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Replacing RAM in Dell Dimension 3000

I have 256 MB RAM now, would like to upgrade to 2GB. Before removing the current RAM, do I need to back up to a flashdrive so I don't lose the files I have?

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  • dtn09 Feb 14, 2009

    my dell dim 3000 wont accept my 1GB RAM, i turn it on and i get a bleeping noise, then i insert my old 256MB and it works.....have you got any ideas...i have the correct RAM

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Upgrading RAM will not affect your files. Just make sure you upgrade with compatible RAM & that you install it in pairs. So if you want 2 GB then you would want to be 2 x 1 GB RAM chips. Hope this helps & please remember to rate my answer. Thanks.

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You won't have to, installing RAM into a computer has no effect on the hard drive.

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Not really, but there is nothing wrong with being safe. ("...anything that can go wrong, wil!") Make sure you get the correct type of memory for your pc. Good luck.

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Upgrading RAM does not affect the content of hard disk, therefore your files do not get damaged.

However it is safer to make a backup of your files whenever you service your computer, like in this case.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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