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Installing Ram in a Dell Laptop

I currently own a Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop computer.

I am running a Pentium 4 at 598 MHz with 512 megs of RAM.

I am using Office 2007 and it is a bit slow.

I would like to upgrade the RAM myself.

What simm cards do I need, can I get them off the shelf, and how much RAM should I get?

Thanks,

Frank

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Yo u have 2 slots in u r machine I am sending u details information of updradation in ur machine :

frequency of ram should be

667 MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SD RAM
option 1.
A system ready for the next generation of applications and games 3 or 4GB1 Dual Channel2 DDR2 SDRAM
2.
A system capable of handling Windows Vista® Aero as well as today’s latest games. 2GB Dual Channel2 DDR2 SDRAM
3.
Basic performance for the Windows Vista® AeroTM interface (PCs purchased with Windows Vista Home Premium and less than 1GB of memory will NOT be capable of running Aero). 1GB Dual Channel2 DDR2 SDRAM
4.
Basic performance, lowest initial cost (Windows Vista® Home Basic) 512MB Dual Channel2 DDR2 SDRAM

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