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1answer
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Are older browsers limited to certain operating systems and hardware? [closed]

What exactly are the reasons that people still use something like IE6? Surely it must be something more than "they are just not computer-savvy"... I am assuming that there are possible hardware and ...
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3answers
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How can I upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 and keep my files and applications?

I want to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8. How can I do this while keeping all of my files in-tact? Is it possible to retain all of my applications and user settings, too?
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2answers
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Upgrading RAM in Dell Optiplex 380 [closed]

I've Dell optiplex 380 machine and I've 32bit Windows 7 ultimate OS on it with DDR3 2*2GB RAM on it. I want to upgrade my machine to use 8GB RAM with 64bit windows 7 ultimate OS and want to install ...
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0answers
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Upgrading Windows 8 Consumer Preview to Release Preview

I currently have my main hard drive split into two partitions. One being Windows 7 with about 600 GB of memory, the other Windows 8 Consumer Preview with about 50 GB. As you can guess it is set up for ...
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4answers
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Can I add as much RAM as I like to my old computer?

I have had my computer for around 5-6 years. It's a Dell Vostro 200 Slim model. My OS is Vista Home Basic 32-bit. It has 1.00 GB RAM and my processor is an Intel(R) Core Duo @ 2.00 GHz. Can I ...
0
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1answer
567 views

How do I upgrade Linux Mint 8 to Linux Mint 12?

I have Linux Mint 8 on my home laptop. It dual boots Windows Vista. It's time for an upgrade. Linux Mint 12 is out and I'd like to replace 8 with it. How do I go about doing this?
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3answers
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Computer does not boot after ram upgrade

I have a Dell Optiplex GX520 desktop (it's abount 5 yr old) PC with 512 MB DDR2 RAM. Since my computer always swapping I thought I should upgrade my RAM. I bought a Kingmax 2GB DDR2 RAM. But my system ...
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2answers
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Windows Vista to Windows7 upgrade

I have a Windows Vista Home Premium and I tried installing SP2 on it and It prompted me to install SP1. Then it stopped working when I installed SP1. I don't have back up that I can use to restore it. ...
2
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2answers
348 views

Upgrading Ubuntu from 9.04 to 10.04?

I am planning to upgrade my OS to the latest version of Ubuntu. I would like to retain some of my configuration files and startup scripts. Can someone please tell me what is the best way to do this? I ...
3
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1answer
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Windows Upgrade vs Full Install

I'm in the process of purchasing a Netbook for use while traveling. The included OS is XP, however, I would like to upgrade(?) to Windows 7. My question: Does a Windows Upgrade have the same ...
2
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3answers
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Is it possible to upgrade the OS of Windows Mobile?

Currently I am using htc with Windows Mobile 6. So, is it possible to upgrade it to Windows Mobile 6.1 or new WM 6.5? If yes, please provide link to the articles related to this issue.