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Have 4 GB of memory is good! I would say you would need this challenge if you use the Windows Vista operating system. However, if you have Windows Seven, which is great, even old computers, so do not worry if you have not. Windows Seven is a better operating system and consumes less computer resources. I have an old computer to 3GHz (not even dual core), 1 GB of RAM, Windows 7 it is.

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my notebook is a HP G42-372LA, and I need to know which is the maximum frequency in the ram that I can put?


Maximum RAM supportedUse the table below to determine the amount of RAM memory that is supported on your HP notebook PC. Operating System Amount of RAM memory supported Windows XP 1-2 GB Windows 7 and Windows Vista 32-bit 2-4 GB (Only about 3 GB will be used by the operating system) Windows 7 and Windows Vista 64-bit Any amount of RAM is supported by the operating system.Ordering replacement RAM memory

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Sep 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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can i window vista install in 512mb ram?


Windows Vista recommended system requirementsWindows Vista Home Basic
  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB of system memory
  • 20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space


Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB of system memory
  • 40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
Source: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-vista/get/system-requirements.aspx

Jul 11, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Just a tip


If yours is a PC, Windows Vsita 64 bit should recognize 4 GB RAM. Have you tried the 64 bit bootable linux? Try with that. If you see less than 4GB, then you must check your BIOS for some setting which is the setting to share to the graphics memory or some limit.

Jun 03, 2009 | Microsoft Windows® Vista 64-bit Business...

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need to know if two 512 sdram fit on the pc


first off be sure you have the right type of memory ,ddr, ddr2,Dimm are popular types be sure you buy the right kind.

here is the link for your system specifications for further information
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/prodinfoCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=92867

your bios can address up to 4 gb of memory but is limited by the operating system windows xp here are some articles about making xp address up to 3 gb

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;555223

http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/system/platform/server/PAE/PAEmem.mspx
here is a chart for how much vista can address
Edition of Windows Vista Maximum addressable memory Any 32-bit version of Vista editions Approximately 3.3 GB Home Basic 64-bit 8 GB Home Premium 64-bit 16 GB Business 64-bit 128 GB Ultimate 64-bit 128 GB hope this answers your question and then some i included all operation systems since you didn't specify

Apr 27, 2009 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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vista on my toshiba laptop not updating,


Check your processor, hard disk, and memory / graphics
against this list.

Recommended minimum hardware requirements for Windows Vista loadTOCNode(2, 'summary'); The following list describes the recommended minimum hardware requirements for basic functionality of the different editions of Windows Vista. Actual hardware requirements will vary, depending on system configuration and on the programs and the features that you install. If you install Windows Vista over a network, additional hard disk space may be required. Windows Vista Home Basic
  • 800-megahertz (MHz) 32-bit (x86) processor or 800-MHz 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 megabytes (MB) of system memory
    Note On system configurations that use system memory as graphics memory, at least 448 MB of system memory must be available to the operating system after some memory is allocated for graphics.
  • DirectX 9-class graphics card
  • 32 MB of graphics memory
  • 20-gigabyte (GB) hard disk that has 15 GB of free hard disk space
  • Internal or external DVD drive
  • Internet access capability
  • Audio output capability

Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, and Windows Vista Ultimate
  • 1-gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) processor or 1-GHz 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB of system memory
  • Windows Aero-capable graphics card

    Note This includes a DirectX 9-class graphics card that supports the following:
    • A WDDM driver
    • Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware
    • 32 bits per pixel
  • 128 MB of graphics memory (minimum)
  • 40-GB hard disk that has 15 GB of free hard disk space (the 15GB of free space provides room for temporary file storage during the install or upgrade.)
  • Internal or external DVD drive
  • Internet access capability
  • Audio output capability
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Jan 25, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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