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I am getting trouble in lenovo g50-80 ram issue after upgrade

Q: I am getting trouble in lenovo g50-80 ram issue after upgrade

i have 8gb ram (2*4) but when i scanned my system through intel driver update ,it showed me only 4.81 gb is available ?why cant i utilise the full ram , it seems no difference even with 8 gb ram ,...Help asap...______________________________________________________________________________________

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Preferred Solution: I am getting trouble in lenovo g50-80 ram issue after upgrade

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.)

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i have 8gb ram (2*4)  but when i scanned my system through intel driver update ,it showed me only 4.81 gb is available ?why cant i utilise the full ram , it seems no difference even with 8 gb ram , 4.81 gb available?? 

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Hello everyone, I have the Lenovo G50-45 model, with 4gb of DDR3 (DDR3L exactly) ram and 1tb HHD and AMD Radeon R5 GPU. The issue is that I wanted to increase the ram to my laptop that had 4GB and buy an 8GB and investigate as I could which was compatible with mine at the end today, I bought the new Ram. but it does not work, It has two slots supports maximum 16gb 2x8gbAnd had to be DDR3L ? PC3-12800 ? CL = 11 ? 1600Mhz ? 1.35V And the one I purchased is:NO serie: KVR16LSE11/88GB DDR3L SO-DIMM ? PC3L-12800 ? 1600Mhz ? CL11 ? 1.35V ? 204-Pin ? ECC ? Dual Rank Please tell me if there are any problems that I am not fixing. Or that I am doing wrong. 1 test:Install the new Ram in slot # 2 and the old one stayed as usual in slot # 1Result: no video (started the fan but did not give bios or start anything black screen only) 2 Test:Install the new ram in slot # 1 only.Result: again did not give video like the first test. 3 Test:Place the old ram into slot # 2 only without the new one.Result: turned on as usual. And did not fail anything, everything normal. 

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I purchased my Y510P back in Q2 2014, it was already on Win 8 when I purchased it. Everything was working fine even after the  SLI issue with  Win 8.1 which was fixed through a BIOS update that was available here in their product support page. During that time I worked more on other things and didnt really notice anything about the GPU and its update. I was able to update my laptop to Win 10 (back in Q4 2015) and I'm currently unsure if it already installed the anniversary update. Recently, I tried some few games and noticed that the second GPU seems not be working during any games I've launched. I ran Unigine Heaven Benchmark and seems that the SLI is detected, checked the device manager both hardwares are detected, and updated to the latest GPU driver. But still seems to be not working. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks.

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Hello, i'm brasilian i've bought a lenovo computer six days ago and i was tryed to upgrade ram, but i put my ram card and it didnt recognize, i bought another   Brand: Smart 4gb 2rx8 DDR3 1600mhz and i will test , is the correct type ram card to my notebook? 













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A:Lenovo G40-70/80GA - Ram Upgrade Issue

Hi Marcosvalmeida,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
 As per the query we understood that you are looking for a RAM upgrade in your G40-70 laptop.
 
As per the specification of the laptop it supports DDR3L and this model supports only DDR3L not DDR3 hence I would suggest you to look for DDR3L memory card, also would like to suggest you to visit the service centre for further details.
 
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
 
Best regards,       
Ashwin.S





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Hello there, I own a Lenovo G500, a 2013 model, and I just bought a 2 x 4GB 1600 MHz Kingston HyperX DDR3L memory kit.I pulled the old 4 GB memory out and put the new cards in, but both my Windows 7 and the BIOS see only one of them, so the laptop only uses 4 GB of RAM.I tried putting the cards in one by one, the bottom slot works, but when I only use the top slot, the laptop does not boot. It's likely this is the problem, cause even CPU-Z only sees RAM in one of the slots and displays "Single Channel" running. My question would be: is there a possibility this is a software issue? Is there a way to enable dual channel?If not, could this be a motherboard issue? Thank you. Regards,Darren

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To whom it may concern,I have a Lenovo Flex 2-14, and had problems with Lenovo Transition after I had upgraded my operating system to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1.Simply, Lenovo Transition stopped working in stand and tent modes.Here is how I have fixed the problem.Step-1: Uninstall Lenovo Transition and reboot your laptop.Step-2: Install Lenovo Transition 2.1  from http://lenovo.support.com/tr/tr/downloads/ds101908Step-3: Open Device Manager under Control Panel and update the driver for Intel(R) HD GraphicsStep-4: Make sure that Ctrl+Alt+Down Arrow rotates the screen 180 degrees. Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow will bring the screen to its normal position.Step-5: Bring your laptop to the tent mode and check if the screen rotates.I hope this helps.

