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Labtop I have a labtop and I want to add more ram to it i dont know were to start i need step by step instructions on how to do this i have a 512mb and i want to install a 2gb but dont know how to install i have enough to buy the product but dont want to pay for installation

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You can do the installation yourself as it's pretty straight forward (all you will need is a screwdriver to remove the cover plate that covers the RAM). You can identify the RAM plate by looking on the back of your laptop. The RAM plate will have a small (and I mean, very small) picture of a RAM chip next to it. Once you've found it, you will see two screws (these may be hidden by labels or rubber pads). Simply remove the screws, remove the plate, take out the old RAM chip, and pop in the new ones. If you need to identify the type of RAM to purchase, I'd recommend either consulting your laptops documentation (or the documentation on the manufacturers website if you don't have a hard copy), or by; 1. Downloading Aida32 http://archives.mysteryfcm.co.uk/?f=System/Diagnostics/Aida32 2. Popping along to Crucial www.crucial.com Crucial requires ActiveX, and will automatically detect the type of RAM required for your system.

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My dell latitude d600 is extremely slow. I have pi ctures and school papers i do not want to lose.....What can i do too help my computer?


I suggest you copy the school papers, and photos to disk/s, or flashdrive/s for safekeeping.
Then work on getting your computer to be faster.

1) A computer starts slowing down in performance once the Harddrive reaches 50 percent full.
You won't really notice until the Harddrive is at 70 percent full, but the computer has been slowing down all along

Remove unnecessary programs you do not use, and applications.
DO NOT remove Windows programs.
Just one's you have loaded from disk, or downloaded from the internet.

Go to Add/Remove Programs, and see if there any that can be deleted.
(Start > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance > Add/Remove Programs)

2) Defragment the Harddrive.
Start > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance > Free up disk space so programs will run faster

3) Clean up the Registry.
Every time you visit a website cookies are put on your harddrive. Tiny pieces of software, but after a while they add up, and take up harddrive space.

There are also fragmented files left behind after you have removed programs, and/or applications.
There are a lot of 'bits and pieces' left behind that are of no use, and take up harddrive space.

Using a Registry cleaner removes these fragments, and helps to speed up your computer's processes.
(Makes the computer faster)

I suggest CCleaner.
Why?
1) It works, and works well.

2) It's FREE. Works as well as paid for versions, and better than some paid for versions.
Don't let the fact that it's free fool you.

3) I have been using CCleaner for about 2 years now. Haven't had problem 1, and use it every time I'm off the internet.
Not advertising. Wouldn't do any good, lol! It's Free!

http://www.piriform.com/

Take a look around, 'Kick the tires',

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

Go to the right, and click on Screenshots.
If you decide to use Ccleaner, come back, and post in a Comment, and I'll step by step you through using it.

4) Maximize the Ram Memory. Of course we all have to watch our budget constraints, especially with the world economy the way it is.

The Maximum Amount of Ram Memory is 2GB. (2 GigaByte)
There are two Ram Memory slots. EACH slot has a maximum amount of 1GB.
Uses DDR Sdram at 333MegaHertz. (333MHz) [ PC-2700 ]
It is the SO-DIMM style of ram memory.

Documentation for the Dell Latitude D600 Notebook PC, from Dell Support, indicates the standard amount of ram memory that is installed, is 256MB.

[256MB + 256MB = 512MB
512MB + 512MB = 1024MB or also stated as 1GB ]

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd600/en/ug/specs.htm

Scroll down to the bold heading > Memory
Look at the sub-heading in the chart at the left > Memory module connector.
Indicates > Two user-accessible DDR Sdram connectors.

In plain English > Two Ram Memory slots.

Look at the sub-heading > Memory module capacities
128MB, 256MB, 512MB, 1GB.

Plain English > Can use just one 256MB ram module, ('Stick'), or two of them.
Same with each amount listed.

Look at the sub-heading > Standard memory
256MB

Plain English > Comes from the factory with one 256MB ram memory module.

[Maximum memory = 2GB ]

With 256MB of ram memory, a crude comparison is that you could kick a football down the football field, and have to wait until next month for the other team to bring it back.
S-L-O-W!

512MB of ram memory?
Umm, next week.

1024MB? (1GB)
Now you're talkin'.
Return ball at the speed of a normal game.

2048MB? (2GB)
You'll think special effects are happening because the football game is almost over!

