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You have to take out the side cover of your computer. The memory modules slots usually are located at the right of your cpu (fan) - Depending of your motherboard features you will find 2, 3 or 4 slots.

You can see how install a memory module here:
http://www.crucial.com/support/

If you need more help, please let me know
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How to install memory in az1620


First look up your computer make/model on crucial.com. Easy way to see how many DIMM slots you have and the max capacity of your computer. Most laptops will have memory slots (DIMM slots) in one of two places. On the back there should be a small compartment with a icon for a memory chip. Remove the screw and pop the door off. If you have two slots then just add the other module you bought. They go in only one direction, look for the notch and line it up. Insert the module at an 45 degree angle until you cant see most or any of the copper contacts then push down until it clicks. If your computer has two slots and you only see one other the panel on the back then the second slot will be under the keyboard.

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I am thinking of adding memory to my Compaq Presario SR111ONX. I was looking for a schematic of the motherboard or a diagram showing the memory slots and how to add it.


Two long slots with tabs on each end... the hold the memory sticks vertical to the board.

Use your finger to gently move the tab away from the memory stick on both sides... after each tab has been moved away pull up firmly on the memory stick...note the position of the slot(s) on the side of the stick that goes into the slot. insert the replacement memory stick in the slot lining it up carefully and push down ... the tabs should go back into place on their own if the memory is seated properly.


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My mobo has 4 memory card slots


1) All of your memory must be compatible with your motherboard (DDR, DDR2, or DDR3 and speed and latency). For best results, if you have dual channel capability, each pair of memory sticks should be matched. (Usually consecutive serial numbers indicate pairs from a given manufacturer.) Both sets of memory should be rated at the same speed (or the slowest speed will be your memory speed). Some motherboards may not work with all 4 slots occupied unless the memory was certified to work as a set of 4.

2) Which motherboard do you have? The motherboard manufacturer and memory companies often will have lists of compatible memory. The motherboard manufacturer will also have information on the dual-channel pairing.

My current and previous motherboards have had memory slots in color pairs (blue, black). For my boards, I put the sticks in the blue slots (A2 and B2) first. (Preferably these should be the largest memory capacity.) Then I put the second pair of memory into the black slots (A1 and B1). DIMM slot A1 is closest to the CPU; B2 is the farthest away from the CPU.

Depending on your CPU cooler, you may need to remove it or modify it to use all 4 DIMM slots.

Observe the appropriate steps to avoid static discharges while handling your memory and when inside your computer. For actually inserting the memory, make sure that the locks (white on my motherboards) are fully open (hinged away from the slot). Line up your memory so that the slot in the memory is on top of the key in the slot and the memory is centered in the slot. It will only line up one way; the wrong memory type will not line up. Push your memory stick down fully until the locking clips rotate up and fully engage the memory. (You may need to push down at multiple places to get it fully seated.) You will then repeat the procedure with the rest of the memory.

Note: if you get a memory error, three beeps (on many boards), you will need to remove the memory and test one stick at a time in the A2 slot (for example). Then test pairs of slots. It is not unknown for either one stick to be bad or one slot to be bad. Look at the total memory your OS identifies, if you manage to boot in spite of any issues. Running Memtest may be needed but even that may not identify which specific memory segment is bad.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(who has installed or replaced memory since giving an 286 computer a full megabyte of memory. DIMMs are a lot harder to mess up as long as you have the correct memory. Note: most of the different DIMM types have different number of pins; thus sometimes it's very easy to tell that the wrong memory is being used. This isn't always the case.)

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How to add or change DDR2 Memory Compaq Presario SR5110 desktop computer


Just remove the power cord, open the case, turn the computer on it's side and you will see the memory sitting in the slots. Push down on the latches on both ends of the memory slot and then you can pull the memory out.

Be sure to replace it with compatible memory or it will not boot up. Also it you install more than your system will hold, it will not register the excess.

Try 4 All Memory website. It will tell the type, how many slots you have and the maximum amount of memory it can hold.

http://www.4allmemory.com

It looks like your system uses DDR2-PC2-5300 Memory. It has 2 slots and a total capacity of 4GB which means each slot can hold a 2GB chip.

http://www.4allmemory.com/memory/compaq-hp-presario-sr5110nx/

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These PC's don't come with the slot for a memory card, they only have slots for usb ports. The best thing you can do is connect the device(camera) to the computer via usb cord, or take the memory card to a photo center(Wal-mart) to look at or print the pictures.

