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OS Upgrade Issue

I have 3Gbs memory but PC is just as slow, although it is configured correctly. I would like to upgrade using OEM Vista (32 or 63 bit?) but not sure if I am Vista ready? Currently running Xp Professional

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  • straders Nov 10, 2007

    Motherboard is ASUS P4P800SE

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Stick with XP. I bought a laptop that had Vista in it, and it runs and performs more faster with Win Xp Pro. It was slower and too confusing with Vista.

Posted on Nov 10, 2007

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Wont to upgrade graphic card my p.c has 2gig max ram in it wonts should i upgrade to to preform its best cheers mike


Depends on what kind of hardware you have
-Memory- 2 gb ram is "ok" if you use windows XP but if you have Vista or Windows 7 you should have a minimum of 4gb ram.
-Processor- if you have a Dual core processor you are ok, if you have a p4 or p3 you dont want to waste money on a new graphics card because it will not help you get better games, your processor and memory will slow you down instead.
So my advice is, if you have a OK computer, go ahead with buying a new graphics card if you computer is old and slow, DONT buy a new card! put your money on +2gb ram instead (cheap,and gives you more benefits) or maybe buy an "upgrade package" with new motherboard-memory-processor.

May 05, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Windows Installation Disc VS Windows Upgrade Disc -NOT THE SAME-


Having Trouble Booting To Your Windows Upgrade Disc?

...Upgrade discs aren't bootable discs. To repair a windows installation, you must use either a system repair disc or, better yet, a windows installation disc (genuine Retail/OEM discs are pretty much your only option to completely reinstall your windows operating system, unless you own a previous full installation disc of a previously released Windows version (such as XP or Vista), in which case you could install that windows operating system and then upgrade to a newer windows OS like windows 7. however if you ever need to reinstall windows 7, you would either need to reinstall the older windows OS, then upgrade to the newer one.

If that isn't clear, I'll sum it up....

Let's say you bought a computer, that computer had windows xp home edition. Maybe you wanted to upgrade from Windows XP/Windows Vista or Windows 7?
Well in order to switch from Windows XP/Vista to Windows 7, (or even from Windows 7 home premium- to windows7 Pro or Ultimate), then you must either:
A) Buy an upgrade disc and upgrade to the newer desired version.
B) Or, Buy a Retail Copy of the version you want to install. (keep in mind that a retail Windows 7 disc can be used to perform an upgrade rather than to competely wipe the hard disc and perform a clean install (delete partitions, reformat, and perform a new windows installation), if you so choose.

The bottom line is, you cannot Install a fresh clean copy of windows using an upgrade disc. OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and Retail Windows Operation System Installation Setup Discs are "Bootable Discs". Windows Upgrade Discs are NOT bootable. (unless one where to "modify that particular disc, which is not legal).

on Jul 06, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Not sure what happened ,lost parts of my os for vista home premium 64 bit ,no sound, not even beepcodes,no text when atempting restore ,limited control in command promt, still have some stuff ,pictures...


Which do you have - Vista Home Premium or Vista Home Basic? The title of this question category and what you said you have doesn't match. I'll assume you had Home Premium 64 Bit. Yes you can upgrade to Windows 7, 64 Bit. Please be aware that there is the 64 Bit and the 32 Bit versions. Check with your OEM of the computer before you upgrade. In the upgrade process, Windows 7 will create a folder called "windows.old" once the install has completed. There you will find the data you had from the old operating system like pictures and documents. Before you do the upgrade, I recommend downloading and installing the Windows 7 Advisor to check on any software and hardware issues - the advisor will list those problems before you can upgrade so that you can make the corrections.

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I am recently upgrade win7 hp nx9110 audio output device not installed msg getting how to resolve


Ok this is kind of common with Windows 7. Although everyone thinks its new its really not just a fairly bug free OS. The HP models running Win7 actually are using the Vista or XP driver for audio. I just ran into that issue a few months ago when upgrading a Pavillian model.

Aug 13, 2010 | HP Compaq Business NX9110 Notebook

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Computer too slow to play song


Computer memory and processor speed are the things that make a computer too slow for music playback. Also check your system for routine maintenance. Use the Computer Cleanup utility in Windows. Although this will help, the system may not have enough memory or processor speed to playback.

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Why is it slow


Yes, it will happening like that because you starts windows xp using vista, it slows down your pc.
So my faithful advice to you that do not use two os with one.

Jul 16, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium...

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I have a ACEer 5315 model no ICL50 running Windows Vista. To say Vista is **** is an understatement. I want to switch to Windows 7 but guess I will need a lot more RAM for this. Can I upgrade Ram on this...


Hi,
I recommend that you switch to Windows 7 without upgrading your RAM. Windows 7 is a lot faster, better and uses less RAM than Vista. Recommended RAM for running Windows 7 is 1GB but I have installed them on a Centrino 1.5GHz with 768Mb of RAM and they run perfectly.
So make the upgrade to Windows 7 anyway and if you feel that you need more power then you can get more RAM.
Also, download Windows 7 upgrade advisor to check if your pc is compatible. Download upgrade advisor here.

Feb 06, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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I cannot install to my computer with Vista with 64


The problem cannot be solved. You need to give more information.
Firstly, do you have a 64bit PC? If so then is the Vista disc you have, an upgrade disc or an OEM straight install disc which requires no OS on your PC to install Vista 64? If it is an upgrade disc, then you need a qualifying OS, on your PC to upgrade it to Vista, for eg. WinXP, Win 2000, etc. If it is an OEM Disc then maybe the PC cannot find the disc to boot from when you switch on your PC. Get into the PC's System Bios and set the boot order so that the CD/DVD disc drive is scanned first rather than the Hard Disk drive of your PC at switch on. Then save the settings and exit the system Bios. To get into the system Bios you need to either press the 'Del' key or the 'F2' key when the PC is switched on.

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Upgrading my old laptop


this are the things that will help you upgrade your laptop. first of all replace the ram memory with a higher configuration.then get your hard disk reformat by reinstalling fresh operating system like windows xp-sp2 or windows vista.install all the latest updates and drivers and its done. please do not forget to rate the solution.

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