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Why OLD Windows 10 cumulative updates can no longer be installed successfully?

On all my Win10 (version 20H2) computers I have the same problem - the last successfully installed cumulative update was 2021-04 (KB5001330). All newer cumulative updates failed and cannot be ...
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can i upgrade to 32gb ram?

I have lenovo ideapad c340-15iml and my mother board is LNVNB161216 and it says that it only supports 16gb of ram but i want to upgrade it to 32gb. i wonder if i could upgrade it to 32gb ram because ...
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I want to free up storage on my mac in order to upgrade it to Monterey

I have a question about how to free up mac's storage to upgrade to Monterey. My mac only has 128 GBS and the System takes up about 80 GBS. I bought a 128 GB memory card today because I thought it ...
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my wireless keyboard and mouse is not working after apt upgrade

I upgrade my ubuntu OS to new version of kernel but after restart my wireless mouse & keyboard are not working anymore? Error in syslog file : kernel: [ 798.151940] usbhid: probe of 2-2:1.1 ...
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sudo apt upgrade: perl-base : PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.17.17)

Since this morning I become the following error: dpkg : Breaks: libapt-pkg5.0 (< 1.7~b) but 1.2.35 is to be installed Here is the output of sudo apt update Hit:1 http://archive.canonical.com/...
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How to mount HDD after upgrading SSD?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7567 and I changed the SSD card. From factory it has an SSD for the main OS and a HDD for storage. After changing the SSD I used the factory reset USB but I did not noticed ...
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Transfer Windows 10 Pro OEM upgrade license to another Microsoft account

I've done online upgrade of Windows 10 Home to Pro on my Surface Pro 7. The license is associated to my Microsoft account. I understand this upgrade license is not transferable to another PC because ...
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Upgrading Ethernet ports on Buffalo TS5800D

I recently picked up a Buffalo TS5800D NAS system from my workplace since they were decommissioning it and I was in the market for a NAS for my home network. I started watching some videos on YouTube ...
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is there a way to only 'apt upgrade' security packages, not everything?

I'm used to going through and upgrading packages regularly on my servers. As they are usually stable I don't have the time to troubleshoot a conflicting upgrade. I do want to keep them fully patched ...
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Will upgrading an SSD that is almost full help a RAM shortage via the paging file?

On my Win10 machine I have a 1TB SSD that's almost full and my 16GB of RAM has also become insufficient, with memory-intensive applications taking RAM usage up to almost 100% with everything becoming ...
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How to move a Linux installation to newer hardware?

I have an existing home server installed with CentOS 7, running on hardware and an SSD that is getting quite old. The system is Intel based: Core i7 4770K @ 3.5 GHz 16 GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM ...
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How to update from Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB to Windows 10 Enterprise 2021 LTSC, having only 2016 LTSB license key?

The summary of the issue: Windows 10 Enterprise 2021 LTSC doesn't recognize a valid Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB license key and shows error code 0x80041014. The long story: I have bought a used ...
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Should I upgrade my RAM or SSD? [closed]

Laptop: Dell Inspiron 15 5567, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, Intel 7th Gen processor What should I upgrade for better performance, my RAM or SSD? How do I know what to upgrade? I need my computer for: Mainly ...
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Best way to upgrade SSD where OS is installed

im very new in building pc and i recently got a desktop with 250GB SSD and 1TB HDD. The OS is installed in the SSD and im thinking about upgrading the size of the SSD. I would like to ask on what is ...
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Installed PC RAM of higher frequency but doesn't post

I bought used HyperX 1600 mhz 2*4gb sticks. Neither a buzzer from motherboard nor does it post. No option to change to 1600mhz in BIOS. CPU- i3 2120 ASUS Motherboard Any help plzz thanx in advance.
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Upgrading RAM in 14Q-cs0009tu, Product: 5DZ92PA#ACJ OS: Win 10 (64-Bit) Intel Core i3-7020U@ 2.30GHz, warranty over RAM 4GB 2133 MHz (slots 1of 2) [closed]

I have a hand me down 14Q-cs0009tu (working fine). I want to upgrade its RAM because I don’t require much, but my children and grandkids do. I’m confused because of the advise I have received. Some ...
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CAN'T UPGRADE FROM WINDOWS 8 TO WINDOWS 10

