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Notebook Memory Installation Help

Q: Notebook Memory Installation Help

Hey everyone! My paw says you guys sure know your stuff !!! I've got a Gateway MX8711 laptop with an FSB of 533mhz. I would like to upgrade the memory. Already has 1GB in two slots (2X512). I want to purchase a 1GB for one slot and holdover a 512mb already installed. Totalling 1.5GB.
The best I can make out, is that the memory already installed is DDR2 at 533MHz PC2-4200, 200p SODIMM. A local big box store has 1GB DDR II PC2-5300 (appears to be 667mhz) for $45.

I've got 2 question areas . First:

1. Can/Should I use the PC2-5300 in the laptop?
2. If so, can I/should I mix it with the PC2-4200?

I don't want to screw the computer up.

Can I install the modules myself of go pro?
Any help is really appreciated!!

Golferguy's Kid

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Dear Experts, I would like to ask for your help in order to solve a problem with my recently bought HP G4 250. The specifications are the following:HP 250 G4 notebookCPU: Intel Celeron N3050 Memory: 4 Gb.HDD: 500 Gb.Came out with FreeDos. I have have the following issue, when I'm trying to install Windows 7 (Professional 64 bit) onto that machine: "A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now. Note: If the Windows installation is in the CD/DVD drive, you can safety remove it for this step." Windows 10 is running currently on that notebook, but I have found it very slow with that operation system. I have done a numerous Windows installation before, but never seen an error like that. Currently owning an another HP Pavilion 15-ab203nh. Had no problem with installation.  Regarding to similar topics, it might have a problem with USB 3.0 drives. I have tried to install it from USB 2.0 ports already. Experienced the same problem. May you please suggest me a solution or a driver? That computer is compatible with Windows 7 64 bit. I got all of the drivers via HP Support. I have tried to unpack (with 7z) and browse for all of the possible drivers (e.g. USB 3.0 driver, Intel Rapid Storage driver) but didn't work out for me. Being really thankful for your help,John.

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Hi techhies,

Recenlty i bought original Windows XP SP2, Version 2002. While i'm trying to boot in my AMD Turion labtop, the screen goes blank after initiating the boot process from the CD.

wishing your early reply,

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I can't find the proper ethernet controller (PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8136&SUBSYS_21DE103C&REV_08)for windows 7 installation on hp-15 f033wm notebook.  I had to replace a bad hard drive and I am unable to find all the proper drivers for the stepdown in the operating system from 8.1 to windows 7.  Please help.

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A:windows 7 installation on hp-15 f033wm notebook.

Hi: Below is the link to the ethernet driver you need... This package provides the Realtek Local Area Network (LAN) Driver that enables the Realtek Network Interface Card (NIC) Chip in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. File name: sp69625.exe

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Bought new notebook a month ago. Went to update windows 10 with ANNIVERSARY UPDATE and told by computer there is not enough memory to do it. There is nothing stored on computer to delete to gain memory!  What can I do to get more memory? Thank You

A:new notebook does not have enough memory

Hi, The following link shows specs of your computer: Probably you are talking about storage (ie HDD), not memory (ie RAM). It is a very basic computer, buy then forget, not upgradable in many ways. My suggestion: use the SD card to download files to it, then install from (not to) there. Regards.

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Greetings to All:

I have a 5-year old notebook (Dell). It is still behaving well, but because it only has 64MB of RAM, there are some new applications that it will not run. Also, it takes forever to download some large files.

My questions are:

1) Is it even possible to add memory to a notebook PC?

2) If it is possible, would I see significant improvement, re running larger applications and/or faster downloads?

3) (Assuming that the answers to 1 & 2 are "yes"), How much memory should I add? 256? 512?

Thanking you very much in advance.


A:Add Memory to Notebook?

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I have an HP ze4900 notebook and I want to up grade the ram mem.
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I have just bought 4GB memory to add to my Hewlett Packard HP15 TS Notebook but I can't find a video showing exactly how to do it. The ones I've seen so far look as if you have practically take the laptop to bits to install, but they are not my model. Where can I find a video which will clearly show it? Is it just the back removal that's needed for my model. Thank you.

A:add memory to HP 15 TS Notebook

The bad news is the memory modules are next to the CPU so you are going to have to take the keyboard off to renew memory.

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I have a Sony Vaio VGN-FS980. It has a one Gig PC2-4200 DDR2 533Mhz, which I want to increase to two Gigs --

my question: can I use other memory?

for instance:

(2) OCZ Dual Channel DDR2 PC2-5400 1GB each / SODIMM / 200 Pin ??

or: 1G DDR2 PC-5300 667

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intel i5(6th gen)
4gb DDR4
2gb graphics
free Dos 2.0
I tried installing win7.  It told me kind of usb drivers missing and like that.
I tried with win 8.1. Following thing happened.
How to install any windows over that?
"Please don't suggest any forums, already visited upto 3 pages/search with 10 different google searches."

