Upgrading is the process of exchanging computer hardware or software for a faster, more recent, more secure or more functional version.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
4answers
163 views

apt-get upgrade openssl won't bring Ubuntu 12.04 to latest version

I've tried the following, but I can't get a build date later than: Tue, Aug 21 05:18:46 UTC 2012 I have done the following: apt-get dist-upgrade apt-get update apt-get upgrade openssl and ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Adding a second RAM chip to Asus U32U Laptop [closed]

I have an Asus U32U laptop. The specific model is RX012D. The configuration is: AMD® APU E-450 AMD A50M Chipset AMD Radeon® HD 6320 Built-in 320GB 5400RPM HDD Running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (will move to ...
-2
votes
2answers
49 views

Upgrading my motherboard completely [duplicate]

I have a terrible motherboard: Manufacturer: Foxconn Model: 2AB1 Chipset: AMD 785G Southbridge: AMD SB700 Brand: American MegaTrends INC. It wont let me overclock my CPU, so I've decided to upgrade ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

PC gaming freezes, upgrade recommended?

Some computer games or software require higher computing performance, the smoothness of my current PC just doesn't satisfy me. Here are my specs: OS: Windows 7 Windows Experience Points: Processing ...
-1
votes
0answers
10 views

What is the difference between offline and online migration in windows upgrade?

Someone who is new leaner on windows talked to me about migration and asked me what is the difference between online and offline migration. This question made me to search in the internet about types ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Upgrading Laptop HDD to SDD

I have this Acer Aspire V5-471G Laptop with 466GB Seagate HDD using SATA 2.0(3.0Gb/s) interface. Now, I am planning to upgrade my HDD with a faster Samsung 840 EVO SSD which use SATA 3.0(6.0Gb/s) but ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Upgrading to Gnome 3.12 in Fedora 20

Hello my friends. Recently Gnome 3.12 was released as an update for gnome users. so I decided to upgrade to the newest version as explained here. After step 1, I tried to update Fedora using Yumex, ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Is it possible to upgrade Cray XE6 to XC30 reusing some of the hardware?

I know it's possible to upgrade from XE6 to XK7 as they use the same interconnect network and the same AMD architecture. I also know XC30 uses Xeon architecture and a different interconnect network ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

High-Quality G73jh-RBBX05 Screens

I've owned a G73jh for a few months now. Cosmetic condition is fine, runs well, somewhat cool (for an older laptop) and can even 'game.' The problem I have is with the display, for three reasons. ...
0
votes
2answers
42 views

What do I need to know before upgrading the CPU of a laptop?

I have an AMD laptop, which has AMD APU (e1-2500). I don't really like the speed of it and would love to upgrade to faster APU. There are some AMD APUs available in ebay. So the question is: What do ...
-1
votes
0answers
79 views

Change Windows 7 Home Premium license key to Professional [duplicate]

I have installed Windows 7 x64 Home Premium and I now have a Windows 7 x64 Professional license key and media. How (if possible) would I convert my existing installation to Professional? While there ...
2
votes
1answer
57 views

Mac OSX Mavericks Upgrade Selectively Clears /usr/local/bin

I had been holding off on upgrading to Mavericks for fear that it would break thinks and it seems my fears came true. I had a stock Homebrew install with lots of compiled tools linked to ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Unable to install linux tools in Eclipse

I am trying to install linux tools in my Eclipse (I want to use valgrind and some other tools that are inside the package). The problem is that while trying to install them I get the following error: ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Will 2*2GB and 2*4GB sets of dual channel RAMS work?

I intend the following setup : Slot 1 (Black ): UDIMM 2GB ADATA DDR3-1333 1.5V 9CAS AD3U1333C2G9-R Slot 2 (Yellow): DIMM 4GB ADATA DDR3-1333 1.5V 9-9-9 AD3U1600W4G11 Slot 3 (Black ): UDIMM 2GB ...
-1
votes
0answers
25 views

Upgrade MacBook Air CPU by soldering

I know the processor of MacBook Airs are soldered to the motherboard, but would it be possible to unsolder it (using amazing skills) and then solder on a new faster one?
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Upgraded Graphics Card, Wireless Not Fully Working

I just upgraded my graphics card on my desktop. My wireless no longer fully works. I have already ensured that that the card has sufficient power; manufacturer suggests min 750w and thats what I have. ...
0
votes
2answers
34 views

Is it ok to install a new 64bit (K)ubuntu version over an existing 32 bit one?