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Currently my Lenovo G50-70 has a qualcomm atheros ar956x that has severely poor performance, so I wanted to upgrade to a Wireless AC adapter. after recieving the part listed as "WirelessLan_Intel, Intel 3160 1x1AC+BT PCIE NGFF WLAN" in the HMM, it booted to a screen that said "Unauthorized wireless card, please power off and unplug". So in finding that this card didnt work, I ordered the part listed as "Ltn NFA345 AC+BT4.0 PCIE M.2 WLAN Card For Lenovo B50 Series ,FRU 04X6023 20200579" and had the same result. After messaging the lenovo cs twitter and having them tell me Im basically SoL I decided to make a forum account. Can anyone help? My BIOS and drivers are all at the most current version. I can supply any additional information needed. Included are photos of the current and new cards, the new one has a green dot on it


























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I recently purchased 2 8gb memory sticks for my Lenovo p400 Ideapad Touch.  The specs are below: DDR3L 1600 (PC3L 12800)Cas Latency 9Timing 9-9-9-281.35VDual Channel KitGSKILL Ripjaw Series Model F3-1600C9D-16GRSL204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMMECC NoUnbufferedDual ChannelWhen I install the RAM, the computer only reads 8gb.  Even when I go into the msconfig file, it shows 8 gb and all 8gb is available for use.  I have also removed the RAM sticks and switched spots to make sure one of the sticks was not defective.  I had also downloaded the most recent system update software to check any driver/bios updates.  None were found.  I'm confused to why it's only seeing 8 gb?  Is there a setting in the bios I need to change for the timing?  Is there a setting in the BIOS I missed?  Thanks in advance for any assistance. 

A:Lenovo p400 16gb memory upgrade issue

Hi nawnek , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Would  8 GB also show in the BIOS?
 
Product Overview - IdeaPad P400 Touch :
RAM :  DDR3-1600/1333MHz SODIMM × 2 (max 16 GB) 
 
Try using one ram per slot at a time to help isolate if one of the memory slot is having an issue.
Using the original ram , try to add the new one , swapping each new ram to the same slot.
 
Recommended OEM ram here on item 12 page 95.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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Hi everyone, I'd like to introduce myself with my very first post in this community.So, I'd like to upgrade my Lenovo B590 (I know it's an old one ).Currently my specs are: - Intel Celeron 1005M 1,90GHz; 8 Gb DDR3 Ram (which i perfectly upgraded); 450 Gb HDD and Windows 10 - 64x and this mainboard Socket 988B rPGA (G2 if I am correct). Thanks to this forum an other posts like this one: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-B-and-G-Series-Notebooks/B590-Processor-Upgrade/td-p/1948989 I could figure out more like for e.g. which CPU's are compatible. So my question is I actually found on ebay an Intel Core i5 Mobile CPU Socket G2 PGA 988 with the following FRU 40W0492, but on the Lenovo Maintenance Manual the FRU of the i5 is completey different (102001067). So is my laptop with this CPU incompatible 100%? Aren't FRU numbers supposed to have 7 numbers with letters? Or am I wrong? Thank you in advance and sorry for my english I haven't talked it for 3 years or so. 

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Hey folks,
 
Got an M93 with Win 10. Lenovo solution center asks to do upgrades on BIOS and a bunch of drivers. Did that, and now I can't boot the computer. 
 
Tried pressing F1 after pressing start button, no help. Can't enter BIOS, still stuck at lenovo screen. Also tried Ctrl+Alt+Del on that screen, blacks out then stuck at lenovo screen again. 
 
Please help and inform, thanks!!!
 
