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Notebook not updating

Q: Notebook not updating

MY notebook hasn't updated windows/or anthing else thru HP support Assistant for several months. Always says there are no updates! Don't know what happened!! I don't use this very often other than pay bills otherwise I use a tablet for most everthing else.

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Its been a while since I posted here, but here goes:

I have a Dell Inspiron 9300 notebook, it has a 1.6Ghz Pentium M Processor, 1Gig Ram. I would like to update the processor speed to 2 Ghz- how do I go about this? Is this even possible?


A:Updating notebook processor

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Should I update the 9300M GS in my notebook? Nvidia does state to use OEM drivers first, but the newest drivers available are from Nvidia's website. Seeing as I don't play too many games, should I update the card along with DirectX or leave it?

A:Updating notebook drivers

If you don't play games just leave it, especially if notebook is working OK. That's my opinion.
Recently, I updated the ATI driver in my second lappy just to find out it doesn't work like it should and I have to roll everything back to the previous one.

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Turned off my hp envy notebook while it was updating and now it's dead. It will not start up at all and when I plugged it in still nothing, know light of any kind lights up. Please can you help?Thank you,Christy

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Can I update bios on HP4530s notebook WIN7 64 bit orginally now has WIN10 64 bit installed? Can I upgrade bios to F.50 Rev. A?

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I was updating bios and it got stuck now I cannot get the windows or bios but can't get to system recovery but saying cannot refresh or restore anything or repair

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actually i try to update all my drivers because i dont use my laptop from 6 months.I update every thing From hp website and i see updating bios so i updated the bios from windows as HP put in the website.http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00042629Updating was right ,My notebook still working for 2 days. I was search on internet unpluged the notebook i let it working and get out from home 2 hours and back to find it stop totally. I pluged the charger the LED is working and charging battery but notebook not working.I remove the battery press on power button 1 minuts and more, plug it with battery and with out but not working. No fan sound Nothing turn on.Just LED is working and when i press power button its Blinks for 2 second but nothing happend.Is that Motherboard damaged or ic charging? And why damaged if every thing was right ?

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Today at CES, Samsung announced the Samsung Notebook 7 Spin (2018) and showed the Notebook 9 and Notebook 9 Pen ? new devices powered by Windows 10 that provide you with the tools you need to remain productive in today?s digital world.

Let?s take a look:

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin (2018)
The Notebook 7 Spin (2018) arrives with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to offer modern features that light up touch, inking, 3D, including a 360-degree touchscreen that enables digital drawing, writing and note taking with Windows Ink; an Active Pen (sold separately) for quick and easy note-taking; as well as the power and performance for more efficient multi-tasking.

Other features include:
A 360-Degree Rotating Touchscreen ? Provides the flexibility to view content as preferred, whether it be as a tablet or as a traditional PC in landscape mode
Active Pen-enabled (sold separately)? Perfect for attending meetings, conference calls or lectures, the Active Pen lets you create a sketch or jot down notes on the fly with Windows Ink
Secure Fingerprint Log-in ? Through simple fingerprint scanning, you can quickly log-in with Windows Hello and keep files secure in your own Privacy Folder
Power and Performance ? Powered by Windows 10 and equipped with an Intel i5 processor and 256GB SSD drive that allows for quicker startups and advanced multi-tasking capabilities
Voice Note ? Advanced smart recording featuring an integrated far field microphone to capture every det... Read more

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Not all my lightweight gateways are updating automatically.  Is there a way to force the update?

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I have downloaded the bois from the lenovo official site. But when I am updating its show the error message not for this notebook . I have lenovo g500s laptop .other people also facing same issue for the same laptop .please help ...Thanks in advance...

Go to Solution.

A:Lenovo g500s bios updating problem. While updating...

The correct version of BIOS update has been just released - BIOS Update for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Now there should be no problems with it's  installation.

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Hello everyone,
Recently, I updated my HP laptop from windows 8 to windows 8.1. I got critical message from HP Support Assistant asking to update the drivers. I went to HP website, and see all the drivers specified for my laptop. I didnt get which one I have to install. I dont want to install unnecessary things that could harm the functionality of my laptop. Anyway, I opened the device manager in my laptop and checked the update for every driver. But, this message still appears to me. Any tips that can help me? Do you know the specified drivers I have to install? Or, Do you know a specific source I can use to know the needed drivers?