My current OS is a Kubuntu 12.04, 32 bit version; since my hardware is at 64 bit, and with the next Long Term Support release approaching, I'm considering to upgrade with a 64bit over a 32 bit copy. ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Upgrading my E2-3200 Desktop with RAM and SSD

Overnight (literally), I "lost" home use of a pair of i5 / 8GB / Win 8.1 Laptops (Lenovo and Asus) I used for home development. I use Visual Studio 2013 and Sql Server. Besides that I surf the web. ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Linux: Upgrading BIOS on HP Pavilion HPE so I can reclock my Radeon to the correct MHZ

I installed the rovclock program from the default Debian repository, and it says that the BIOS is returning an invalid reference of 0.0, and I assume that means the BIOS doesn't have that function, ...
1
vote
2answers
33 views

Upgrading to Windows 8.1 from Windows 7

My PC is running with 2 hard drives, a 128gb SSD and a 1TB HDD. My Windows 7 install is on the SSD but I installed Steam and all my games on the HDD. When I ran the Windows Upgrade Assistant, it ...
4
votes
1answer
69 views

Imaging UEFI computers

We are buying computers for a new building, but our current imaging software, Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.5, does not support imaging of UEFI computers. I’m hesitant to dummy down 300-500 ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Increasing RAM beyond system specifications

I have had my laptop (Lenovo z570) for a couple of years now, and I am in the mood to do a bit of system upgrading. I checked the documentation online, and it has always said that it can handle up to ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Best way to update Windows [closed]

When I bought my desktop I had an extra 2 gb ram install however I had Windows 7 starter as a default os so it was never used. I have finally gotten round to get Windows 7 pro and would like to know ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

GeForce GTX 750 fitting in HP Pavilion p6531p?

The tower is a HP Pavilion p6531p Desktop and the graphics card I'm thinking of buying is a EVGA GeForce GTX 750. I've already upgraded the ram and would like to upgrade the video card + power supply ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

windows 8 setup - “we can't tell if your PC is ready…”

I've been trying to upgrade windows 7 to windows 8 for a while now, but it still gives me errors. I of course searched around for this question first, and here are some of the recommended things ...
0
votes
2answers
64 views

Upgrading OS X 10.3.4 to 10.5 on a PowerMac G5

Here's the deal. I recently came into possession of a PowerMac G5, which came running Panther (10.3.4). According to those that I got it from, It was originally running Leopard, but as the rest of the ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

can I use disk cloning to install wxp to x7 upgrades on multiple systems?

Working for a nonprofit, I have a bunch of identical laptops donated by a company who no longer needs them. I'm hoping to upgrade them all to Windows 7. I've upgraded one, and it works just fine. ...
1
vote
2answers
79 views

Reinstall windows 8 upgrade with a windows 8 oem disk?

I have a windows 7 PC that I upgraded to windows 8 pro awhile back. This PC has been having some issues so I wanted to do a clean install, but I didn't make an ISO image of the windows 8 upgrade when ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Can you upgrade a laptop from an 802.11b/g to an “a” or other 5GHz compatible WLAN card?

And if so, is it worth it? All of my other devices run much faster and have stronger signals and are connected on the 5GHz channel (they are also obviously newer so...). I have replaced hard-drives in ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Sony VAIO VPCF22M1E/B ram Upgrade upper limit? (real limit)

I've got an F series Vaio with the exact model that I depicted in the title field. In its specs, it is implied as 8 GB for maximum memory limit. But a friend of mine with also another f series said me ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Ubuntu kernel upgrade after graphic card driver update

I use Ubuntu 12.04 with an ATI Radeon 5450 graphic card. I use 2 monitors, and I had to update the video driver because the default one doesn't remember its settings after reboot. I have found out ...
0
votes
1answer
194 views

SiS 900 Fast Ethernet Adapter needs driver, But where?

I just recently got an compaq presario which had windows xp installed on it. I decided to put a bigger hard drive on it and upgrade it to windows 7. When i did this, it did not recognize my sound ...
-2
votes
1answer
75 views

Cannot exit audit mode after upgrade to Windows 8

I accidentally entered audit mode from OOBE after upgrading to Windows 8, and now i get this message: . How do i get my system back to usable state?
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Full-size card in slim case?

