger software deployment process. Cross platform installer builders that produce installers for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux include InstallAnywhere, InstallBuilder and Install4J. Installers for Microsoft Windows include Windows Installer, InstallShield, and Wise Installation Studio; free installer-authoring tools include NSIS, IzPack, Clickteam, InnoSetup, InstallSimple and WiX. Mac OS X includes Installer, and also includes a separate software updating application.

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I want to setup a 'do not block flash on google chrome' policy via GPO.  

Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\PluginsAllowedForUrls\1 = ""

There is a msi google chrome installer GPO in Computer Configuration/Policies/Software Settings/Software Installation.

My questions are,
 1) should I create a new policy for the flash?  
2) Or add it to the installer policy/MSI?
3) I am not sure where to add the registry tweak above, in Preferences?  

Could someone give me a basic road map as to how to implement this.
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Right now I have install and test the MySQL InnodB cluster and MariaDB cluster, and now I want to move/copy/migrate all data or oracle 10g/12c to MySQL and MariaDB, what should be the way ?

Any tools you recommend ? we only have the Oracle dump file to import, should we just use MariaDB import to import files from Oracle?

We have the MariaDB 10.3.9 running with Maxscale and SQL_mode = Oracle enabled !

the way should be information enough to show us how many Oracle SP, function,view and table we can't import to MariaDB/MySQL as DB is diff anyway so that we can see if this method is possible.
For my new Exchange 2013 server install - How to I determine our current Active Directory Autodiscover Endpoint and if it is wrong how do I change it ? just migrated from an Exchange 2010 server.
New Exchange 2013 installation. Want to confirm that my internal DNS server has the correct Autodiscover, mail, webmail entries. I have just entered the entries on my SANS cert into our internal DNS server but I have doubts whether this is working correctly 100%. This DNS server and email server sit in our .local domain.
Hi Experts,

on one of my network segments I use a DHCP server.
Now I have to install WLAN for GUESTs and I want to use another VLAN.
How to configure my DHCP server to serve also my VLAN ?
I support a Resident Community which makes available to its residents (who don't own a PC of their own) 3 PC's (Win10 Pro) installed in a "common area".

Someone bent on playing pranks has been corrupting the computers by deleting programs and/or "resetting" the computers to factory settings, forcing a re installation of the OS and the programs (Word, Excel, etc....)

I have resorted to a program called "Deep Freeze"  which returns a computer to the state it was in at Log In, regardless what was done.  The program is password protected.

Somehow "someone" has gotten around the program and continues to perform their mischief,

Question:  Has anyone encountered a similar situation and found a remedy?  Please help!


Hi ,

I am Rajeshwari i have a issue in my mobile its Samsung j7 prime my problem is im not able to  install my google app when i go to google play store it says " you cannot install this app because another user has already installed an incompatible version on this could you help me to install the app its getting very difficult.
Dear expert,

I have bought a Samsung smart TV. I am looking for trusted and secure IPTV to install it. And secure IPTV vendor including Bein Sport, OSN, US channels, UK BBC...etc

a friend of mine advice me to install KODI but it is showing on the samsung store.

Thank you in advance.
I am wondering if there is free software out there that can accomplish differencing on a file system level as well as in the Windows Registry?

I am wanting to see what files are installed during an installation and what changes are made to the registry.  Sort of like taking a snapshot before the installation and then immediately afterward and comparing the 2 versions for differences.

Thank you,

I have a problem with a third party piece of software integrating with Microsoft Office (2016) in Windows 10. According to the manufacturers of the third party software, there are registry keys left over from a previous installation of Office.  If I remember rightly, I had to reinstall Office due to some problem. I am guessing that when I uninstalled the first installation of Office, it failed to remove some keys. So, I would be happy to remove all traces of Office and start again. Does anybody know how I can do that? Does software exist that will do that for me?
Thank you in advance.
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in the first windows was working perfectly ….. then  I got some kind of green screen of death saying some sort of unknown error … then it got into automatic repair loop  I tried every single fix out there on the internet but all failed ….
I tried
1- bootrec /fixmbr

2- bootrec /fixboot

but I got access denied

3- bootrec /rebuildbcd

4- copy the registry files and replace them

5- windows restore point but it failed while trying

6- windows reset but failed after it took long time

7- dism but it failed  too .