A:Updating from Win8 to Win 8.1. It needs updating drivers!

There's nothing "unnecessary" about the drivers, every piece of HW needs one.

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A problem has recently developed with my Envy notebook.   About 2 weeks ago my entire wireless network began slowing down when on it.   Noticeable on all devices.    When my provider came out, checked and tweaked some issues it appeared to be ok.   I went on with my daughers HP laptop and was drawing 20-24 mbps all over the house. When I reconnected mine to the system I was only pulling 6, 3, 5, up and down.   It doesn't start right away but after a few minutes.   So I put my duaghers right next ot mine and low and behold, when I ran her's it pulled 3 - 6 also.   So I turned my wi-fi off and hers' popped right back up.   I have also tried this with an old XP mini, my i-pads etc.   As soon as mine gets on the network the speed crashes.    This also happens with no one else home and no other devies conncted. I have downloaded the latest up to date Intel driver for this network adapter and it hasn't changed anything. Any ideas?

A:ENVY Notebook - m7-k111dx w/intel 7260 - notebook sucks dow...

Bill_Ving Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about wireless networking poor performance and wanted to help. My immediate guess is that you might have mixed-mode networking going on.  This happens when you have two different PCs networking in two different modes -- one using "G", the other using "N".  The wireless router (or access point) can optimize performance for either mode, but not for both.  So, the "G" mode drags down the performance of the "N" mode PC, but even worse, with the router set for mixed modes, it performs more slowly than with either PC connected by itself.Here are some other troubleshooting steps you can try: HP PCs - Troubleshooting Wireless Network and Internet (Windows 8) | HP® Customer SupportGood Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------Please click "Accept As Solution" on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on the left of the Reply button to say thanks fopr my help.========================================================================

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The hinge on my much-loved Notebook has become 'loose'. Can I find repair help locally? Baltimore,  MD area. What is the correct term(s) to use to describe the problem? 

A:TouchSmart Notebook TV notebook swivel hinge repair?

https://www.google.co.in/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=hp%20service%20center... You can tell them that the hinges are loose 

Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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Hi, I would like to use HP Spectre 13 x360-w001nc with docking stationi-tec USB C Flathttps://www.i-tec.cz/?t=3&v=437 to use in combination with 4k TV LCD and therefore I dont wont to have my HP SPECTRE WITH OPEN LID,but in a case I switch the notebook off, and the notebook is connected to i-tec usb c flat docking stationthe notebook power button on the side doesnt work  then, so I cannot switch the power on , until I open the lid of thehp spectre. (it work only when the comp is in sleeping mode - the button blink) Please help me where can I change this func to be able to push the power button on the hp spectre on , regardlessthe lid is open or closed. Is there any soft to change the setting so I will be able to see everythink on the second monitor (TV LCD ) and the hp spectre lid will be black ? not on also ? somethink like automatic change monitor (not both) or it is not possible and the hp spectre lid will be always on  regardless I use another extrernal lcd ? Thanks for help and tips      

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I made a Google notebook to keep the minutes of a meeting my business partners and I held last weekend. I made them all collaborators on the notebook so they could all make any changes or annotations they felt necessary. However, when they go to access this notebook they are prompted for a password.

There is nowhere (at least that I can find) to even choose to password protect the notebook let alone change the password. I'm pretty confused as to what password the notebook could be. The only thing I can think of is that it's asking for the password to my gmail account, which I don't really want to be handing out. Any ideas on this one gang?


A:Why do Google notebook collaborators need a password to access the notebook?

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My wife has a two-year-old Samsung notebook. Recently when she unplugged it the machine cut off, even though the battery said 79% charged (it wouldn't charge any further). I figured that the battery was bad so I bought another one from Amazon.

This one charges to 100% percent and does exactly the same thing. I'm perplexed but think there's something going on with the motherboard that won't let it use battery juice, even if Windows 8.1 says it's 100% charged.