I have a Lenovo laptop that is currently running Windows 8, and it is not a bad laptop: When I try to run the Windows 10 setup I get this error when it's almost done: I am using the 21H1 update ...
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CPU upgrade on an old DELL laptop

As a weekend project I tried to upgrade a CPU on an old DELL laptop 2008' (Vostro A840). Adding 2GB of RAM and an SSD and trying to revive it with a modern OS like win10 32bit. the original CPU was: ...
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Ubuntu hosts: testing package upgrades and delay

I'm managing eleven ubuntu hosts and want to introduce regular updates (mainly for security). One of them is my developing and testing host. Is the following good practice? run sudo apt update -y on ...
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Manually built and configured CURL on Ubuntu 14.04. Still shows old version?

I have a particular box that is running Ubuntu 14.04 and can't be upgraded. I did an "apt update" and then "sudo apt install curl" and it tells me that the version I have ...
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How can I do an upgrading Debian installation, without replacing an existing centralized database?

I've created a Debian version 0 installation of a software named "softfoo". Everything is installed in the /opt/softfoo/* directory. For a new installation, from scratch, the Debian ...
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OIM EBS Connector Upgrade

I am upgrading Oracle EBS (e-Business Suite) connector for OIM (Oracle Identity Manager) I am going through this case that when I upgrade the EBS connector, I am loosing the previous customizations. ...
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Cannot upgrade windows 10 home to pro using retail product key

I bought a new laptop with pre-installed windows 10 home. I have Windows 10 Pro product key on another laptop, so I detached and copy product key from the old laptop. When I try to activate the ...
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Can’t upgrade from macOS from Mojave to Big Sur: ”There's not enough free space on the selected volume.”

I want to upgrade my macOS from Mojave to Big Sur. I've downloaded the OS update by following these steps: Go to Apple. Go to System Preferences. Go to upgrade Software. Click Upgrade Software. ...
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Deleting Windows.old in Windows10 by way of the System Cleanup, less than half of the space expected to be released was

My Windows.old folder was ~26GB. Rather than directly deleting it, I used Windows disk cleanup (CleanMgr.exe) to Cleanup past Windows installations - also showing that it would free 26GB. After doing ...
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Upgrade python from 3.8.5 to 3.8.8 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I'm currently trying to upgrade the python version from 3.8.5 to 3.8.8 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I've been able to find information to upgrade python version from version X.Y1 to X.Y2 (minor release in ...
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Upgrading to Windows 10 without USB from Pirated Windows 7

I had to install Windows 7 on my machine for some reason and now I want to get back to Windows 10. Unfortunately, I don't have windows 7 license the one I'm using is pirated. And the new windows 10, I ...
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How do I disable microsoft office updates?

I have a licensed copy of office 2007, but after installing it on my new laptop I'm apparently forced to update excel (and, I imagine, the rest of office) to office 365. I don't want to. I want to use ...
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Is there any built in self upgrade command for upgrading in PoverShell 7.x?

I've recently installed PoweShell 7.1.1 on my fresh Windows 10 computer (19042). Now when I start it it says a new stable is available 7.1.2, upgrade now or check the release page. Question Is there a ...
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Dist-upgrade command leads to black screen

I ran sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y on kali linux Then I cannot even login in my machine. There is a black screen with blinking cursor. How do I solve this thing? I don't want to install My Kali Linux ...
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Figuring out whether my laptop has soldered or upgradeable RAM without opening it up?

I have a few questions that are all related to trying to figure out if my laptop has soldered or upgradable memory. The memory section in Task Manager says Slots: 2 of 2, Form Factor: SODIMM. ...
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Error when i use (sudo apt-get update)

When I try to update Raspberry Pi 4, this message appears, and don't know why occurred, please what happened. Please help me with this mistake sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/...
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No update received on Ubuntu 20.04 - WSL 2 for weeks

I have Ubuntu 20.04 on WSL 2 (Windows version 20H2 build 19042.685). It was working fine for a while but now, when I try to update/upgrade my packages it says: 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to ...
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Upgraded to 4GB RAM, but only 2.93GB is usable. How do I fix this? [duplicate]

I upgraded my Lenovo G550 2983 32bit to Windows 10 and upgraded my RAM from 3GB to 4GB. I see the entire 4GB of RAM, but only 2.93GB is usable. This is the old 3GB RAM setting. Why didn't it update ...
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What storage (hdd if possible) is my lenovo ideacentre g5 14IMB05 capable of?

