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Upgrading to 64-bit hardware underneath 32-bit operating system

I have a home file server which was previously running on an Athlon XP cpu (Socket A). The operating system on it is Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS), 32-bit, server-flavor. I believe the motherboard has died and ...
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Primary upgrade of this aging computer? [on hold]

I'm coming to you because I need your helpful advices about my girlfriend's gaming rig. It's becoming really old and she won't be able to buy a whole new computer anytime soon. As it's nearly it's ...
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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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Upgrade to ubuntu 13.04 from 12.04 with iso image

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed on my system. I want to upgrade it to ubuntu 13.04. I want to do this upgrade using an iso image of ubuntu 13.04. I tried this Solution But it didn't work for me. ...
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Windows 8 upgrade to windows 8.1 RTM fails with error code 0x101 - 0x2000C

I have a MSDN Subscription and downloaded Windows 8.1 RTM today. It fails to install. After mounting the ISO and installing (with a Windows 8.1 Pro product code), selecting "Keep my apps and ...
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Installing Gnome 3.12 from stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1

I installed (upgrading) Gnome 3.12 from a stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1, I follow this: sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/GNOME:/STABLE:/3.12/openSUSE_13.1/ GNOME sudo ...
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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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Memtest86+ freezes with 16GB RAM upgrade

I just bought a 16GB (4x4GB) set of CML16GX3M4A1600C9B RAM for my system, upgrading from an older 8GB (4x2GB) set that's currently in the system. Before purchasing, I checked the manual for my ...
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Can I upgrade the processor in my Toshiba Satellite L455?

I have a Toshiba Satellite L455-S5975 which is about three years old. The processor is currently an Intel Celeron 900. Does anyone know if it is possible to upgrade this to a newer one? I have heard ...
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Which kind of memory do I need for this laptop?

I'm trying to upgrade the RAM in my laptop. It has two slots, but only 1 is filled with a 4gb stick, so I am looking for another 4gb to stick in the other slot. It is a HP g6-1d38dx. I found this ...
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Which RAM to upgrade MacBook 5,2?

I am trying to buy ram to upgrade a MacBook bought in Mid 2009. It is the 13 inch MacBook 5,2. This document gives some specs on the ram. It says DDR2, but does anyone know if DDR3 will also work? ...
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Do online repositories for ubuntu/mint releases disappear after it goes out of support?

I'm using Linux Mint 13 (Nadia), which is based on Ubuntu 12.04 (Quantal), which went out of support since May 2014. I'm getting 404's when I try to update or install any package. After googling I ...
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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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Is motherboard built-in (onboard) graphics with 256 MB memory sufficient to support a screen with resolution 1080x1920?

My Intel (DG33) motherboard has 256MB built in graphics memory. I want to buy a monitor whose resolution is 1080*1920. To support this resolution, do I have to buy a graphics card or built in ...
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Windows 7 Upgrade Fail from Home Premium to Ultimate Professional

I had a hard drive crash, which meant I had to install a new HDD in my Dell 64-Bit XPS 1350 (lovely computer). I had previously been running Windows 7 Ultimate Professional which I had upgraded from ...
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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 ...
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Upgrade RAM in Samung NP550

I've just purchased a new set of RAM for my Samsung series 5 laptop (NP550P7C) however (embarrassingly) cannot figure out how to get the laptop apart! I've taken plenty of other models apart in the ...
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Which PC100 SDRAM is compatible with iMac?

I've recently acquired an aging iMac (G3/500 DV SE, Summer 2000) with its original 128Mb RAM out of a possible 1Gb. I'd like to replace the single 128Mb DIMM with 2 x 512Mb DIMMs. I know these need to ...
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aptitude safe-upgrade: apache2_invoke : already enabled messages

On my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server I run unattended upgrades using that script in /etc/cron.daily: #! /bin/sh PATH=/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin export DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive date >> ...
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Why Windows has to be reinstalled if motherboad/processor is changed?

I've upgraded my PC from Core 2 Duo E6600 + ASUS P5B-VM to Core i5-2400 + Intel Motherboard. I'm using the same HDDs I used in old PC. After the assembly of new PC with old HDDs (One HDD had a ...
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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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In-place upgrade of Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 7 Enterprise

Is there any way to do an in-place upgrade from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 7 Enterprise? I get an error saying that there's a compatibility issue, but perhaps there's some way to modify the ...
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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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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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ASUS S400CA BIOS Upgrade-RAM doesn't work anymore

I have an Asus S400CA laptop and today, I upgraded the BIOS firmware from version 203 to 209 using the Asus Windows flash utility. Flashing was successful and even the verification was OK. So, I ...
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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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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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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 ...
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What happens to the Windows 7 key when upgrading to Windows 8?

Microsoft is offering "Microsoft Windows 8 Professional Upgrade" at a discounted price compared to the OEM version. However it states: If you currently have a personal computer running Windows 7, ...
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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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How do I get the latest linux kernel, and why would I want to do that in the first place?

I'm running 3.10-3-686-pae, and I think I would like to upgrade to 3.12 just so I can learn more about how it all works. My computer runs pretty well considering how old it is. I have been learning to ...
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Downgrade Windows 8 back to Windows 7

Last month I upgraded a computer from Windows 7 to Windows 8. Now the last week I bought a new computer that had Win 7 installed. Can I downgrade the previous computer back to Windows 7 and upgrade ...
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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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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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How can I upgrade from Windows 8 x32 to x64 fastest & easiest?

I was upgrading the hardware in a family member's computer and purchased the Windows 8 upgrade for $40 from their website. Not thinking, after I installed it I realized I now have 32bit Windows on ...
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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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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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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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My Windows 8 computer does not come out of Standby

My computer will not come out out of standby. It has had this issue ever since I bought it ~4 years ago. When I purchased it, It came with Vista, I have since upgraded it to 7 and now 8 Pro, each time ...
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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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How to upgrade vagrant to last version in ubuntu?

How to upgrade vagrant to last version in ubuntu? sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vagrant vagrant -v --> Vagrant 1.4 ?? Last version is 1.6.5
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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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Upgrading laptop RAM Dell XPS 15 [duplicate]

I bought my Dell XPS 15 L502X laptop almost 18 months ago. It has 4GB RAM and am thinking to upgrade it. Processor: Intel 2nd Generation Core i7 2630QM According to processor specifications, it ...
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Windows 8.1 upgrade download location [duplicate]

My Windows 8.1 upgrade is currently downloading via Microsoft Store. I have two laptops running Windows 8 both of which I am planning to upgrade. Since the upgrade requires downloading 3.6 GB, ...
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RAM upgrade with PC2-6400 when specs list PC2-5300 for old Toshiba Satellite L20

I used the crucial system scanner to check my old Toshiba Satellite L20 and says that I have a maximum of 2GB, with two slots, using a memory type of DDR2 PC2-5300. I can only find a pair of Kingston ...
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Upgrading RAM on Ubuntu 12.04 caused major hardware failure

This is first time I am trying to upgrade the RAM on my Toshiba Satellite L650 Laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit version. After a little research about upgrading RAM I ordered a Kingston DDR3 module ...
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Toshiba Satellite P505-S8950 - upgrade CPU?

I have a Toshiba Satellite P505-S8950 which has an Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 / 2.53 GHz CPU and would like to upgrade the CPU. I have searched Google but have been unable to determine if this is ...