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I have an HP Pavillion 512.00 MB can I change to 2 GB and will this make my computer much faster.? does this computer automaticly back up files ?

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Post back with the model number of your computer to determine max RAM. If you can go from 512MB to 2 GB, it will definitely increase the speed.

And no, the computer does not automatically backup your files. You need to set it up. There is probably a backup utility in your programs. Try Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools.

Of course, if you do backup, you will need a drive to backup to...another HD, flash drive, or external drive.

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No need to backup files in case of upgrading ram

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