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To find out what possible hardware you can put into a system, look up the "<laptop model> specs" in google to find the hardware data sheet for your device. This will show you the maximum hardware capabilities of the device, though some interpretation is necessary. For example, your laptop will take 2 4GB memory chips (DDR3 SODIMM, 1600/1333Mhz). Even ...
Internet Explorer 9 The standalone installer is available in the Microsoft Download Center. The website will still recommend a newer version, but you can actually choose IE 9 if you want to. In case you need it for testing purposes only, consider using the free virtual machines provided by Microsoft. This way you can test you application in multiple ...
Your CPU has an FCBGA1023 socket. It means it's soldered on the motherboard and you can't replace it.
Your cheapest legal option is go buy a used copy on a site like eBay (these generally are from people who bought a retail copy and have extra license keys that are unused). Obviously, buyer beware, but eBay's reputation system should help you out there. Next cheapest would be buying an OEM license (usually around $100-105).
It depends upon what is corrupt in the user file. Most of the user file is passed forward to the new OS, so it is more than somewhat likely that the corruption will be propagated to Win8. What I would do, in your situation, is create an 'all users' folder and move all of your files into it (that you want to keep), and then create a new user on that machine, ...
In short: Can this be done? Yes If so, I believe I will need to acquire a Windows 7 Pro disk. If so, do I only need 1 copy of the disk? You'll only need one copy. You should be able to download the disk from Microsoft's Volume Licensing Service Center. Will I need to install Windows 8 before "upgrading"? No Detail: You most definitely can use your ...
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