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Can i change my laptop GPU?

Q: Can i change my laptop GPU?

Can I change my laptop GPU? I have ASUS PRO5DIN with Intel Core2Duo T5870 2GHz and 4GB of RAM is there a way to change my GPU cuz its slow and I cant play a lot of games... My GPU is nVidia GeForce G102M ... Thx in advance ...

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A: Can i change my laptop GPU?

Nikihak said:

Can I change my laptop GPU? I have ASUS PRO5DINClick to expand...

Give ASUS a call and ask what if anything they have available.

There are some Notebooks that allow GPU upgrades. Knowing which ones allow upgrades and the correct upgrades to use, is something you would need to ask the manufacturer.
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A:Change from Win 8 to Win 7 on Laptop

I have now tested to do everything once again to see if i did something wrong.
Unfortunately it did not help.

The result is the same.
Bios launch and then restart after Bios screen is gone.
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Hi, asking on behalf of a friend.

He has purchased an hp laptop with Windows 7 Home premium (32 bit).

If I lend him my Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) disk can he change to a 64 bit install of Windows 7 Home Premium? Evidently he will need to use the key on the sticker underneath his laptop. We both realise it will need to be a clean/custom install.


I guess I'm asking this,
Do windows 7 and vista share the same approach with disks and keys:
There are two disks: 32 bit and 64 bit.
There are nine major keys available: Home premium (Retail/Upgrade/OEM), Pro (Retail/Upgrade/OEM), Ultimate (Retail/Upgrade/OEM)
Retail allows the transfer of licenses. Upgrade is a 'discount' license for people who have XP or Vista or a lower version of Windows 7. OEM does not allow for transfer of licenses.


I'd be particularly grateful to hear responses from people who have managed this (on windows 7).

A:New laptop with 32 bit, change to 64 bit

The key from the bottom of the laptop will not work. That is an OEM key for his version of 7. If he tries to install with your DVD, when he puts the key from the computer it will be rejected. The key is tired into the version of the OS.

Im sorry that this is not the answer that you wanted, but I wish you the best and an Happy New Year.
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A:Laptop cpu change

No you probably cant for a few reasons.

- That cpu would create much more heat, so it probably would overheat on you.

- Laptops are not like desktops where if the socket is the same it should support all other cpus from the same socket.

I would not even waste $$ on trying to upgrade it sincei t probably wont work and in the process of upgrading you ould break something else.
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A:Is it possible to change the CPU in a laptop?

Well, it is possible, but i do not recommend it.
All laptops and ready built dektop pcs are sold with an exact 'fit' power supply to cut down costs.
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A:Change my laptop for a new one

can you explain a little further by what you mean by


but they formatted my laptop. the problem is that they overwrited my true OS and put theirs

How long ago did they do the repair ?
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what country are you in?
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A:I cannot change the background on my laptop!!! Help...

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A:Can i change my laptop's processor?

I think you'll find compatibility issues with the motherboard. You'll probably want to determine the mobo make and model and then research whether or not it can handle that Quad-core 3rd generation processor. Another consideration is how much disassembly will be required to access the old processor. This manual may give you an idea of what's in store:

How to disassemble Asus K series notebook >> Inside my laptop
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This isn't a big problem or anything, I'm just curious to know if anyone has done it.


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A:Change Laptop Keyboard

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A:How to change brightness on my laptop?

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A:Change Vista for XP on laptop

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A:Can't change laptop brightness on 8, but I can on Win 7

Hello Jxl,
Found this on the Geforce website:

Not sure if it will help but does not seem like a bad place to start

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A:How to change OS XP for Windows7 laptop

Reformat your hard drive and install XP. There is no direct downgrade without a reformat.
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A:can i change my laptop processor

you can't change from an AMD cpu to an Intel cpu.
download the service manual from hp support site for you model to see if can be upgrade
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A:Laptop Cpu Change - Compaq

if the associated parts with the cpu are similar it would be possible to upgrade. the problem with upgrading cpus in laptops ids cooling is designed for certian processors.
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A:change the processor of my laptop

The Manual seems to say you can install an i7-3632QM, which is a major leap from what you have. So much so, I am trying to get a second opinion from @erico  so I do not send you down a blind alley. But I am pretty sure you can.
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my current is intel centrino duo. 2 cores 1.80GHZ+1.80GHZ

A:laptop processor change

Originally Posted by nostaw5

HI AGAIN yea. im gunna be posting a lot of unanswered questions. my laptop has a CPU i can access. can you change laptop processors??? if so what would you recomend for


my current is intel centrino duo. 2 cores 1.80GHZ+1.80GHZ

stability will be fine on any cpu. gaming wise you will will need a dedicate graphics card which can't be changed on a laptop. as for getting another one, you will have to find out the socket a processor will support. use cpu-z to find out. post back.
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A:Anyone ever change a laptop keyboard?


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A:possible to change/modify laptop fan?

My advice, go into bios and turn off cpu fan control or something. If that option is not avaliable, I'm sorry.
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A:how to change my laptop language

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A:How do I change laptop resolution?

Hello hakimarx and welcome

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A:change laptop's ip address

Can we change the IP Address

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A:Laptop needs mobo to be changed. How can I change it?

