Try this. On the Ebay page, press F12 and scroll down the menu that appears until you get to Emulation (it's the last option). You will see an entry User Agent String: which will show Default as its value. Click on the drop-down box, and you can pick other options, such as Internet Explorer 8 etc.
It will be very difficult and expensive to change the CPU on your motherboard. BGA stands for Ball grid array - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, and specialised equipment is needed to install and remove these components from PCBs (they are surface-mounted, and not actually socketed).
A popular thread over at Windows 7 Forums, I thought I'd bring it over here to see what we're getting with the Windows 8 OS.
Here's mine, using the default settings:
The benchmark I've used is ATTO 2.47, available from
Disk Benchmark | ATTO or Download ATTO Disk Benchmark - MajorGeeks
Ok, here you go. It's a bit convoluted, but it works.
Click on C2 and type Income
Click on the chart
Click on Chart Filters (the 3rd icon down, representing a funnel)
Click on Select Data...
In the dialogue box Chart data range: (already highlighted), edit it to read as follows...
For some reason, when I enable Hyper V, I find that the system bus speed has decreased from 100MHz to ~97MHz. This is annoying, and surely MS should find a solution for this issue, not least because system bus speed can affect all other peripherals in the system.
There is a much simpler way to do this, and it involves an edit to the registry. I've used this method on all my installations without any problems.
To have all subsequent accounts have their user data on the U drive/partition
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00...
I don't recall seeing any prompts to remove installation media during my W8 install, but as I said above I have other drivers on the stick so I keep it in until I have installed those. Have you formatted the USB as FAT32?
You should have no problems, providing you follow the above mentioned Tutorials correctly. I think that your problem stems from you removing the installation media before the install has completely finished (I leave mine in, as I have also got the latest audio and graphics drivers on the USB...
See the following Tutorial: http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2293-refresh-windows-8-a.html
And DO NOT install Advanced System Care Ultimate, as I think that this is where your problems are stemming from.
That is correct. Removal of the battery only causes the configuration settings to reset themselves to their defaults as encoded in the ROM file. The ROM file is not erased, nor is it reverted back to the initial version. Updating it, if you have done so like me (I have updated mine several...