I've tried the hold the power button down for 1 min with the battery out trick to no avail.

Any ideas? I'm stumped and think I might need to get her another notebook.

Thanks, Robert

A:Samsung Notebook Battery Won't Power Notebook

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New here and so I hope that I am posting in the correct place.
My new notebook an M50-MX5 was in the warranty depot as we thought it had a dvd burning problem, however that was not the case; it was the media.

Anyway before it was sent into the toshiba warranty depot the level 2 tech phone support said to get the computer to be like it was when I unboxed it 2 days earlier, this was last month.
And so to my frustration all of my programs were removed, however before doing this the software techie at the office Ghosted it to my Western Digital Storage Unit and then sent it off to the Warranty Depot.

While it was in the shop I used my 3 yr old toshiba satellite 2410 which I am now typing on at this moment.
I was finally able to get the software tech from the office to reGhost my new toshiba M50 on this past Saturday and left it with him for a couple of hrs and then returned to pick it up as there was not much in the way of programs on it and so it wouldn't take long to Ghost the Images back.

Well, in my Western Digital Storage unit are Ghosts of this 3 year old satellite that I am presently using.
After the techie got my Restore Disk installed and tried to reGhost the image onto the New M50, it crashed.

He was using the wrong Ghost, he was using the one that was from this unit???
I was not happy, especially after he claimed that he now had it Ghosted with the proper Image and I tried it out and it was very sloooooow to Boot. He said it was my Norton 2006.
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A:new notebook Ghosted with old notebook ghost and now problems??

Something you might want to try (it's a pita) is a repair of windows - this may fix some of the slowness issues you're seeing. The install program he's talking about is probably the U3 component of many larger USB pen drives. I think it's on most of Sandisk's newer large drives. A repair of windows might also take care of this. I seriously doubt that putting the wrong image on the machine and then putting another image on could do any damage to the machine itself - the folks here at my job do it all the time.

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We've got a desktop hooked into a linksys B router, and a notebook that accesses the internet wirelessly thru that router. lately we havent been able to get a decent connection with the notebook, and if we've gotten any at all, it gets dropped soon. is the desktop getting the majority of the bandwidth, which is eliminating the notebook from getting enough? if so, is there anyway to limit the amount that the desktop is getting?

A:Two computers, desktop and notebook, notebook not getting int. connection

What changed from when it was working to now?

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My own notebook (Asus EEE PC S101), running Windows XP service pack 3) was twice redirected to an unknown website when I wanted to visit the Guardian newspaper website. I was using IE version 8. Then the notebook froze. When this happened, I had to switch it off without using Cleanup, which I have used safely for a long time. When I had switched it on again, I used Firefox to go to the Techsupport Forum. I followed the instructions to download dds.scr and began running it. Then the notebook froze again. It still tells me "Two logs shall be created on your desktop" Now the cursor does not move any more either. I write this from another notebook, but I cannot create a logfile,m as everything is frozen on my own notebook. Help, please,


A:Malware freezes Notebook (posting from other notebook)

Hi and Welcome!!

My name is Jeff. I would be more than happy to take a look at your malware results logs and help you with solving any malware problems you might have. Logs can take a while to research, so please be patient and know that I am working hard to get you a clean and functional system back in your hands. I'd be grateful if you would note the following:
The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for the issues on this machine.
It's often worth reading through these instructions and printing them for ease of reference.
If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to say or ask!! It's better to be sure and safe than sorry.
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.
If you happen to have a flash drive/thumb drive please have that ready in the event that we need to use it.
Please be sure to subscribe to the topic if you have not already done so.
IMPORTANT NOTE : Please do not delete, download or install anything unless instructed to do so.
DO NOT use any TOOLS such as Combofix or HijackThis fixes without supervision. Doing so could make your system inoperable and could require a full reinstall of your operating system and losing all your programs and data.

Having said that.... Let's get going!!

Are you able to boot to Safe Mode at all? If you are, try to run DDS from there and when the logs are made please post them.