James
 
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A:ThinkCentre: Stuck at Lenovo splash screen after lenovo solution bios upgrade

I would try resetting the BIOS using the jumper, or by taking out the CMOS battery, wait a minute or two, and then replace it and try booting up. See page 73 of the Hardware Maintenance Manaul linked below for location of the Clear CMOS/Recovery jumper (# 20) https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/thinkcentre_pdf/m83m93p_hmm.pdf Clearing the CMOS (BIOS)1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer. 2. Remove the computer cover. 3. Locate the Clear CMOS /Recovery jumper on the system board. 4. Move the jumper from the standard position (pin 1 and pin 2) to the maintenance position (pin 2 and pin 3). 5. Reinstall the computer cover and connect the power cord. 6. Turn on the computer and leave it on for approximately 10 seconds. Then, turn off the computer by holding the power switch for approximately five seconds. 7. Repeat step 1 through step 2. 8. Move the Clear CMOS /Recovery jumper back to the standard position (pin 1 and pin 2). 9. Reinstall the computer cover and connect the power cord. Good Luck, 

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Hey folks, Got an M93 with Win 10. Lenovo solution center asks to do upgrades on BIOS and a bunch of drivers. Did that, and now I can't boot the computer.  Tried pressing F1 after pressing start button, no help. Can't enter BIOS, still stuck at lenovo screen. Also tried Ctrl+Alt+Del on that screen, blacks out then stuck at lenovo screen again.  Please help and inform, thanks!!! James

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hello. My name is Raghavendra mishra.my mobile number is +918860610601.I Purchased a laptop on 9 th of feb 2017.when i open this laptop when i reach home then i found a red pixel on the screen.then i call to support team of lenovo for DOA. After hearing me they tell to send the picture of screen to sosupport after one day they say that we cant see any pixels so i visit customer service centre at noida after diagnosing my system they send all report that they found spot on screen to lan care.after one day i received call from support team and they say your DOA request and part replacement team has been denied they say that this is a general issue.and we cant do any thing.i m very disappointed after buying this laptop because i don't expect this type of service from lenovo.I attach the pics of screen where a red spot on left upper side of screen is found. thanks&rgards Raghavendra Mishra

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I've got an ideapad y430 running 32 bit vista and trying to connect to a d link wbr-1310 router. My computer connects fine if I plug it right into the modem, but for some reason it won't connect to the router, wired or wireless.

My 360 can connect just fine, but when I try to connect my lenovo to the network, wired or wireless, it will briefly connect for a few seconds, and disconnect while at the same time resetting the router and kicking the 360 off.

I've read that readycomm can be the culprit so I quasi-uninstalled it. When I say quasi I mean it gave me an error message during uninstallation and no longer shows up in my program list so I'm assuming it's uninstalled. I tried system restore but received a slew of error messages so that's out

I've been scouring the internet but no one seems to have a real solution to this problem.
 

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I waited until the last minute (literally) to upgrade from Win7 to Win10. During the wait I kept up with all the Win10 HP blogs. My HP all-in-1 printer works great thanks to the support blog but I am still having difficulty getting my BOSE speakers to sound as they did with Beats on Win 7. I have downloaded and installed the compatible IDT HiDef Audio CODEC driver but the sound quality is still poor. The "Speakers/Headphones" property sound setting is "24-bit, 48000 Hz (Studio Quality)". I would like to adjust the treble/bass settings as before - I want my BOSE speakers back!! Any recent recommendations?Thanx!!  

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Hi, here's a question for people who have a lenovo y40-70 or anybody at lenovo.I bought a lenovo y40-70 refurbished on amazon about a month ago, the first thing I did when it arrived was checking the specs, and something that catched my atention was the dedicated graphics card R9 M275X, it says that have DDR3 memory instead of GDDR5.This really bothers me becouse it cuts the performance of the GPU by half, and I checked every single techpage finding info about this GPU and all says that the graphics memory type is GDDR5.So my question for other y40-70 owners is: does your laptop have the same problem? and for lenovo's support is: Is there something to do about it?.

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My son, 200 mile away, tuned on his Lenovo series 710 computer, and instead of an auto login that I set up for him prior to last Christmas he got a Lenovo Veriface logon. He did not this set up. So the computer is between BIOS and Windows.
How can I fix?

