No its not for ram, i have the same pc....its for optional built in wireless the cards are like 50 bucks...also there SHOULD be two black wires not connected to anything...those are the antenneas that you would coneect to the option wireless card.. you cant add ram there sorry..
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That's your expandable slot that will let you add more RAM if you want to beef up the system. Generally, you'll slide it in at an angle until it seats and then push it down into the laptop to lock it into place. This is by far one of the easiest and cheapest things you can do to speed up your system! Give it a whirl-RAM is cheap. Please help me out by rating this tip accordingly if you liked it.
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Memory Upgrade for Sony VAIO VPCM121AX Netbook Laptop, the Sony VAIO VPCM121AX Netbook Laptop takes the PC2-6400 DDR2 SDRAM SODIMM 200pin memory Memory Type, and comes installed with 1GB (Removable) of Memory.
You can upgrade your Sony VAIO VPCM121AX Netbook Laptop to up to a maximum of 2GB Memory, the system has 1 Socket to install Memory, already with 1GB (Removable) standard Memory installed.
For best Laptop performance use the maximum amount of allowed Memory per slot for your Laptop.
if you're not sure if a module is right for your system, use theCrucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules.first you will need to select the manufacturer from a drop down list then select your product line
from a drop down list then select the model then click find it will take you directly to compatible ram also you will have an option to scan your system
Power off the computer, and unplug it from the power source. Close the computer and turn it over.
Slide off the battery cover and remove the battery.
3 Locate the memory bay and remove the screws in the cover. 4 Remove your old RAM board(s) by pushing the metal clips and holding it down and outwards until the RAM board pops up. Then pull it out at a 30-degree angle. (If you only need to add more RAM to your existing RAM and you have enough available empty RAM slots, you will not need to remove the RAM.) 5 Insert the new RAM board into an empty slot at a 30-degree angle until you hear it click. Then push it flat down into the slot. 6 Replace the cover and screw it back in. Upgrade the Sony VAIO Hard Drive 7 Locate the hard drive bay and remove the screws from the cover. Then slide the cover off. 8 Pull the hard drive out of the bay. 9 Remove the screw securing the hard drive with the magnetic screwdriver. 10 Pull the hard drive out of the bay by the black tab connected to it. 11 Re-insert your new hard drive into the bay and replace the cover.
Power down your laptop and remove A/C adapter and battery. Be sure to ground yourself to prevent static electricity transfer. Small panel in the middle of bottom of laptop.
Remove screws and laptop RAM is right there. Be sure your RAM matches
as far values and doesn't exceed maximum size supported. There should
tabs that hold the RAM in. Replace pieces of RAM. Computer should recognize the new hardware and acknowledge it when you power it up. Hope that helps..
First, you have to find out the max of ram that you can add to your pc. Then go to the website crucial.com and run a test where it will tell you what memory and how much you can add. If you decide to purchase the memory and after you recieved , open the case and locate the empty slop where the memory is going to be install. It should be the small slots not the white big ones. Then carefully open the case from the memory and then put i on the slot of the pc. Turn the pc on and then see if it recognize it
Turn the computer off.
Remove the battery.
Unplug the AC adapter.
Turn the computer bottom-up.
Look for a few screws that secure a small panel.
Unscrew those screws, and remove the panel.
If you've selected the right panel, you should see your current RAM.
On the LEFT and RIGHT edges, there are small "fingers" that are holding the RAM.
Gently pull those fingers away from the RAM, and it should pop-up slightly, and you should be able to remove the RAM.
Notice that the "notch" in the middle of the RAM is slightly off-centre.
Insert the new RAM into the socket, and gently press down, until those two fingers "click" to grab the new RAM.
Depending on your "old" RAM, you may have:
* one "occupied" RAM slot (1GB), and one "empty" RAM slot;
* two "occupied" RAM slots (512MB/stick).
So, you may have to remove one RAM stick, to expose an "empty" RAM-slot "hidden" under the RAM.
Or, the "empty" RAM-slot may be visible without removing the RAM.
Or, you may have to remove one of the 512MB RAM-sticks, in order to free-up a slot for the "new" RAM.
Replace the cover-panel, and screw it in.
Reconnect the battery.
Reconnect the power-supply.
Start the computer.
Point at My Computer
Right-mouse click on My Computer
It should display your CPU-speed and the "new" amount of installed RAM.
If the CPU (Processing unit) is not switching at all, then first thing you can check is your RAM. Switch of the power supply and unplug the cables. Then open the top cover (or whatever your CPU has) of teh CPU and remove the RAM from its slot and install it again (place it in its slot as it is). Or if you have 2 slots for the RAM and only one RAM installed then try installing (placing) the RAM in the other slot which is empty. Plug in all the cables and switch the power supply. This method works most of the time. Gud luck.
Unplug the machine. On the right side of the machine you will find a cover. Remove the cover and you will find 1 open slot. The machine can take a total of 224MB (96 is built into the machine) leaving 128 available. The memory type is 100pin, 133MHz, SDRAM DIMM.
Simply click the memory into the blank slot and replace the cover.
Once completed, plug the machine back in and print a configuration page. The memory total should be at 224 once you have installed your 128MB.