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My computer has 256MB Ram presently, How much more memory can I add?

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According to HP:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00192728&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=424349&lang=en

You can have a maximum of 1GB of memory in the system. You have two memory slots which means two 512mb memory sticks can go in each slot.

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Go to Crucial.com and run their memory tool. It will tell you exactly how much RAM you have, how many slots and what the upgrade configurations you can choose.

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Up to 1GB. of RAM.

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My dell latitude d600 is extremely slow. I have pi ctures and school papers i do not want to lose.....What can i do too help my computer?


I suggest you copy the school papers, and photos to disk/s, or flashdrive/s for safekeeping.
Then work on getting your computer to be faster.

1) A computer starts slowing down in performance once the Harddrive reaches 50 percent full.
You won't really notice until the Harddrive is at 70 percent full, but the computer has been slowing down all along

Remove unnecessary programs you do not use, and applications.
DO NOT remove Windows programs.
Just one's you have loaded from disk, or downloaded from the internet.

Go to Add/Remove Programs, and see if there any that can be deleted.
(Start > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance > Add/Remove Programs)

2) Defragment the Harddrive.
Start > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance > Free up disk space so programs will run faster

3) Clean up the Registry.
Every time you visit a website cookies are put on your harddrive. Tiny pieces of software, but after a while they add up, and take up harddrive space.

There are also fragmented files left behind after you have removed programs, and/or applications.
There are a lot of 'bits and pieces' left behind that are of no use, and take up harddrive space.

Using a Registry cleaner removes these fragments, and helps to speed up your computer's processes.
(Makes the computer faster)

I suggest CCleaner.
Why?
1) It works, and works well.

2) It's FREE. Works as well as paid for versions, and better than some paid for versions.
Don't let the fact that it's free fool you.

3) I have been using CCleaner for about 2 years now. Haven't had problem 1, and use it every time I'm off the internet.
Not advertising. Wouldn't do any good, lol! It's Free!

http://www.piriform.com/

Take a look around, 'Kick the tires',

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

Go to the right, and click on Screenshots.
If you decide to use Ccleaner, come back, and post in a Comment, and I'll step by step you through using it.

4) Maximize the Ram Memory. Of course we all have to watch our budget constraints, especially with the world economy the way it is.

The Maximum Amount of Ram Memory is 2GB. (2 GigaByte)
There are two Ram Memory slots. EACH slot has a maximum amount of 1GB.
Uses DDR Sdram at 333MegaHertz. (333MHz) [ PC-2700 ]
It is the SO-DIMM style of ram memory.

Documentation for the Dell Latitude D600 Notebook PC, from Dell Support, indicates the standard amount of ram memory that is installed, is 256MB.

[256MB + 256MB = 512MB
512MB + 512MB = 1024MB or also stated as 1GB ]

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd600/en/ug/specs.htm

Scroll down to the bold heading > Memory
Look at the sub-heading in the chart at the left > Memory module connector.
Indicates > Two user-accessible DDR Sdram connectors.

In plain English > Two Ram Memory slots.

Look at the sub-heading > Memory module capacities
128MB, 256MB, 512MB, 1GB.

Plain English > Can use just one 256MB ram module, ('Stick'), or two of them.
Same with each amount listed.

Look at the sub-heading > Standard memory
256MB

Plain English > Comes from the factory with one 256MB ram memory module.

[Maximum memory = 2GB ]

With 256MB of ram memory, a crude comparison is that you could kick a football down the football field, and have to wait until next month for the other team to bring it back.
S-L-O-W!

512MB of ram memory?
Umm, next week.

1024MB? (1GB)
Now you're talkin'.
Return ball at the speed of a normal game.

2048MB? (2GB)
You'll think special effects are happening because the football game is almost over!

An exaggeration I'll admit, but the performance increase is worth it when using programs, and applications.
On the internet? You'll see an increase in performance, but nothing to really write home to Mom about.

'Optimizer', or 'Performance enhancer', or some other dribble advertised as the 'flavor of the day'?
Naa, I find them costly, and full of beans.

Just use the free software available, and tune your computer up through steps 1 and 2 above ,using what Windows has available.
Keep your money in your pocket, unless more Ram Memory is an affordable option at this time.

Regards,
joecoolvette.

Nov 11, 2010 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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Memory (Upgrade-Max) how I buy for the ASUS L 7200?


You could have tried GOOGLE.
Your computer has 64mb ram built in and can take a maximum of 320mb. You have 1 slot to add memory too
You can add 256MB, 144-pin SODIMM, SDRAM, PC133

Jul 26, 2010 | ASUS L 7200 Notebook

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I need to add memory module to my Dell desktop computer. I bought a 256MB Memory Module from Dell but it did not come with any instructions.


ok. which model ram you purchased. For installation of ram there is no instructions. Open cpu and put the ram in empty ram slot. Put in right direction because if you try to put in wrong direction it wont set because that small cutting in ram is help to set proper way. try it otherwise call any technician for help.

Jul 07, 2010 | Dell Computers & Internet

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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 have a intel 845GL motherboard with 1.7Ghz


2 x 184-pin DDR DIMM socket support up to 2 GB
recommended: 1GB x 2 DDR 333

http://www.svbinternational.com/motherboards/motherboard_845_chipset.htm

contact ur system admin/vendor for more details....

Nov 02, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I have a computer with an intel al440lx motherboard, pentium 2 processor w/mmx, ATI rage 3d graphics card ,creative sound blaster pci sound card, 7GB quantum HDD and 40GB seagate HDD and 1.024 GB SDRAM...


Hi,
This is not a software problem. The problem lies in the motherboard.

The motherboard which you are using is an AL440LX motherboard which supports a maximum of 384MB of RAM. The computer will not recognize any more RAM. In order to use 384MB, you will have to add a 128MB RAM along with the 256MB already present and not any more !!
This is the solution !!

Jul 30, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I need to add extra memory now my lap top works with 128 MB i need to be 256 MB


thats no problem sir,u can upgrade the memory cards of the computer to the level which it supports may be 1gb,2gb or 4gb.....
u can purchase another memory stick of same specifications because its availiable is different size like 128Mb,256Mb,512Mb or 1Gb.....you can use any one according to your wish...

Apr 26, 2009 | Toshiba Tecra 8200 PIII-850MHz/ 256MB/...

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I have intel d865gbf mother board with 256mb RAM.but in computer properties it shows 240mb only ,plz help me to increase it to 256mb.thanks


Hi there your system is showing right only. this is because the motherboard has an inbuilt video card which will take some amount of the ram to utilize it as vram or video ram. your motherboard is taking 16mb of video ram.
this is a natural thing. there is no need to worry.
and you can decrease this to 8mb or even 1mb. but is not recommended as the small video size cannot support video playback and also gaming.
this 16 mb of memory is used to display the images to the monitor screen to which you are viewing.

if you want full details.
just do this
go to start -> run -> dxdiag
in that if a checking dialog box appears for whql checking.just press yes.
then go to display tab and see the video sharing memory in approx video memory and also several details will be present there.

hope this helps you.

Apr 20, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Main memory


You could do that. But I would check to see if you couldn't pick up two 1 GB RAM sticks instead. Memory has gotten cheaper & Windows XP is a memory hog that likes at least 1 GB of RAM.

Dec 20, 2008 | Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro Motherboard

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Memory problem


use 2 256mb chips, being an older board might not support any higher than 512Mb RAM

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