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Since latest Windows 10 Update  Lenovo Setting, Companion and Windows Store won't start anymore. tried different options, starting as Administrator i got the message, that this App is not allowed to start as Administrator, i should change the user account an try again. But as User the App won't start at all, even Windows Store is not reacting. Any Suggestions? Thanks in advance sonoftheboss

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it started when i removed some malware

then after i reboot my pc shows a 640 x800 or something like that

when i unistall my video adapters

my monitor became normal again (with a resolution of 1024 x 768)

and when i use driver easy i download my

Mobile Intel 4 series express family

my monitor goes back to 640x800

now every time i download my video drivers it just goes back to my ugly resolution

how can i fix this problem? is this problem something connected with my WARCRAFT 3?

because my warcraft 3 say's "unavailable to initialize" because of my direct x im using direct x 10 and when i run dxdiag my directx features are "not available"

my pc is
>>>>LENOVO 3000 G430 20008

and there's a yellow triangle in my other devices

>>>>Base system Device
>>>>Base system Device
>>>>Unknown
>>>>Video Controller
>>>>Video Controller (VGA Compatible)

any ideas how to solved this? if you need any other information concerning my problem im going to give it to you..
 

A:Lenovo video driver serious trouble

Always helpful to state your OS first.

You definitely need to install drivers for the Base system Devices. Did you get a driver CD with your notebook or do you have a restore partition? if so go to device manager and click on the yelow item and right mouse on it and select: "Update driver" let it search for the driver, may take quite long. If successful with thiose two then try the unkown and then re-install your video driver, making sure you have the correct version, are you positive it is Mobile Intel 4 series express family?
 

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Hi.I've got some problems with my computer. 1. Due to some unexplainable reason, whenever I type something on the keyboard, all my USB ports stop working for the time I'm typing. When I stop typing it takes a few seconds to recognize the USB device currently attached and it starts working again.  2. Another problem is with my sound driver. It's kind of messed up. I can't hear any sounds from the speakers unless I've plugged in headphones. And while they're plugged in I can hear sound from both, the speakers and the headphones. At the moment I've disabled front panel jack detection and I can hear sound from the speakers without having to plug anything in, although when I do, I don't hear sound from the headphones, but still from the speakers. 3. I haven't been able to find any working drivers for my SD card reader. 4. The driver for the fingerprint reader does not work. The device manager shows that I have AuthenTec AES2501A installed but when going to Biometric devices in the control panel, it says that Windows didn't find any biometric devices. 5. I've been unable to get my bluetooth device to work. I've tried adding a new device and it can't find any, even when I have several working near the comupter. Also, trying to see all the devices I have connected to via Bluetooth, the window pops up and never stops loading. Without showing any devices. I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit. Lenovo 3000 N100 0689. I would appreciate some hel... Read more

A:Lenovo 3000 N100 trouble.

did you try to perform clean windows installation by pressing one key recover button?

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Hi,I got some problems with hinges on my yoga 13.3 (i5,8gb ram).One of them just started cracking while opening.The notebook was in ideal condition (no scratches and e.t.c.) and i decided to give it on guarantee service in Saint-Petersburg.Then i have a recall from a manager who said that this kind of problem is not a guarantee case anyway (even without any defects) and the additional expertise is needed.After about 1.5-2 weeks they (Lenovo service SPB managers) said that the cost of the repair is about 12000rub (210$) and i reject this proposal.So I have some questions.1.Is it true that such type of repair is not guarantee case anyway (just crackling).2.Is this value for 1 hinge is real?3.Are guarantee seals still on their places after such diagnostic in official service center?Thank you in advance!

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Hi Guys

Need some help. My laptop is in dire need of reformatting. I have inserted XP Cd. 1st step is all the necessary files to be installed which works fine. I then get to the window where it asks whether or not I want to install XP; just press enter. As soon as i hit enter it says that I do not have a hard drive connected. It then says I have 15 seconds for reboot.

What am I doing wrong?

Chief

A:[SOLVED] Trouble reloading XP on lenovo laptop

before formatting the drive to install windows take a backup of your drivers by using a tool like doubledriver.

save all drivers to disc or flash drive, insert xp disc

be aware that installing an operating system from scratch will erase all your data.

insert os disc and follow all instructions, you should delete whatever partition your previous os install was on and re-format it with quick ntsc and install.

can you explain a little more on what exact part you get this message?

if it is asking you what you want to do then it has not installed or copied any files yet, it has done nothing other than load.

have you accepted the t&c and read the instructions? in a hard drive installed?

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Hello community,I have an issue with Free memory on Lenovo Beacon - OS6.build_195_v1.1.12.2.ROW.I tried Factory Reset (via reset button) for 3 times but without any proggres. System is stillaround 10-90mb Free memory (same if I disable all the services) , therefore everything is really slow instead administration, copy  , etc... Im running with 2x 3.0 WD RED 3 TB (in Raid 1 so approximately 2,7TB free ). Huge thanks for any help, beacuse in this situation its not possible to use it... Jan from Czech republic.. 

