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Q: Finally, I get to Upgrade, but I have question...

Ok, well, I feel good now that I can upgrade my system even 3 times faster than my computer you can see in my sig. Well, here is the hardware:

Abit KR7A-RAID

Athlon XP 1600+

Geil Ultra PC2700 RAM, 2x256 (512MB total)

Power Max 400W POWER SUPPLY

Now, with that all coming on its way. I have a question. What do I need to do before I install my hardware? Do have have to backup my harddrives? Thanks!

William

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Preferred Solution: Finally, I get to Upgrade, but I have question...

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Finally, I get to Upgrade, but I have question...

Well, XP does not like being moved to a different motherboard because of chipset changes and it may refuse to boot. So, yeah backing up would be a good idea. You can also try installing the new chipset drivers on the old system just before you replace the motherboard - although this does always work.

After transplanting the HDD, it may work, or you may have to do a repair installation, or a full format and reinstall(best result). You may want the 60GB HDD as the primary since its gonna be faster then the old 12Gb Fireball. Your data can be safely stored on the one drive you do not wish to reformat or touch.

I use to have a write-up on how to successfully move XP, but Microsoft removed the link from their website

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Hello guys,
Back when the Windows 7 Student Discount was going on my parents bought the upgrade for there computer. Unfortunantley they got the 64bit version instead of 32bit. As I know, you cannot upgrade directly to 64bit from 32bit. They want to do a direct upgrade so they can keep there software. I have a Windows 7 32 bit CD and I am going to let them use it to upgrade there PC. Can I use the 64bit key with the 32 bit CD? I just wanted to know because I know you can with Retail keys, but can you do it with digitalriver's key? Is it identical to a retail key?

A:Using Digitalriver Student Upgrade finally, can I use the 64 bit key?

I am now starting to think that this does not belong here, I don't know where it should go so I will move it to General Discussion, please move it if needed

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Hi,Have upgrade to win 7 ultimate.Everything work except touch display .... and there are just 3 unknown device (whitch are ACPI but I'm thing they are related to bios) but bios have to by in legacy mode then not really problem hope so...Have just question if any one know if is posible to make work the multitouch displey, try find but no luck..Thanks

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hi, i have one error, these days, I'm trying to upgrade my windows 10 to ver.1703 - and finally me appears this windows;  impossible update the system partition reserved why please make me, one solution please. 

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I pray that there is an answer to this question. I watch videos on the net. I love to watch the wmv format videos with realplayer or windows because you can make the video fit the full screen. But now alot of videos are in an mpg format and its a quarter size of the screen in quicktime and they suck! Whats the solution when the videos I want to see are usually in quick time format? How can I blow it up to fit the screeN. Im convinced that I cant but hope I am wrong. Please keep in mind I am not very computer savy.

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It looks like Apple issued an upgrade to address this a couple of months ago. Here's the link.http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/qui...forwindows.html

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I followed a post by "Brink" which says that using gpedit.msc on win 7 and 8 "pro" machines one can block the win10 upgrade by through Group Policy Objects by "enabling" and therefore blocking OS upgrades to the latest version through win update.

I did this manually and even later tried to upgrade that machine to win10 and it could not do it. Hahahaha finally a fairly simple means of blocking win10.

I work with several hundred customers and therefore several thousand win7 pro machines and would like to automate this change with a script, or bat or .reg file. I tried to customize a .reg file to do this and it made changes in the registry similar to what the gpedit.msc did but it did not make the changes in the gpedit.msc console and later it still tried to upgrade to win 10.

I am not a win 10 hater my work uses proprietary software that just only works with win7 pro...Any ideas thanks very much Gordo

A:GPEDIT.MSC blocks win10 upgrade (finally) can I automate with script?

Hello Gordon,

You could use step 3 in OPTION ONE of the tutorial below to disable the "Upgrade to Windows 10" update with a .reg file.

Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums

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Okay flame me if its right in the instructions (I never read them) but with Vista will I have to supply SATA drivers or is it native? If its not native do I have to load up the XP drivers and hope they work for vista because I know the drivers on the website for my MB do not surrently support Vista.
 

