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Slow laptop, canot upgrade

Slow laptop - it runs windows 2000 on a pentium 3 platform, i cant upgrade! HELP!!

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If you cant upgrade the memory or os get the restore disc from dell save any files you want and totally wipe the drive this will restore the system to new. 

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It cannot be upgraded farther by hardware. You should be able to run xp there. Any lower requirement linux distro is also fine if you like.

Laptops are now-a-days not too costly. May also think about a new one.

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You should be able to upgrade the CPU, since it seems that the DV1000's motherboard uses a socket CPU design. But, obviously, HP would rather have you choose the CPU that you want from the beginning and stick with it.
The first thing to do is to check HP website to see what other configurations were/are sold for your model. If they sell it with faster CPUs then you can upgrade to one of them...

PLEASE NOTE:
In order for a particular processor to be compatible with a particular laptop:
(1) the processor must be physically compatible with the laptop socket, in your case I thing you have a Soket 479 processor
(2) the laptop chipset must support the processor.
(3) the chipset front side bus speed must match the processor front side bus speed, in your case 400Mhz.
(4) the laptop BIOS must support the processor.

So I listed here processors with FSB at 400Mhz, I gues that DV1000 as a 855GM Motherboard that supports only 400Mhz with Socket 479

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Banias
Pentium M 1.3 1300 1024 400
Pentium M 1.4 1400 1024 400
Pentium M 1.5 1500 1024 400
Pentium M 1.6 1600 1024 400
Pentium M 1.7 1700 1024 400

Dothan
Pentium M 710 1400 2048 400
Pentium M 715 1500 2048 400
Pentium M 725 1600 2048 400
Pentium M 735 1700 2048 400
Pentium M 745 1800 2048 400
Pentium M 755 2000 2048 400
Pentium M 765 2100 2048 400

Celeron M

Banias-512
Celeron M 310 1200 512 400
Celeron M 320 1300 512 400
Celeron M 330 1400 512 400
Celeron M 340 1500 512 400

Dothan-512
Celeron 205 1200 512 400

Dothan-1024
Celeron M 350 1300 1024 400
Celeron M 360 1400 1024 400
Celeron M 370 1500 1024 400
Celeron M 380 1600 1024 400
Celeron M 390 1700 1024 400

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