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How to install ram on a compaq armada e 500

Do not know where to find the ram slots as i have no manual

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Hi, a lot of these older laptops had their memory installed below the keyboard as is true for yours.

If you download this manual it will show you how to lift the keyboard and install additional memory.

http://bizsupport.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c01124713/c01124713.pdf

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Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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