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Since an update released a while after the OS's initial release, Windows 10 can now be activated directly using an existing Windows 7 OEM licence key. Starting with the November update, Windows 10 (Version 1511) can be activated using some Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 product keys. All you do is: (1) Download the Windows 10 media creation ...


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That might work. You can activate Windows 7 with either a retail key or the OEM key for that motherboard, which might be something of a problem considering that no Microsoft key will be bound to a Macbook motherboard. (You can try, though!) Once you get Windows 7 activated, you can use the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to perform the upgrade. The upgrade ...


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After thinking and tweaking for a bit I came to a conclusion: The G62 has a 32 bit bus, the Intel® Core™ i5-3210M Dual Core (Ivy Bridge) has a 64bit bus. Therefore the i5 is incompatible with the g62 motherboard. Kinda feeling like a complete idiot.


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I suggest that if possible you try using the approach given at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LucidUpgrades#Upgrading_Using_the_Alternate_CD.2FDVD Having experienced the problem described in this question, I was subsequently able to upgrade from 8.04 to 10.04 successfully by approximately following those instructions: I burned a CD of the image at ...


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I just replaced the hard drive in my 2007 iMac as the hard drive was showing signs of failure for a few weeks. I used Ccc to transfer my whole system to a new iMac. This left me with sadness about the old iMac. So I decided to go for the hard drive replacement, DIY thanks to some great videos that some great folks made. I fortunately had the original snow ...


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This is not the place to ask opinions about upgrading your computer. In regards to your questions 1: You should only upgrade your memory if it is regularly running above 90%. Otherwise, if your computer is running slowly with only moderate memory load (<75%), then upgrading won't help performance. 2: CL9 and CL11 are standards for memory speed. In ...


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As @mdpc pointed out, F17 to F20/F21 are significant differences that are likely not to be clean if you were to upgrade, never mind the fact that F20 has been EOL since last june and F21 has been EOL since December of 2015. Looking at your question, you are trying to install a Fedora 20 package on a Fedora 17 system. That's not a good thing to try and it ...


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You could try using apt-get dist-upgrade. Before that, edit /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid main restricted deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid main restricted ## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the ## distribution. deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid-updates main restricted ...


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The log of recent updates will have also been rolled back to the restore point, however if you manually trigger windows update it will show you the updates it finds, which will include the one causing issues. You can then use the official system to hide updates that cause you trouble: Windows 10 update hider It is a "troubleshooter", but see here for a ...



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