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How to resolve Windows 10 installation error FIRST_BOOT, MIGRATE_DATA?

Trying to update my German Windows 8.1. Professional to Windows 10, it fails after about half an hour with the (German) error message: Manually translated this reads: Could not install Windows ...
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Upgrading from a 28 lane CPU to a 40 lane CPU

I'm looking to do a 2011-3 build on a budget. For the time being I'd like to put in a cheap CPU with 28 pci-e lanes and I would like to do an upgrade to a 40 lane CPU later on. This would allow me to ...
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Is it possible to get Windows 10 upgrade as an ISO image (to make a bootable install disk from)?

The Windows 10 upgrade, free to users of earlier Windows versions, is out on July 29. The upgrade is being made available via Windows Update as an automatic download and install, if the user has opted ...
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Can I upgrade to Windows 10 now and still receive a free upgrade license?

This is a little strange, but I'm in a situation where Windows 8 has a particularly troublesome bug that seems to have been resolved in Windows 10. I realize that we're only a little over a week to ...
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Is it possible to upgrade 16GB ram for any corei5, 5th Gen Laptop?

I am little bit confuse about upgrading my RAM for laptop. I just want to extend RAM to 12GB by adding another 8GB in this laptop. Is it possible? If yes, then why everywhere it is mentioned that ...
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What is better ram 800 and 800 as size of 800 each one or 1600 mhz on size 800? [closed]

I have 8gb ram of 800mhz speed, i want to upgrade, what is better to have: 1- two 8gb ram of 800 mhz speed each(total 16 gb ram). 2- One 8gb ram of 1600 speed.
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SSD upgrade for Mac Mini

My Mac Mini (late 2012 model) has always been a touch on the slow side, and has been even more so ever since I needed to start running a Windows VM within it. I'm planning on upgrading the HDD to an ...
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Keep Windows 10 reserve even in Windows 10?

A month ago my laptop running Windows 8.1 had a HDD failure and I needed to install another os, so I picked Windows 10 because I had no prior experience with Linux based operating systems. Prior to ...
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Can you reserve a Windows 10 copy inside Windows 10?

I'm using a Windows 10 Preview Build, and the tray icon to reserve a final copy is exclusive to Windows 7/8. The serial key for the Preview Build expires when the retail version is released. Is there ...
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Upgrading to Windows 8 Pro from Windows 8.1

Weird, I know, but bear with me here, please. I've been assembling a PC for sometime now, piece by piece. A friend gave me a gift for it: Windows 8 Pro (that's what it says on the box). I was ...
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Upgrading windows 7 to 8.1 in a triple booted system

I have Windows 7, Ubuntu and Kali Linux on my laptop. I want to change windows 7 to 8.1 without losing other operating systems and data. I also have a Windows 8.1 ISO with me. Can I do this by ...
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I want to know whether Windows 7 can be installed on DELL INspiron 1525 currently pre-installed with Windows Vista 32 bit

HDD: 250 GB ,. RAM 3 GB Chip is : Core 2 Duo T7250 DELL INspiron 1525 currently pre-installed with Windows Vista 32 bit I face difficulties in internet browsing with Vista Windows that 's why I need ...
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RAM timings when upgrading notebook memory and nomenclature

So my ThinkPad has a free slot and I wanted to buy another 4GB stick for dual channel. Knowing that timings matter somewhat more in notebooks I checked cpu-z and it said that timings were 11-11-11 ...
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PC inspiron 1525 won't boot after upgrading CPU to T8300

My PC inspiron 1525 does not boot ater I changed CPU to T8300 and updated BIOS to A17,I upgraded RAM to 4GB.However it boots with the old CPU T4200.Anyone has suggestion to resolve this problem.
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Windows failing to start after upgrading RAM sticks

I have recently upgraded the RAM in my desktop machine and now Windows is stuck on the Starting Windows screen. I cannot even start it in Safe Mode. But when I run Ubuntu 15.04 Linux it boots and ...
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Replacing SSD in mid-2014 MacBook Pro

So I bought a mid 2014 MacBook Pro apparently JUST BEFORE the early 2015 one was discreetly released. From what I've read so far the EARLY (not the new one) 2015 Mac can be upgraded easily, but mid ...
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Upgrading my Ubuntu virtual server makes the network interface disappear

I have a Ubuntu 14.10 VPS. Everytime I try to upgrade to 15.04 I experience weird symptoms. I was able to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 with no problems. After the upgrade is successful and the server ...
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Windows 10 Offer Icon (GWX) - How to get it on AD/Domain joined PCs?

