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My memory at present is 512 mb I need to add more memory. Where do i buy it? where do i fix it?

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Go to WWW.CRUCIAL.COM and run their SCAN MY COMPUTER utility.
It will tell you what type of memory you currently have installed and how much more you can add.

Once you have all that information, you can just go to your local omputer shop and just buy the appropriate module and install it yourself at home.

To install a RAM stick, first shut down and unplug your computer.

Unscrew the two screws on the back of the case and open the side panel of the case.

Insert your new RAM memory stick into an empty slot beside te one already installed.

Ensure they are seated properly and clipped in.

Replace the side panel and then plug your power cord back in.


Always unplug your PC before removing RAM sticks and try not to touch the copper contacts on the RAM stick to avoid static damage, they can be delicate.

Good luck.

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You can buy more memory online from Crucial.com or from a store such as Best Buy, Staples, or a computer hardware store.
To install the memory you should open your computer case up per your manual and insert the ram into the ram slots. You may have 2 or 4 slots. If you have 4 slots you will be able to have more ram than if you had 2.

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Www.newegg.com

There go to computer hardware, memory, and choose the memory configurator. It's usuall on the lower left of the page. There you can plug in your pc or motherboard model number and it will give you compatible memory for your setup.

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