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Questions tagged [upgrade]

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Buy Windows 10 Pro license keys [duplicate]

We've bought two laptops running Windows 10 Home for our employees. We need to upgrade them to Windows 10 Pro so we can set them up with BitLocker. How can I easily buy two license keys for these ...
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Diy laptop battery extension [on hold]

So I was wondering how I could increase the mAH of my laptop's battery, which is quite lacking at 36Wh. One idea I had was to fill up the 2.5 hdd bay with lithium flat batteries and solder them in ...
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Can I upgrade the CPU to get a Mac Pro 4.1 or 5.1 [closed]

I'm a new user in OS, so I have a question here: I bought a Mac Pro (Model Identifier: 1,1) with the following specs Processor Name: Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz Number Of ...
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compatibility report I cant convert 32 bit into 64 bit because of the following error [duplicate]

enter image description here The following issues are preventing Windows from upgrading. Cancel the upgrade, complete each task, and then restart the upgrade to continue. 32-bit Windows cannot be ...
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Windows 10 stuck on login with no mouse and keyboard [closed]

Booting Windows in 11:30 night and end up pulling my hairs up. I've heard that after an update, Windows will start misbehaving and kill their IO so I had the older version backup. After the update, I ...
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Ssd replacement with optane in acer nitro 5 AN515-52-76 vr

I lately bought a Acer nitro 5 AN515-52-76 vr and it has optane memory inside it and i want to replace it with samsung 970 evo. Does my laptop will give full performance with 970 evo or the ...
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Unattended Windows 10 Update to 1809 over RDP

I have several machines running Windows 10 1803. I want to update them to 1809, but I have only access over RDP/Remote Desktop. Starting the Upgrade is easy. And upgrading to Versions before 1803 ...
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Upgrade of Dell Latitude USB port

Received Dell Latitude C400 without wireless capability. Tried usb 2.0 adapter to access wifi but got "need hi-speed USB controller to use 2.0 USB adapter". Do I need software or hardware to resolve ...
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How to find the correct memory for my ASUS Desktop PC [closed]

I have a Asus CM6850 desktop computer and it's got four ram slots, two are used (2x4GB = 8GB) and I wanted to get another 16GB of RAM but I'll be out of luck, I found that it only supports up to ...
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3rd monitor (VGA) very laggy after upgrade from Win7 to Win10

This concerns my work computer, which is a Dell Latitude E5430 non-vPro. For the last few years, it was running Windows 7 (Enterprise, I think). I have a docking station with two displayport monitors ...
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Fedora 27 to Fedora 28 upgrade gives following message

I am trying to upgrade my Fedora 27 (using dnf) to Fedora 28, but the last month I keep got that message error: sudo dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=28 Before you continue ensure that your ...
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apt-get upgrade not working after upgrade from stable to testing: error cycle with libc-bin package

I upgraded from debian stable to debian testing, and now I am not able to do apt-get upgrade anymore. When I do that I get this error: Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-6) ... dpkg: cycle found ...
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“apt upgrade” over SSH: This frontend requires a controlling tty

When upgrading our linux servers, I issue a command like this from one of our management servers: ssh server1.mycompany.com apt upgrade Under certain circumstances, I get this output from the ...
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How to stop apt from reporting a package as upgradable, when it's at the most-recent version?

I'm running Pop!_OS 18.04 and I have installed Microsoft VS Code through apt. Now I see that I have upgrades available, but no. $ sudo apt list --upgradable Listing... Done code/...
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After upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 home, printed text is microscopic

Recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 (which generally is not good for persons with vision problems I discovered). My printer, which is an HP DeskJet 2546B, now prints in print so small ...
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Why do 2 banks on my iMac 27" Late 2009 (10,1) only take 2GB SO-DIMMS?

I recently tried to upgrade my iMac 27" Late 2009 (10,1) to 16GB from 4GB. The iMac started with 2x2GB SO-DIMMS in Bank 0/DIMM 1 and Bank 1/DIMM 1. I replaced all RAM with 4x4GB 1066Mhz SO-DIMMS. ...
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Can I replace my graphics card?

