Today's word is "nonentity". This is a noun which means a person who is thought as being unimportant or insignificant.
There are a couple of limitations that Microsoft put in to Windows 7 upgrades that can prevent users from upgrading and ultimately force them to do a clean install. First limitation is that they won't let you to upgrade Windows 7 if you run Windows 7 release candidate that was released earlier this year, which they won't let you to upgrade to a download Windows edition. If you are running Windows vista ultimate you cannot upgrade windows 7 professional. We have to buy an ultimate edition then...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to upgrade a computer from Windows Vista to Windows 7. Users are able to do an in-place upgrade as long as both the Windows Vista and Windows 7 versions are the same. Users will need to export all their data, erase the hard drive and then reinstall all the applications. To do an in-place upgrade, begin by backing-up your data. Then insert the install DVD and select run it. Then click on Install Now and wait for it to install and setup. This video will...
Upgrading your power supply can solve all sorts of problems that may arise after upgrading your PC's hardware. THe Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, will let you know how to tell if you need to upgrade your power supply and if you do they will help you figure out what kind you need and show you how to install it.
In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 with CNET. You need to do these 3 things. 1st - run the Windows 7 upgrade advisor to know if your computer can handle any version of Windows 7. 2nd – check the Windows 7 compatibility center to know if you need to upgrade your drivers or apps. 3rd – make a copy of your hard drive. Down load and run the ‘windows easy transfer’ wizard. This will back up all your files and settings to an ext...
Interested in upgrading your RAM? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of removing the RAM module from a mid-2010 unibody Mac Mini without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair or upgrade. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their Apple computers without actually disassembling their units.
Looking to expand the storage capacity for your PS3? Look no further. This video will show you how to upgrade your Playstation 3 harddrive. So, if your Playstation 3 is starting to run out of space, it is time for an upgrade. Follow along with this step by step tutorial and learn how to install more room on your gaming system.
This motorcycle modification tutorial shows you how to install a doohickey (bouncer level tensioner) upgrade on a Kawasaki KLR650 motorcycle. Watch and see how to do each step of this KLR650 bouncer level tensioner upgrade and if you get lost, the creator site has written instructions to follow as well.
Are you looking for a way to increase the storage space and the battery life on your Photo Storage Viewer? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to upgrade the hard drive and battery life on the Epson P-2000. The tutorial goes through the disassembling and upgrading process step by step.
Using the Wii Options menu, it is possible to upgrade your Wii software to the latest version released from Nintendo for the gaming console. You will need to have an active internet connection to download the update first, so make sure that the Wii is connected to your home network. Be sure to check for upgrades every so often so that you have the latest features!
OWC, Other World Computing, demonstrates how to install RAM or upgrade and replace the memory in a 13-inch Macbook unibody. Installing RAM will take approximately 10 minutes to complete and is a relatively easy task. It will require the use of a Philips head screwdriver. First, discharge static electricity before performing the upgrade and make sure the computer is turned off. Close the lid, flip the Macbook over and remove the eight screws on the underside of the computer. Then, lift up the ...
Maybe you only have 1G of RAM in your Power Mac. Maybe you ace some bum memory. Maybe it's just time to upgrade. Either way, this RAM upgrade video can help. See how to remove the RAM memory from a Power Mac desktop computer.
The Talismoon Whisper Legacy is one of several fan upgrades available for the XBox 360 that can help mitigate the console's extreme cooling issues. This video will show you how to install this model of fan upgrade in your console. Trust us, you console will work better and be nearly immune to the Red Ring of Death.
Okay, Mr. Thrifty, you reserved the least expensive hotel room that you could. But your inner Donald Trump doesn’t want to settle for low-frills. Go ahead, it never hurts to ask. Watch this video to learn how to get a hotel upgrade.
Your ASUS Eee PC is small but is it fast? In this video tutorial, you'll find step-by-step instructions for installing a RAM, or memory, module in an ASUS Eee PC up to 2 GB. (Note well that this upgrade will void your warranty.) To learn what you'll need to upgrade your Eee PC, press play!
This video demonstrate the process of upgrading an older MacBook Pro's 802.11g wireless card to a new, faster 802.11n version and also covers the kind of performance gains such an upgrade will bring you.
Check out this computer tutorial on how to upgrade your Mac Pro's hard drive, memory, and PCI-e card. In just five minutes, you will be able to perform this easy upgrade on your Macintosh computer. Guy Cochran from the DVeStore shows how to upgrade three key components of the Apple Mac Pro: hard drive, RAM, and the PCI-e card.
Looking to install Snow Leopard on your system? Have no fear. Get all your bases covered with help from this three-part video tutorial showing you exactly how to install Snow Leopard on your Mac. Snow Leopard was inroduced by Apple in June 2008 as the new predessesor of Leopard. With suppossed improved efficiency, speed, and less of a "memory footprint" - the reviews have been mixed.
In this tutorial, we learn how to upgrade a 32-bit Windows to 64-bit. Chances are, it should be able to run as a 64-bit, depending on the processor. If you change the settings in BIOS, you can change it up so you can upgrade the computer. If your computer is still not working, use the backup CD to reinstall the previous software back onto the computer. If you do not have a backup CD, you can try to download the original CD back onto the computer. You will lose all your personal information th...
LT Ixtreme firmware is the custom firmware of choice for XBox 360 modders for it's ease of use and great functionality. This video will show you how to flash / upgrade your BenQ disc drive's firmware to the newest version of LT Ixtreme, allowing you to play all your burned games and other mods as easily and effectively as possible.
