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Very slow to get going

From switching on to getting the browser takes a long time.Computer technician tells me that ram needs to be upgraded from 256 to 1gb.Is there one available

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Pls.. post your Pc specs and your application that running your system,
then i can send you wat hardware that you upgrade..

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You can get the RAM chips from any comptuer stores. Make sure that you know the RAM specifications on your computer otherwise the the RAM chips that you buy may not be compatible with your computer.
Also check if your computer's hardware is compatible with 1 GB RAM.

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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Dell computer.5 yrs.old. Very,very,slow.What can be done? Have dial up internet service. Also, what does memory upgrade mean?


Hi,

There's nothing you can do about your internet speed, dial up is dial up and is known to be slow. If you want fast internet then you would need broadband.

A memory upgrade would speed up the overall performance of the PC. For example: the computer may take 5 minutes to fully boot up and programs taking time to launch. This would not fully resolve but help it to be more responsive.

A memory upgrade is always recommended by me. I expect that your computer can be probably maxed out to 2GB of memory.


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Jul 19, 2010 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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Very slow also to increas memory


You need more memory. If you have windows xp you need at least 512 memory.

Jul 03, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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I have 256 MB RAM which is slow, can i upgrade it to 512 MB RAM


Depends completely on what motherboard the computer has and what it supports, I could check on it if you have and brand and model of the computer, or from the motherboard.

Sure the prosessor speed doesn't affect the memory amount possible don't worry about that, just need to find out how much is supported and at what speed etc.

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Ekse

Jun 03, 2009 | E-Machines -T1840-CELERON-1.8GHz,40GB...

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Which memory ram for amilo pro v7010


http://www.fujitsu-siemens.ru/Resources/123/2080773523.pdf

Here's a link to the Data Sheet with the specifications to that Laptop in Adobe Reader format.

Looks like your Laptop came with either 256 or 512 MB of DDR SDRAM and it is upgradable to 2 GB of DDR SDRAM.

You can check to see exactly how much RAM your computer came with by going to Control Panel, double-click System and it should tell you how much RAM you currently have in the System Properties box.

The motherboard has 2 slots for RAM, you you could add a second 256 MB or a second 512 MB stick of RAM. Or if you wanted to upgrade to the 2GB of maximum RAM this computer handles, then you can take out the RAM chip(s) that is installed and install two 1G DDR SDRAM.

Jan 31, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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My desktop is working very slow


you speed up your existing system by upgrading the memory to 1GB.
If you want a much faster machine then you will need to replace the motherboard, memory, PSU (power suppy) hard drive and processor.
If you change the motherboard etc you will notice the difference in speed

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Dec 11, 2008 | Gateway Essential 466 PC Desktop

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Which should I upgrade?


Upgrade the RAM much easier to do than the CPU.

CPU requires you to find a processor that will work for your laptop motherboard then you gotta open it up and remove the CPU.... TOO MUCH WORK! unless you're very comfortable in doing this.

I would recommend go to 512MB to 1G of instead 256MB.

Aug 20, 2008 | HP Pavilion ZV5000, ZV6000, ZX5000 Series...

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Memory upgrade


The memory should be DDR II Ram. To find how much ram you have simply click on Start then right click on "My Computer" and click properties. Chances are you have 512 ram. It will tell you in the lower right hand side along with your processer and windows version. Once you have found out how much ram you have, turn off your computer flip it upside down and pull out the battery. Then you should see a cover with one or two screws in it that measures about 3 inch by 4 inch. Remove the screws and take the cover off. This is where your memory goes. If there is 512 memory in your computer you will either have 1 512 memory stick or 2 256 sitcks. Remember that any time you upgrade memory it is best to take out the old memory and replace with either one stick of higher ram or two of equal ram. Never mis a 512 and a 256 or 512 and 1gig ect. Take the ram stick/sticks out and bring them down to the store with you just so as to get the correct memory. Also, remember when you replace the memory, if you are just upgrading to one 1gig stick to put it in the A DIMM slot. This is the primary ram slot.

Apr 29, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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Dell Celeron 300


You have not mentioned whether it is a laptop or a PC.

If it is a PC when you open it you will have slots for your RAM cards. They would be on the mother board. You can remove them and then take them to a nearest hardware store and can ask for another 256 MB or directly can take 1 GB if your motherboards supports 1 Gb.

If you are not sure where the RAM is...then better surf the net to see RAM pictures...

If it is a laptop then the same way but you would have the slot at the back of the laptop...

Apr 16, 2008 | Dell Celeron, 300 MHz (2997D) Processor...

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