I have an Asus Vivobook X54UP I5 laptop which has AMD Radeon R5 M420 , with 2GB, VRAM graphics card and I want to replace it to a higher version or if possible, with an NVidia graphics card but I am ...
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Use old cpu fan/heatsink with slightly newer cpu

I currently have a desktop computer with a Intel Core2 Duo E8400 CPU in it. The max TDP of it is 65W, and the CPU fan on it is an Intel E33681-001. Now I just bought a replacement CPU, which is an ...
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Windows 10 1803 Upgrade fails with Access violation - code c0000005 error?

I am attempting to upgrade my custom built PC from Windows 10 1709. I have tried doing this a few different ways, first through the standard Windows Update Prompt, then twice through the Windows 10 ...
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What happened to remaining 12 upgradable packages?

So, yesterday night, I ran an apt update which reported that 15 packages could be upgraded. I issues the apt upgrade command immediately and started upgrading the packages docker-ce ffmpeg ...
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Laptop upgrade possibilities. How and why (or why not)? [closed]

I own an Asus K45VM that comes equipped (on-board) with an Intel i7 3610QM Processor (Turbos at 3.2GHz) and an NVDIA GeForce GT 630M (2gb VRAM). I'm already going to upgrade from an HD to SSD and ...
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Upgrading windows 7 while boot\bcd error

Would it be wise to upgrade my current os (Windows 7) while having a BCD error? I'm always stuck at the Windows Boot Manager but I have a bootable USB Windows 7 with the option of upgrading. What ...
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Is it possible to upgrade PowerShell 3 on Windows Server 2008 SP2 to higher versions?

On a fully patched Windows Server 2008 SP2, I've upgraded Powershell 2 to 3. Is there no way to upgrade powershell to v5 or even v4? Notes: Powershell 2 to 3 installation done via: https://www....
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Upgrade of windows 8.1 to higher version without data lose on the C:\ drive

I have a lot of pdf files on different places in my C:\ drive with links to my D:\ drive where the files are saved. It will be unreasonably difficult to create them from scratch on the various places ...
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Upgrading from Microsoft 2013 to 2016

When updating from Microsoft Office 2013 to 2016, do I have to uninstall Microsoft Office 2013 first or not? The reason I ask is because Microsoft Office 2013 is still showing in my list of installed ...
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Deciding on a Upgrade path for a Laptop Hybrid HDD

How do I find out what drives I can replace my laptop Hybrid HDD with, currently i'm using a 'Seagate ST1000LM014' (8GB MLC SSD 64mb cache 2.5" 5400rpm Hybrid HDD). Would something like a 'Seagate ...
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Samba does not work after upgrade

I am migrating a SuSE server to a new virtual environment. This also includes upgrading to a new version of samba. The old version of smbd is 2.2.8, the new has 3.6.3. The "new" SuSE is SLES 11.4. ...
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Ram upgrade issues [duplicate]

Hello I have pc3 ram originally I purchased 4gb pc3L. I was told that pc3l world work if pc3 was able to work before. I have tried the ram without any other sticks installed with the same results. ...
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Downgrade Linux Minor Version

I ran yum update-minimal at Oracle Linux 7.4 and the version has been upgraded to 7.5 unfortunately. How can I downgrade the version to 7.4? And why "update-minimal" changed the minor version?
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Upgrading an Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 to T9500

I have an old laptop (Acer Aspire 8920), which I love very much, but I'd love to upgrade the processor. The current processor is an Intel Core 2 Duo T5750. What is the best processor I can upgrade to? ...
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Matching RAM to laptop - what are the essentials?

According to enter link description here, getting the right RAM for your laptop is very difficult. I tried following this, but found I couldn't get some of the necessary information. So I looked ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the Samsung Slate 7 SSD?