A:Lenovo Beacon - Free memory trouble

Lenovo BeaconType : 10165

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I recently bought a 720s which is supposed to be a semi-pro laptop and pretty good for gaming. But I can't even play agar.io without it lagging and hacking. There's no problem to use an IPad or my old MacBook, so there's nothing wrong with the network. Must be something wrong with this computer, right? Should I just return it?

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Hi,

Just wanted to upgrade my AIM to AIM 5.2 but as soon as I download the upgrade and install it, it doesn't let me use AIM at all. I click on the AIM icon, the yellow guy shows up, but nothing happens. In a few seconds the yellow guy disappears and now AIM doesn't work at all.

Any ideas how I can get the upgrade and my AIM to actually work at the same time?

Get back to me if you understand the problem.Thanks a lot--i appreciate everything that people on this forum do to help!

-Tom
 

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Hi, I have been using windows 7 since the beta, I had windows xp pro prior. I partitioned my terabyte hard drive to 400-600GB. One to have as a slave. I went out and bought the student edition of windows 7, now when I found my windows xp pro disk the setup doesn't recognize my partition. Is there a way I can put in my xp cd key in windows 7? I'd like to not install windows xp at all or mess up my partition. Thanks in advance!

A:Trouble with upgrade

You don't need to have XP installed to use the Upgrade version of Win7, just have your XP on hand in case activation questions should ever arise in the future.

If you still have RC on the HD, just boot the Win7 DVD, it will scan the HD to see another OS and allow use of the Upgrade version key. Then you can format the partition before installing.

if you have any problems, there are workarounds given here so you don't have to reinstall XP: Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

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Hi,

I have a compaq Presario M2007US computer and it has two RAM slots...when I bought the computer, it had a SAMSUNG 256 PC2700 Ram in one slot. So, I bought a Centon PC2700 and put it in the other slot and it wouldnt start. It does start with only the samsung in tho. Any ideas how to trouble shoot?
 

A:RAM upgrade trouble

Put the Centon in the first slot by itself. If that that works put the Samsung in the second slot. If that doesn't work get a stick to match either.
 

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I am currently running win 8 on Dell Inspiron 14z. I made several attempts to upgrade to 8.1 and failed. I went through the procedures that are supposed to happen, including express customization and restart. One thing I didn't do is to enter the security code they sent through my alternate email because I could not access that email while setting up the windows. But the process went ahead without it and seemed to have been completed. But I see the same win 8 starting screen with no change, although I see some changes in the file explorer folder structure.

So I went back to the Win 8.1 web page (Windows 8.1 - Microsoft Windows), where I had started the update from. Now I don't see the "upgrade to win 8.1" button any more on this page, so I figure this page thinks I already have win 8.1, whereas i don't see it on my computer. Instead, at the bottom of the page, I see the following message:

"Still running Windows 8.1 Preview?"
The final version of Windows 8.1 is available to download now.
Button: [See how to update]

So I figure what I got was Win 8.1 Preview instead of win 8. I am puzzled why MS makes my life difficulty with this weird preview version. What is the point? Anyway, I clicked on the button and the new page tells me to type in the following address: ms-windows-store:WindowsUpgrade to update from 8.1 preview to 8. I typed the address into the address bar and the screen switched to windows store and then immediately to a screen with win 8.1 d... Read more

A:Trouble with win 8.1 upgrade

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I am currently running win 8 on Dell Inspiron 14z. I made several attempts to upgrade to 8.1 and failed. I went through the procedures that are supposed to happen, including express customization and restart. One thing I didn't do is to enter the security code they sent through my alternate email because I could not access that email while setting up the windows. But the process went ahead without it and seemed to have been completed. But I see the same win 8 starting screen with no change, although I see some changes in the file explorer folder structure.

