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Adding memory 1 OR 2

I installed a new mermory chip to my eMachineT1840 and was wanting to know if could put 1 in place of the 1 that is in there from the factory also with out loosing anything like my musci and excetera.

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  • kefauver7 Jan 05, 2009

    Thank you for being there.I am going to put another chip in where the original one is .

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The answer is yes.
If this is the type if memory your talking about: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAM, then you can remove an old one, and add a new one without losing any computer files or information. (Before you install the new ram, please make sure to shut off your computer!) 
I hope that helps, MC.

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Adding or removing memory will have no effect on any data stored on your computer's hard drive (where your music is).

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