A:Going to load vista tomorrow (I got the x64 to finally work) I have a quick question

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Ok I love to use windows 98 2nd edition but now needing to upgrade as the world has moved on the problem is
Compatibility of my hardware: now I have the drivers on cd and on my pc I made a backup copy when I get to the part that says supply the files it doesnt acknowledge them from the copy on pc and if I try to put in cd to provide them it goes to bluescreen saying error reading cd
now how Am I to supply the file when either way it will not let me? and how can I preinstall it when I need win 98 file to run my pc?

here is list the the compatibilty check stated:

BDA IpSink [not currently present]
BDAMPEFilter[not currently present]
BDA SlipDeframer [not currently present]
IntellUSB 2.0Enhanced host controller 24d3
Intel [R]82801 EB SMbus controller24d3
Internet Connection Sharing
NABTS/FECVBI Codec[not currently present]
Nvidia GeForce 5700LE
USB 2.0 Root Hub Device
World Standard Teletext Codec [not currently present]


2. I tried booting from cd it states that the following file is missing or corrupt<windows2000root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe please reinstall a copy of the above file

3. Then I tried making the 4 floppies for a floppy boot it stated setup. txt is missing when it tried booting
4.Now problems 2 and 3 could that be
from the fact that
I am trying to install from a Backup copy
[not original cd of windows 2000] Im asking is
windows 2000 copy protected?
I Would Appreciate Any Help
TY
James Mihm
 

A:Trying to finally upgrade from windows 98 to windows 2000

Sorry very much but I don't understand;what CD are you using & exactly which files
are you missing?Drivers for 2000 & 98se are different if you mean modem drivers?The
file system is different from memory-2000 using NTFS(New Technology File System)-98
built upon DOS.Thats the compatability issue-everything for the drivers is on the net,
Drivers .com is a place to start-all other files also available here and there.Look at
www.windowsreinstall.com for the info&links.
 

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Windows 10:
Why it's finally time to upgrade from Windows 7

Carey Frisch

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Windows 10:
Why it's finally time to upgrade from Windows 7

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Windows 10:
Why it's finally time to upgrade from Windows 7

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Windows 10:
Why it's finally time to upgrade from Windows 7

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Windows 10:
Why it's finally time to upgrade from Windows 7

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Windows 10:
Why it's finally time to upgrade from Windows 7

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Windows 10:
Why it's finally time to upgrade from Windows 7

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FF 3 has been out for a few weeks now. Has anyone had any problems other than add-ons for older versions not being updated yet?

Seems to me I heard in a few places that the beta version had caused some problems, so I am curious as to how the full release has worked for people?

Are there any real security or functionality disadvantages to staying with the previous vesion (2.0.0.16)?

I also read elsewhere that 3 comes with the Google toolbar - are you given the option to decline that during the install? I sure as Hell don't want any Google software installed on my computer without my consent...
 

A:Firefox 3: To upgrade or not to upgrade, that is the question

I am using firefox 3 now. its a bit disappointing to know that it does not work with the real player plug-ins for downloading movie clips and music videos especially from the youtube site.

if it suites that you seldom download clips nor music videos then you can install firefox 3 and wait for realplayer to upgrade its plug-ins for compatiblity with firefox, otherwise, stick to version 2.0 until all is well fixed with the compatibility issue.
 

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I have WIndows 7 64 bit and I just wondering on something. If I ""upgrade" from Widnows 7 to Windows 8 Release preview, can I upgrade from the release preview to the full version of Windows 8 when it's released? Im getting my Windows 8 from windowsupgradeoffer.com. So can I upgrade from release preview to the complete Windows 8 when it ahs been released in the end of October?

A:An upgrade question

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Hey everybody! I just had a quick question...I checked Microsoft's FAQ on the subject and the language was a little vague.

So here it is: I qualify for the $30 Win 7 Home Premium Upgrade student discount. I've never really used an "upgrade" version of windows before so im not exactly sure how they work. So I was wondering if I could install it over my current os, the win7 ultimate rc? that I doubt...but what I'm really wondering is: it possible to install win 7 home over windows vista ultimate? That's the version of vista I was using.

Thanks in advance for your help!!!
 

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Hello,Since I have a free license of Windows 8 ( Product Key: N8CCV-364RB-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX ). I want know when I upgrade, do I keep all my files?I hope someone can help me.