An exaggeration I'll admit, but the performance increase is worth it when using programs, and applications.
On the internet? You'll see an increase in performance, but nothing to really write home to Mom about.

'Optimizer', or 'Performance enhancer', or some other dribble advertised as the 'flavor of the day'?
Naa, I find them costly, and full of beans.

Just use the free software available, and tune your computer up through steps 1 and 2 above ,using what Windows has available.
Keep your money in your pocket, unless more Ram Memory is an affordable option at this time.

Regards,
joecoolvette.

Nov 11, 2010 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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How to install 512mb ram for toshiba A25-S279


look on the underside there is a slot for inserting ram in it . but u need to open the back cover to see it and insert in it .
if your product is under warranty i recommend dont do this on your own contact service centre

Apr 05, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A25-S279 Notebook

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I want to add 1Gig Ram to istalled 512 Mb of Ram,Can I do this? NEC VERSA M160. Memory type DDR 533 Mhz PC2-400 200 pinSODIMM


Yes, of course you can do this with your own. The first things you should do are they:

You need to buy 1gb RAM which same socket to your old 512mb RAM. Be sure that the said RAM are compatible to your motherboard.

Dec 02, 2009 | PC Laptops

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How to add ram if theres only one slot?


Hello

If you need to add ram but there is only one ram slot, you need to replace the current ram chip with another chip with better specs. Thus ,if you have a 512mb chip in now, you need to replace it with a 1gb chip. Hope this can help you.

Kind regards
Andrea

Nov 12, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite 2805-S603 Notebook

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I have a Toshiba Satellite 1905-S301 that has 512mb of DDR memory currently. I have a stick of 128 that I was going to throw in there to boost performance but when I opened the compartment the there was...


There are 2 types of memory, one for laptops and one for pc.

Your additional stick seems to be for pc from what your saying.

Additional thoughts:
I'm sure you can buy sticks for laptops at walmart or whereever you bought ur laptop. Just make sure it is the same speed type. Example: yours is 512mb ddr PC 5200, you will need to find PC5200, the 512mb and up you shouldnt have to worry about. So do your research before you upgrade or you will burn your laptop.

Sep 09, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite 1905-S301 Notebook

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RAM for AVERATEC 3120V


Max for this form factor is 512mb. It can be upgraded. Here is step by step instructions

http://www.gearhack.com/Forums/DisplayComments.php?file=Computer/Notebook/Max..ing_Out_Memory_on_the_Averatec_3120V_Slim_Notebook

you can buy the ram here for about 18 bucks with a credit card and free account setup

http://cgi.ebay.com/Viking-512Mb-PC13364X64CL3-512MB-PC133-SDRAM_W0QQitemZ120445441132QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item1c0b1b946c&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14

Good Luck! Your Amigo!
Ruben

Jul 28, 2009 | Averatec 3120V Notebook

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RAM / HDD upgrading


u need 1gb Ram in total it is more than enuff for u u will never feel short after this and sure it will boost performance , u have 512 mb

if u have 2 chips of 256mb each then u need to buy 512mb X 2 chips and ur old ram will be left with u , luckily if u have 1 chip of 512 mb in ur system then u will save money like only buy 1 chip of 512mb but pls check the whole ratings of ur RAM and make of RAM is it samsung or hynix chips or what bcoz u will have compatibility issue in matching ur old and new rams pls let me know of whole specs written on RAM i can help u in matching

if u need urgent boost in performance then i will suggest replacing hard disk u will see a big change in loading OS and opening programs RAM is secondary in this stuff , but it is imp u can also go for 756 mb in total if u dont want to waste money if u have 2 chips of 256 each

secondly go for 160/250 GB 7200 RPM drive for top performance but 5400 RPM is still fast in ur notebook it is like 4200rpm according too my expertise

pls rate me FIXYA for my analysis if u like

Mar 08, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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Need to add Ram memory


Hey,

This is really easy on this model of acer laptop
  • unplug the power adapter and remove the battery from the laptop

1. Remove the two screws fastening the RAM cover.
2. Detach the RAM cover from the main unit.
3. Pop out the memorys and remove the memorys from the memory sockets.
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Let me know if you need anything else.


Thanks,
Ekse

Feb 17, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

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1024 RAM


You will need to remove the 2-512MB ram that are installed on your computer and buy 2-1GB sticks. There is no other way around this. Download CPU-Z program to find exact memory module needed before you buy the wrong one. Good luck.

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