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Increase ram for vista ulimate

Replaced xp with visat ulimate. notebook has 512mb ram. will adding 2gb memory stick speed up system ?

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Yes surly it will have some difference but make sure that your laptop has 2gb ram support sorry for the late reply

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Hi - according to memory suppliers your T23 has the following memory capacity / requirements:

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  • Your IBM has Two (2) memory slots or sockets
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  • The memory speed is: SDRAM 133MHz, PC133
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If you are meeting these requirements, you may have a defective module.

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This means yo can trouble shoot the 512MB modules individually by installing one of the original 128MB modules and one of the new 512MB modules (for a total system memory of 640MB). If it does not boot, try again with the other 512MB module. This will help you identify a defective module that may be preventing the machine from booting.

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Operating System Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium Processor AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor TK-57 (512KB L2 cache, 1.9GHz) Chipset NVIDIA nForce 610M Memory 1GB (1GB installed in one of two memory slots) DDR2 667 SDRAM User upgradeable up to 4GB (one 2GB memory card in each slot)* subject to availability of 2GB cards
*If upgrading after initial purchase, one or more of the memory cards provided with the system may have to be replaced with optional larger memory cards in order to achieve the maximum capacity.
Storage 120GB* hard disk drive Integrated variable-speed Super-Multi drive (DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD-RAM):
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Surely to load XP is a DownGrade. As this notebook is dual core, I would run Vista 64 or better still Windows 7 64.
If you wish to persist with an old system, you require SP3 for XP.That may be available from a software store but is no longer supported by Windows.
Try http://www.notebook-driver.com/laptops-information/acer-aspire-4520-notebook-technical-specifications/ for drivers that you will require to have support from Acer.

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MOST LABTOP HAVE A PANEL ON THE BUTTOM OF THE MACHINE AND ON THAT PANEL SHOW A LITTLE ICON THE SHAPE OF MEMORY CHIP ON A STICK, 2 SCREW THAT ARE A PHILLIPS HEAD, DEPENDING ON WHAT MAKE YOU WANT AND WHAT OPERATIONAL SOFTWARE OR WINDOWS VERSION WILL DEPEND ON AMOUNT OF RAM, IF YOU OPEN YOUR UP IT MAY HAVE 2 CHIP SET AT 125MB, OR 1 CHIP 250MB, THAN 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, XP VERSION NOT MORE THAN 1GB BECAUSE THE SYSTEM CANNOT HANDLE THE SPEED AND YOU WOULD OVERCLOCK MEMORY.
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