Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I am trying to install a 2GB memory chip in my Dell Latitude 510 and I am not sure how to do it. Forgive my ignorance but a I've never done this before.

Posted by on

  • larkspur424 Dec 17, 2008

    Thank you so much for your help. I have resolved this issue but I have a new problem. I keep getting error reports and boxes keep appearing and forcing me to close down. Any ideas?

    This is the same Dell Latitude 510. Thanks again.

  • larkspur424 Dec 17, 2008

    Thanks. It's not your fault I am only semi-literate on this stuff. I don't understand HOW to reinstall the computer to its factory settings or how to determine which applications are needed. I purchased it used and its worked well until recently.

    A mac would be better, huh?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 81 Answers

- Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries.

- Turn the computer over, and use a flat-blade screwdriver to release the two captive screws from the memory module cover.

- Remove the M2.5 x 12-mm screw labeled "circle K." (The screw is one of the five keyboard screws.)

- Place your finger under the cover at the indentation and lift and slide the cover open.

- Locate the connector labeled ""JDIM1"

- Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the inner tabs on each end of the memory module socket. (the module should pop up)

- replace with the new one (press a bit until the tabs get locked)

- Replace the cover and reconnect the power.

You are ready to go.

Good luck!

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

  • Marcelo Antelo Dec 17, 2008

    It sounds like Windows is giving you troubles.

    I would perform a backup and reinstall the computer to its factory setting.

    Then apply all services packs and updates and finally install the applications needed.


    Good luck!!


  • Marcelo Antelo Dec 18, 2008

    What I meant is to format yor hard drive and install a fresh copy of Windows. All you need is a Windows cd and your license number (it should be on a sticker in the back of the computer).

    That way you will be sure there is no malware bothering you and it will be easy to isolate any problem you might encounter.

    Best of luck.


×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Ram slots problems


Are you sure it's the slot and not the ram? Try switching the ram to isolate which memory chip is bad. You can start by using on ram and one slot, then booting and if it's ok, move it to the next slot and boot. Once you've tested that one memory chip, do the same thing with the other memory chip. More than likely you've got a bad memory chip.

Try switching the ram in each slot. If switching them around does not solve the problem and your slot is truely bad, you will have to replace the motherboard or increase the size of the ram in the slot that works.

May 23, 2012 | Dell Optiplex GX280 Intel Desktop PC -...

1 Answer

We understand that your problem is: Dell Latitude D420 - additional memory installed 2GB but the sytem only sees 467Mb of memory, keep getting BSOD on Boot every time. Have re-installed mem chip on...


1) Make sure you have the right memory module type. IE ddr2 ect. check your model with a memory website that checks which modules should be in your particular notebook. Its a tedious task but important.

2) Make sure your type of notebook can handle the amount of memory you have in the laptop. Some types only allow a maximum memory limit.

3)Make sure chip is installed correctly that both sides are clicked in properly.

Jun 12, 2011 | Dell Latitude D420 Notebook

5 Answers

Can i run windows 7 on dell latitude d510 no drivers on dell website


It worked for me, for the wireless drivers, I installed those for d520 as the ones for d510 didnt work.

Apr 26, 2010 | Dell Latitude D510 Notebook

1 Answer

Dell Latitude D520 won't power up after DIM A reseat


The code you are getting is an error code.
if the light look liek this

http://dsnimg.dell.com/images/external/images/Portables/M07%20No%20mem%20flash2.gif

then you have a memory error that no sodimm module is installed

1. Installing the memory.
2. Reseating the memory.
3. Replacing the memory.
4. Replacing the system board.

Feb 12, 2010 | Dell Latitude D800 Notebook

1 Answer

My Latitude 510, Turn it on,won't stay on


Chances are your nVidia card is now defective due to a known issue with certain Dell models. The GPU has a clocking issue, and melts down due to heat. New BIOS version have been released to combat this, but no real fix except to replace motherboard. See http://www.itexaminer.com/nvidia-dell-hp-sued-over-defective-chips.aspx Even if out of Warranty, contact Dell Support, as they have been known to repair these issues by replacing the motherboards with ATI Video Card models.

Jan 14, 2010 | Dell Latitude D510 Notebook

1 Answer

Dell Lat d620 duo: ran a full system scan yesterday as I normally do for maintenance and got the BSOD. Message: page fault in nonpaged area. Tried all options to reboot, always eventually gets to BSOD and...


Take out the memory and replace with the old one.
If you have a 32 bit Windows and have more that 4GB RAM then you need to upgrade to 64 BIT.
This is the RAM you need:
Standard Memory : 256MB (Removable) Maximum Memory : 2GB Total Memory Slots : 2 Memory Type : DDR2 533MHz (PC2-4200) 200-PIN SODIMM Notes :
http://orcamemory.com/asp/prodtype.asp?prodtype=11759&ft=m

Jan 06, 2010 | Dell Latitude D620 Notebook

2 Answers

Computer freeze/shuts down


check the virtual memory of your computer, make it atleasts 2 times the RAM

Apr 10, 2009 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

1 Answer

How do I install upgraded memory sticks?


Usually, you just remove a panel from the bottom of your laptop and there should be a couple of slots. all you then do is gently but firmly push you memory into the slot and when do,replace the panel and turn the computer on and all should be done

Dec 27, 2008 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

1 Answer

Installing a memory chip


Check under all the removable covers on the back of your laptop,if the dimm slots are not there they will be under your keypad.

Dec 13, 2008 | Chips Computers & Internet

3 Answers

Compaq presario c714nr upgrade memory too 2gb laptop


http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01301275.pdf

Page 43 of this manual seems to have the best documentation on memory for this machine. I saw a 2GB max in another document and this shows the biggest module as 1GB. I would believe that infers a pair.

Dec 18, 2007 | Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

44 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18384 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...