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My 2oo2 XP Dell computer is getting low on memory.Do I have to take it to the shop or is there something I can do?

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You can do it, dust out your computer with canned air. Buy these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820141214 and replace the ram with those.

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How does this computer compare to a Dimension 5000 with same RAM amount and clock speed?


Paulji786,
Below are the specs you requested on these 2 systems.
Optiplex GX280
Memory
Type
400 & 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
400 & 533 MHzMemory connectors
small form-factor computer: 2small desktop computer: 4desktop computer: 4small mini-tower computer: 4mini-tower computer: 4
Memory capacities
128 MB, 256 MB, 512 MB, or 1 GB non-ECC
Minimum memory
dual-channel: 256 MBsingle-channel: 128 MB
Maximum memory
small form-factor computer: 2 GBsmall desktop computer: 4 GBdesktop computer: 4 GBsmall mini-tower computer: 4 GBmini-tower computer: 4 GB
BIOS address
F0000h
Dimension 5000
Type 400- and 533-MHz DDR2 unbuffered SDRAM
Memory connectors four
Memory capacities 256 MB, 512 MB, or 1 GB non-ECC
Minimum memory 256 MB
Maximum memory 4 GB
System clock 800-MHz data rate
Memory speed

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Jul 15, 2015 | Dell OptiPlex GX280 PC Desktop

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My computer runs slow. It takes a long time to boot up. Occasionally I get a message that virtual memory is low. Is there something I can do myself?


Hello

Yes, this is a very common problem for computers which does not have the sufficient amount of ram installed for the software the machine runs.

At the link below you will be able to read a couple of tips on how to improve your computer speed.

Click HERE.

Kind regards
Andrea

Sep 19, 2010 | Dell Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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My system says, (RAM) radon access memory low cpu intel (r) pentium 4 cpu, version 2.80 ghz. RAM 256 mb. What can I do to resolve this problem. Dell 4700 dimension


Windows XP requires a "bare-minimum" of 128MB of RAM, works "OK" with your 256MB of RAM, if you don't open too many programs at the same time, and if you close/re-open Internet Explorer about once an hour of usage.

But, Windows XP would be _much_ "happier" if you added 256MB or 512MB of RAM, because it is telling you ("available random access memory is low") that it is using all the RAM.

Add more RAM -- your computer will run much better.

Jun 15, 2010 | Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop

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I would like to buy a new dell but not sure how much memory i would need. I don't recall how much memory is in my previous dell. It is a dell dimension xp. Would you please let me know how many GB there...


With any new computer you should get 4 GB of memory, the more the better. There are two version of Windows you can get 32 or 64 bit. The 32 bit version of Windows has a 4 GB maximum on the memory, the 64 bit versions go much higher depending on the version you get. 4 GB will give most people more than enough to do what they need. To see how much memory you currently have just Right-Click on the My Computer icon and select properties. In the window that comes up you will see the memory you currently have.

Jan 30, 2010 | Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

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I bought a Dell inspiron 400 laptop. I will boot


I would take the hard drive to a computer repair shop and let them scan the HDD and remove the infections. They can also repair the windows installation files so it will boot back up. Either way, you do not have to change out the memory unless you want to install more.

Jan 28, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 4000 Notebook

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Windows XP wont read DVDS and resolution sucks.


You will need to restore the original software installation. If your warranty is still in effect you will want to contact Dell for service, this is the best possible opportunity for a complete recovery and a happier outlook

Jul 26, 2009 | Dell (7W036) DVD+RW Burner

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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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Upgade memory


Dell has a very good service manual that explains how to place the memory. Take a look here.
Please post some feedback.
How to open the case is explained here

Apr 10, 2008 | Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

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Dell Computer-MS Keyboard--HELP


YOU MAY HAVE TWO ISSUES:

KEYBOARD NOT CONNECTED
CMOS BATTERY IS STARTING TO FAIL

HOW MANY TIME DID THE LIGHTS FLASH.

DID YOU CHECK TO SEE IF THE KEYBOARD WAS EVEN CONNECTED, IT GOING TO BE A RIBBON WITH LITTLE WIRES GOING THROUGH THE RIBBON, THE RIBBON ONLY GOES IN ONE DIRRECTION,

THE OTHER PROBLEM IS IF THE CMOS BATTERY IS GETTING LOW THEN IT WILL NOT KEEP THE BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMPUTER SETTING CORRECT, THIS MEANS YOU COULD LOOSE THE MONITOR, KB, HD, TIME, OPERATIONAL SYSTEM, AND BOOT SEQUENCE. HARD DRIVE SETTINGS.

IF YOU JUST PICKED UP THE COMPUTER FROM THE SHOP
YOU SHOULD OF CALLED THEM AND EXPLAINED THE PROBLEM AND WHAT SHOULD YOU DO NOW.


RODGANDYSR.

P.S.

EVERY TIME YOU EVERY HAVE ANYONE ELSE WORK ON ANY OF YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT AND DEVICES, HAVE THEM EXPLAIN WHAT THEY DID IN SOMETHING YOU CAN UNDERSTAND SO YOU DONT MAKE THE SAME MISSTAKE AGAIN.

Dec 11, 2007 | Dell 0Y3740 Keyboard

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