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Good day. I have a sony vaio pcg-9g1l with 512 RAM and with 8MB in video and I want to know how to expand the video memory for my laptop gets a bit slow when watching youtube videos. I tried changing the video size through the bios utility (f2 key) but I can't access to the video settings. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.

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For a laptop, "it is what it is" -- namely that the laptop was designed to use 8MB of your RAM for "video" purposes.
Unlike a "desktop" computer, the video-card is not a "user-replaceable" part.

If your computer is "slow" when downloading from YouTube,
start downloading a video, and click 'pause', to allow the download
to continue, while the playback has been paused. Then, a minute later, click 'resume', to see if the downloaded video "plays" at the "normal" rate, without any video artifacts.

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Figure 1: Checking your current memory configuration with Everest.
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