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Computer Ram Memory: The majority of computer users are not aware that the bulk of new computers come with the limited minimum of ram fitted into their new purchase. One of the fastest best proficient methods to enhance performance is to increase additional RAM to your system. Note: You should accurately check the maximum capacity and type of your systems ram memory.

Various advantages of adding extra RAM are:                          Tip: One option to verify your system RAM Memory accurately is by using a small utility scanner downloaded from Crucial.com

  • Help with smoother multi-tasking of your PC                              http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/systemscanner
  • Faster web Surfing
  • Enhanced Printing
  • More efficient video

Furthermore consider replacing your older metal hard drive with an SSD (Solid State Drive). The speed and lightweight of an SSD will provide an extreme jump in your system’s overall performance. Providing faster boot times,  switching and almost no noise due to being void of moving metal platters typically found in older non SSD drives. These are just some of the advantages of installing an SSD.

SSD (Nand Flash Memory) Plastic              Older Sata Drive (Metal)                                                                    

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TIP: For those upgrading to Windows 10 and looking for the “Home button” in the new Edge Browser follow these steps.

  1. Select More actions (…)> Settings then scroll to the bottom and select View advanced settings.
  2. Turn on Show the home button.

 

Upgrading to Windows 10

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/get-windows-10

Note: The free upgrade has now ended as of the 29th of July 2016.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

To confirm you have the right prerequisites to up grade to Windows 10 on your PC or laptop system here is the minimum hardware you will require. These are the minimum not the recommended.

RAM MEMORY:

1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit

HARD DISK SPACE:

16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit

HARD DISK SPACE:

16 GB for 32-bit OS  20 GB for 64-bit OS

GRAPHICS CARD:

DirectX9 or later with WDDM 1. Driver

DISPLAY:

800×600

For more information and details see link below

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/upgrade-to-windows-10-faq