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Opinions about upgrading my pc [closed]

I just want to know the opinion of others about upgrading the parts of a rig. My rig is about to turn 4 yrs. This year and so far the only thing that I have to replace is the hdd. I use it for for ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04 - Not enough free disk space

So spent the afternoon simply trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 using the following command sudo update-manager -c -d But repeatedly get the following error popup when the installation ...
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Which RAM should I buy for an Asus FX553VD-DM013T? [closed]

I have this Asus FX553VD-DM013T laptop. https://www.flipkart.com/asus-fx553-core-i7-7th-gen-8-gb-1-tb-hdd-windows-10-home-4-gb-graphics-nvidia-geforce-gtx-1050-fx553vd-dm013t-gaming-laptop/p/...
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12gb of ram but windows 10 says 3.48gb is usable

I have recently upgraded my windows 10 laptop from 4gb to 12gb of ram. However, windows says that 3.48 gb is usable. This was also the case when I had only 4gb installed. I just checked the BIOS and ...
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How to physically label hard-disks?

I installed several (six) hard drives over the years in my PC. Is it possible to physically label them with contents,drive label and the model label? What I have tried: A heat proof sharpie. But the ...
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Is it possible for me to use RAM sold to me as “Model for Mac” in my Lenovo T420?

Can you tell me if it is safe to try a RAM Upgrade that I bought regarding correct parameters for my Lenovo T420 computer: Crucial 8GB PC3-10600S DDR3-1333MHZ 1.5v 204Pin SO-DIMM Laptop Memory RAM. ...
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Upgrading a PC running Windows 7 BIOS to run Windows 10 UEFI?

I am a longtime macOS user with some experience running Linux in the cloud – so the low-level details of Windows, BIOS, and UEFI are typically above my paygrade. Nonetheless: I have a PC that is ...
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Slower boot speed after problematic RAM upgrade / DRAM LED stays longer

I've updated my 8GB RAM to 12 GB and now I have a slower boot time plus long DRAM LED light duration (apx 5 seconds.) when turning on the device which makes the boot time even longer. I'd appreciate ...
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Installing Windows 8.1 using Windows 8 DVD

I need to install Windows 8.1 but unfortunately lack an installation medium. I have a Windows 8 DVD and could install Windows 8 first, then upgrade from Windows Store. But I am not sure what is the ...
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Tenda d301 router firmware damaged during upgrade

How to fix the problem that is created during the tenda d301 firmware upgrade due to the cut of power supply. How to fix it
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Is Ubuntu 20.04's beta release a seperate channel, or will I be able to jump to stable once it's released?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu 20.04 Beta, and before installing, I want to know if I will be able to update/upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 Final/Stable once it's released. I'm thinking, maybe if that's not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 apt upgrade leads to circular dependency

# apt upgrade The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-headers-generic : Depends: linux-headers-4.4.0-177-generic but it is not installed linux-image-4.4.0-177-generic : Depends: linux-...
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Is RAM that is sold as server-RAM compatible with desktop-PC and why? [closed]

I have an old Lenovo ThinkCentre M83 SFF i3-4130 (Serial-No. S4C05873) with a Intel-Q85-chipset (Haswell). From the Lenovo-page I got some compatible products. Among them I found one module that has ...
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OpenSSH Server on Windows refuses logons. How do I fix?

My OpenSSH Server denies all login attempts, returning "permission denied" regardless of keyfile, password, etc. When started in debugging mode on the windows host, the server prints PS C:\Users\...
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Winflash does not support this BIOS update

i an unable to update motherboard BIOS. when i open winflash tool. A dialogue appear "Winflash does not support this BIOS update" Please solve this problem.
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Replacing hard disk within Windows license [duplicate]

I have a little problem with disk in my notebook. Gear is quite good, I am not very demanding user, but I'm working a lot with development, and eg. apps like IntelliJ uncompromising kills mine slow ...
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Trying to upgrade my laptop SSD, 1mm too big to fit in the slot

I have an MSI laptop with a Toshiba SSD 256GB (thnsnj256g8nu) and I want to upgrade it to an Evo 970 plus. The old SSD fits perfectly but the new one doesn't, like it's 2mm bigger. New SSD Old ...
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sudo apt-get update && upgrade runs on root, but not with sudo as normal user

