Forum discussion tagged with Installer.
  1. D

    Text readme file looks broken.

    I have downloaded Office 2016 but the readme file is unreadable. I looks like broken or something. The text in the file looks like this: Is there any way to fix the text files? Maybe its related to some Russian encoding or something I don't understand.
  2. A

    Solved! Can't run Direct 9 games, D3DX9_40.DLL is missing, I've done multiple installer, I've done the Direct X installer and failed

    I wanted to play Gmod, after getting a new laptop. D3DX9_40.DLL is missing it says. I've downloaded it and put it in the files and it says it's still missing. I've done the installer in the June 2010 file and it says Installation failed. I did another Direct X Updater and that also failed. I did...
  3. S

    360safe chinese installer always pops up when i turn on pc

    Help every time i turn on my computer 360safe chinese installer pops up even when i scan with antivirus softwares (Avira and others). Malwarebytes doesn't even identify it as a virus. Please help. It annoys me every time. Thank you. :)
  4. C

    Keyboard got locked

    I stupidly downloaded a third party driver updater (Snappy Driver Installer) and since I restarted my laptop, my keyboard has not been able to input. I have a touchscreen so I was still able to get in and make sure that this was the case. The digital keyboard works fine but it obviously isn't...
  5. F

    Office 2007 on windows 10 possible?

    Hey guys, I've recently had to install windows 10 cause I upgraded my PC specs which leaves me in this aweful situation (again) and it seems to be even worse now than it was last time I had to install this product. Many years ago I bought this Microsoft Office 2007 Home & Student pack and I've...
  6. A

    Can't install Logitech Gaming Software on Windows 10 64bit

    Hi, I just bought a logitech g103 mouse, I want to install LGS on my laptop with Windows 10 64bit, but when I launch with / without an administrator, the installer doesn't run ... I tried downloading the old version of LGS, but nothing happened, LGS still won't work, when I use my old laptop...
  7. meloonharrier1199

    Sony Vegas Pro installation ERROR

    Hi, I recently tried installing Sony Vegas Pro 16 and the installer shows an error after "installing" the files. ERROR: -2147163964. I've tried reinstalling the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages (2017, 2010). The installer is running Build 248. Please help
  8. Lutfij

    How To Create A Bootable USB Installer For Windows 10

    Windows 10 has slowly become a staple when it comes to a stable, versatile and innovative OS. Compared to Windows 7, it’s now considered a better successor with recent updates. This tutorial will show you how to create a bootable USB installer for Windows 10. Please make sure that the laptop you...
  9. Lutfij

    How To Create A Bootable USB Installer For Windows 8.1

    As of this writing you will not be able to source Windows 8 from Microsoft’s servers. It has been discontinued in favor of Windows 8.1 which, according to the community, is a better OS than Windows 8. This tutorial will show you how to create a bootable USB installer for Windows 8.1. Please make...
  10. S

    How to Download Entire Software instead of Small Installer

    It used to be that when you downloaded software you downloaded the entire file. Now most companies force you to download a small file and when that is launched it completes the download and installation. So now as an example, because I had to uninstall Oculus to fix a problem, I've got to...
  11. H

    logitech gaming software installer wont open

    hi, i recently uninstall my logitech gaming software to fix the mouse button issues but when i try to open the installer nothing happens even when i tried to run as administrator.
  12. L

    Need help in finding a smart home installer

    How do you find a smart home or home automation installers near you? Can you recommend a website to me? Thank you
  13. A

    Installing software to new Mac computer

    I have the EOS digital Solution Disk, but I can't install it in my current Mac computer (installer doesn't work). Thanks in advance for any help.
  14. S

    BIOS broken after update

    Hey guys, So I'm a bit messed up right now it seems. I'm sitting with a Lenovo Y520-15IKBN. Last night I received a message from the Lenovo Utility program that there was a BIOS update ready. Thinking it was to close the recent security holes, I decided to update. The installer gave a warning...
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    Can someone help me find my audio driver?

    My IDT audio driver suddenly disappeared on my HP ProBook 470 G0 laptop, I need help getting it back and I can't seem to find it anywhere, Microsoft's auto driver installer can't seem to find the driver. My hardware ID is; HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_111D&DEV_76E0&SUBSYS_103C194D&REV_1003...
  16. M

    Will virus transfer through google drive??