I have a Samsung Slate 7 (XE700T1A-A06US) with an internal 128GB mSATA (SAMSUNG MZMPA128HMFU) Solid State Drive (SSD), and have run out of room on the drive. I’d like to upgrade the drive to ...
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Memory compatibility check

I'm hoping to upgrade my ASUS X550LC laptop with an additional memory. As possible upgrades for my laptop I got suggestions by crucial software here. For compatible memory it shows only 8 GB memory ...
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Update from Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04

I'm a new user to Linux, but I'm coming along well. I currently have Ubuntu 17.10 installed on my laptop ssd with the home folder on the hdd. When it comes time to upgrade to 18.04, will I be able ...
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Is Windows 10 OEM Home upgrade to Pro possible?

I am considering purchasing the desktop computer that fits my requirements, except it comes with Windows 10 Home while I need the Pro edition. Is an upgrade of the OEM version after purchase offered ...
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Wine Crossover … Application tried to create a window

On running any win32 app via crossover / wine butchery ... Application tried to create a window, but no driver could be loaded. Unknown error (127). ... and ... err:module:load_builtin_dll failed ...
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Can I upgrade Laptop CPU

I have an old Dell Inspiron 15Z. It has a 3rd gen intel core i7 processor. For various reasons ranging from cost, through waste disposal concerns and attachment, I do not want to get a new laptop ...
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upgrading 27" Mac (late 2014) to an SSD Drive (samsung 850 Evo)

I need to know if I'll need a new SATA 3 cable or do I just plug the new drive into the existing cable? this is the info i see....... Intel 8 Series Chipset: Vendor: Intel Product: 8 ...
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Stop Feature upgrades and properly manage them via WSUS

In the last few months, systems have been randomly upgrading themselves, the update is not approved within WSUS and is obtained directly from Miccrosoft Servers. The upgrade to 1709/1703 is not ...
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do-release-upgrade not using old-releases when upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04?

Take pity on me, I'm trying to climb the upgrade ladder all the way from 10.04 to 16.04. First step is to get to 12.04. I've updated my /etc/apt/sources.list to use old-releases: ## main & ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the Solid State Drive on my Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series?

Please keep in mind that I have little knowledge on computer components, hardware, software etc. My laptop came with 128gb of solid state drive storage with just over 100gb of it usable. I bought it ...
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Windows 10 upgrade, 32-bit programs, and Windows.old

I've recently upgraded my system from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Although some of the UI changes greatly annoy me, I'm leaning towards keeping it at the moment. However one thing that worries me a bit ...
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Upgrade centos 6 to centos 7

I Have a server that has CentOS 6 as operating system.I need to upgrade it to the latest version of CentOS 7. how its possible?what procedure I need to pass?
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Buying memory / What are the blue vs black spots

The last time I installed ram myself they were little green circuit boards. I have identified my mother board as MSI P67A-G45 seen here I am using two slots and I want to put in an 8GB kit (2x4GB) ...
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is this iMac RAM compatible with my T530 Lenovo Lunchbox?

I'm looking to upgrade the RAM on my laptop from 8gb to 16gb. It seems that 8gb just doesn't cut it any more and I often find my RAM usage maxed out just by having a couple of tabs open on Firefox and ...
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Cannot use graphics mode after Ubuntu upgrade

I upgraded an old Ubuntu 14.04 system to 16.04. The upgrade appeared to work fine, but I can not see the graphical login. I can hear the login drumroll, which leads me to believe that system is ...
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English Windows 10 Home upgrade to Pro, using US activation key?

Is it possible to upgrade an English PC, running Windows 10 Home to Pro, using an activation key purchased in the U.S.?
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How do I check if a particular RAM is compatible with a motherboard in a laptop (before buying)?

I want to upgrade my laptop Ram , actually i have 8 GO and i want to pass to 12 GO or 16 GO. I have professional Laptop DELL LATITUDE E6530 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz I used a ...
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Windows 10 feature upgrade - reboot not finalizing the upgrade

We are trying to automate Feature upgrade process from Windows 10 1607 to 1703. WSUS is used to distribute the update package. When upgrade is installed ( using gpo or comobject Microsoft.Update....
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Maximum RAM capacity for the ASUS P5KPL-E

I'd like to revive an old PC. I'm wondering if the motherboard supports 4 GB of DDR2 RAM or a total of 8 GB of RAM. This is an online accessible version of the OEM's manual: https://drive.google.com/...