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    Upgrading from dell inspiron 3551 to vastro 3490

    hi all. i currently have a dell inspiron 3551 with intel pentium n3540 batrail cpu. 8gb ram, ssd. i want to upgrade to this laptop. https://www.amazon.in/3490-14-inch-i3-10110U-Integrated-Graphics/dp/B0842YYXRG/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=dell+vostro+3490+laptop&qid=1589384892&sr=8-1 i have...
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    Upgrade question

    First off, thank you in advance for this forum. I know enough to be dangerous so I'm leaving my questions to you the experts. I have an Intel i5-330S CPU @ 2.70GHZ 12.0 GB Ram Question: I want to speed up my computer. I've removed the stuff that runs in the background and keep my cpu...
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    Monitor Upgrade for gaming rig

    Below are the specs for my gaming rig. I have a $250.00 Amazon Gift Card and am thinking about upgrading to a monitor capable of 1440p. My current monitor is 24 inches and I would like to increase that to maybe somewhere around 26 to 28 inches. I use my computer strictly for gaming on FPS...
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    Router Firmware Upgrade

    Hello I hope I've shared this in the right forum - please forgive me if not! I've downloaded the latest firmware for my router, but now I don't know what to do with it! How do I install it, please? Also how can I roll back if the installation goes wrong or the new firmware doesn't work...
  5. TheRealTrejo

    Solved Acer Veriton N281G is almost useless. Can I upgrade to SSD?

    Hi, I'm new here I posted this same in a forum for software but my problem is more about hardware. I recently bought an Acer Veriton N281G, it has an Intel Atom D425 @ 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM and a mechanical 500 GB HDD, but it's almost useless, for some reason Windows 10 didn't install a video...
  6. TheRealTrejo

    Solved Acer Veriton N281G is almost useless. Can I upgrade to SSD?

    Hi, I'm new here. I recently bought an Acer Veriton N281G, it has an Intel Atom D425 @ 1.8 GHz, 4 Gb RAM and a mechanical HDD, but it's almost useless, for some reason it didn't install a video driver so I tried to get it manually but never found one. I can't even open Chrome or Edge to watch a...
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    Solved Non standard Win 7 install - help updgrading to Win 10

    I have been dragging my heels over the Win 10 upgrade but have accepted it has to be done now. Part of my reticence is that I have a non standard Win 7 install, and I haven't been able to find advice on how this will affect my upgrade and what I need to do to ensure it goes smoothly. I have a...
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    Upgrading PC for Windows 10

    I've had my custom made PC made by PC Specialist for about 5 years now, and want to upgrade some parts, but not sure what would be best. I'm looking to spend about £300. I use my PC for gaming, I do play games but mostly old emulators and some newer titles on Steam which runs fine on it. Mostly...
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    Want to upgrade my ryzen 3 1200 CPU to a ryzen 5 2600x

    Hi guys i want to upgrade my current cpu ryzen 3 1200 to a ryzen 5 2600x but not sure if its compatible with my motherboard Gigabyte - GA-A320M-HD2 Micro ATX AM4 can u guys help me out as i cant find out if its compatable of not anywhere
  10. phixgrrrl

    Upgrading to Win10 from Win7 questions

    1) I've downloaded the win10 iso to my D drive. Will I be able to install it (boot from) from my D drive or do I have to copy that over to a usb? 2) I know to backup everything, but, I assume that means everything on the drive you plan to install win 10 on (eg, C drive), so I can leave my other...
  11. britekguy

    Windows 10 Repair Install or Feature Update Using the ISO

    [Last Update: 11/6/2019] Downloadable from: Doing a Windows 10 Repair Install or Feature Update Using the Windows 10 ISO file ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Doing a Windows 10 Repair Install or In-Place Feature...
  12. GreggIllinois

    Solved What's the simplest, safest way to go from Win 7-->Win 10?

    My sister's office has three Windows 7 computers that need to be upgraded to Windows 10. I found this way of doing it (link) and it seemed easy enough. I'm hardly a computer expert but I don't think there's a big chance of data loss using the method described in the link. Is this a good way to...
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    Ram upgrade On Gaming Laptop Issues

    how can you be 100% sure that a certain type of ram upgrade is compatible with your PC? i upgraded lenovo legion y740 ram to 32gb 3200mhz kingston hyper x impact. (2xsticks of 16 gb ram) and now the cpu runs at nearly FULL clock speeds at idle. but the ram runs at 2666 mhz clock speed just as...
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    Ram upgrade for a noob

    Basiclly im new to the whole pc scene especially when it comes to ram, now im looking to upgrade im on an Intel core 8th gen i5-8400 2.80ghz Not sure about motherboard Im looking to increase my ram from 8gb to 16gb but after reading i got a bit confused, what would be my best bet and what...
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    Help Upgrading My PC

    Hello and thanks for everyone reading. Basically, my dad's friend hooked me up with a gaming PC a while back it was upgraded from an old 'Dell Precision T7915 Workstation', the GPU was replaced several times and now i have a 1060 6GB. However because it's base is still an old 2011 work PC it has...
  16. TECsta

    Screen Resolution/Aspect Ratio Upgrade...

    Hi TG Crew.. I have a basic HP laptop (no frills) the maximum screen resolution (1920 x 1080) it's incapable of fully displaying dialog boxes! for instance in order to Ok 'Preferences' on my latest cool Adobe CC subscription, i have to put the Screens Orientation on Portrait mode, sideways? And...
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    New ram not working

    Hi I bought a HP Compaq Elite 8100 FFS, and it works fine with 1 GB ram that I have. But I wanted to upgrade, so I bought a Corsair XMS3 4 GB ram 1333 mhz PC-10600 1,5 V, and it doesn't work. So I have updated to the latest BIOS, but still no. Bios works fine, and can see all the ram, but...
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    Upgrading PC

    Current specs : Thermaltake Xaser III case (not sure if it supports full-ATX) Acer H11H4-AD2 Mini-ITX motherboard Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.7GHz Stock Intel Cooler Thermaltake TR2-600W 80+ Bronze PSU 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM (Single-channel) XFX AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB Black Edition Western Digital...
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    Solved Upgrade Laptop

    Ive acquired a very cheap and working ten year old gaming laptop that pretty much needs an overhaul on upgrades. Im new to all this stuff so im just trying to figure out if itd be worth upgrading or if only certain things need to be upgraded right now. Its not capable at the moment to play...
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    CPU Upgrade

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit Processor: AMD FX(tm)-4130 Quad-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 1 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 8191 Mb Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti, -2048 Mb Hard Drives: C: 930 GB (250 GB...
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