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Olá, pessoal
Precisei mudar a configuração do boot do meu notebook para inicializar via CD/DVD, porém não consigo mais retornar para a página do SETUP para alterar a configuração para fazer o boot pelo HDD, e então não tenho conseguido mais acessar meu sistema, pois acaba fazendo um "loop infinito" nessa mensagem da imagem que anexarei.
Google translation: Portuguese >> English
I needed to change the boot configuration of my notebook to boot via CD / DVD, but I can not go back to the SETUP page to change the configuration to boot the HDD, and then I have not been able to access my system anymore, an "infinite loop" in this message of the image I will attach.

Alguém poderia me ajuidar, por favor?
Could someone please help me?
Moderator comment: If you wish to post in your native language, please post an English translation along side as that is the principal language of this community.
Comentário do moderador: Se você deseja publicar na sua língua nativa, publique uma tradução em inglês ao lado, pois esse é o idioma principal desta comunidade.

A:Resetar BIOS Notebook B490 / Reset BIOS Notebook B490

Check bios entries for boot order and disable PXE (network) boot. Also run diagnostics on HDD while in BIOS and check to see if HDD problems show up.Last - if no hard drive issue is present, and your computer says no system disk present you may have an issue with Windows OS or the boot loader it uses. Boot from Windows DVD or EasyBCD emergency disk to repair any issues with the Windows boot loader.Good luckCB

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I can't get this wretched machine to download SP2. I used FixIt to gain some ground. After running FixIt, the install of SP2 started but now it only goes to 50% installation and cites Error code 80070490. Without installing SP2, I can't update to IE 9 and therefore can't see some websites properly etc etc etc. It's making my life miserable. Someone please help!

A:sp2 and updating ie 9

Here's the standAlone version...
Download: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 - Five Language Standalone (KB948465) - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details 32bit
Download: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 - Five Language Standalone for x64-based systems (KB948465) - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details 64bit

Give that a try.

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Hi All,
hope someone can help.  unfortunately had to do a clean install of win 7 64 bit.
Installed Sp1, would not update - sat on checking for updates for 7 hours.
Downloaded and installed kb3006137 + kb947821
Tried to update using internet and KB317206, in both cases computer sat there for hours searching for updates.  i dont know if this is a genuine time for this process or something is wrong.  how long should this process take of searching before
the process moves to the next stage?

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I'm using win xp sp2 .. & i enabled automatic updates .. i got a notification that i can update to win xp sp3, i pressed ok, but it tells me u must backup ur data first, so my question is what should i backup ? the driver's data where my win setup is located or all the data on my pc ?

A:Updating from xp sp 2 to xp sp 3

Can you post the exact message?

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I have a 5 year old computer 2 Ghhtz. , with a S3, 64 meg AGP video card (my motherboard supports 4 x ), 1.5 Gig of Ram. I want to upgrade my current video card. The monitor is CRT 19" Princeton with only VGA connection supports up to 1600.

I am looking at this card here


and I read some reviews of purchasers, that it did not work at all, maybe was not designed for old motherboards... eventhough, the majority were happy with this card. I want to stay with this pc till the next Microsoft OS, not Vista...

Questions please -
1 Any compatibilities problems?
2 Any heat problems , as I have only one 80 mm. case fan?
3 Will it really improve my graphics? If yes, how? Or, is it an overkill?

I do not play games, (so far ) so this will be just to update for regular work and video watching.

Thank you, Gabe


A nice card at a good price that should work fine for you. I don't think there is such a thing as "overkill" in most (reasonable) cases since each OS demands a better card and you could even use that one in the future.

That machine must have been top-of-the-line when you bought it and still would run Vista very well.

I've always stayed in the cheap-but-better-than-good-enough category of cards and would jump at that one if I needed one at the moment.

As far as cooling goes, if the card has no impediment to the free circulation of air, like another card against it, it should be fine with your present case fan. But more is better and another wouldn't hurt.

What about your PSU? What size?

What sort of improvement to your graphics are you looking for? It would speed up animations in games and reduce skip in videos, if you have any, but if you have no problems now, there will be little difference. Why the desire to upgrade?

