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I need lift the keyboard to put in more memory how do i do this.i put a gig in the underside of the laptop have the 512 i took out for the underside of the keyboard rf burke

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The link below will take you to the page where you can download the complete sercice manual (HMM) for your laptop with step by step instructions to replace your RAM

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-53169

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HI embreelynn,

just want to check, did you left the top slot open when you put the 2gig in the bottom slot, if you do, I suggest you try it with the 512 in the top slot and the 2gig in the bottom, the reason is that some mobo implements "banking" which means that you'll have to fill in the 1 mem slot before the using 2nd, 3rd and so on.

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Hi,
You Can Actually Upgrade This To 2 Gig Memory.
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I,d suggest Buying another 256 mb Strip, To Put Into Slot 2.
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The second memory slot is under the keyboard.
Remove two screws at the bottom.
Move downwards 4 switches at the top of the keyboard betwwen these letters (es-f1, f4-f5, f8-f9, f12-del) and raise it from the top.
Be careful not to remove keyboard ribbon-band.
There it is!!!!
Replace memory as standard.
Reverse procedure to set laptop to normal.

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This might have something to do with DVMT or Digital Video Memory Technology. Basically, the amount of video memory is dependent on the amount of memory installed. I'm not very familiar with acer system BIOS but try to look for VIDEO under system BIOS and try to select any fixed video memory if possible. you can also try to disable DVMT.

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