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Upgrade of Ram on Dell 8100

In answer to your reply, I left a 128mb in one slot and put a 256mb in the other. Computer only recognised 128mb. However, when I try to put the original 2 x 128mb back, the computer still will not boot up

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Hi,

There are 2 possibilities here - either the slot is not working or the RAM itself.

First install the working 128MB RAM in both memory slots one after the other and ensure that both the slots are in good shape.

Next, install the other 128MB RAM in one slot and check if this is working good.

Your laptop can support a maximum memory of 512MB. If you looking for an upgrade, please call Dell Support. Even though it's little expensive and shipping takes a week, you can get a free after sales service and peace of mind. Moreover you get proper guidance from the experts.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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