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Would like to upgrade the memory. find out exactly what type of memory is in my computer. Model 5000 5400 US Serial No. 2H21KKLK21VG Purchased April 2002

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Your computer model takes133MHz Synchronized DRAM. this is different from Asynchronized DRAM. Its very important to purchase the one versus the other.

I recommend Corsair.com for getting memory modules.They make the Micron Brand to meet MILSPEC for the US Govt and Military. Corsair memory comes with a lifetime warranty and I rarely have to have their memory replaced but when doing so, there is a no questions asked policy.

They also have a memory configurator, where you type in the make and mode of your computer and the program prompts you for the memory to purchase.

Please note: You can only increase your memory installed to 512MB, using two 256MB modules. 512MB is a minimum for Windows XP and probably won't run Vista should you want to go down that route. I'd suggest buying a used copy of Windows 2000 for an EBay Power Seller with a strong rating. Windows2000 is virtually WindowsXP but its needs for Memory are quite a bit smaller and you'll have a better experience.

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How to upgrade RAM for compaq nx9010


Upgrading memory helps improve system performance. By following the step-by-step instructions in this document, you can successfully upgrade random-access memory (RAM) for all HP and Compaq notebook computers. While the graphics might not match your specific computer model, the steps will work. Read all instructions carefully before attempting memory installation. NOTE:Do not purchase memory modules until you know the type of memory used by the computer, the maximum amount of memory the computer can use, and the memory slot configuration. How to find the product number of your HP notebook PC To order replacement internal components such as memory, you must know the exact product number of the computer. For many HP notebook PCs, the product number and serial number are printed on a label on the bottom of the computer. Also, the product number and serial number are printed on the outside of the shipping box that you received when you purchased the computer. Product number locations can vary, and there are numerous methods to find the product number of your notebook. NOTE:A general family name may be imprinted on the case near the keyboard or on the frame around the display screen, but this does NOT provide sufficient information for ordering replacement parts. Finding memory information for your computer model (amount installed, maximum supported, and type of memory) Important memory upgrade information is in the specifications document for your HP computer. To find product specifications, browse to the Product Information category on the support page for your computer model. Refer to the Memory section within the product specifications document for memory information specific to your computer. Among the information listed, take note of the following items. It will be useful when purchasing memory and when performing the next steps. Amount of memory installed - The current amount of memory installed on your computer. Go to Verifying how much memory can be added to verify the amount of memory currently installed. Maximum memory supported - Subtract the amount of memory already installed from the maximum amount supported by the system to determine how much memory to get. You can also buy the maximum amount allowed and replace the currently installed memory. Once you know the maximum for your system, check Maximum memory supported by operating system to see how much memory your version of Windows will support. Use the lower of these two numbers as your maximum memory. Type of memory (including speed) - It is recommended to get the same type of memory (same size, same speed, same manufacturer) for each slot. For best performance, get the fastest memory that the motherboard supports. CAUTION: Due to the variety of possible configurations, some motherboards might not be able to properly configure memory if the array of small outline dual in-line memory modules (SO-DIMMs) contains a SO-DIMM that is not from the same manufacturer, has a different CAS latency value, or has a different density value (high and low used together). Make sure all SO-DIMMs meet the requirements of for the motherboard (the information listed in product specifications), have the same part number, are from the same manufacturer, and meet the basic memory requirements for your motherboard. If not, make sure that you can return the memory if it is not recognized by the system after you install the new memory. Determining where your memory is located Memory is installed inside of the memory module compartment, which is located on the bottom of the computer on most HP notebook PCs. Some HP notebooks are designed with the memory module compartment under the keyboard. If the memory module compartment for your particular notebook is located under the keyboard, HP recommends that you contact an HP-authorized support or repair facility for assistance in ordering and replacing the memory. Verifying how much memory can be added Prior to upgrading memory, you need to verify how much memory you currently have installed to determine how much memory can be added. Using your User Guide for memory installation instructions The User Guide contains helpful information and pictures showing how to remove and install memory in your specific notebook model. A copy of the User Guide is stored on the hard drive, and it is also available for download from the HP Web site. Installing memory Notebooks are designed so that additional memory can be added using a Phillips screwdriver. Use the following steps to install memory in an HP or Compaq notebook computer. After reviewing the following steps, if you are not confident in performing the installation yourself, contact an HP authorized distributor for technical assistance. NOTE: If someone other than HP installs or upgrades the memory, any damage caused by the memory and/or by a person trying to install or upgrade the memory is excluded from coverage under the product warranty. The customer assumes all risk and liability for damages for any such installation or upgrade. NOTE: Important! You might find that your HP or Compaq computer is able to support a physical installation of 4 GB or more memory. However, this maximum memory might be further limited by the operating system not being able to address the full range of physical memory. 32-bit operating systems, such as 32-bit types of Windows 7, Vista, and XP, can address approximately 3.3 GB. This limitation is present on all 32-bit hardware and 32-bit operating systems and is not limited to HP and Compaq PC systems or Microsoft software operating systems. Verify the computer is turned off, not simply in sleep or hibernate mode. Disconnect the A/C power adapter. Turn the notebook over and place it on a firm surface. Remove the battery. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the cover on the memory module compartment. (See the User Guide for instructions on how to remove the memory for the specific computer. If you need help finding the User Guide, refer to the section Locating your User Guide for memory installation instructions .) With the cover removed, and before you touch the memory, ground yourself to discharge any static electricity. NOTE: To ground yourself, and discharge any static electricity, place one hand on the case of the computer and touch the other hand to a metal surface or grounded object, such as the metal part of a lamp. To release the memory, use a small wooden tool, or fingernail, to spread the clips holding the ends of the memory in place. One side of the memory will rise when the clips are released. Remove the memory and place it in an anti-static bag. Remove the new memory from the protective anti-static bag and hold the memory by the ends. Place the gold contacts into the connector (bracket) and gently, but firmly, press the memory into place. The clips will click when the memory is properly seated. Replace the cover and tighten the restraining screw. Replace the battery and A/C power. Turn on the computer and allow it to reconfigure and recognize the additional memory and improve performance. Buying memory HP recommends purchasing memory directly from HP, an authorized HP dealer, or from a reputable computer parts supplier. You can buy computer memory from most local electronic stores and online shopping sites (such as www.crucial.com or HP , for example). Many of the online sites partner with HP to automatically suggest the correct type of memory based on the model of your computer. Before purchasing memory, make sure you know how much memory you need and what type of memory is compatible with your computer.