So I went back to the Win 8.1 web page (Windows 8.1 - Microsoft Windows), where I had started the update from. Now I don't see the "upgrade to win 8.1" button any more on this page, so I figure this page thinks I already have win 8.1, whereas i don't see it on my computer. Instead, at the bottom of the page, I see the following message:

"Still running Windows 8.1 Preview?"
The final version of Windows 8.1 is available to download now.
Button: [See how to update]

So I figure what I got was Win 8.1 Preview instead of win 8. I am puzzled why MS makes my life difficulty with this weird preview version. What is the point? Anyway, I clicked on the button and the new page tells me to type in the following address: ms-windows-store:WindowsUpgrade to update from 8.1 preview to 8. I typed the address into the address bar and the screen switched to window... Read more

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A few months ago I attempted to upgrade my windows 2000 to windows XP, however after installation when the computer restarted it wasnt able to boot up any OS and I was forced to wipe the whole drive. I now want to try upgrading again, but I now have to much stuff to risk losing. If anybody knows a definite way as not to encounter any problems, or a very easy way to back up my Hard Drive (without having to buy additional software) it would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Upgrade Trouble

The very best way is not to upgrade at all but to install XP to a clean hard drive. Upgrades almost always result in some minor problems and often some major ones. You could back up everything you want to keep and then boot from the XP CD to install cleanly. You can remove and create partitions within setup and format your new partitions.

No particular advice on upgrading if you choose that path, but you may want to run the Upgrade Advisor to see what problems you may encounter. You can check this by inserting the XP CD while in 2000 and choosing the menu item to check for upgradability. Or, you can download and run this more recent version of the Upgrade Advisor:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/upgrading/advisor.mspx
 

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sorry if this is a bit long but it could be anything so id best write everything
I used to have:
864mhz pentium III
18gb hard drive
nvidia geforce fx5200 with AGPx2
cd-rom
dvd-rom
dvd-rw
sound card
PCI usb 1.1 card
400W PSU
256mb RAM

After an upgrade i now have:
New motherboard
AMD atholon 1.1ghz
18gb (same as before) + 80gb hard drives
nvida geforce fx5200 (same as before) with AGPx4
cd-rom (same as before)
dvd-rw (same as before)
PCI usb 1.1 card (same as before)
400W PSU (same as before)
512 pc2700 RAM

The problem:
After normal use (MP3 playing on win media 10, few IE) The system would just re-boot. straight back to BIOS. when it all loads up again i get 'system recovered from serious error'
My cousin (who built the computer) has swapped memory, re-installed windows, he says it could be the PSU. a 400W ATX thing.
When he last had a look he turned off auto re-start so i now get BSOD before it gives up. it said this among another load of gobble

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA

Teachnical Information

STOP: 0x00000050 (0xC242F03C, 0X00000000, 0X804ED176, 0X00000000)
I look after my system. defrag about once a month. spyware (adaware + webroot spy sweeper) and virus (norton system works) scan once a week.

Its so fustrating so id be gratefull for ANYTHING to try

thanks
Jack
 

A:Help. serious trouble after upgrade

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Windows Update definitely can't do SP1 for sure, it showed error code 57, which didn't really help much. I tried download and ran SP1 manually and this is the error it gave Error:ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER(0x80070057). I also tried to run the SURT too, but it didn't fix the problem. Ran sfc, nothing violated.

A:Trouble upgrade Win 7 to SP1

CheckSUR shows the following problems...

Code:
Checking Package Watchlist
(f) CBS Watchlist Package Missing 0x80070002 Microsoft-Windows-MediaCenter-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~0.0.0.0 Microsoft-Windows-MediaCenter-Package~31bf3856ad364e35?amd64~et-US~6.1?760 Package registry presence failed, possibly an orphaned package on package watchlist
(f) CBS Watchlist Package Missing 0x80070002 Microsoft-Windows-RasRip-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~0.0.0.0 Microsoft-Windows-RasRip-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~en-US~6.1.7601.17514 Package registry presence failed, possibly an orphaned package on package watchlist
Checking Component Watchlist
Checking Packages
(f) CBS Registry Error 0x80070002 Microsoft-Windows-MediaCenter-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~en-US~6.1.7601.17514 failed to get CurrentState
(f) CBS Registry Error 0x80070002 Microsoft-Windows-MediaCenter-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~en-US~6.1.7601.17514 failed to get Visibility
(f) CBS Registry Error 0x80070103 Microsoft-Windows-MediaCenter-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~en-US~6.1.7601.17514 failed to get owner for package.
At least one of the errors is the result of a bitflip - where a character in the registry has been changed because of errors resulting from memory corruption.