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If you are coming from Windows 7, you keep programs, settings, and files. Coming from Vista you keep settings and files. Come from XP and you only get to keep your files.

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I wonder if anyone can help me because I have been going round in circles trying to get a valid answers. Around Early December I purchased from PC World a an HP ENVY x360 - 15-ar052na (ENERGY STAR) Model #: X8M12EA Serial #: 8CG6451DH3 which has a HP 81AA motherboard and an AMD A12 processor.  I am find that the 8 gb memory I not up to much when running more powerful programs. i tried Crucible and found  an an HP ENVY x360 - 15-  which had an intel processor and that showed it had the same mother bother and could take 16 gb memorary. so I purchase an extra 8 gb rams and sent off to the workshop as the memory is not acceptable in the same method as most laptops.   They informed me that whilst their were two slots only one was soldered. i then rang HP to ask what memory it could take and could that all be in the single slot. the answer I got was to replace the motherboard and the second disk drive must have been some added by PC World prior to sale. Looking the machine on HP's website shows the two hard disks not no answer the the memory question. if i am really pushed and it will speed up the machine I will swap out the mother drive but no one knows the answer as to what motherboard to swap it out to. Sorry to ramble but needed to give you the whole picture. My questions are without changing the motherboard what is the max RAM that can be installed?  if I have got to change the motherboard whi... Read more

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Here is the Service Manual: Manual All of the motherboards in that model series (which all have AMD processors) have a single memory slot. The stated maximum is 8 gigs. However, it is DDR4 memory and they do make 16 gig modules and I think it may take a 16 gig module. Not official and not guaranteed but if you were willing to go to the extraordinary expense of swapping motherboards you may be willing to try a 16 gig memory module.  https://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Crucial-DDR4-16-GB-SO-DIMM-260-pin/3935225.aspx?cm_cat=GoogleBase&...! If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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I have a Dell Precision M4500 that is giving me problems. 
I am currently running Windows 7 Pro x64 with 4GB RAM ( (2)sticks of Samsung 4GB (2x2GB) 1Rx8 PC3 10600S -09-11-B2 Laptop Memory). I recently tried to upgrade one of the slots using (1) PNY - 8GB DDR3 1.6GHz DDR3. Once I replaced the RAM and started the computer, I got the prompt that windows failed to start and gave the options to run startup repair or start windows normally. Neither option worked. I ended up putting the original RAM back in and it worked fine. The new PNY 8GB stick is Single Channel with CL of 11. The existing RAM has a CL of 9 (not sure if that makes a huge difference). If anyone has any idea what the issue might be, I'd like to hear your thoughts.

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Im not all that PC savvy, so Id appreciate some advice. Im considering either a PC upgrade, or, maybe just memory if that would be wiser.
Im currently running a Dell Dimension 3000 / Intel Pent4 2.8 GHz 512MB RAM *which I realize is low these days for memory*

I saw an ad (Id include the link to make it easier but I cant) for a PowerSpec V201
Intel Dual Core E-2200 2.2 Ghz w/ 2x1MB level 2 cache
800 MHz frontside bus
1024MB PC-5300 DDR2 RAM
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950 Video Chipset
8x DVD+R DL; 8x DVD-R DL; 18x8x16 DVD+RW; 18x6x16 DVD-RW; 12x12 DVD-RAM; 48x32x48 CD-RW
160GB 7,200RPM Serial ATA Hard Drive
Price $269 after rebate
So with that info, would this PC be worth it? I realize today's PC is out-of-date by tomorrow. Would it be worth waiting a little while for a higher-tech PC to come down in price? Im in no immediate hurry, other than my PC is running a bit slow.
Any help would be appreciated.
 

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make the post with link now, u can now.
 

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Hey all,

I am thinking about finally upgrading my HDD to a SSD I have my eye on this

Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5 inch Basic SATA Solid State Drive: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories

I have a few concerns/questions however since this my first time upgrading the HDD

1. The SSD come with cloning software, Does this clone the OS or would I need to re buy Windows

2. Does cloning windows to a new drive break any windows license policies

3. If these answers are no it wont clone windows and yes it does break rules, can I keep the HDD for the OS but run all of my games (and only my games) from the SSD to get better performance?

Thanks for any help

Phill3990

A:Question about HDD>SSD Upgrade

Hi there Phill3990!

