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Adding memory to hp dv5000

Purchased 2 1 gig strips on the advice of crucial. only found 1 recepticle inside underneath. is there 1 more i am missing?

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  • jjstewart01 Jan 20, 2009

    I did remove the old chip to put in the new one. There was only 1 slot available. No place to put a second.



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On HP laptops the memory chips are usually stacked, sitting almost on top of each other...if the memory chip that's in there now is sitting in the first slot you may not be able to see the second slot below it. If that is the case, remove the chip that's in there now and install your two new ones.

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Here's an HP Laptop Disassembly guide. Maybe a tech savy friend can do it for you. If you want to pay to have somebody do it for you there is a third party HP Repair Service. However, if you want to do it yourself, the part is available on ebay.

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