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Compaq nc8230 Ram Upgrade

I would like to upgrade to 2gb instead of the 512mb that the laptop came standard with but cannot find the second ram slot. Is this an operation that will need to performed by laptop technician or could I tackle it myself given the location of the ram slot? Thanks for your help!

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  • KyP001 Jul 22, 2008

    I would like to upgrade to 2gb instead of the 512mb that the laptop came standard with but cannot find the second ram slot. Is this an operation that will need to performed by laptop technician or could I tackle it myself given the location of the ram slot? Thanks for your help!

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Do a search on this website for nc8230 manual. I just did and found the complete manual loaded with hyperlinks. Follow the step by step instructions and you will find the process relatively straight forward. Essentially what you need to do is loosen a couple of screws in the back, remove the keyboard then remove a plate underneath which will expose the ram module.

Make sure you read the manual though.

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I'm also having the same problem with the same model laptop.  I also can't find the second ram slot.  could you send the link to the manual you found because I couldn't find it.
thanks

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