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Compaq x1000 i bought 2 i gig memory module.i upgraded the laptop but it seems that there is only one memory slot.....is this means i can only put one memory or there's another part of the laptop where i can insert the other one? the laptop has 512 mb total....the one i took out is 256 mb....

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    i want to up grade my laptop but I only can find 1 Slot to replace the ram. I current have 512 which I was able to locate by turning the laptop over and there is a small screw and plastic tab that says (ram), and I have another 256, but that one I can't find.

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The second memory slot is under the keyboard.
Remove two screws at the bottom.
Move downwards 4 switches at the top of the keyboard betwwen these letters (es-f1, f4-f5, f8-f9, f12-del) and raise it from the top.
Be careful not to remove keyboard ribbon-band.
There it is!!!!
Replace memory as standard.
Reverse procedure to set laptop to normal.

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The original 256 is built into the motherboard. you can only upgrade the machine easily my swapping the other 256 with another chip. I found the engineer guide on the web through some searching, that shows how to assemble the machine and i suppose you could then swap the original ram with a bigger module, but it's not somethign I'd recommend... Why would you need more than 512mb anyway???

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