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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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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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Hi,

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?

Thanks.
 

A:Updating notebook processor

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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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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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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)
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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
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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...











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

Pan761,
 
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.
 
Regards,

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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?
Thanks

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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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?

Stink
 

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

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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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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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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,

Bienh

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!!
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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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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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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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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 have windows 8 consumer preview .. evaluation copy. build 8250
each time i try to update that one...but it dont download any of the updates. i am using it for 2 months... i have problems that can be solved after updating the latest.

so plz help me i have error code = 80072EFD

moreover ihave upploaded the snapshot

A:win 8 is not updating

I would update to Windows 8 RTM build 9200.

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I have no difficulty in downloading windows updates but when i try to install them they just do not instal.Can somebody please help

A:Updating

What actually does happen? Any error messages? If so, what exactly do they say?

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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...

//Mod edit: Email address removed to prevent Spam Bots collection of such.

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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Right now I have just windows 8, and it works fine for me, is it worth it to update to 8.1.
If so what's the best place to do it from. And what's the best way to do it.
Thank you for your help on this.

A:Updating to 8.1

This should help you:
Windows 8.1 - Update to from Windows 8

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because i use my laptop on two network i been told i need to update my IP for using shared filed i was told it done in CMD but that is all can remamber
so any one who knows how please could you tell me

A:Updating IP

Change TCP/IP settings

Hope this helps,

Harry

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How to upgrade me PC ?Can I bay more memmory ? 

A:Updating

Hi, The following link shows specs of your computer:     http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c01981382 For memory (RAM) Memory4 GBAmount: 4 GBSpeed: PC3-10600 MB/sec (message as PC3-8500)Memory upgrade informationDual channel memory architectureTwo DDR3 DIMM (240-pin) socketsSupported DIMM types:PC3-8500 (DDR3-1066)PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)Non-ECC memory only, unbufferedSupports 2GB DDR2 DIMMsSupports up to 4 GB* on 32 bit PCs*32-bit operating systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory. It has 2 slots, each slot has 2GB already therefore you can't add more. Regards.

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Hi,

I have this Netbook, It only has 1GB RAM and it says that its the max that it can have.

Am I correct in saying, If i updated the BIOS or something else I can add more RAM?

Here is the netbook - http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/...computers&subtype=nseries&model_cd=NC10RH/XEU
 

A:Updating RAM

www,crucial.com will scan your system and advise you how much ram you can install on it.
Vicks
 

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Can anybody help, I am looking at buying a new computer as I can not get any updates for my windows XP after doing a reformat of the hard drive when it crashed, which I reinstalled windows XP from my original windows disk. I have tried all ways which have been posted on lots of forum sites,. but no go it will not get any updates at all. Hope some some can answer my question.

Tomandjerry
 

A:Re XP not updating

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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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I have IE8 (Version 8.0.6001 18702) on my WinXP and when I go to some sites I am told to update my browser.
As far as I knew, there is/was no update for IE8.
I just went to Ebay and it said I needed to update my IE8 and supplied this URL
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/download-ie

It appears I cannot enter Ebay unless I click on the update URL. What now?

Do I need to (or should I) update my IE8. Is it necessary, etc.?
Does anyone now anything about this?
 

A:Updating IE8

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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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Pretty much lost. Not sure how to go about updating a site via ftp. I have been given access to the site by the original web host and developer. Can I use Dreamweaver somehow to edit and update the site? Any help is appreciated.
 

A:web updating via ftp

Sure you can. What you need to do is to setup a "site" in DW. You should see the menu at the top of the screen (down a few from file-edit-....)

In the site definition there is an option for remote access. Just set it to ftp, put in the IP of the server, the username, and the password and then you can use DW to get the entire site. This will download it and you can edit files and reupload from there.

HTH
 

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I went through my past updates and found 3 that were not successful. even with windows trying up to 3 times. I want to know how to try to get these updates on my own. They all said they were important, not just recommended.
 

A:I need help updating

hi and welcome to the forum have a look at these
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822798

http://support.microsoft.com/ph/6527

http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/updtcl.htm
 

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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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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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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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Is it necessary to install app updates listed in the Store for performance or security reasons if I'm not actually using any of them, aside from having their tiles on the Start screen?

A:App Updating Necessary?

If you're not using the apps that have an update then just remove them. They don't keep your pc functioning and are optional.

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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.

A:Updating

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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I have Windows XP, and for about a month now everytime i shutdown my pc i get the message about windows needing to update and not to shutdown blah blah... does anyone know what could be causing this to happen EVERY time i shut down?

ps. its always 4 updates..(dont know if that is relevant)

A:Keeps Updating

Write down the entire contents of the message. Are you current on all of the Windows Updates?

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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!

A:Re-updating

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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Hello Everyone,

I don't like change. Yes, I have to do it, but I still do not like it. I used the MS Adviser to check my current system. I can go Professional or Ultimate, 32 or 64 bit.

I do not know what 32 bit system or 64 bit system is all about. Would someone please explain the differences between them so I can make the decision of which OS to buy. I will buy the full OS to install, not an upgrade.

Thank You
Castoffpolite

A:I'll be updating to OS 7

This article should answer any and all questions you have about 32/64-bit Windows 7.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/32-bit-and-64-bit-Windows-frequently-asked-questions

But feel free to ask more questions if need be.

Basically, the gist of it is: if you have a 64-bit processor, and are needing to use 4GB or more of RAM, 64-bit is the way to go. Otherwise, stick with 32-bit.

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okay I have a Dimension 8300 and it comes with a Radion 8500 but i want to upgrade my video card for the time being with a higher AGP card seeing as the motherboard doesn't support PCI express. So I was looking at around $200 maybe less CAD. The Radeon X1650 XT IceQ Turbo 512MB GDDR3 caught my eye just looking for some more input thanks. The link from tiger direct is here.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Updating AGP

It may work fine, however, I think you'll need a better Power Supply Unit (PSU).

Why don't u check your PSU? Check its sticker, and tell us how many A (amperes) it has on the +12V rail(s).

Regards, and welcome to Techspot!
 

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Has anybody tried to update MSE lately? It won't update anymore for some reason





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A:MSE not updating.

My definition updates are still working.
Do you see any errors in Windows Update History for the definition updates?

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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 ......
 
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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 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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I had win 7, 64 bit on my 5 yr old 4g lenovo....Ran into some unfixable issues so did a clean install of win 7....some how ended up with a different version at 32 bit.....can't fix it with disks I have....Does anyone know if I upgrade to windows 10 will it allow me to choose 64bit or maybe even do it automatically ?? Please help !
 

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You?ll need to perform a clean install to get to the 64-bit version of Windows 10 from the 32-bit one. There?s no upgrade path.

you can switch directly to a 64 bit version of Windows 10 using your product key.
http://www.howtogeek.com/228042/how-to-switch-from-32-bit-windows-10-to-64-bit-windows-10/
 

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