I know there´s no need to rush getting Windows 10 as I should receive it for free in the future, at least according to what I´ve read. However, information about the upgrade offer popping up in the ...
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MacBook White 2010 Unibody - Upgrading from Windows 8.1 to 10 on BootCamp?

I have Windows 8.1 installed (not by upgrading from 8) on my MacBook White Unibody 2010 via BootCamp. Before, I had Windows 7 installed and searching through the internet tells me that if I upgrade ...
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Unable to upgrade packages after a major version upgrade

I recently upgraded from FreeBSD 9.3-RELEASE to 10.1-RELEASE. I'm trying to rebuild the packages after the upgrade according to 24.2.3.3. Upgrading Packages After a Major Version Upgrade. When I run ...
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Pear upgrade not working in Ubuntu

When I try to upgrade Pear it shows a message on terminal as follows Will upgrade channel://pear.php.net/xml_util Will upgrade channel://pear.php.net/pear Will upgrade ...
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Exchange 2013 : EAC, OWA Error: we can't get that information right now.

I am trying to upgrade my (small, ie 50 mailboxes) existing environment (Exchange 2010 SP3 running on Win28k, two DCs) to Exchange 2013. So I fired up a brand new Windows Server 2012R2, installed ...
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Asus K53SJ upgrade to 8Gb of Ram ussually getting screen glitch

I've just upgrade my ASUS K53SJ to 8Gb of RAM (the original is 4Gb), I'm using 2x Elpida 4Gb 1333Mhz. When I use just single one of RAM, everything works fine, but when I combine and use both of my ...
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Can mix DDR3 Ram from different manufacturers for My Fujitsu LH532 laptop?

Following the confirmation by the Fujitsu Apac Service Centre in Singapore (they mentioned that they do not carry the RAM chips for my model and more importantly that I can buy from outside market and ...
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Plug-in a DDR2 800mHz to a slot that can handle up to 667mHz only

I have an old computer that has an ASUS P5S-MX SE motherboard, and only have a 1GB RAM. So I planned to upgrade the RAM and buy a 2GB RAM. Only DDR2 can be installed in the motherboard. So I looked up ...
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upgrade vista to windows 7.. 183 upgrades do i have to install all of them?

I upgraded windows vista to windows 7 .. I looked for the windows updates. there are 183 updates, do I need to install all of the updates.. some of them are dated 2011, 2012, 2013, 1014 and 2015.
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Upgrading from 8GB to 16GB RAM in Laptop. Possible? [closed]

I have a HP 14" Laptop with a 8GB RAM in it. I recently installed 2 pcs of 4GB 12800s but I still am not satisfied with the speed, as I am doing graphics and video editing. My question is, is it ...
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Can I use 2 graphics cards

I just bought a new graphics card and was wondering if I'd be able to use it with my old one, or if I just need to just use one. My old card is a XFX Core Edition FX-785A-CNL4 Radeon HD 7850 and ...
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Black Screen afet ram upgrade on acer aspire one [closed]

So I tried upgrading my acer aspire one 725's ram from 2GB to 4GB by replacing the 2GB Ram module with a new 4GB ram module. The result is that i get a black screen when starting the computer. If ...
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Which RAM will suit my notebook ACER Aspire 5820tg 1333MHz or 1066MHz what CAS [duplicate]

I have my ACER Aspire 5820TG - 433G32Mn and want to upgrade RAM memory. Currently it has the following components: CPU: Intel Core i5 430M Mainboard: Acer ZR7B RAM (3GB): 2048MB DDR3 PC3-10700 ...
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Dell Latitude E6410 RAM upgrade

I am upgrading my laptop's RAM. Currently it has Samsung RAM PC3. I inserted two different RAMs and they both hung the system. The new RAMs are PC3L. I just read that this might be the problem. Can ...
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ram upgrade in hp compaq 8200 elite microtower 64 bit

following is my existing ram spec, DIMM # 1 SMBus address 0x50 Memory type DDR3 Module format UDIMM Manufacturer (ID) Samsung (CE000000000000000000) Size 4096 MBytes ...
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How much RAM can I put into my Laptop? [duplicate]

I recently bought an Acer Aspire E1-572. How much RAM can i put into this Laptop ? Is 2x8GB possible ? Full name: Acer Aspire E1-572-34014G1TDnkk SNID: 34701904034 S/N: ...
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How to cancel pending Win8 to Win8.1 upgrade?