8- sfc /scannow  failed   then asked me to try fix the files with dism

log file

9- dism  from the windows source disk

10- chkdsk /r /f c:  it failed  too

log file

11- I tried replacing the corrupted file
but it did nothing

the windows the version  that  I had  while this was the spring creators update 1709... the only fix I had was clean install windows
I got the rs4 1803 tried installing it but I got windows cannot be installed on this disk the only fix was converting the disk from mbr to gpt
but  I had no backup disk so  I launched hiren's live cd then partition wizard tool then I clicked convert mbr to gpt  to avoid formatting the disk
then I tried installing  the windows again ant I worked just fine but after 4 days I got through  the same problem that I tried the 10 fixes on it and didn't work ….. then  I clean installed it again after …
I'm trying to install Office Plus 2016 on a new machine which never has any Office installed. Whenever I run the installation file, it would get this error message and the installation is aborted.

"The following product(s) can't be installed at the same time:

I have tried suggestions from the following thread without any success. Does any one has another idea?

Thank you!
We currently have 200 android tablet devices in a CLOUD only environment, no on prem.

What i would like to do is for the tablets to have restricted internet access, what is the best way to do this? Do not want any app installation or the use of a subscription such as openDNS where there is a cost associated to it. Cant use free as there are restriction on additional entries (may be wrong)

Anyway, would love help with this and what I can do to achieve this, as I said we are cloud based and using MerakiSM MDM to manage these. Step by Step would also be appreciated.


Urgent, please.

We are trying to install Microsoft Excel 2016 standalone onto a user computer that already has a copy of Microsoft Access Runtime on it, and we are receiving an error message about a conflict between the installation mechanism used by Microsoft Access Runtime and the copy of Excel we've just downloaded  (Picture attached).

Office Click-to_run encountered a problem because you have these Windows Installer based office programs installed on your computer:

Microsoft Access Runtime 2016

Click-to-Run and Windows Installer editions of Office programs don't get along for this version, so you can only have one type installed at a time.  Please try installing the Windows Installer edition of Office instead, or uninstall your other Windows Installer based Office programs and try this installation again.

Uninstalling the Access Runtime is not an option.  (It's needed for Microsoft Dynamics Management Reporter.)

This is urgent in that we must have Excel running on this computer ASAP.  

We've contacted Microsoft, and they have escalated this to Level 2 support, but they will not be able to get back with us until tomorrow.  Unfortunately, we need to have this running tonight.

THANK YOU for your help...
i guys, has anyone had any luck booting to PCIe NVMe cards?

I have a 12G and 13G server that I have tried putting this card in

I have enabled UEFI and installed the OS on both systems, however it will refuse to boot to this device, it just keeps saying there is no OS found etc. Been at it a few days even trying to use the lifecycle controller to install the OS with no luck.
I would like to know the steps to configure SAN Storage with two Host servers, we need them to install new ERP and I have two HP DL360 G7 servers with 32 Ram and 300 GB hard desk  after RAID10. connected to SAN storage via fiber channels.
Newly I have installed windows server 2016 on both server.
I want to give each server a share folder in SAN with 1 TB size.

From where I have to start since I never worked with SAN storages.
what I have to do from SAN side and what from both servers side.
Hi All,

I need to do an in-place upgrade on a Windows 2003 32bit server.

I have the 2008 32bit dvd and it appears to install without issue.  But it hangs when the operating system gets to the green loading bar (looks like a caterpillar).

In safe mode it gets upto;

Loaded:  \Windows\system32\drivers\crcdsk.sys

Reading a couple of posts I thought swapping the BusLogic controller to a LSI Logic SAS would help, but it hasnt.

Some extra info:  I suspect the original server was P2V'd and the ESX version is 5.5

Any suggestions
I'm receiving the following Error when installing Exchange 2016. Let me Describe what all has taken place.

We sat up a 2012 server and installed Exchange 2016 on it. It Ran fine but we did not do any migrations to it at all. Then one day we went to start things on it and it was gone from our VM'S didn't even have the .vmdk or anything. So we spun up a new server 2016 and gave it a totally diffrent name and went to install exchange 2016 and that is where we are today with the following error in the attachment.
When trying to install software (anything using an msi), I get an error that Windows Installer does not have permissions [Error 1719. The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. Contact your support personnel for assistance.]. Things that have been tried:

- Unregistering/reregistering
-Fixed Registry entries
-Copied Registry entries from a working installation
-Copied files from a working installation
-SFC scan
-Repaired all file permissions from default on the entire C: drive
-Ran the TronScript

Does anyone have any ideas on how to resolve this problem without reinstallation/replacement?
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Error on Acrobat PDFMaker from Word in office 2016

Unable to find "Adobe PDF" resource files.

