Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I cannot use 4 gb ram on my laptop - Computers & Internet

Posted by on

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    what is the brand and model of your laptop ?

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 326 Answers

All versions of Windows that are not 64Bit will not display more then 3gb.

Windows XP Pro 64Bit will show 3gb and utilize 4gb if your system is physically capable (Consult your owners manual)


If you have Vista 64Bit and still do not show your 4gb, then there could be an issue with your ram, or as previously mentioned, your system can not support it.

To check which version you have press and hold the Windows key and press the pause key.

Let us know if you run into any bumps

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Can the LG Xnote RD405 laptop intially with 1gb RAM be upgraded to 4 gb using two 2gb RAM's ? Please help me by providing an answer clearly, Thanks in Advance.


Here is the memory specifications from LG.

Maximum Size: Each slot is 1024MB and can be expanded to 2048MB.
SO DIMM Type for Memory Expansion: DDR2 SDRAM SO-DIMM (256MB, 512MB, 1024MB)

It can take a maximum of 2 gigabytes of ram. It will take two 1 gb sticks. It uses DDR2 laptop ram. You need to check to see if you have one stick that has 1 gb or 2 sticks that have 512 mb each. That will tell you if you need to buy one or two sticks of ram at 1 gb each. You will be able to tell a difference going from one gb to two gb of ram. I think it would be worth the investment if you plan on using the computer for another year or more.

Oct 05, 2015 | LG Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Is there a way the memory in a toshiba satellite 1005-s157 be increased to more than 512MB?


Yes you can, at least to 1 Gb maybe possibly to 2 Gb.
There will be two memory slots in your laptop. To increase the RAM to 1 Gb install another 512 Mb RAM module in the empty 2nd memory slot. Make sure you use the same make and speed RAM as the one that is installed.
If you have two 256 Mb RAM modules installed in your laptop then you need to replace the two 256 Mb RAM modules with two 512 Mb RAM modules to get a total of 1 Gb RAM.

Aug 04, 2012 | Toshiba Computers & Internet

1 Answer

How do yo get to the memory and can I add 1GB to the existing1!GB or do I have to purchase a 2 GB memory...thanks


Most laptops have 2 memory slots, if you have 1 Gb of RAM using two 512 Mb RAM then you need to replace them with two 1 Gb RAM modules. If you have one RAM module 1 Gb then you only need to add another 1 Gb RAM module. Try to use the same make and speed RAM.

Aug 19, 2010 | Acer Aspire One A150-1006 Notebook

2 Answers

I have Acer laptop Aspire 5570z module Zr1 with memory 1GB I want to increase memory 2GB or 3GB Is it possible or not What will be the expenditure?


Your laptop's RAM is upgradeable to up to 4 GB using two DDR2 533/667 MHz SODIMM modules.

So your upgrade options here are:
1. Buy a 1 GB DDR2 533/667 MHz SODIMM module & install it to get a total RAM of 2 GB (Price around US$ 25).
2. Buy a 2 GB DDR2 533/667 MHz SODIMM module & install it to get a total RAM of 3 GB (Price around US$ 45).

Aug 14, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

2 Answers

Upgrade RAM


DDR 1 - 1 GB costs around Rs 1500 DDR 2 - 1 Gb costs around Rs 1200 DDR 2 - 2 Gb costs around Rs 2200
I just upgraded my system to 2 Gb ddr2.
You can order it on ebay.

Mar 29, 2010 | Lenovo 3000 Y410 Laptop

1 Answer

I am using a laptop aspire 3683 wih 512mb ram. But my computer running very slow. Can I upgrade the ram for 1gb. Please let me your suggestion. Thank you.


Yes, you can upgrade it to 1 GB RAM.But I recomend you to change it to 2 GB RAM (two 1 GB RAM).It will boost your performance tremendously.

Consider1 GB RAM with 600/666 Mhz.

Dec 31, 2009 | Acer Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Laptop shows only 4gb ram & 300 gb hdd


This is the limitation of a 32 bit (x86) Operating System. A 32 bit OS can detect upto 3GB RAM only.

You may either try installing the x64 Bit of XP Operating System or Vista Service Pack 1 or 2 for 32 bit Vista Operation System to resolve the issue.

After installing the SP 1 or 2 of the Vista OS in the Computer, the OS will detect 4GB RAM.


Good Luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oct 12, 2009 | Acer Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My asus eee 900 pc with 512mb of ram, i upgraded to 2gb of ram, and it restarted fine, now with either ram chip in it it will start to boot up, but the screen stays blank and it attempts to start up with a...


request you to check speed of 2 gb ram with old 512 gb, if u r using 2 strrips of 1-1 gb then first remove both and resinstall old 512 again, and checked, again install both 2 gb ram and check. if after installation of 2 gb ram laptop is not restarting the problem is only with speed of ram. u may need to install ram with proper matching speed

May 26, 2009 | ASUS Eee PC 900 PC Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

44 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...