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Running W7 Pro 32 bit SP1, on my lap. All was fine till last month, was getting updates on check and the check never used to take more than 10 mins. Didn't use my lap for a month, and now Windows updates keeps running for hours with none results...

Any ideas, suggestions....


Am not getting any errors.

A:W7 not updating?

Hi @ThrashZone hope you are well, do I need to download and install this https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3179573 posted by Brink?

Your expert recommendation.

Best regards!


Heard that the Aug update makes CPU idle run at plus 90 % vs 1-10% normally?

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I think this can be more of a software related problem, but it realms on game software, so lets hope you guys know what advice to give.

I believe a number of problems that have been occurring on my PC are strongly related to the fact that I do not have DX 9.0c installed. I do not know when I went down to 9.0b, but DX does not update. It is not a problem with getting to DX 9.0c, but DX updating at all. I'm using the ATI 8.2 drivers, the same problem was on 8.1, and I even went to the 7.6 disc drivers to see if it was new drivers causing this. I know it is DX not updating because I deleted all of the DX files found through regedit (found it somewhere online). It was stated that Windows would download the needed DX files. But when I restarted my PC, there was absolutely no DX existing on my PC, no 8.1, no 9.0b, nothing. Thank goodness for system restore.

So the problem is not in updating to DX 9.0c, but just getting DX to actually update. I have gone through numerous tests to this. And you guys are my last site I will visit. If I don't find the solution here, or at the software side of this site, then I'll just re-format my PC, which is a long thing to do concerning the fact that multiple people use this PC, backing up files will take a while.

To note: DX not installing my PC looks like it is installing. I go through the process and it says it finished installing, but the update does not take place. Also, I did on one or two occasions encounter that "cabin... Read more

A:DX Not Updating...

Unfortuantely deleting DX can be a real prob. Because it is so tightly bound to windows, it tends to be a real pain when it gets deleted. I remeber DX3 gave the probs, and people tried deleting and reinstalling- half the ones I knew ended up reinstalling windows.
It would appear quite possible that deleting reg entries and possibly files for DX will make it uninstallable.

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I use a Microsoft trackball instead of a mouse, and I have set the shoulder buttons, 'Left/Right' to mimic the 'Back/Forward' buttons, as it makes my surfing a lot easier. IE 7 keeps updating the pages as I go backwards or forwards. Normally it's not a problem, but when search type data was sent, it gives me a 'Can't Update Page' screen.

Is there a way I can tell IE 7 to NOT update the pages as I browse back and forth?

I'm sure there is, it's just that I can't find it!

Thanks in advance for any help!

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I just replaced my hard drive and installed Windows xp on my laptop. Is there one big update patch I can download to fix all the bugs and crap that is wrong with it. Any suggestion greatly appreciated.


You can go to updates.microsoft.com and get the updates. SP2 is one of the biggies but there is a bunch of others that you will have to get.

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I guess I'm of the school, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. I've recently upgraded my os from xp pro that I've had on my Home built i5 for years without updating to win 7 ultimate to take advantage of 64 bit memory for video editing.

All my needed programs run fine, why should I even look for update issues? If it's worry of hacking, can't that be addressed via anti virus / anti malware, and firewalls?

I've never had a problem before, and I clone my 2nd immediately after all my video programs are installed. I'm not sure I want to create an issue where all is ok now. Thoughts?

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The last few days my AVG (latest free version) hasn't been updating. It does run the scan at startup but it shows that there are no updates because it doesn't run through the search for updates process and there are no warnings that crucial updates are missing.

Prior to this week it ran the check every day.

I'm using Windows XP on a PC.

Any ideas?


A:AVG Not Updating

Are you using the free version? Either way, first check your clock and date. AVG gets out of whack if the date is set wrong or way off. Also, just download a new copy, reinstall and choose Repair option.

Good luck.

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I am about to buy an IBM T20/21 but both say there are two different model numbers for each 2647/2648 is there any difference between these two models. Is one better than the other??

Many thanks in advance


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I'm looking for a way to update the MBR.

I had Windows 10 on my laptop (Acer Aspire 5732 Z) in one partition and I installed Windows XP on another partition and now I can only boot into XP.

