Hi I am trying to upgrade the memory in my P35-611 from 1 gig to 2 gig. Toshiba tech support teams tell me that this model supports 2 gig ram, but for some reason unknown to me I can only get it to display 1 gig. Both sockets work with 2 512 sticks but when i tryed to install 2 1 gig sticks it only finds one if them Can anyone tell me what the problem is? Thanks Dan
Hi try going in to your bios at the start when starting your pc up press f2 this should get you in to your main board settings finding the sys on your bios when you go into the bios it should come up with your cpu hard drive and mem installed if you need to reset this to 2 gig if you dont and its reading 2 gig then go to save exet yes to this and reboot your pc this may fix your problem .
this may just be a read problem and it needs to learn that you have a 2 gig mem
if not let me know and we can try another way for you ok
hope this helps ok
all the best
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This is real easy underneath you will see a large flap undo the screws hold it, and remove, you will see the RAM slotted into the socket,simply obtain the correct RAM for your laptop, and slot it in besides, or instead of, replace cover, and reboot, it will automatically be detected and used. If you have done it before then you are on your way to being an expert.. Oh we always say and "X" is an unknown quantity, and a "Spurt" is "Drip" under pressure...Xpert... < Joke.
Yes, you can use the 1 bank and get higher graded memory, another 512 in the 1 bank would make 1gig, you can probable get as much as 2 gig in the bank to make a total of 2.5 gigs by buying a 2 gig memory stick.
You Can Actually Upgrade This To 2 Gig Memory.
Each Slot Will Take 1 A Gig Strip.
I,d suggest Buying another 256 mb Strip, To Put Into Slot 2.
Or Buy a 512mb ( Half Gig ) Which Will Give you 750mb With your Existing Strip Already In There. ** Recommend 1 Gigabyte Max** 2 gig of Ram in This Baby Would Probably Start Glowing.
You Can Buy DDR/266/333 In 256/512/1 Gig Strips. These Are Commonly Known As SD-RAM-Modules.
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.