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A:Laptop language change problem

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A:change laptop default monitor

Welcome to TSG

I think it's usually Fn and F5 to alternate between laptop screen and external monitor , though I could be wrong ( I dont own a laptop) . It'll almost certainly be Fn and one of the F-keys though .

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A:Can I change the graphics card in a laptop

Hi, The list shows compatible cards: AMD FirePro M5950 with 1GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory (Microsoft DirectX 11 (Shader Model 5.0) and OpenGL 4.0 capable)AMD Eyefinity Technology supports up to five independent displays (requires discrete graphics configuration) when using an HP Advanced Docking station.NVIDIA Quadro 1000M with 2GB dedicated DDR3 video memory (Microsoft DirectX 11 (Shader Model 5.0) and OpenGL 4.0 capable)NVIDIA Quadro 2000M with 2GB dedicated DDR3 video memory (Microsoft DirectX 11 (Shader Model 5.0) and OpenGL 4.0 capable)Source: Both NVIDIA Quadro 2000M and  NVIDIA Quadro K2100M require 55W I think should be ok BUT BIOS may not support this. Regards.
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Hi all This is my nd post in here Before i start pardon me for my poor English and non-high tech brain I really need help Ok this going to be a long post But let me laptop change my new Unknown performance program installed inform of my laptop first my laptop is Compaq Presario CQ - TU bit using Windows Ultimate I'm a heavy laptop user i use it around - hours in workdays and it could reach to hours non-stop in weekend sometimes even to days hours to hours in weekend i mostly use my laptop to browse some websites i visit often and Unknown new installed program change my laptop performance to watched movies dramas i downloaded Few days ago on July Unknown new installed program change my laptop performance nd when i started my laptop i got this message quot Checking file system on C The type of the file system is NTFS One of your disk needs to be checked for consistency You can cancel the disk check but it is strongly recommended that you continue To skip disk checking press any key within seconds quot it happened before and usually it completed the checking to all the stages but now it shows this quot Cannot open volume for direct access Autochk cannot run due to an error caused by a recently installed software package Use the system restore feature from the control panel to restore the system to a point prior to the recent software package installation An unspecified error occured f c d e f quot The problem is i didnt remember what new software in installed as i'm not high tech savvy i never installed software that i'm not really sure if it save to install i usually look for the software information from google before Unknown new installed program change my laptop performance i downloaded n always from it's official page But this time as far as i rememmber i just updating some plug in softwares which were Java Adobe Reader and flash player i confirmed it by checked Program and Features The error message suggested to do System Restore And System Restore did mention the System restore Point was on Jul nd But here's my next problem is I cant do System Restore as it said quot Windows has detected file system corruption on Local disk C You must check the disk for errors before it can be restored quot it asked me if i want to check my disk the next time i start my computer i click yes and turn off my laptop when i turn it on it did the quot Checking file system on C quot but the problem is the same message shown that told me it cant run the chkdsk and told me to do system restore which i cant coz i need to check my disk So basically it just ping pong-ed me back and forth with no solution as i cant even do both check the disk or did the system restore I run fsutil dirty query C and the result is Volume - C is dirty I cant run all the checkdisk command chkntfs c C or chkdsk f r C or chkdsk r But a day after July rd the quot Checking file system on C quot never show up again But even until now i still cant check my disk nor do System Restore And this become the beginning of so many of my computer performance problems As i can access my files in drive C and D just fine i thought everything would be ok But the i notice changes that happened one by one and it happened almost each day First i think it was on July rd i've just realised that suddenly NoScript block so many websites i often visit I got so many quot Script partially blocked quot that i've never seen before Then around days ago i uninstalled some programs Eset Hero DVD player - gt my cd rom seems to be broken since it cant read any CD i inserted Blue Screen View and AVS player tried to uninstalled Nero but it keep cant be uninstalled and a day after that my built in Altec Lansing speakers suddenly broken as in the sound-broken The sound came from the speakers now isnt as clear as before It sounds like it came from a low quality speakers I always set my speakers in level Yesterday i just realised that i have Missing Base System which turned out it was driver JMB X Card Reader for... Read more

A:Unknown new installed program change my laptop performance

try this. (sfc /scannow)
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A:Second hand laptop purchased , change owner name in registry

Click on Start/Run, type in regedit and click OK.
Click on My Computer , in the top left, so that it becomes highlighted (blue).
Click on Edit/Find, type in RegOwner and click on Find next
When found, doubleclick on the RegOwner key and change the name to yours.
Above it you will find RegCompany. Change that to your company or e.g. At Home.
Press F3 for the next occurrence, change it, press F3 etc. until the end.

Repeat this for RegisteredOwner and RegisteredOrganization.

Do NOT change any other name-occurrences, as that may invalidate UserID/Password for other programs. Enjoy what's on it.
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ive got an IBM thinkpad laptop with windows 98 on it. Whenever i try to change the color from 16 colors to 256 colors or 16 bit, when i click apply it says windows needs to restart for the changes to take place, so i click yes and then it goes to like dos and it says windows is restarting... then itll load windows again, the laptop doesnt actually ever turn off or anything. but when i log back on nothing has changed, can someone help?

A:IBM thinkpad laptop wont change color or resolution

Do you have the display drivers installed?

You can also tell it not to restart when changing resolutions/color depth.