I wanted to try the fixmbr command in the XP recovery console (although if my memory serves right that wouldn't help) but it asked for an admin password before I can input anything and I think I don't have one (I tried simply hitting ENTER, "admin", and something else), after 3 failed attempts my only option was to reboot.
After that I installed a Ubuntu on a 3rd partition because I remembered (maybe incorrectly) that installing a Linux distribution has solved this problem before but it only detected the XP partition, so now the boot manager offers Ubuntu and XP, Windows 10 doesn't make an appearance.

A:Updating the MBR

Fixed it by creating a Windows 10 recovery USB drive on another laptop, and typing these lines in the command prompt:

bootrec /RebuildBcd
bootrec /fixMbr
bootrec /fixboot

Although now I can only boot Windows 10, full circle.

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Is there any way to update from 8 to 8.1 without going through the store? Clicking on the update thingy in the store does absolutely nothing. the button just looks "pressed" for a bit then goes back to normal.

Note: this is not about the computer listed in my specs. The computer in question is a Dell Inspiron 14R

A:Updating to 8.1

The only other way to upgrade is to get your hands on one of the ISO's from MSDN or TechNet.

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Every time I try to install SP3, I get this error, "Access is Denied, Service Pack 3 installation did not complete". Then it will uninstall everything it installed up to that point. I tried turning off my firewall, anti virus, anti spyware nothing works.

A:Updating to SP3


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Not sure if it belongs in this section but here it goes.......(New guy)

I had this laptop for a year or so now been running great except for 1 problem. Somtimes when i turn it on a black screen shows and I would have to wait a few minutes before anything shows thats if it even shows. Because sometimes nothing would appear and I would have to restart again. So now everytime I start my computer its a catch 22. The good news is i found a way to fix this problem I think.... They say I should update my computer which should be a simple problem except for the fact i get this error message
Code 8024A000 Now i tried googling for soloution but i could not untangle the right from the wrong so now I'am here asking for your help :) Thanks!!

Here is the exact message
Windows could not search for new updates
Errors found
Code 8024A000 Windows update encountered a unknown error
then theres a button for try again ><
My OS is vista but i don't know the exact one so if you need the info i could try finding it need be
Also just did a quick scan with norton and it says I don't have anything that requires attention.
But lately I have been running about 5 cleaning programs to see if norton left anything out,and with all the problems they found they say its been fixed
Here are the programs
Advanced SystemCare
Glary Utilities
Wise Registry Cleaner 4
Wise... Read more



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Hi, I've recently come upon this problem with my computer. It won't let me update files. Files such as Windowsupdate and AVG my antivirus program. I'm running Vista Home premium on a Dell Dimension E520. Attached is my hijackthis logLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:41:17 AM, on 1/9/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\10.0\SharedCOM\RoxWatchTray10.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\InstantBurn\Win2K\IBurn.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\CinePlayer\DMXLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared Files\brs.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go\CLMLSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Pure Networks Shared\Platform\nmctxth.exe
C:\Program Files\Pure Networks\Network Magic\nmapp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe
C:\Windows\System32\p2pho... Read more

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Hello. I want to add more Ram for my asus x554la notebook . So how much ram does my computer have for the maximum data ?

A:Help about RAM updating.

The ASUS X554LA laptop comes with a non-removable 4 GB DDR3L-1600 SODIMM module.

If your laptop is running a 64-bit version of Windows, you can add a 4 GB module to its empty bay on the bottom of the case.

This will allow your laptop to run with 8 GB instead of 4 GB of RAM and should improve speed and snappiness.

These are images from its on-line user manual that show you how to install a SODIMM module in your laptop.


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How do I check if I need it to be updated? And which java do I have? I only narrowed it down to 2.

A:I need help updating. . . .. . .

Download and install Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI): http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/. The Secunia PSI is a FREE security tool designed to detect vulnerable and out-dated programs and plug-ins which expose your PC to attacks. Run it weekly.

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Heyyyy every1...

Hope u all r well and happy..