Don't worry, there's nothing too complicated when using a SSD.

1. The cloning software basically copies your first storage device onto a second one, all with OS, settings, programs etc. The only condition here would be the capacity range, meaning that if your hard drive is larger than the SSD in capacity, you should delete as much as to the capacities should fit. You don't need a new OS.
2. Cloning softwares are legal, official and some of them even paid (this applies to proven softwares, of course). They shouldn't be breaking any windows license policies. Besides, if you are buying the SSD and it comes with the software, it then certainly shouldn't be a problem.
3. SSDs are faster than HDDs, but not that big in capacity most of the times. Usually for best overall performance, users using both, would load OS and all programs/games/software from the SSD (for speed) and use the HDD for storage purposes only (capacity).

Hope this helps!

CK_WD

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Hello, I'm considering SSD upgrade on T510, but I wanted to something bit different - my wish is to keep the "mechanical" drive on his original place, and to place the SSD in CD tray with hard drive caddy (and then make it bootable from the caddy). I want to do this in order to preserve my Lenovo Airbag Protection on the mechanical drive. I'm completely aware if I cannot do this, I will loose my "airbag protection" if I move the mechanical one into the caddy. So, is it possible to make the SSD to boot from the caddy? Thanks in advance.I'm looking forward to your responses.



ThinkPad-ed [T510]

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hi,

i have a compaq presario SR1220NX and was wondering if i could upgrade a intel celeron d 340 processor with a intel celeron d 365 processor?
 

A:Upgrade question

Save your money for a new system
 

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Hi all I am looking for some advice on upgrading my CPU.

I currently have a P4 3ghz but was looking at this one on ebay:

Intel Pentium Dual Core E5300 2.6GHz Socket 775 800FSB on eBay (end time 01-Apr-10 11:44:03 BST)

This is my motherboard: ASUS PTGD1-LA HP/Compaq name: Grouper-UL8E
and its says Socket LGA775

I was wondering if the CPU is any good and if it would fit in my mother board and also would i notice much diffrence?


Thanks in advance

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i think that would work for you, visit the asus site and have a look at your mobo,s cpu compatibility , there will be an improvement in performance

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I have a pentium II 350mhz and i am wanting to upgrade to a faster cpu. how can i find out what kind of chip and how fast my motherboard will support. i tried to contact the maker (pionex) but have not heard back anything yet(2 weeks). the mainboard is an ATX BX2 and it also lists the number MS-6119 on the paperwork. if you need any other info please let me know. thank you very much!
 

A:cpu upgrade question

If the number is correct it is a micro-star mobo, check here, here
The server was having problems just now, hopefully up soon

Manual here http://www.msi.com.tw/support/manual/main.htm
 

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Hello, I've been using windows XP/Windows 7 Beta Dual booting for a while now, and i realize, whether I decide to buy it as soon as it comes out or later, i will need to buy windows 7 to continue using it after May 2010 or whatever.

Doing my research ahead of time, im given with alot of choices :/ and i dont really understand what to get lol. I figure someone can help explain this to me lol.

First, I can upgrade or do the more expensive option. lol Im not sure what the difference is, i assume upgrade means i need windows already installed, but im not sure if my windows XP OEM from ASUS counts though. As well, i switched over to SSD not to long ago and i would prefer to get the "benefits" windows 7 apparently offers with SSDs (ive been vaguely told upgrading would reconize the SSD on windows 7 appairently).

Second, I realize i have home edition, thus, using this webpage as reference, Home Premium seems to be my best bet (I assume there is no regular Home edition, just fancy-named 'home premium,' but i wasnt sure what the difference was between the three versions . Looking at the site, Ultimate doesnt seem like it offers too much more than Pro, but Professional and Ultimate appairely have "XP Mode," which would be usefull if i knew what it was lol. I do currently run lot of programs that run slow on windows 7 or need Windows XP combatability mode, thus if its what i think it is, i would prefer it, but im not sure if i should spend 80 more dollars on Pr... Read more

A:Upgrade Question?

Your questions bring up even more questions. If your processor doesn't support VT, XP Mode won't be an option for you. However, VirtualPC and VirtualBox both would work fine, and let you run XP in a VM. If you want to know what XP Mode is, just spend 5 mins reading about it.

