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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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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...