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No. Modern batteries are not affected by long-term charging, especially only 17 hours. And you can't really harm your laptop by leaving it plugged in either (unless it gets struck by lightning, or something similar).
Same thing happened to me (Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, desktop computer). I spent the better part of the day trying to upgrade via various methods (Windows Update, Media Creation Tool) with no success. In the end, I had to clean install Windows 7 and upgrade from that. Went off without a hitch. So, I would recommend backing up all of your files (should be ...
Go into Control Panel → System → and under Processor it will display what you have. You can also use software such as CPU-Z or Speccy like you mentioned.
When I was buying my super special E7450 at my last place of employment, i7 was required to get nVIDIA graphics (840m, if I recall). It's definitely an option. I miss that laptop :\ DXDIAG will also report the CPU model, built-in to Windows. More info is always available at http://ark.intel.com/
Intel's support for their older graphics chipsets at Windows 10 launch has been less than optimal. Many people are complaining that their various Intel graphics cards are having issues. I use two laptops for media centers, both with older Intel chipsets. Both machines are having issues with the driver that was released. One machine works relatively ...
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