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How to install memory on comp.pres.5002us

Do i have to use anti-static wrist band and how much memory max can i install

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My dad has this exact computer and I've up graded the memory on it. It supports a max of three 256MB chips for a total of 768MB.

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Hi
check this out
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph03886&lc=en&cc=ca&dlc=en&product=92885&os=228&lang=en
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Presario 5000 Series might be able to support up to 1536 MB if it has 3 slots (3 banks of 1).
Check your main board specs before upgrading.
In regards to the anti-static wrist band, you do not needed; just make sure that when opening and installing the memory assemblies touch the PC's metal chassis with one hand to get read of the electrostatic charges from your body.

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