Second, only you can decide if it is worth the cost for a different version. However, your XP edition will need to be installed and activated, in order to run the W7 Upgrade. It does qualify to be upgraded, though. None of this is set in stone, however, as Vista's upgrades could be used to do a clean install. No one will really know for sure, until we get real close to the released date. What you could do for now, is download the W7 Enterprise RTm 90 day trial.

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I'm preparing to upgrade to 7 Pro. My current system has drive C: with XP...and Drive D: with Win 2000. I want to wipe D: and copy/clone my existing XP Pro on C: to D:...and then install fresh 7 Pro upgrade on C:

Question is what's the best way to clone/copy my good XP installation on drive C: to D: and maintain a bootable XP Pro on the newly transferred to drive D: ?

For the time being I want to set up a dual boot between my new 7 installation on C: and my XP Pro bootable installation migrated/copied/cloned to drive D:

Reason of course is my current C: drive is a much larger/faster drive than my current D: so I'd rather have Windows 7 Pro on the current C: drive with XP Pro running now

What's the best way to copy/clone XP on C: to a bootable XP on drive D: ?

Thanks, Tim

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Quote: Originally Posted by trinaz


I'm preparing to upgrade to 7 Pro. My current system has drive C: with XP...and Drive D: with Win 2000. I want to wipe D: and copy/clone my existing XP Pro on C: to D:...and then install fresh 7 Pro upgrade on C:

Question is what's the best way to clone/copy my good XP installation on drive C: to D: and maintain a bootable XP Pro on the newly transferred to drive D: ?

For the time being I want to set up a dual boot between my new 7 installation on C: and my XP Pro bootable installation migrated/copied/cloned to drive D:

Reason of course is my current C: drive is a much larger/faster drive than my current D: so I'd rather have Windows 7 Pro on the current C: drive with XP Pro running now

What's the best way to copy/clone XP on C: to a bootable XP on drive D: ?

Thanks, Tim



Hi tim and welcome

I would use Acronis for the clone. then when you install win 7 it will create the dual boot. If for some reason it doesnt you can ude bcdedit to do that

Good luck and let us know if you need help
Ken J+

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i was thinking about upgrading my bother ram along with a new viedo card, the viedo card will be a ati 9600 pro and the ram will be pc2100 his specs can be found at www.powerspec.com the computer is a powerspec 6238 and i just want to make shore i know the correct ram to ger.









thanks
 

A:Ram upgrade question

PC2100 is DDR266, which is what that system uses.
 

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First time poster looking for some upgrade advice. Have a machine that's a little over a year old that I built myself:

CPU AMD 64 |3500+ ATHLON
2GB RAM
ASUS A8N-SLI DELUXE MB
NVIDIA 7800GT
550 POWER SUPPLY
WIN XP PRO

It's been a great machine and is fast as hell for 50% of what I do, but for the other half, games, it's starting to lag. TF2 is pushing it and Crysis is out of the question. I'm thinking of upgrading the vid card, cpu or both. I'm not on a limitless budget, but I could go high end if it would mean getting another couple of years out of it. That being said, I have two questions:

Video Cards
Are super high end cards a waste on this architecture? I I were to plunk down $650 on a Nvidia 8800 Ultra, would all that power be wasted when paired with my cpu or the vid card meant to carry the load regardless of the cpu?

Processors
Is it worth upping to a heftier processor, or would I only get a nominal performance bump?

As you can tell, I know just enough to be ignorant, so any and all opinions would be appreciated.

thanks.
 

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I have XP Home, but want to upgrade to XP Pro. However, I have a few issues.
Upon upgrading, I find a few problems. For one, during the installation process, I am informed that there is an rundll error loading setup.EAKDLL.dll, and that the specified module could not be found. This has to do with Easy Access Buttons on my Compaq Presario laptop. It is present however, since while using Home, it works fine.
Second, I have Microsoft Works, which came installed with XP Home. It works fine. Until I upgrade to XP Pro. Why would I have problems with Works working correctly under Pro. I am told stuff like tasks may not work since works couldn't be loaded or something. But, this was already working fine. I thought upgrading retains settings and apps still work.
Any ideas? I really would like to go to Pro, but, don't want to lose any functionality.

Thanks.
 