So yeah, the question is in the title, I don't know too much about computer upgrades... But I would like to upgrade my computers storage to 1tb or 2 tb hdd, for games primarily. The computer is a ...
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Is it worth it to upgrade a Toshiba Satellite C55-A5300 laptop given the latest productivity software requirements?

I would like to upgrade a Toshiba Satellite C55-A5300 laptop so it can be as useful as it can be nowadays. I haven’t needed to use much software for a few years now, and I’m not able to gauge whether ...
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About (DDR2) RAM

I remember hearing this a lot: "You can't have 4 GB and 2 GB sticks of RAM, or 8-4. Only 4-4, 2-2, 8-8 etc." you got the point. My 2-year-old laptop is dead about a month now and I'm using ...
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Computer doesn't turn on with new RAM

I bought new RAM the other day to try and upgrade my system. I have 8GB (2x4GB) of Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400Mhz (CMK16GX4M4A2400C14) CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 I tried to upgrade it with 32GB (2x16GB) ...
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Ubuntu upgrade to 20.04 on AMD Black screen, blinking cursor

This seems to be a common problem but I can't find a solution. As mentioned in the title after upgrade, Ubuntu boots to a black screen with a blinking cursor. The boot sequence is as follow: Bios ...
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After upgrade to WIndows 10 version 2004 boot time has increased by more than 3 minutes

I have HP Pavilion 300-010in Mini Desktop PC. It came loaded with Windows 8. Upgraded to Windows 10. Was working very well till Windows 10 version 1909. After upgrade to Windows 10 version 2004 boot ...
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OS with newer Guest additions running on older VirtualBox host — is it possible?

I have a dual-boot system: Kubuntu with VirtualBox 6.1.10 host and Manjaro with VirtualBox 6.1.16 host. There are Guest Additions from VirtualBox 6.1.10 installed on my guest OS. When I start my guest ...
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Can i use only 1 dual rank ram for my notebook?

I have a dell notebook with 2 Ram slots, both have 4gb ram each (8gb total). I want to upgrade my system to 16gb ram total. And i'd like to use just 1 ram slot for now and keep the other one empty so ...
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Future Laptop RAM Upgrade Compatibility Criteria

I retrieved detailed hardware information of my laptop through CPUID tool as usual in order to use some information there for future memory upgrade since I have one free memory slot and want to know ...
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Safe Upgrade of nVidia Driver on Ubuntu 18.04

The documentation from nVidia is on installing for a first time. I followed these instructions for the first time install on a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 server. The server has nvidia-docker installed and ...
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Windows 10 is running slow / upgrade ideas

I need your advice. I have installed Windows 10 about 2 months ago, I see it is running slower every day, it takes ages to shut down or start some program. User Interface becomes not responsive ...
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Tried a RAM upgrade on a slow laptop, but it made things worse

Here’s a little story. My dad got me a basic laptop when I started college back in 2018 (‘twas an HP 14-cf0004ne; 4GB RAM, i3-7th gen), from a local computer store. It was super slow from day-1 (...
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is asus 15 x509ja-bq835t ram upgradable?

I purchased asus 15 x509ja bq835t. I tried to search if it has empty memory slots and upgradable. But I couldn't find any sure information. Please help.
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Does RAM increase also need BIOS upgrade in Gigabyte H110M-S2PH-CF motherboard?

Greetings from India.This is my first question in this forum. My motherboard is Gigabyte H110M-S2PH-CF and processor is i5 7400 @3Hz 4core, 4 threads with 8GB DDR4 RAM. I want to upgrade it to 32 GB ...
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Windows 2012 Datacenter in-place upgrade to windows 2016 Datacenter

As Azure does not support in-place upgrade from windows 2012 datacenter to windows 2016 datacenter, I was forced to to download a vhd from Azure blob(more than a week, 127 gb file), but it turned out ...
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Upgrading Laptop SSD to larger size, can't initialize drive

MSI Dominator GT62VR laptop. Came with M.2 128gb SSD (THNSNJ128G8NY) for the OS volume (another TB for files, games etc), want to upgrade the OS volume to the 256GB version (THNSNJ256G8NY). I bought ...
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