    So i have 2 pc, 1 new 1 old. I want to transfer a 30mb installer from the old pc to the new pc via google drive. The thing is the old pc is probably infected(very slow) BUT the 30mb file isnt (i scanned it via bitdefender) So will the virus goes into the google drive when i upload the non...
  17. C

    3 TV's to 1 DirectTV box

    I just had 3 new smart TV's installed along with Direct TV. I did not want to pay for 3 boxes since these TV's are for outside and I am going to watch the same thing on all 3 TV's. I asked the installer if it was possible and how much would it cost? The installer said a few hundred dollars...
  18. Secrios

    Is NSIS a Virus?

    Sometimes when I get software the installer carry's an icon with the letters "NSIS". This is going to sound like a silly question but does the NSIS icon spread like a virus on to other installers by placing its icon on the installer instead of the original? Or is the NSIS icon only on...
  19. P

    Unable to uninstall uTorrent

    So I have utorrent installed and it wont go away ive tried to use revo and after it finishes the last step it closes and does nothing I tried deleting the utorrent file and I don't have privileges I try adding my self with special privileges and apparently I don't exist yet I'm already on there...
  20. S

    AVG reports Win32/Heim torjan in Office 365 installer (downloaded from Microsoft's site)

    I've got a computer that's running AVG (it's a friends computer) and after downloading the Microsoft Office 365 installer from (which is where you have to log in and download) it now identifies it as a trojan. This is a clean install with just AVG and Windows with drivers. I'm...
  21. G

    Flash Installer wont work

    Application Initialization Error, this is the message I get every time. I've tried to find an offline installation, but cant....
  22. jamesp33

    How Does Installing A OS Work?

    Now I know this isn't the right category for it but there's not really any that suits it. How does installing a OS work? Does the installer need to extract the files? Also, is there any open source OS installers? Also, Does the installer need to register the DLLs? Sorry, I just need to know all...
  23. P

    Enlighten Me: Error Installing Xubuntu

    I have a Samsung N150 Plus with a clean (empty) HDD and I've already created a bootable Xubuntu installer, but when I run the installer (booting from a usb) I get this message: [ 12.920017] NMI watchdog : Watchdog detected hard LOCKUP on cpu 0 [ 12.916171] NMI watchdog : Watchdog...
  24. L

    a program has stopped working

    "Garena installer has stopped working, a problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available." My specs: NVIDIA GeForce gts 450 Windows 7 32-bit ultimate AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 processor 3.00GHz 8.00 GB RAM (3.25 GB...
  25. A

    AMD sytem device installer keep popping up everytime i turn on my laptop, that installer keep pop up, pls help me
  26. R

    Windows Anniversary update (from the stand alone installer) blue screens at approximately 75% of final installation portion

    This is on an Alienware R2. All drivers are up to date as is the firmware. Windows Anniversary update (from the stand alone installer) blue screens at approximately 75% of final installation portion with a blue screen error of Thread Exception Not Handled
  27. Lutfij

    How To Check Which Version Of .Net Framework Is Installed On Your System

    Often times a software's prerequisite demands .Net Framework to be installed and almost always included with the software's installer as part of a bundle but there are times when installation's may not move forward and is hard to pin down if the installer is corrupt or if the OS has encountered...
  28. A

    windoes not loading installer for battery

    i just had a new battery installed but there is a pop up error message that shows windows could not load the installer for battery
  29. B

    Nvidia driver installer can't find compatible hardware with hp laptop

    Hi, im not a pro, i was just wondering if there was something i could do to install a nvidia driver on my laptop, heres my model and specs:
  30. joshmoyer

    Program installation speeds.