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Hey guys,

I've been running an C2D 8500 for about a year now. Been a brilliant chip, rediculous OC ability, with rock solid stability. I must say I have been very happy with it and to be honest, it could go for another twelve months without any dramas.

But I'm giving some serious thought to upgrading to a quad chip. Probably a Q9550 or a Q9650.
I have my 8500 running at 3800MHZ, which is plenty enough for me. I have it under a Thermalright 120 with temps under full load around 45 degrees. I think that is pretty solid. I've had it at 4.0 stable, but I wanted the whole thing to be a bit cooler. I recently put it in an Antec 1200 case, which has rediculous airflow...I also have a GTX280 card that runs stock under rediculous load @ 55-57 degrees. I am more than happy with those temps. Especially on the GPU.

I multibox World of Warcraft. I see the real benefit in moving to a quad is being able to set core affinity to create a better running experience when running five instances of the program. Its a long story.

Is a 9650 worth the extra $$ over the 9550? Granted you get an extra .17Mhz out of the box, but is that worth the extra?

On top of that, Under air, say OC'd to 3800 or so, with BOTH of those chips, what could I expect the idle & load temps to be?

Also, any opinion on the performance of these quad CPU's would be appreciated.

I know the 8500/8600 dual core chips are dead set OC demons. I'll be upgrading an older box with my tried and tested 8500...Thats for su... Read more

A:CPU Upgrade question...

hm....... how much are you wanting to spend on the upgrade?....

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I'm looking into getting Windows Vista when it comes out. I know there are two types of installations for people with XP, Upgrade and Clean Install. I have two hard drives, C: has the old XP OS and will be where I want to put Vista. The other HD is used mainly for storage of music, videos, and pictures. If I opt for a clean install, will the media on the other HD be safe from deletion? I expect C: to be wiped clean with a clean install, but I want to make sure my media is safe on the other hard drive.

A:Upgrade Question

Yes, the installation will only affect the drive that Vista is installed on and the boot drive (if it's different from the installation drive). I've done this several times without any problem.

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I recently replaced the mother board on my E-Machine PC (T2642) with an Asus P4V8X-MX

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131573

Im now looking to upgrage the old 256 RAM with a 1GB RAM card. Im thinking about using this one as the upgrade:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820141429


My questions are would there be any campatablity issues or other issue with this?

Can I still use the old 256 Card in the second slot on the MB? (Im using the origianl RAM that came with the Emachines MB)
 

A:Looking to upgrade RAM, Question(s)

That will work fine with most setups.
Value Ram is not as fast as you might need for gaming or photo editing, but then the eMachines board is not very fast either.
The Kingston Value Ram is solid memory. We use it frequently in budget home based machines which are used for Microsoft Office, Internet, etc. and have never one had problems with perhaps hundreds of modules of DDR 333 PC2700.
It is not a good choice for gaming, but then neither is the T2642.
You are limited to two 1 gb modules.
 

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According to my Mobo specs … My Mobo will support up to 4 gig of DDR2 800MHz RAM.
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...26&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=3254052&lang=en
According to my SIW report .. I currently have 2GB of (333MHz ) Ram installed ..
(2 of .... )
Capacity 1024 MBytes
Memory Type DDR2 SDRAM
Speed DDR2-666 (333 MHz)
Data Width 64 bits
Voltage SSTL 1.8V
Error Correction None
Refresh Reduced (.5x)...7.8 µs
Manufacturing Date 2006, Week 39
Module Height 30.0 mm
EPP SPD Support No

I’m thinking about upgrading to 3GB of 800MHz RAM.
Am I reading this right .. (comments) ??
Can you verify my conclusions … and suggest some good (reasonably priced) Newegg RAM Modules ???
 

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Hi Every one,

I like to Upgrade my Desktop RAM to 1GB RAM from 256MB.
I need the help on followings.
What are the things to note before go to buy.?
How can i know weather the mother board is able to take 1GB RAM.?

Advance thanks for the your replies.
 

A:Question about RAM Upgrade

First, tell use what your computer is? Model number and make?
 

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I apologize if this has been answered already elsewhere, the search didn't bear fruit. I'm trying to hunt down an answer for a family member and haven't had much luck as of yet. I even tried to call into Microsoft but their phone reps couldn't seem to understand the details of the question.