I am a Windows 8 user and, for some reasons, I don't want to upgrade it to Windows 8.1. I would get an annoying pop-up window from time to time, offering me a free upgrade. I would always turn down ...
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Fedora 20 Gnome upgrade - cannot login anymore

I started to use Fedora with with Gnome 2x. I started to upgrade to gnome 3x when I had some electric energy problem in my build and my machine turned off. Now I cannot log in any more - message ...
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Dell Vostro display errors after ram upgrade

I upgraded ram in my dell vostro 1440 laptop. From 2x2gb: to 2x4gb (http://www.kingston.com/hyperx/memory/impact -Impact SODIMM - 8GB Kit* (2x4GB) - DDR3L 1600MHz CL9 SODIMM). The laptop starts ...
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Can I upgrade the CPU in my Qosmio x70? [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my CPU, how do I know if I can and if my laptop will handle it? My relevant specs: System: Qosmio x70? CPU: i7-4700MQ
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Upgrade version of Windows 7 without anytime upgrade key

I recently did a clean install of Windows 7 on my machine. My key is for Windows 7 Professional, but I mistakenly installed Home Premium onto the machine. I've spent a day installing my various bits ...
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Dell Latitude E4310 laptop does not load win7 OS after upgrading RAM

I have Dell Latitude E4310 laptop which has two memory slots, populated with two 2 GB SoDIMMs. I have recently bought a 4 GB (1600MHz, Transcend) SoDIMM to upgrade. (Replacing one of the 2GiB modules ...
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How to upgrade Debian 6.0.7 to 7 without internet connection

I don't really know how to handle with linux as this Debian is my first ever installed. I've installed it on my laptop but unfortunately I have Realtek 8192SE wifi card which is not supported by ...
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Install Old Computer's Hard Drive On A New Computer? [closed]

After my laptop got messed up I switched to my HTPC (Intel i3, HD Graphics 2000, 500GB refurbed WD HDD, Windows 7, and a P8H77-I mini ITX Asus Motherboard). I have the hard drive from my previous ...
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Ubuntu: install patches downloaded with apt-offline

I am having problems updating my Ubuntu 12.04 using apt-offline. I created the apt.sig file, run apt-offline on Windows, and bundled the updates. I ran sudo apt-offline install bundle.zip to install ...
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Would Like to Upgrade CPU of hp pavilion touchsmart 11z-e000 Notebook

I recently bought a HP TouchSmart 11Z-e000 Laptop but I am not happy with performae. It is using AMD A4 CPU with 4 GB RAM. I think the RAM is enough. Culprit here is CPU for the slow performance. I ...
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HP Laptop Memory upgrade

I'm planning on upgrading memory on my i5 HP Pavilion dv6 laptop since it seems to be the cheapest way to increase its speed. Right now I have 4GB with 70+% of memory used with Chrome(10 websites ...
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What is the best RAM upgrade for my Inspiron N5010 [closed]

My system model and specs: Dell Inspiron N5010 i5, 4GB(2x2) RAM and Mobile Intel 5 series express chipset HM57. I am thinking to upgrade RAM to 8GB: 4gb x 4gb.I Would like to know the best suitable ...
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Mac OS X Maverick started upgraded and stuck partway due to not enough disk space

I started upgrading my Mac to Maverick which Apple allowed (there was enough space) and then after it rebooted it said that I was missing 2GB of space. I'm able to get to the terminal but can't delete ...
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Upgrading from Fedora 17 to Fedora 20 (or higher)

I'm trying to upgrade my fedora 17 install to a more recent version. I have tried the following methods, which don't work: First, using fedup: # yum install ./fedup-0.8.1-1.fc20.noarch.rpm Loaded ...
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Hp 4530s 32-bit to 64-bit

I have a Hp 4530s. It came with a 32-bit oem key Windows 7. I know my computer is compatible with 64-bit, if I use the Iso from microsoft to install a 64-bit version. Will my oem key work?
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Will fresh installing Windows 7 Pro on SSD affect user experience on data drive

I have a 128G SSD for my OS (Windows 7 Home Premium) and a 1T HD for apps/doc/etc. I'm thinking of fresh installing my OS to Windows 7 Pro on a 250GB SSD. IF I fresh install my OS on the new SSD, ...
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What parts of a laptop can I upgrade? (other than basic upgrades) [closed]

I bought a Lenovo G570 core i3 I was wondering what parts other than the basic upgrades (i.e. hard drive, ram, video card) can I make. Can I upgrade CPU of a laptop or is it fixed to the motherboard? ...