A:Installation problem on Dos based HP Notebook - 15-ay007tx

When you boot Windows 7 at the first screen where it asks what language to install press Shift + F10. This will open an command prompt window.
Type the following the commands.
diskpart    This will open the diskpart command window
list disk
select disk X    The disk you wish to install Windows 7 or 8.1 to. According to your specs you have USB 3 ports. Windows 7 does not have native USB 3 drivers. Those will have to be installed after Windows 7 is installed.
clean                This will delete the partition table and set up the Windows 7 install. If the install still fails I would recommend you substitute the command clean all . This will zero out the drive but for a 1TB drive it will take some time to complete. This will wipe all data on the drive and make anything unrecoverable.
convert GPT    Note: This command is only needed if your firmware is UEFI and not a regular BIOS. You can check this by tapping   Esc at boot. I think you may have UEFI if this is a late model computer., If UEFI is not enabled then enable it if there is a setting. 
exit                  Exits out of diskpart
exit                  Exits out of command prompt
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I have an HP Notebook 15-ac163nr and would like to upgrade the ram from 6 to the highest it can take. What kind of ram should I get? And how high can I go? Thanks ahead for any help.

A:hp notebook 15-ac163nr memory

 Hi, Run: Crucial System Scanner Two non-customer-accessible/upgradable memory module slots (Intel Core processors) DDR3L-1600 dual channel  Supports up to 8 GB of system RAM in the following con?gurations? 8192-MB total system memory (81921) or (40962)? 6144-MB total system memory (40961) + (20481)? 4096-MB total system memory (40961) or (20482)? 2048-MB total system memory (20481)

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I nought a HP notebook 15-ba002ds and it has 4gb of ram from the factory. I can't seem to find whether or not it is ungradable or how many slots are available to upgrade. If you can't then it would be a waste of my money. Please contact ASAP. Thank you .

A:HP notebook 15-ba002ds memory

Hi, The following link shows specs of your machine: Please use a table from page 2 of the following document to get information about RAM on your computer Regards.

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Hello to all,

I have HP4530s laptop with core i-5 CPU-2410M with 4 GB RAM and Radeon Graphics.

In basic System information I see this:
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How to check whether RAM memory is used for VGA and how much memory is available for VGA??

Thank you

A:Checking VGA memory on notebook

I'm assuming you have a HP ProBook 4530s laptop that's running Windows 7.

Right-click an empty space on the screen, then click "Personalize", then click "Display" - or - go to Control Panel - Display.

Click "Adjust resolution" or "Change display settings, then click "Advanced settings".

Select the "Adapter" tab.

The amount of dedicated and shared RAM for the display device will be listed.


That model laptop supports up to 8 GB of DDR3 PC3-10600 RAM.

If it's running the 64-bit version of Windows 7, you might consider adding more RAM.

8 GB (4 GB X 2)


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I may sound silly and sorry for bad english, I will appreciate if anyone can help meI want to update Memory in my HP G62 107-SA Notebook PCRecenty i bought Kingston 8 GB RAM 1600MHZ PC3L - KVR16LS118   1.35V Non-ECC CL11 SODIMM, but It didn't work, after upgrade i wasn't even able to boot either in linux or in windows, I don't know what happened so I put back the memory came with my Notebook. The memory manufacturer said it is compatible with my HP G62 107-SA Notebook PC.Is this type of memory is really compatible with my Notebook? If not then which type of Memory I may require?

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I'm now to the forum,and I find it quite cool also the site.
So to the question,
I have one old notebook : Acer Aspire 3613 and it has two memory sticks(2x256 DDR2 @ 667MHz).
I want to add more,and to replace the old ones.But i don't know what is the limit or is there any?I was thinking of 2x1 GB @ 667 MHz.
Is it possible , can this notebook have this amount of memory.

I would be very grateful for every answer.

A:Question about my notebook's memory

Acer Aspire 3613 or other 3610 series
# Chipset: Intel 915GM
# Memory: DDR2 PC2-5300
# Maximum Memory: 2048MB
# Standard Memory: 512MB removable
# USB Support: 2.x Compliant
# Slots: 2 (2 banks of 1)
Number of Slots: 2
Each memory slot can hold DDR2 PC2-5300 with a maximum of 1GB per slot.*

*Verifiable at the Acer Site

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I bought a customized HP Pavilion notebook directly from HP. It came with an Intel T7500 2.2 GHz processor that runs a 800 MHz FSB. It also came with 2Gb RAM (which I believe is PC2 5300 DDR2 RAM in the form of two 1GB chips). The system has a maximum of 4Gb memory, so I want to match 4Gb Ram (in the form of two 2Gb chips) to the CPU.