A computer was purchased with OEM Windows 8. The user wanted to upgrade to Win 8 Pro but is old fashioned and prefers to have disks for this type of thing so they purchased item 3UR-00001 from an online retailer. Reading into the details I see that this will for sure complete the upgrade from Win XP, Vista, 7, 8 Consumer Preview, and 8 Release Preview. However nowhere can I confirm one way or another if this item will bump us from OEM Win 8 to Win 8 Pro successfully.

I'm trying to locate a definitive answer before we open the package so it can be returned in case this will not do the job. Any help would really be appreciated.

A:OEM Win 8 to Win 8 Pro upgrade question

Welcome to EightForums.



No install files needed.
Only the Upgrade key is need.
Upgrading from Windows 8 Hp to Windows 8 Pro Pack use the Add features.
Add Features to Windows 8

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Hi, I'm about to buy a 4GB RAM to upgrade to 8GB my G50-70 i7-4500U. I have seen with CPUz that the RAM included is a DDR3 and I don't know if there will be any compatibility issue If I buy a DDRL3 to put in the slot that is empty. Thank for your time!  

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Can I use this CPU on a T61 14.1 inchhttp://www.amazon.com/Intel-E8400-3-0GHz-Processor-EU80570PJ0806M/dp/B0019NKGR4/ref=sr_1_2?s=pc&ie=U...

A:T61 CPU Upgrade Question

No you can't.
 
What CPU do you currently have in there?

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Can I upgrade (install) windows XP on my computer that I am using now and then install (from the same disc) windows xp on a new computer?

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No you have to have a differant cd key for each computer

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Upgrade went smooth...if something bad happens and I have to format what steps can I take to go strait to 10?
 

A:Upgrade question

You might to read this:

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-10/1153193-how-find-your-windows-10-a.html
 

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Hi...Im posting this here,because I've got a question,that needs tending,I need an answer first about formating a new HD upgrade....Based on the fact that I'm running Win Me,that has been upgraded to Win Xp Home..... I've never had any problems with either OP System....

What I need to know is which way I should go with the formating of my new Hardrive due to having Win me installed.I've read that Win Me isn't compatable with NTFS...
If in the future (and I hope not) I have to completely reinstall my OP System.. I think I'd have to start with my "Win Me"edition first...???? Then add the "Win Xp Home" again,then the SP2 ....etc..etc..etc..
Well If I go with the NTFS which will work just fine,for now.Then find that I have to do the mentioned reinstall,won't that be impossible,if I'm formatted to NTFS...???
It would mean that I'd then have to do a complete reformat,for the purpose of getting back to the Fat 32 system.....Then do the Win Me install....correct???
All I know is,I've read that Win Me isn't compat with NTFS.
I just dont want to have a problem that could have been avoided if I hadn't formated my new HD to NTFS..... I'm installing a new Seagate 120gb.....replacing my 40Gb WD....
The new HD will be a new Master,stand alone.I'll remove my old 40Gb.
The Seagate software that comes with the new HD,is good...
By default thought,(if left in auto mode),will format as NTFS.
I'll have... Read more

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Please is it possible to upgrade Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) to Windows 7 Professional?
Thanks
JamesEB
 

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I just upgraded my wife's Toshiba Satellite laptop from 256mb of RAM to 1 gb. The computer always runs a bit warm but it is very warm now and has shut down a couple times. Does the increased RAM have anything to do with that? I went through the memory guide with crucial memory and it said 1gb was fine. I don't think RAM has anything to do with heat right?
 

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Jeeze, it's hard to see what the connection might be there. I, too, would not expect RAM to affect the temp very much.

How are you measuring the temp? You aren't using it in bed while plugging the air holes with fluffy blanket, are you (This actually happened to a friend. We were on the phone working on the computer and all of a sudden the laptop started running all right. He had gotten out of bed.)?
 

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I am currently using MS Office Basic Edition 2003. I need to start an extensive inventory and would like to have Access. Is it possible to upgrade 2003 Office Basic with 2007 Office Pro or would I have to buy the Full Version of Pro.Thanks for you help.(Moderator edit: added Topic Description and moved post to more appropriate forum. jgweed)

A:Upgrade Question

Better yet, try Open office. It's open source and it's free
Mark

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