    So here's the question. This is all theoretical, I don't have any actual concerns or complaints about the system. I'm curious as to what determines how quickly a program will install to your SSD/HDD. Say I'm installing a program to my SSD, and it's about a 2gb install, theoretically, my SSD...
  31. B

    Is there a program out there that can take a setup/installer and remove any 'optional' installation files? Such as when you do

    Is there a program out there that can take a setup/installer and remove any 'optional' installation files? Such as when you do
  32. R

    Malware and False Product Key Trojan

    Idiotically, I decided to try and download COD4 from a Mediafire, hoping to replay the nostalgic game. Upon finishing the download, I opened the first folder called "CD1", tried running the setup.exe and halfway through the install, but it closed instantly and product cd key malware instantly...
  33. RaymondSWalters

    Unhackme-comss keeps coming back

    Hi guys I recently installed unhackme on my computer and ever since doing so at startup Unhackme-comss setup runs. I have tried to delete the installer many times and each time it keeps coming back. Since the program runs at startup is there maybe a way to stop it from running in the first...
  34. G

    Malwarebytes Free vs Total Defense Internet Security Suite

    I had the free edition of Malwarebytes for about 3 years and never had an issue with it. A buddy of mine gave me a key for Total Defense and I thought about trying it out. So I download the installer and during the setup it tells me I have to uninstall Malwarebytes because it will conflict...
  35. M

    Where did the malware come from.

    Got hit with "viceice" malware/hijacker yesterday. It was a pain to get rid of, and even harder to figure out where it came from. I've scanned the crap out of some recently installed software with Avast and Malwarebytes they pick up nothing in the install files. Malwarebytes actually removed...
  36. C

    Skype has stopped working

    Hey all! Recently I had built a new PC and was trying to download Skype. However, when I had downloaded the installer, and got everything going up to where you enter your login details, Skype crashes and displays the message: "Skype has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop...
  37. M

    Virus. Killing. Me.

    The last thing I need is another "Shick Hydro" ad pretending to be part of the webpage...This adware is preventing me from downloading anti-malware. I downloaded the installer on a flash drive, but this virus is also preventing me from installing it. When I try to run the installer, it closes...
  38. kep55

    Cannot use fresh copy of software after uninstalling it

    I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium. I previously downloaded some "free" software to record some audio web streams. I then deleted the software. I need to again record some audioweb streams so I decided to use the same software as before - NCH Soundtap. Now the problem. It seems Soundtap is NOT...
  39. G

    How do I uninstall utorrent if I can't find it in Uninstall Programs (now called Apps & Features) or in any of my folders?

    A few days ago I did a clean install and redownloaded uTorrent (the latest version). The installer asked me to download some kind of suspicious program in order to install uTorrent itself. Naturally I declined and closed it. However, the idiot me decided to try again and clicked the installer a...
  40. S

    laptop stuck at windows logo after update and also stuck in windows usb installer

    after windows update it stuck at logo and stuck at windows automatic repair screen and stuck at windows installer usb (cannot run repair from windows installer and from itself) and i found it should be hardware problem or bios because it happens on every windows version i used ( fake 7 , fake...
  41. J

    Nothing happens when I press a key "Insert boot media in selcted boot device and press a key"

    Just built a new computer. Have windows 7 installer in CD drive. When I start up computer, it keeps saying "Reboot and select proper boot device, or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key." When I press a key, it doesn't do anything. I have the CD drive as my main boot...
  42. J

    nvidia graphics card go haywire..!!

    i have an nvidia geforce gt 820m. i was trying to update it when it said NVIDIA INSTALLER FAILED. ( the latest update 350. something) any hints on what might have happened?? and how could i continue?? My antiviruses were off, and i downloaded the update manually. could any one resolve this...
  43. P

    Installed Linux Mint 17.1 on a External HDD, but Now Laptop Won't Run the OS

    So my Laptop's (Toshiba Satellite; forgot the detailed description) internal HDD decided to get corrupted, so I decided instead of parting out the rest of it or to go out and buy a new HDD I decided to use an External HDD I had lying around and install Linux on it in place of my internal one...
  44. M

    Windows 7 not seeing Linux installer USB...

    Hello, I recently made a Linux Live USB in LiLi to dual-boot it with Windows 7, restarted my laptop, and went into BIOS. However, the Boot Order only shows the HDD and CD. What did I do wrong? Keep in mind tht this is my only laptop right now. Help. Thanks.
  45. S

    How do I protect my Android against Installer Hijacking ?