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Memory question. What memory am i able to use in this laptop? am i able to use dd3 memory? as an upgrade. if you can help, thanks


Hi pfcdressler.

If you using DDR2 RAM Modules in the Computer now, you may go ahead and use the DDR3 RAM.

All the latest Motherboards support the DDR3 RAM.

If the Computer has a PCI or PCI express slot, you may use the DDR3 RAM.

As you have not provided the exact Model # of the Computer, it would be better if you provide the exact Model #.

You may also check with your favorite Computer retailer to confirm if the Motherboard supports the DDR3 RAM.

However, you may also provide me the exact Model # of the Computer, so that I can provide the exact information.

Hope this helps.

Please feel free to ask further questions.

Aug 28, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Memory Upgrade: (Micro Star) MS ? 7061 Board Model: KM266-8237


Hi Ryan,
Open the link below provided by MSI for MB;
(MSI KM3M-V / MS-7061). Bios, Driver, Utility and Manual. You'll find you can install up too, 2GB of memory on this board.
You can also install and run 2x 1.5GBs serial ATA SATA drive's as well as serial ATA IDE drive's.
http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=downloaddetail&type=driver&maincat_no=1&prod_no=590

If you need more help let me know.
Cheers'
Mike



Aug 03, 2010 | MSI Computers & Internet

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How to upgrade RAM memory what to buy and is anything else be upgraded before this


It is a very simple thing to upgrade your Ram which is a great idea since you have only 512 MB. I suggest you buy at least 1 GB or more if you can afford it. Go to the link I am posting and let them scan your computer. They will tell you exactly what you can install and the price. This is a reputable site I use all the time. This will require a download of the scanner tool which is perfectly safe. http://www.crucial.com/

Nov 05, 2009 | Sony VIAO P4 PCV-RS712 3.0GHz 512MB 200GB...

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Installing memory upgrade


Hello: there is a memory upgrade compartment on the bottom of you computer, It may had one or two screws holding the cover in place. Take off the cover and the memory bay should be exposed. Install memory of the same speed and type, you might want to take the memory with you for exact matching. There should be an extra slot for upgrading.

Thanks hope this helps, Please leave comment

Oct 06, 2009 | Dell Computers & Internet

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RAM upgrade for Gateway model MFATXNIN NMZ 300L?


Hi,
The system takes PC133 SDRAM, as far as i know without performing a BIOS flash it can take up to 1GB (2x512MB) most of these PC's are restricted to 2x256 so a BIOS flash could be imminent in this case.


Good luck

Jun 19, 2009 | Gateway 300 C PC Desktop

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Monery upgrade.


Visit www.crucial.com to find exactly what kind of memory you need as well as how much memory your machine can handle. You will need to supply the exact make/model of your machine. If this information is not available, you can download their scanner tool to scan your machine to determine how much memory you can add and what type.

May 03, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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How do i upgrade the ram on my acer veriton L 460


You should first go to the Acer website, look up your computer model and see what type of RAM & upgrade suggestions Acer has posted (manufacturers will usually in their downloads & support or technical areas of their site concerning your model make such upgrade suggestions. These can be helpful in most cases when your no0t sure of what type of, or how much RAM you need buy for your upgrade.) concerning your model. You can then go from there to get more specific upgrade suggestions for your exact model. Please remember when installing RAM to be concerned about electrostatic discharge and wear a ground strap or at the very least touch the outside of your case before the inside to discharge any residual static electricity and be very careful with internal components. Please be sure you are comfortable enough with these components especially memory modules because damage to the motherboard and/or the modules retaining slot/clips can occur very easily.

Jul 08, 2008 | Acer Computers & Internet

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I want to upgrade Ram


Hello there.

Upgrading your computer can be a complicated task, as there are lots of different types of memory available. Luckily there are means to make it much easier.

What i would suggest is clicking here and running the memory scan, it will tell you what memory you have exactly already and let you know which new memory is compatible and best suited for this system.

I have purchased and used crucial memory for a lot time, it has free delivery and lifetime warranty. If you do not want to buy it online, print out the page it shows you and take that into your local store, they will be able to choose similar memory.

Hope this helps.

Jun 29, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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