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Upgrading Memory from 256 to 1GB

Is it necessary to remove the 256 memory hardware when I install the Dell 1GB memory upgrade? The Dimension 2400 has two slots for memory: I - has 256 in stalled; the other is empty. Manual only covers adding the upgrade for installation in vacant slot, but doesn't memntion if the 256 should be removed/

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    Thanks, will try.

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You shouldn't have to remove it, but if the system won't boot after try reversing the slot, and if that doesn't work take out the 256.

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Very slow also to increas memory


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the frequency of 256mb ram is nt equivalent to one gb ram

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Opening the Dell DHM case?


there is button at the rear top and rear buttom of the machine. press the button and swing open one side of the machine.
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http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=DIM_PNT_P4_CEL_2400&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=

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