If you jailbroke your iPhone 3G or iPod 2G with redsn0w, you may encounter a problem when upgrading to iOS 4. If you have recently upgraded and your iBooks is not functioning properly, check out this clip and learn what happened and how to fix it. Happy reading!
If you are anxious to get the new iPhone 4G and aren't sure if you are eligible for the upgrade offer, check out this tutorial. With a quick dial you will find out if you qualify. This only takes seconds to do, so give it a shot - and it won't cost you any text messaging fees either! Good luck!
If you have upgraded your Windows to Windows 7 and want to stay current with all the new operating systems and software but hate it when you're faced with all the changes upgrading brings, you can download the 7 Taskbar Tweaker to configure your taskbar to your preferences. If you liked the old feel of Windows you can change that by choosing the option, you can also change what happens when you click on certain buttons to make your computer user friendly.
There are various way to upgrade the flooring in your home yourself. There are tiles that you can purchase and save money by doing it yourself and it won't have you breaking your head on how to do it or your wallet. You can create a number of different designs even with carpet. Carpet tiles are available and you can stick them together to create a unique look for your home.
With new iPhone models out, you'll have updated cameras to try out, a faster processor, and new colors to choose from. The only thing that could stop you from picking one up yourself is, well, your current iPhone. Here's how to check if you're eligible to upgrade to iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, or any other iPhone still being sold.
PSA: You Can Upgrade Your iPhone at the Apple Store if You Financed Through AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon
With four major carriers, buying an iPhone X or iPhone 8 can be more complicated than you'd think. While Apple has its own iPhone upgrade program, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile all have versions of their own. Which plan you choose depends on your needs and, of course, your carrier. However, getting around to upgrading can be challenging to say the least.
In this video, you'll learn how to install and upgrade your hard drive to a solid state drive (SSD) on your Macbook Pro. This video walks you through each step of the way, from removing the screws to putting the drive in place. You won't believe how much better your MacBook Pro will perform!
On of the best features available on the new Apple iPhone 4G HD is Facetime. For 3G users who are unsure if an upgrade is worth it, it is often the Facetime capability that pushes them over the edge.
Check out this tutorial for tips and advice on how to combat and upgrade in Batman: Arkham Asylum. This game is so fun and even better when you have these expert tips from IGN. Combat and upgrade starter tips for the Dark Knight in all of us.
Decided you want to leapfrog Vista and upgrade from Microsoft Windows XP directly to Windows 7? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this free home computing how-to can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in about six minutes' time. For specifics, and to start installing Win 7 on your own computer, watch this PC user's guide.
iPhone not booting up? This video shows how to recover your iPhone if it is unresponsive or even getting ready to Jailbreak it, by putting it into DFU Mode. DFU, device firmware upgrade, mode bypasses the current OS and allows you to upgrade or downgrade. Watch this video cell phone repair tutorial and learn how to restore a crashed iPhone by putting it into DFU mode.
iPhone 6 pre-orders begin on September 12th, with the devices set for sale on the 19th. If you're ready to pick one up—no matter if you're a loyal iPhone user or an Android user about to make the switch—now is the time to check your upgrade eligibility.
If you're trying to make sense of the complicated augmentations feature of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, you're not alone. There are a lot of different augmentation categories to choose from, and the menu can be a little convoluted. Thankfully, this tutorial will help teach you how to learn and upgrade different abilities for use in the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC versions of the game.
Check out this video if you want to upgrade your Droid X to the latest version of Android, 2.3.3 also known as Gingerbread. First, download the file and then follow all of the instructions in this video to safely get your Droid X running Gingerbread
In this tutorial, we learn how to upgrade the firmware on a Linksys router. First, you will need to know what you already have, go to 192.168.1.1 on your browser to find this. Next, search for the name of your router that you got from the site. From here, click on the downloads on the page. Then, you will pick the model number for it. Download this on your computer and it will run through the download process. When done, go back to the router website to make sure it was upgraded and then you'...
Thinking about upgrading the memory in your desktop computer? This brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get upgrading your own RAM, take a look.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to upgrade the hard drive on a PlayStation 3. Begin by removing the plastic side panel on the PlayStation console and remove the blue screw on the tray. Then open the metal latch on the tray, move it to the right and remove the drive. Now unscrew the 4 screws on the tray that hold the hard drive on the tray. Then replace the old hard drive with the new one. Finish by replacing the screws, putting the tray back into the system and place on the plastic ...
Ready to make the big switch from Windows XP or Windows Vista to Windows 7? In most cases, you can do an in-place upgrade of Vista to Windows 7. This video tutorial from CNET shows you how. Follow along and start using the new Windows 7 OS.
Rocketboom Tech correspondent Ellie Rountree recommends 5 tips for installing Windows 7. Before making the big switch to Windows 7, check out these tips. Some topics covered are backing up your files, picking out the right version of Windows 7 for you, and when to make the switch. Follow along and learn how to prepare yourself, and your computer, for an upgrade to Windows 7.
Do you have one of those sleek and sexy HP Mini 1000 laptop computer? It maybe be small and convenient, but the memory might need a little boost. Check out this video from Notebooks.com on how to upgrade RAM on the HP Mini 1000 laptop. It's extremely fast and easy to do. No screws or screwdrivers required to go from 1GB RAM to 2GB RA. It takes just 19 seconds to perform this upgrade from start to finish, so watch and learn.