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Purchased two sticks of 1 G memory, want to upgrad...


Assuming you purchased the correct memory and you have two open memory slots it is very easy. Just open the computer case and look on the mother board for memory cards that look like the ones that you purchased. If there are two empty slots you just need to insert the cards into these slots (just ensure that you ground yourself before touching the cards or the mother board by anti-static band or at least touching something metal first).

When you boot up assuming the bios is fairly current should recognize the new memory and you should be good to go.

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I want to upgrade my RAM on my eMachine t3504. I currently have 256 in each of my 2 slots. Can I upgrade one of the slots to 1 GB and leave the 2nd at 256 or do I have to upgrade both slots?


Yes you can upgrade 1 of the slots to 1GB, as long as 1GB stick of memory is the 256MB stick then you can have both, to check the memory you will have pull them out of the slots and have a look on a little sticker on one side of them. You are looking for i.e DDR400/333/266 if the 1GIG memory matches one of the values mentioned above, say it is a DDR400 and the 256 is a DDR400 then they are compatable if not you will have to just leave the 1GIG stick in by it self in DIMM socket 1.

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What are the slots on the front panel used for?


Those are card reader slots.

Various types of memory cards can be used.

A memory card, (Or can be stated as Flash Memory Card), takes the place of the old Floppy Disks, for one.

It is digital. There is no disk inside, just hardware electronic components.

Due to the size of trying to explain every type of memory card that is available, and the memory card itself, I would like to give you this link,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memory_card

Here it explains the basic format of a memory card.
You can click on the titles of the memory card/s, (in blue), to get a deeper explanation, of that particular memory card.

The specifications for your eMachines ET1810 Desktop PC, state that you have the following card reader slots for,

1.Compact Flash (Type I and II)
2.CF Microdrive
3.MultiMedia Card (MMC)
4.MMCmobile
5.MMCmicro
6.Reduced-Size MultiMedia Card (RS-MMC)
7.Secure Digital Card (SD)
8.miniSD Card
9.xD-Picture Card
10.Memory Stick
11.Memory Stick PRO
12.Memory Stick PRO Duo
13.Memory Stick Micro (M2)

Look above each slot for an abbreviation.
For example on my computer,

I have one card reader slot that is approximately 1 inch wide.
It looks like a T that is stretched out.
It has SD/MMC/SM/MS/MS-PRO, above it.

This means that the card reader slot will support, (Use),
[In order as printed above],

1.SD Card - Secure Digital Card
2.MultiMedia Card.
3.Smart Media card
4.Memory Stick
5.Memory Stick Pro

I have one more card reader slot. It has CF-Microdrive above it. A wider slot than the above, and looks like a upside down stretched out T.

This means of course that it uses, (Supports), a Compact Flash Microdrive card

I've tried to explain the various card reader slots, on your computer's front panel, without being too technical, or being offensive in nature.

If you want, I can explain as technical as you wish, or simplify my solution more.

This is the Specifications page for your eMachines ET1810,

http://support.gateway.com/emachines/desktop/2009/emachines/et/et1810/ET1810sp2.shtml

Scroll down, and look to the right of the heading - Card Reader.
These are the cards your computer supports, (Uses)

Looking at the main support page for your eMachines, it looks as though you have four card reader slots.
Three grouped together on the left side, and two in the middle.

The two slots to the far right are USB ports, with probably a headphone jack port, and a microphone port to the right of them.

This page gives a little more detail, as to what your card reader slots support,

http://support.gateway.com/emachines/desktop/2009/emachines/et/et1810/ET1810fv.shtml

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The 1GB should cost around $40.

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Looking at the picture of your M/B, http://www.alibaba.com/product-gs/222667570/motherboard_P4M266_A_.html, your right there are only 2 RAM slots. However, if you have any devices, such as flash memory sticks, plugged into a USB port your computer maybe recognizing them as extra memory and using them as storage devices.

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