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Options to extend the life of my iMac 2007?

I have a 2007 iMac, maxed out on RAM, with the original Apple Hard drive. Given that most drives would've failed by now, I feel like I'm on borrowed time. That being said, I'd like to extend the ...
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Installing ram upgrade and new hard disk after windows 10 upgrade

I got a new pc for Christmas. It originally had Windows 8 on it. I'm planning to install a new hard drive and RAM upgrade after the Windows 10 update. but it might tell me to activate windows 10 after ...
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Can’t download Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

I am trying to install Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). The traditional way just going to the Mac App Store it s not working ( I tried several times (5times) and the download it’s ALWAYS stopping at 1....
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Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586 occur boot restart loop (reboot loop)

After successful update from Windows 10 Pro Build 10240 to Build 10586 (november upgrade) pc just start rebooting constantly on boot logo. I can't choose "Safe Mode" option on boot. With Windows 10 ...
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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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How can I review updates before actually upgrading with apt-get in Debian

Before acutally doing #apt-get upgrade on a Debian server, I'd like to get an overview of the package names about to be updated and what the changes are in those packages. Recently my root account ...
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Can't activate Windows 10 after clean install (“product key is blocked”)

I had Windows 10 in my laptop. I performed a clean install due to Inaccessible_Boot_Device error that prevented me from starting it at all. After the clean install Windows starts normally but it is ...
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How to upgrade python version 2.5.5 to 2.6.8 in Solaris 11

I am using SunOS 5.11 Solaris. Currently I have python version 2.5.5. I would like to upgrade it to 2.6.8. Can someone please help me on the steps to follow for this upgrade? Please note, I need the ...
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Odd Windows 10 Upgrade Path

Looking to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 in a roundabout way. Can you guys let me know if my thinking here is correct? What I have: Macbook Pro (nothing but OS X on it right now) Windows 7 ...
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No Signal - PC upgrade

I just plugged in a new MSI R7 250 vga and the mobo and ram The computer is running but I get no signal from the monitor. I tried putting in the vga again but I still get no signal. Specs: Asrock ...
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Can I use recovery disks from one computer to upgrade my other computer?

I have 2 computers. One is running XP and the others Windows 7. Can I upgrade the old XP with recovery disks from the Windows 7 computer? Thanks.........
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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. ...
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MB not registering new RAM

I have an ASUS P5QC MB and one of my old Cosair DDR2 sticks recently failed on me, so I decided to get new memory sticks. Since my motherboard is capable of accepting both DDR2 (4 slots, 16 GB max) ...
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Maximum Memory for Acer Aspire 5672wlmi

I wanted to upgrade the memory in my Acer Aspire 5672wlmi. By default, there are 2 x 1GB DDR2 installed and I wanted to upgrade to 3GB, so I bought a 2GB DDR2 PC667. When I replace one of the ...
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apt-get upgrade fails because of glibc6

I cannot upgrade my system anymore. I get the following error. What can I do to resolve this problem? apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information....
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Expanding memory on an Aspire T180-OA7Z computer

My computer is displaying the error message "insufficient memory." This is the current spec: AMD SEMPRON 3400 + 80 GB SATA 512 MB DDR11 DVD RW DUAL DOUBLE LAYER I found some 1 GB modules. How ...
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HP Pavilion Media Center a1630n Desktop PC upgrade to Windows 7 64?

I have a HP Pavilion Media Center a1630n Desktop PC. With Windows XP Media Center 32bit. I also have 4gb of memory installed. Specs here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=...
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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. ...
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Installing Windows 7 upgrade adviser, get advpack.dll error

I'm trying to install the Windows 7 upgrade advisor on an XP 32-bit laptop. When I run the program, I get a message that says: "Error creating process... Reason: C:\Windows\system32\advpack.dll" Any ...
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Intel 1.83 Mac Mini upgraded to 1.5 gig for Snow Leopard

Even though I've upgraded countless video cards, RAM, harddrives, motherboards in PCs... this will be my first mac mini RAM upgrade. I've watched the classic "putty knife" video. (Absurd method... ...
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Outlook 2007 to 2010 upgrade - Invisible folders issue

I upgraded my outlook 2007 to 2010. Everything was smooth, but realised later that, some of the archeive folders are missing. But, When I did a search on my archeive for a mail(exists in missing ...
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Why is my computer overheating after installing 2 new ram 4g ddr2

My motherboard is a ms-7390 and currently running it with 4gigs of ram made up of 2 2gig ddr2 sticks. My computer is overheating after upgrading to 8gigs and replacing the sticks with 2 4gig ddr2 ...
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Laptop RAM upgradation Issue

I have Samsung lapatop with 2 Gb RAM and i want to upgrade it . Now the question is my laptop has 2 slots. 1 filled wih 2gb ram and another one is empty. that empty slot i want to fillup with another ...
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How much ram can I put in ASUS X302LJ-FN027H?

How much ram can I put in ASUS X302LJ-FN027H? And how many slots does it have? Belarc Computer Advisor and my Task Manager says it has 2 slots, but crucial says it has only 1, so I am a bit confused. ...
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Upgrading a Tenda router from H1_V3.2.5e-Feb 26 2009

I have a Tenda router, and its current firmware is H1_V3.2.5e-Feb 26 2009. Which version should I upgrade to? Their site warns that selecting the wrong version can damage the router, and even ...
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windows 8.1 upgrade from win 8 fails with error code 0xc1900101-0x20017

I just tried to install windows 8.1 on my laptop, but it fails to install with the message: Sorry we couldn't complete the update to Windows 8.1. We restored your previous version of Windows to this ...
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Problems upgrading from Vista to Windows 7

When upgrading from Vista to Windows 7 during the final stage computer makes a loud buzzing sound and freezes. Only way to stoop this is to turn the laptop off. Windows Upgrade Advisor says ...
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Why is smartmontools advising me to upgrade Seagate ST31000528AS firmware version CC34 to CC49?

I have a Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 model ST31000528AS. smartmontools warns me when querying the drive that a firmware update might be available and instructs me to a seagate website link where ...
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What settings do I use for Carbon Copy Cloner if I want everything exactly the same on my new SSD?

I am upgrading from a hard drive to an SSD and looking at Carbon Copy Cloner 3.4.5. However I am uncertain what settings I should use as far as handling data already on the destination. Essentially I ...
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RAM CARDS COMPATIBLITY, 2Rx8 and 1Rx8 RAM

Specifications Vaio SVE 11135CXW Laptop 750GB HARD DRIVE 4GB RAM Samsung 2GB 2Rx8 PC3-12800S-11-11-B2 DDR3 1600 I wish to upgrade to 8GB, I have found a similar Samsung card, Samsung 2GB 1Rx8 PC3-...
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RAM upgrade for Lenovo Ideapad 100-14 not showing new amount

I upgraded the RAM for the Lenovo Ideapad 100-14 from 2GB to 4GB. But when I start the laptop, it still shows having only 2GB in the settings. The laptop its totally new. I brought the ram from the ...
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Upgrading machine to SSD, and upgrading OS

I am upgrading my machine(selfbuilt) to run on an SSD(250gb). I want to put my OS and common apps on it, I know I am not exactly reinvinting the wheel here in terms of complicated questions, but I ...
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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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Can I replace Pentium 2117u with Core i7 3537U on my Asus x550c laptop?

Can I replace the Intel Pentium 2117u CPU with Intel Core i7 3537U on my Asus x550c laptop?