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Memory upgrade for presario 2100 notebook

Where are the memory modules located on the presario 2100, by access from bottom or thru the top side under the keyboard? I do not have a manual and I am upgrading this for my folks. If it is under the keyboard, what are the steps to remopve this module to gain access?

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Hope this helps . Just follow this steps.

1. Turn off your laptop and turn it on the reverse side. (under the keyboard see picture)memory upgrade for presario 2100 notebook - c4c84c4.jpg
2. Remove screws and cover .

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3. Remove the locks on both ends of your memory (encircled in yellow) . This is done by holding the locks on both sides using youmemory upgrade for presario 2100 notebook - 9ae5cd5.jpgbr />
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4. While holding the locks gently push the locks away form the memory (sideways)
5. The memory will popout and you may now remove and replace it with a higher capacity.


Note: This is only done if there are no available slots for the new memory. If a slot is still available no need to remove old memory. Just insert the memory on the available slot

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Access is through the bottom. A service manual for the 2100 is located here, but you shouldn't even need it. One or two screws and you're in.

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00246219.pdf

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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You can upgrade to 2GB.
(1024MB.
512 MegaByte + 512MB = 1024MegaByte
1024MB = 1GigaByte )

It is DDR Sdram.
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It is also SO-DIMM, as used for laptops.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SO-DIMM

There are 200 gold plated contact pins. 100 on each side,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1GB_DDR2_SO-DIMM.png

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Damage the contact pins in the ram memory slot, and you are looking at motherboard replacement.

Everywhere on the ram memory module is the BODY, except for the gold plated contact pins.
Handle the ram memory module by the Body.
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Refrain from touching the gold plated contact pins.


[ DDR Sdram IS DDR1. Double Data Rate Sdram.
DDR2 Sdram is Double Data Rate 2 Sdram.
DDR3 Sdram is Double Data Rate 3 Sdram,

1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DDR_SDRAM

2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DDR2_SDRAM

3) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DDR3_SDRAM

It is the Technology used, not referring to the size ]

DIMM for desktops, Dual Inline Memory Module
SO-DIMM for laptops.
Single Outline Dual Inline Memory Module.

You need SO-DIMM, with 200 pins, and it's Frequency Rate, ('Speed'), is rated at 333Megahertz. (333MHz)
That is PC2700.

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Home.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=449877&lang=en&cc=us

Under the bold black subheading -
Resources for HP Compaq nx6110 Notebook PC,
click on - Manuals

Under the bold black subheading -
Quick jump to manuals by category:
,click on - Service and maintenance information - in blue.

Under the subheading - Service and maintenance information -
,click on -

HP Compaq nx6110, nc6110, nx6120, and nc6120 Notebook PCs -
Maintenance and Service Guide
(1 Oct 2005 )

This is a PDF file. The computer you are using now has Adobe Reader on it, which uses PDF files.
After you click on the file name above, it may take up to 30 seconds, before the first page comes up.

In the Bookmarks menu to the left, click on the + sign to the left of -
Removal and Replacement Procedures.
Scroll it down, click on -
6.7 External Memory Module

There is also an Internal Memory Module -
6.17 Internal Memory Module.

You can put UP TO 1GB in the Internal memory module slot, and UP TO 1GB in the External memory module slot.

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