Not much else detail to add. Latest release of Parrot OS, I'm curious why I could only get my update && upgrade to run as the root user, when AFAIK using sudo as my normal privilege user ...
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Lenovo G550 CPU upgrade from T3000 to P8700 issue

I have a Lenovo G550 laptop. I wanted to upgrade its CPU from T3000 to P8700. Both support PGA478 socket. I bought being in use P8700 and inserted it into my G550 laptop's socket. As a result: In ...
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Windows 10 upgrade failure from WIN7

I'm trying to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 using setup.exe from usb drive (smart card reader) that I downloaded from Microsoft(ISO). ... disconnected from lan & wifi to avoid failure on ...
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Failed RAM upgrade

I tried to upgrade the RAM on my desktop, but it fails to boot. The motherboard (ASUS M3A78-T) supports ECC RAM, To build a home server, I bought 4 of the following: Hynix HYMP125P72CP4-S5 AB (...
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HP Omen 870-224 Motherboard upgrade

Just purchased a Gigabyte B365 Ultra Durable Intel LGA 1151 mATX Motherboard for my HP Omen 870-224. I had no issues booting the PC without the CPU but once I installed the CPU and fan, it wouldn't ...
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Why exactly is a “dump + restore” necessary when upgrading PostgreSQL between non-minor releases?

I have PostgreSQL 11-something installed. I can't just upgrade to PG 12 now and continue as normal. Instead, I have to dump the existing databases into file(s), perform the upgrade, then delete the ...
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In-place upgrade from Windows 7 to specific Windows 10

There are still some Windows 7 machines on our network, some of which can be easily reinstalled, some of which can't because of specific software and settings. I've tried to do an in-place upgrade ...
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Upgrading RAM on ASUS N53SN Laptop

I'm just not quite sure what this means. The laptop already came with 8GB of RAM. And I'm guessing it's an onboard module. Does this mean I can put 8GB more to make it 16GB?my laptop configuration My ...
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Installing LXD Stucks

I upgraded my ubuntu version from ubuntu 16.04 to ubuntu 18.04 focal. After reboot, I was asked to install upgrades. But when I do sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The seconds command ...
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How to find compatible RAM for second laptop DIMM slot

I bought a laptop that has 2 DIMM slots, it shipped with a 16 GB stick in one of these slots, but I want to upgrade it and get another 16 GB stick without sacrificing my existing one. I did a little ...
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Do I need to upgrade the bios to get Intel microcode updates?

I am running Linux Mint on a Lenovo C530. I would like to upgrade its bios but Lenovo's official bios upgrade doesn't support Linux. The reason I want to upgrade the bios is to get the latest Intel ...
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Debian dist-upgrade removes apache2

I'm running a Debian 8.11 (Jessie) box with some web applications on it. Now I wanted to install all the pending updates on the server using apt-get-update apt-get upgrade This is shown on the ...
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Licensing - Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 10 on new PC

I am looking at buying a business which has a fair number of 3rd gen i5 systems running Windows 7 Ultimate (general license, activated and not OEM). I am wanting to, as a 2 part process - upgrade ...
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Ram upgrade fail

So recently, I got a 2x4 Gb ram from Corsair (CMX8GX3M2A1333C9) to upgrade my mobo. I had 2x2Gb ram (NT28C64B88B0NF-CG). But now my motherboard (Asrock G41MH/USB3 rev 2) is not booting anymore. It is ...
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How can I fix this Debian update error (Errors were encountered during execution) on Raspberry?

When I attempt to upgrade the Raspberry machine I get this error: Debian 10.2 - Raspberry machine with HDE boot. Après cette opération, 96,7 Mo d'espace disque supplémentaires seront utilisés. ...
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How to unlock DLink router

I have a DLink ADSL router DSL-2740U with firmware version ME_1.03 I downloaded the new firmware img file from https://dlinkmea.com/index.php/product/details?det=NmFNY0ZsYnAvN3BYZlA0a0d2blliQT09 I ...
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GTA 4 “Lagger issue”

a year ago I had GTA 4 on my laptop, back in then I had 4GB ram and HDD and although I did meet the recommended requirements it was lagging insanely and nothing did help me to fix the performance. ...
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Upgrading laptop HDD to SSD

I have a 2014 toshiba laptop that has a 750GB HDD in it. I want to upgrade it to an SSD. The laptop initially had Windows 7 on it, wich was later upgraded to Windows 10 when microsoft offered it for ...
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After upgrade from 14.04 to 18.04 error in ndo2db (nagios)

I have a error very strange in my nagios installation, after upgrade of operative system from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, appear in syslog the message: Error: queue recv error. but only when exit the ...
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put out of spec chipset on old board?