I suspect that a repair install is going to be the quickest solution for you.

See the instructions here... Repair Install

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2060 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 12
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 893 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI RADEON XPRESS 200M Series, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 93895 MB, Free - 49761 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, IAYAA
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated and Enabled

Hey,
Read a thread in here that is basicly the same problem that I am having with my Toshiba Satellite A135-S2286. I tried upgrading to 2 gigs of memory with pny DDR2 - 5300 Kit ( 1 gig each) and laptop wouldn't boot. Install with 1 gig and original 512mb and system would boot and only reconize 1 gig. I spoke with pny support, and they said to use DDR2 - 4200 (1 gig) so I did and now have same end result only now with three extra 1 gig chips laying around. Any help here is truely appreciated.

Thanks ,
Peter : )
 

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Hi, I've been working on replacing the Lenovo splash screen on my E570 using the BIOS update, as described on another thread.  I made a jpg file 270 x 640, 22K and named it logo.jpg in the driver/flash folder.  When I run Winuptp.exe, it reads the new logo, runs through the whole process of installing BIOS 1.88 - but then the lenovo image still comes up. Thanks for any advice!

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Goodmorning,i brought a lenovo ideapad z500 and i installed windows 10 whit office 2016. Whit microsoft update i occupated all free space in c: and now i have to fix this problem. C: is a SSD hd correct?all program installed on D: normal HD disk. So, i have more partition on my hard disk, and i want format and i want marge all partion hidden partiotion n C so can i have more space ( i don't need recvery partition becouse i have original cd of windows 10). my situation is this ( see attached):? Can i format and marge all 5 hidden partition? 

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Hi to all,i installed a new HD ssd samsung evo 256 gb, all works goo and now i have a perfect pc but ther is a unpleasant problem. Num lock and Shift key leds word fine, but if i press "Fn+spacebar" the light of keyboard don't work. the light does not come on. how to fix this trouble?

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Hi guys. I bought a refurb Lenovo laptop and while I like it a lot, I wonder if the hardware is not really playing nicely with Windows 7.

It's a T420 laptop
Intel? Core™ i5 processor i5-2520M with dual-core
Intel Centrino? Advanced-N 6205
4GB Ram
Installed my own SSD (Samsung 240GB).

I am basically having svchost high CPU usage and RAM. Since this has 4 threads, it seems to be hogging 1 of the threats all the time (hence the CPU is at 25% rather than the classic 100%).

Windows update as well infinitely checks for updates. Tried to install dotNet 4.0 so I can use the Lenovo system update to get the drives and that too just hags during installation (after the download is complete).

I have a feeling is this svchost problem. But what is the problem? The svchost hogging starts after the fresh install of Win 7. What can I do to diagnose.

edit: I decided to format again everything and keep watching task manager to see when something abrupt happens.

Everything was fine until I introduced the CD key and activated windows. As soon as that happens svchost (system) stays at 25% (100% on 1 thread) and the RAM ussage went from 300k to over 2GB while I was watching it in the span of a few minutes

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i have been looking for really good board and new processor, i currently have a stock board with phenom 2 x4 3.4ghz black. for some time ive been wanting an i 7, but then i saw the phenom 2 x4 3.7ghz black. i tend to see allot of people who in my opinion are kindof intel fanboys and go a little overboard, i like the i7 2600k, but benchmarks can be done poorly and an opinion isnt saying much if its totaly bagging on the other. so the two things im looking at are.

Newegg.com - ASRock 990FX Extreme3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
and
Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Desktop Processor HDZ980FBGMBOX

i dont need to know if they are the best, but i am getting fed up with how much the price keeps going up with the intel stuff, seems every time i look they have somthing better for 5 times more. if you know of any reasonable priced am3 chips that could be better for close to the cost i would appreciate it. and some info on the matter from someone who may have tryed both chips (intel i7 2600k or amd 4x 3.7ghz) or know about both would be appreciated

A:looking to upgrade, but am having trouble deciding

also guess i never asked, is the processor even a step up from my 3.2? i would think it would be a drastic increase, but i could be wrong

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May be somebody say me a solutions with my problem? I have got from page support product utility upgrade BIOS with latest version F.66 After this execution is damaged a notebookAnd notebook is not started. Combination Win+B+Power is not give me result. I am install flash drive in the USB port and seen, how system requested a drive, LED is flashed.I need a "BIN" file with BIOS Ver. F.66 then put him with flash drive and starting computer. I hope BIOS is downloading.Please, say where may i downloaded a BIN file Thanks