    I found a post "Android Installer Hijacking Vulnerability" and then installed an app 'Installer Hijacking Scanner' from Palo Alto Networks and tested my device for vulnerability. Some other people also found their phone safe and some do not. What is this Android Installer Hijacking and how...
  46. J

    Installer opens, and installs a lot of malicious software.

    I have recently been having problems with my computer. I will be browsing the internet or playing a game, when a installer will open, and install much malicious software. I will do a scan with Malware bytes, and uninstall all of the software, but the same thing will happen not to long after. I...
  47. dillondeysel23

    Cant install zone alarm

    Hi guys, I would like to give zone alarm a try but I can not get it to install, the online installer gets stuck at preparing to install and the offline installer gets stuck at 64%, I'm on windows 8.1 with avg as a antivirus, windows firewall is disabled and IE 11 aswell, any ideas?
  48. M

    Extract contents of a .EXE installer?

    I need to extract the contents of this .exe installer: (it's an app for a chip programmer (PLDs, MCUs, EPROMs, Flash, etc)). I need to do this in order to install it under Windows 7 64-bit - if I run the above .exe it simply reports that...
  49. drykill

    Siemens hipath 1190

    Can anybody send me the link driver for my SIEMENS HIPATH 1190, i lost my driver installer and i accidentally reformat my PC..any help thank..
  50. Janemba

    Why AntiVirus treat Keygen and Trainer as Virus but not with ADS ?

    The title says it all, why AntiVirus allowed Ads software e.g toolbar, online installer, which is install silent software like pc faster, browser, whatever? is that some kind of conspiracy ?
  51. T

    Bluestacks problem PLEASE HELP

    Whenever i install bluestacks, the installer gives an error message that bluestacks is not compatible with bitdefender and the installation will abort. Please post down below if you know any solution to this problem.
  52. Royvds

    Iobit uninstaller yes or no?

    Iobit uninstaller uses the normal build in installer of a program, but after that you can scan for left overs (like files, folders and registery keys) Is it safe to use a program like this? is it recommended or not? And CCleaner, registery fixer, is it good or not? I have a windows 8.1 pc
  53. SkateArc

    Autodesk Not working

    Hey Guys, i am trying to install autodesk 3ds max on my win 7 ultimate pc and its not loading the installer please help, pic is below.
  54. P

    Virus/malware I can't get rid of HELP!

    A couple of days ago I found myself unable to run malwarebytes . Today when I was trying to download a game online the installer was stuck at the installing process for over 15 mins . I thought there might be some virus/malware and after some Google search I've decided to run malwarebytes...
  55. M

    Mcafee no sense scan of empty installer

    Its really hard to understand the logic behind Mcafee Labs sometimes. nsis installer is something every developer is familiar with. I use nsis for lot of my programs but all the time mcafee tends to give me all these stupid alerts. Even an empty installer is being detected as a threat. Here is a...
  56. F

    Nvidia graphic driver problem.

    last night i install a brand new laptop with windows 7 ultimate 64bit, and the necessary driver, including nvidia driver. but today, the driver suddenly disappeared from my laptop. then, i tried to re install the nvidia driver but the installer said "nvidia installer cannot continue, this...
  57. D

    Help with Win 7 Installer not seeing SSD

    I know this topic is covered all over but I am unable to get anything to work so I thought I'd start a thread and see if anyone can help me. I'm doing this for my boss, normally I don't have any issues doing simple things like this but this one has me stumped! Intel 530 series SSD HP pavilion...
  58. K

    Auto software installer

    Anyone has good experience with a silent free software installer or an auto free software installer? Thanks.
  59. R

    Automate mass download and installation of software

    Hi there, I recently had to reinstall Windows 8 for multiple reasons and I have a few hundred (yeah I know) programs that I had to reinstall. As I was doing this I was of course very bored so my mind was wondering and I ended up thinking about the inconceivable amount of things that are possible...
  60. R

    Recover Cryptophane Data

    It appears I've been a bit of a lummox. I recently installed Cryptophane (the cryptophane 0.70 - gnupg 1.4.2 combined exe installer version), generated a key, made a fancy long password for it and encrypted a file. Then I re-installed windows (7), and installed cryptophane again. I assumed that...