"Acrobat PDFMaker"

You must have Administrator priveleges to install these files.  Please contact your local system administrator.

I have completely uninstalled Adobe 2017 and office and it works for an administrator but gets this message for other user.  I have also given them administrative rights and still not a go.  

Any direction would be much appreciated.
Dear Experts.
i have a simple WINDOWS  webserver with an installation of MYSQL (5.6) that hosts some wordpress Databases
one of my dabases gives the following error

, , , 2018-09-11 08:39:27 183c InnoDB: cannot calculate statistics for table "wordpress941"."wp_posts" because the .ibd file is missing. For help, please refer to

i looked inside the Database folder and the file wp_posts.ibd is there but it looks apparently corrupted i have no idea how can i fix this on a windows server.
can someone please help.

restore from backup didnt help apparently the last 14 days have all been backed up with the corrupted files.
hi friends,

i have been trying to send email via localhost using phpmailer and base on research, i was ask to first install composer and set the environment variable. i downloaded and composer from  and set the environment variable. the problem is when i try to run (composer require phpmailer/phpmailer) again,

i am still getting this error

  Failed to clone via https, ssh protocols, aborting.

    Cloning into 'C:\xampp\htdocs\vendor\phpmailer\phpmailer'...
    fatal: unable to access '': Could not resolve host:

    Cloning into 'C:\xampp\htdocs\vendor\phpmailer\phpmailer'...
    ssh: Could not resolve hostname Name or service not known
    fatal: Could not read from remote repository.

    Please make sure you have the correct access rights
    and the repository exists.

require [--dev] [--prefer-source] [--prefer-dist] [--no-progress] [--no-suggest] [--no-update] [--no-scripts] [--update-no-dev] [--update-with-dependencies] [--update-with-all-dependencies] [--ignore-platform-reqs] [--prefer-stable] [--prefer-lowest] [--sort-packages] [-o|--optimize-autoloader] [-a|--classmap-authoritative] [--apcu-autoloader] [--] [<packages>]...

i have install git but it still not working. please help! i am new to …
I want to find a way to get sound on my VPS at Vultr VPS I found a VSC aka Virtual Sound Card It was a little tricky to get working for some reason it would not install? It just did nothing after double clicking the EXE! I came up with the idea to convert it to MSI. I used emco Software MSI Package Builder and it installed the EXE for me. I figured I would install the MSI but emco installed it for me! So now I have a VSC now I want to connect it to my C-Media PCI Sound Card in my home desktop. I am going to use The NAS Project aka The Network Audio System and Port-Endpoint the C-Media PCI Sound Card and VSC together with VAC from Eugene Muzychenko Software aka Virtual Audio Cables. Then my VPS will have sound coming from my home computer speakers but they will be playing what the VPS is hearing while I am on the console. Is there anybody who can step me through this procedure I am not really talented at networks and there is a lot of protocol that I dont know. Plus really nobody does this kind of thing.
I built a new domain controller 2016 and raised functional level, forest level and transferred roles fsmo roles from 2008R2. We also have an on prem exchange 2010. I am trying to install ad prep and exchange 2016 to migrate but it is giving me the following when I try to run .\setup.exe /Mode:Install /Roles:Mailbox   /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms. I get the following error message. Please advise....

RuntimeAssembly was started with the following command: '/Mode:Install /Roles:Mailbox /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms /sourcedir:L:"'.
The registry key, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Exchange\v8.0, wasn't found.
The registry key, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ExchangeServer\v14, wasn't found.
No Exchange Server with identity 'EXCH-Name' was found.
Schema Update Required Status : 'False'.
I have  installed exchange 2013 on a test server for my certifications. I do have exchange working. When I attempted to install the Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 20, it gives me an error that say's, that I need to install:

RSAT-clustering cmdinterface.

I've been looking for information but I'm not finding it. How do Install this? Is this done in power shell? Can anyone please assist me with this.
Thank you.

I found it!! Thank you.






Installation is the act of making a computer program program ready for execution. Because the process varies programs often come with a specialized program responsible for doing whatever is needed for their installation. Installation may be part of a larger software deployment process. Cross platform installer builders that produce installers for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux include InstallAnywhere, InstallBuilder and Install4J. Installers for Microsoft Windows include Windows Installer, InstallShield, and Wise Installation Studio; free installer-authoring tools include NSIS, IzPack, Clickteam, InnoSetup, InstallSimple and WiX. Mac OS X includes Installer, and also includes a separate software updating application.