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How do I fit physicaly extra ram into my Sony pcv-W1/G computer. I have removed the back but cannot see the spare slot.

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    Conrad Cohen Aug 26, 2010

    I already have the RAM but I asked how I can get to the slot on the motherboard to physicaly fit it. I have not got any literature wit me so I cannot see how to get at the spare slot.

    I hope you can help

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Well the problem from what you say is that you don't have a spare slot to put an extra bank of memory. You have to remove a bank of memory and insert a larger one in the same slot. e.g. If you have 2 x 1GB, put one bank of 2 GB and one of 1 GB; or 2 x 2GB. But check the specification of the computer to see if the motherboard supports the amount of memory that you will fit.
Here is a link: http://www.orcalogic.co.uk/asp/Sony_VAIO_Desktop_PCV-W1G_Memory-17538-m-1.htm
The maximum amount of memory is 1 GB. What I said above was just an example.
As you can see from the link above you could fit 2x 512MB. It is the maximum amount you can fit.
Here is another link to shop from: http://www.memorystock.com/memory/SonyVAIOPCVW1G.html
If you need further assistance or if you have further questions please leave a comment and I will answer as prompt as I will can. Cheers

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