I have a Dell Optiplex 745 (the slim one) and was thinking of upgrading the video card. I was interested in something like the GeForce GTX 660 Ti, but because I have a slim case, this may not be ...
1
vote
2answers
36 views

Upgrade from Windows 7 to 8.1 using the upgrade assistant with an MSDN subscription

I have an MSDN subscription, and want to use this to upgrade from Win 7 to 8.1; however, the upgrade assistant doesn't allow me to enter a product key - I simply get an option to buy Windows. Is ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

I have a dv6 3122us laptop,and wondering what kind of upgrades i can get for games? [closed]

Everything stock.I have the 4gb ram,but didnt know if putting the 8gb ram will even help,or be used.Can i change the video card,or is it soldered?I already have the 2.4 ghz cpu,but can i put bigger ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Will upgrading to Windows 8 wipe my raids?

I'm currently running Windows 7 and i have setup a spanned partition and mirrored partition within windows 7 disk management. If i upgrade to Windows 8 will i lose all the data on these drives? ...
0
votes
0answers
172 views

PHP 5.4.24 is upgraded, but the previous version 5.2.6 is still running in XAMPP 1.6.7

I'm using XAMPP 1.6.7 with PHP 5.2.6 on Windows 7. I'm trying to upgrade PHP 5.4.24 without upgrading XAMPP. I tried to upgrade XAMPP several times by taking a backup of the htdocs and data folder ...
0
votes
2answers
25 views

State solid hard disk upgrade

Wha type of connector are mounted on SSD? I'm searching for a new notebook and I'm stuck on this choice. Could I buy a notebook with a classic HDD and then, upgrade it with a SSD?
-2
votes
1answer
26 views

Upgrading Memory for Lenovo 510 i7

I want to upgrade memory for my Laptop Lenovo 510 i7.at the moment it has 6GB I would like add another 8GB. Please let me know if it is possible Thank you Regards Minu
0
votes
3answers
64 views

How to upgrade an old Linux box with this hardware configuration?

I have an old Linux box that needs to be upgraded without touching the processor or motherboard. It contains software that was licensed specifically to this physical unit and I have no option other ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Upgrade Emachine E727 RAM

I want to upgrade RAM of my Emachine e727 , which has 1 GB DDR3 SODIMM 1033 MHz of 2 slots . Can I upgrade it with 2GB DDR3 1333Mhz ram in other slot ?
0
votes
0answers
106 views

Linux Mint 15 won't login in user profile after apt-get upgrade

I installed an external library for Pillow (PIL fork) and got tried to install another one after that and I got an error message for broken packages. I ran apt-get update and got an error saying that ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

macports dependency: upgrade all packages not depending on a specific port

I have upgraded to Maverick when I run: sudo port upgrade outdated I get the error: Error: eigen does not build on Mavericks or later. I have plenty of ports that does not depend on eigen, how ...
1
vote
3answers
290 views

Can I have two different capacity RAM sticks?

In general and specifically in my MacBook pro (2012). I'm confused on if the answer is yes or no because I have heard both answers. So I have come here to get things cleared up. Can I have two ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

Cannot identify my graphics card [closed]

After buying Company of Heroes 2 a few days ago I tried playing it for the first time and I ran into some serious fps problems. The screen I use for playing games is 1080p, but I couldn't get the fps ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

CPU - motherboard compatibilty issue

I have an old PC, that has AMD Sempron CPU on 1 GHz in it. And it works fine. I would like to try to upgrade CPU with one of the old CPU's I have, that are slightly better than current one. Those are ...
0
votes
2answers
51 views

Which type of RAM do I need and where to find it?

I want to upgrade RAM in my laptop but I'm afraid I'll buy a wrong RAM. I currently have 4gb and I'm looking to upgrade to 8gb. The laptop has 2 slots for RAM and there's one free at the moment. I ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Workstation graphics card brings down memory clock of system

I had bought a graphics card NVIDIA Quadro 410 (base level) and attached it to my system. The problem i am facing is that once i install it, it beeps 3 times with a gap of 10-20 seconds and then ...
2
votes
0answers
20 views

Win-7 Upgrade from VISTA is refused with error: Upgrade from XP not supportet

I did an successful upgrade from XP-Pro 32-bit to Vista Business SP1 32-bit. Now I want to do an upgrade to Win-7 Pro 32-bit. After checking the Vista Partition, the setup program fails with the error ...