I'm thinking of upgrading the old board and cpu in laptop. can I solder/replace the Intel® 82GL40 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub with a GMCH other than that covered in Intel brief (later year ...
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In-place Upgrade to WIndows 10 failed, 0x8007042B - 0x3000D

We had this issue when doing an in-place upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 (1903) on certain machines while many others went through the process w/o any issue. We couldn't install Windows 10 ...
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Can I mirror all my Google Chrome extensions into Microsoft Edge in 19H2?

I understood that after 19H2 upgrade for Windows 10, Microsoft's Edge engine will be changed from EdgeHTML to Blink (of Google Chrome). For those using test versions of 19H2, Can I "pump" all my ...
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Can I use sendmail instead of mailx in unattended-upgrades?

I've configured unattended-upgrades for apt to upgrade automatically and setup sendmail with a gmail account I made for it. Now I want unattended-upgrades to use sendmail to send me an email with the ...
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Is my 2nd gen i5-2540m mounted on pcb or with pci or i need to open my laptop..?

My laptop "Dell Latitude E6420, i5-2540m" Is it possible to do an upgrade for its CPU 'i5-2540m' Because its saying "Location - PCI bus 0, device 2, function 0" I just want to Know if it is paired ...
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Is the Lenovo Flex 5 14 inch ram upgradable?

I have a Lenovo Flex 5 14 inch with me, and I wanted to upgrade the RAM on it. I currently have 8gb of preinstalled RAM in the machine. However, Task Manager shows me that one slot free. I do not know ...
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Can I upgrade a Dell Inspiron One 2320 to Windows 10

I would really love some input on how to best proceed here. I have a Dell Inspiron One 2320 with Windows 7 Home 64-bit. I wanted to upgrade to Windows 10. With the tool CPU-Z I was able to see that ...
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Upgrade RAM beyond manufacturer's tested capacity?

I seek to upgrade RAM from 12 to 64GB for deep learning, but remain uncertain about compatibility; this Quora thread suggests all's good as long as key specs of the new RAM match that of current RAM, ...
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Upgrade from Windows10 PRO N build 1803 to 1903 Error

Hi I am trying to upgrade to the latest Windows build to be able to get the Windows terminal and because the Windows Update tool is telling me that updates will stop for my current build. However when ...
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Upgrading a Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a requirement to upgrade my old Windows Server 2008 R2 server boxes to Windows Server 2012/2019. These servers are hosted in VMWare. There are more than thousand 2008 nodes. To add to the ...
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Flash BIOS of rare Intel TabletPC without root-access (work-around)

I have a rare intel chipset based WeTab Tablet PC (actually a laptop-inside with a screen on top), it is actually similar to the ExoPC so it is possible to flash the more friendly ExoPC BIOS with boot ...
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How do I upgrade m.2 ssd to larger m.2 NVMe ssd with one slot (Laptop)

I just bought an m.2 ssd of greater volume and didnt realize i cannot have both of them plugged in. I struggled founding the answer on net. So the question is how do i migrate/clone, my current ssd to ...
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After instaling new DDR 3 4 GB ram bios shows the ram but loading windows stucks at the boot logo

This is my first questiin on this site. I will try to explain it clear as possible. I got a SK Hynix DDR3 4GB 1Rx8 ram. (PC3 - 12800U - 11) Model number - HMT451U6BFR8C - PB N0 AA Proccessor - ...
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Auto-Snapshot Proxmox Client on Client Upgrade?

As we all know, upgrades can sometimes break things. Lucky if the system is a VM and if we did a snapshot before the upgrade. Then recovery is just a simple rollback of the snapshot. I am running ...

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