I was wondering if someone could advise me how to up date my sis630_730 V2.03 system driver..
I am not to familiar with it and it seems it needs to be done..Being an old codger i have no idea actually..lol.
i am running xp home/amd duron processor 1095 mhz..with 512 ram..
hope someone out there can help me...
i can be contacted via Email if need be..
thanks for a wonderful site...

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A:Updating Sis..

What is this driver for?

Support at the manufacturer of whatever this is for should have it available.

If you give us the name of the device (MB?), manufacturer and model we can help you find what you need.

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Evening all!

Long story short, I had to do a full reset on my laptop (not a refresh) and am anticipating lots of Windows updates when it finishes.

I was hoping to get some guidance on what my best attack strategy, not only for times sake but also in avoiding unnecessary/failed updates from Windows.

Any other tips or *dont forget abouts* are greatly appreciated

Thank you!


I think a lot depends on how far back you are talking about after the reset.

You show nothing in System Specs, and the only thing I see indicates you were running Windows 8 before the reset.

What OS were you running, Windows 8 or 8.1? If you were on 8 you might have problems but if you were running 8.1 it would be good to know if the reset took you back to before the big 8.1 Update 1.

Need more info.

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I would like to update my OS to Win 8.1 (is currently fully updated 8.0). But with my very slow internet connection, downloading the update (5GB or so I think) would take literally a full day or more. Are there other options for obtaining this update?

A:Updating to 8.1

Are there other options for obtaining this update?

Without downloading, you would need to buy a DVD & Product Key.

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Hey i cant update to service pack 1. ive tried removing my anti virus and downloading and using the readiness tool. i have followed all the troubleshooting processes suggested by microsoft, i was in this forum first for this issue then bounced to malware, waited 3 days then bounced straight back here. wondering if anyone has any suggestions BESIDES linking me the microsoft help page again or telling me what i've already tried =( thanks for any tips guys.

A:SP1 updating

don't know exactly what you have tried,but will it install in safe mode?

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hi guys...
    i want to upgrade my windows 7 to windows 8.1 is it possible as I am using i would say pirated copy of window 7 i use activator software to activate window 7... so keeping in mind is it possible to upgrade as i dont want to reinstall the new copy of windows 8.1 because i have many softwares installed on windows 7 which I have to do again and you know its time taking...
any help would be appreciated ......

A:Updating win 7 to win 8.1....!!!!!

....... using i would say pirated copy of window 7 i use activator software to activate window 7....
Please READ ...HERE  .....specifically the answers / advice given by dc3 and hamluis.
In essence what you are asking for is help to 'upgrade" a pirated copy of Windows to what would be, I assume, another pirated copy of Windows....

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I had a look at every single trick about updating to sp3.NO way.My xp home is legal and it is updated to sp2.
I managed to get this from sysdm.cpl and it reads:
" 2447.312: DoRegistryUpdates:UpdSpInstallFromInfSection Failed for ProductInstall.GlobalRegistryChanges.Install error: 0x5 ".
I would be grateful if any body could help.
It so frustrating.


The following article may be of interest to you:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949377Read through it carefully...specially the section recommending you to temporarily disable Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware protection during the download process...

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Hello BC! I have windows xpsp2 on a dell dimension desktop/256mb ram/pentium 4 2.66ghz.
My problem is that I cannot seem to get the update for Corel wordperfect Office 11.
I get to the update site and have to install an active x control and then I get a blank page with
this error text:

Incorrect product GUID pattern error. Incoming product GUID=unset

I have no idea what to do after that and all I can seem to do is just close the page and try again
but with same result.


mikepin,From what I've been able to determine it appears that the install shield is corrupted. I'm not sure if an uninstall/reinstall of Corel will fix that or not. Hope this gives you something to work with.Be (Install Shield) SafeDa Bleeping Animal

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Hey guys, im running AVG and when I try to update from the server I just get the message that its attempting to establish a connection, then receive answer, closing connection etc but it takes ages.

It may download a little bit (20%) before telling me that the update server connection has failed, which I dont get as sometimes itl start down loading then fail?

Its quite annoying as Ive only just updated to pro and now I cant seem to receive any updates ,

Anyone have any ideas?

A:AVG not updating?

Are you still having issues with the updates

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