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I am trying to upgrade my Aspire 5742 Core i3 RAM memory from 4 GB to 8 GB (2 slot) from 2 x2 GB to 2 x 4 GB. The operating system I am using is Window 7 Home Premium 64 bit.   The display keeps coming up with a blue screen after safe mode is used and a message starts with "...a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down ...". My technician looked at the bios and it reads 8 GB in total but we just can't start Windows operating system.  One suggestion is to change the HD from HDD to SSD so the RAM can continue to be 4 GB but the hard drive speed would improve.  Another suggestion is to wipe the entire HDD and reinstall Windows 7 Home Premium operating system but all the applications and data will be lost. Anyone has similar situation and how to overcome it?  My preference is to be able to upgrade to 8 GB RAM with all applications and data untouched. Thanks.

A:Having trouble upgrade RAM memory from 4 to 8 GB i...

The recommended memory when it was Mfg is DDR3 1333. What are you using?

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I recently upgraded from 98 to xp home and now some windows
sounds don't play when they should.

start-up and shutdown sounds don't play anymore
menu clicks and program start play OK when you goto start menu or any item on the first level of start menu but as soon as you goto programs level all click sounds stop! maximize and minimize sounds don't play either

all sounds are correctly set up and play from control panel > sounds when
you test them and all devices are OK in device manager. I have changed sound scheemes and tried selecting a custom set. Media Player plays everything Ok so I'm sure the sound card is working OK. I ran Windows Update to completion including Service Pack 2.

Seems like it may have something to do with relocation of the desktop and
startmenu from \windows directory to \documents and settings
I know NT has an all user start menu and current user start menu which may
explain why the first level sounds work.
 

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Hello, My neighbor has just brought around his desktop saying he tried to load Win 7 over a Vista installation, now he says he cannot install Win 7 and Vista appears to have gone. When I fire it up, I get a screen saying "starting Windows", this then goes to a window saying "Setup Starting Services" which then comes up with the message: "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed. To install windows, click OK to restart the computer and then restart the installation"
What has happened is: he has tried to install an upgrade version of win 7 that is meant to upgrade from the starter edition of Win 7 which he did not have installed and in doing so Vista has been wiped, but before I tell him this I am looking for a confirmation of my diagnosis, does this theory sound plausible? bye the way he does not have a Vista installation disk either!
Thanks in advance.

A:Trouble with Vista to Win 7 upgrade

if its a win7 upgrade disk ,try this to install it ,start the windows install ,when it asks for you to enter the windows key ,don't put it in ,install windows with out the key .when the install is finished ,and up and running ,put the win7 disk in the drive and let it boot,it should show on the screen and give you a choice to upgrade and install it again ,it will see the first install as a excising version of windows,and allow the upgrade ,this time put in the windows key ,good luck ,any ? just ask

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So i finally decided to upgrade my Win7 laptop. the upgrade assistant verified all apps as compatible and enough hard drive space was available. all the update files were downloaded, but installation always got stuck at 99% (possibly a driver issue?). anyway, i decided to DL the .iso from MS. i created a bootable USB stick, using Rufus. since i only wanted to upgrade for now (rather than a fresh install), i decided to try running the setup.exe from within windows, and to my surprise everything worked. however i didn't notice any "upgrade" option. so, it seems that windows 10 was installed, but none of my applications or settings were kept. it's basically a fresh install, with all my old files in a windows.old folder. shouldn't all my settings and apps have been carried over with an upgrade? how can I upgrade to windows 10, without losing everything? i have no idea what steps I should take next, so any help someone can provide would be greatly appreciated. thanks

EDIT: After again looking at the upgrade tutorial, it seems I did not notice any options/screens to keep settings, apps, or personal files. i don't know why not because I was paying careful attention to all the steps. anyway, I still have no idea where to go from here.

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Hi Can someone help me to to a guide or an explanation if i can upgrade my HP 20-e029d Memory from 2GB to 4GB I have opened the backcover of the AIO, and found no memory slot. However, i found that the board was protected by some kind of metal cover which could hide the memory slot. But i have trouble trying to opening it because it seems to be patented.  Regards

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Watch Game of Thrones S6E8 Online

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