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New memory stick support / VAIO PCG 505 EL

My Vaio PCG505 EL does not allow my new 4GB memory stick to be formatted. (internal notebook slot). Any solution ?

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That is operating system problem some a lettle problem only,, format it in another computer or.... refair you system first then format it

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Looking for specifications on sony vaio pcg-3c2l


Features/Specifications:
  • Sony VAIO VGN-CS115J/R Core 2 Duo T5800 2.0 GHz 14.1-inch Widescreen Notebook

  • General Features:
  • Color: Sangria Red
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit pre-installed w/COA
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 2.0 GHz processor
  • Intel Centrino Processor Technology
  • 4 GB PC2-6400 DDR2 SDRAM (4 GB maximum supported)
  • 250 GB Serial ATA hard drive
  • DVD±RW Double Layer Drive
  • Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD with Intel Clear Video Technology with Total Available Graphics Memory of 1750 MB (max.)
  • Built-in 1.3 megapixel MOTION EYE camera and microphone
  • Intel High Definition Audio with built-in speakers
  • Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem
  • 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100AGN (802.11a/b/g/n) Wireless LAN
  • Integrated Stereo A2DP Bluetooth Technology
  • Keyboard with Touchpad
  • Action Buttons: Play/ Pause/ Stop, AV Mode, Mute, Volume-/+, Capture, WLAN on/off
  • 14.1-inch Widescreen display with XBRITE-ECO Technology (1280 x 800)

  • MultiMedia Card Slots:
  • Memory Stick Pro Media slot (Standard/Duo) with MagicGate functionality
  • Secure Digital media slot

  • Expansion slots:
  • ExpressCard/34 slot

  • I/O ports:
  • Three (3) USB 2.0 ports
  • Headphone jack
  • Microphone input
  • One (1) 15-pin VGA port
  • One (1) i.LINK IEEE 1394 FireWire port
  • RJ-45 Ethernet port
  • RJ-11 Modem port

  • Regulatory Approvals:
  • FCC
  • cULus
This information can be found on Geeks.com

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I am trying to install new RAM on my mother's Sony VAIO PCG-K25 laptop. It had two slots, each with 256MB sticks in them. I replaced these with 512MB sticks, and the computer wouldn't boot. It wouldn't...


make sure they are compatible with your computer, there are alot of electronic stores (circuit city) was the worst at it, but will sell you the wrong ones and say they are backwards compatible.. usually P4 2.8 can run PC2700, some run PC2100, which im hoping yours is PC2700... if so, make sure they are NON-ECC also... i would just get 2 1 gig PC2700 DDR 200pin sticks and stick em in... good luck

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Upgrade on Memory Card


When you said memory cards i assume you mean the RAM. You can just take out the ram and put in new ones. Nothing else.

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Just need to know how to change the ram in my Sony Vaio PCG-v505ap


visit vaio manual in
ftp://ftp.vaio-link.com/pub/Manuals/Notebooks/
You can do this in two ways: opening your notebook and taking a look on the memory modules already installed (we will explain more about this later) or running a program like Everest (available on our download section). We ran Everest (going to Motherboard, Chipset, Memory Slots) on our notebook and found that it was using two 256 MB DDR-SDRAM PC2700 (“DDR333”) modules, for a total of 512 MB.
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Figure 1: Checking your current memory configuration with Everest.
If your notebook has an empty memory slot, just go to the computer store and buy a new SO-DIMM module with the same technology (SDRAM or DDR-SDRAM) and speed of any capacity you want – of course you need to know the capacity limit of your notebook. You cannot install a 1 GB module in a notebook that only accepts modules up to 512 MB, for example. Our notebook – a Sony Vaio PCG-V505ECP – accepts modules up to 1 GB, for a total of 2 GB RAM, since it has two memory slots.
For example, if your notebook has one 256 MB module and an empty memory slot, if you buy and install another 256 MB module, it will have 512 MB RAM. If you buy and install a 512 MB module, your notebook will have 768 MB.
If your notebook already has two memory modules, you will need to remove one of the installed modules in order to install the new one. If the two modules have the same capacity, it doesn’t matter which one you will take away, but if they have different capacities, remove the one with smaller capacity. The new RAM capacity of your notebook will be of the capacity of the remaining module plus the capacity of the new module.
In our case, our notebook has two 256 MB modules. So we will remove one of these modules and install a new one on its place. We bought a 1 GB-module, so after installing it our notebook will have 1,280 MB RAM installed (memory math is tricky, since 1 GB equals to 1,024 MB not 1,000; so 1,024 MB + 256 MB = 1,280 MB).


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I want to upgrade my ram what type of ram should i use and how what is the maximum amount of ram i can upgrade to?


Hi,
Memory Upgrade for Sony VAIO PCG-K35 Laptop, the Sony VAIO PCG-K35 Laptop takes the PC2100 DDR SDRAM SODIMMs Memory Type, and comes installed with 512 MB = 256 MB (removable) + 256 MB (removable) of Memory. You can upgrade your Sony VAIO PCG-K35 Laptop to up to a maximum of 1.0 GB Memory, the system has 2 sockets to install Memory, already with 512 MB = 256 MB (removable) + 256 MB (removable) standard Memory installed. For best Laptop performance use the maximum amount of allowed Memory per slot for your Laptop.


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PCG-K415B is the correct model number the label is possibly the service tage or something.

Here are the specifications of your laptop
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  • Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition
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My guess is that the laptop is around 1 or 1and half year old as the celeron 3.06GHz is a relatively new processor.

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