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Hello everybody. This seems like an excellent board, and I thank you for all your help.

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2. Should there be a performance benefit to this?
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Any suggestions would be helpful on this matter.

A:Please help me choose memory for my Acer notebook

no performance benefits at all since you can't overclock a notebook. Just get the speed you are supposed to get (DDR2700 probably since you're using that already) or whatever is closest...

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Thanks for any helpful advice you can offer.

A:Solved: HP notebook memory upgrade?

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A:HP Notebook 15-af108au to upgrade memory to 8gb

 Hi, You can use the original RAM module from HP or Kingston equivalent: HP 8-GB 693374-005 Other option: Crucial System Scanner

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A:how do I increase the memory of my hp 2 pavillion notebook

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I have a HP 655 notebook that reboots every couple of days on it own. Running windows 7 pro. 8gb ram 1600 mhz. 1.7 processor. Has high cpu usage. scanned for viruses and malware has none. I have taken the msconfig down to about nothing.  The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa800bc27010, 0xfffff88003f849e0, 0x0000000000000000, 0x000000000000000d). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 082916-27955-01. The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa800bb564e0, 0xfffff880045049e0, 0x0000000000000000, 0x000000000000000d). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 083116-26254-01. The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa8009e881d0, 0xfffff88003e079e0, 0x0000000000000000, 0x000000000000000d). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 082416-25116-01. I need some help in figuring out why is it crashing.Thanks, 

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Hello Guys! I'm concerned about a question i was recently asked and couldn't find an answer, so here it is:

An HP Laptop needs to be upgraded from 512MB Ram to 2x1GB RAM, but the Laptop specs say it will only take PC2-5300 and the Laptop owner just purchased a PC2-5400 from OCZ and he is concerned about if it will be compatible or not with his Laptop. this one:**.node2?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG


I did some research but I was unable to find out any useful information, could you help us understand where is the difference between this spec and if it will be compatible or not, I'm confused, pins are the same (200) speed the same (667Mhz) CL 5-5-5-15.

HP tech support were trying to sell their owns for 99 buck a GB saying its only 5300 compatible.

All input highly appreciate it, Thanks!

A:Notebook memory 5300 vs 5400

I don't believe there is such a thing as PC5400 ram, it was probably a typo on the site's behalf & he purchased PC5300 ram. If his laptop supports SO-DIMM modules (which is most likely), he won't have any problems with the ram he purchased.

I guess he'll know for sure when he tries it.

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A:New memory not recognized in Envy m7 notebook

Hi, What are you trying to do here. Memory has been set at lower MHz because machine supports that MHz. Regards.

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I bought a new HP Pavilion dv6-3060si Entertainment Notebook, 3 days ago. The physical memeory usage is 50% plus even when I do not have any webpages or documents open.
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Intel core i3-350m processor 226GHz
Windows 7 Home Premium
AVG 2011 and AVG PC tuneup 2011 (antivirus)
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MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16671)
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A:High physical memory usage on new HP notebook

One thing you could do is determine if you have a problem or not. When all the physical memory is used and swapping is needed you suffer a performance hit. When some physical memory is just gathering cobwebs you have no (immediate) problem. Windows 7 is pretty good at memory management. It will sometimes keep stuff in memory just because the space is available and maybe you will gain performance by not having to load whatever it is.

Another thing is to use Task Manager to see if there are any memory hogs.

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Currently my notebook has the standard 4GB of memory using the HP provided Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A SoDIMM, 12800 DDR3L-1600, 1.35V. I have been looking to replace it with either Kingston HyperX, HX316LS9IB2_8, DDR3L-1600 (2x4GB) kit or the Crucial Ballistix Sport CT6278900, DDR3L-1600 (2x4GB) kit. Both have 9-9-9 timings. My question is will the memory with lower timings and the density of the chips work on my HP 2000-2d37cl notebook with an AMD A6-5200 CPU? Also I was curious about postings in the forums where persons had lost the Admin or other passwords on theirHP 2000 notebooks or they purchased a used notebook that had a unknown password. They provide the codes from the error on screen and the reply's from techs allowed them to get past this and reset their systems. I hope I never have that problem, however where exactly are the techs getting the codes from? Is there some program or document available that has the code alogrithm? Thank You.

A:Memory upgrade for HP 2000-2d37cl Notebook

Hi, For RAM, please use Crucial part from the followinf link: It uses CL=11. Regards.

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Like many anchio reflected in my Notebook HP - 15-r239nl ENERGY high consumption of Ram, having 4 gb I find myself many times to have 80% of ram utilizata using a few programs. Now I read that it could be due to drivers, viruses, finally a bag of Windows 10. I have installed all the latest drivers with the best antivirus I scanned my PC even in safe mode but nothing no virus has been found I tried it turn off all programs to a clean start with only windows but nothing and also other solutions were invane. Who can tell me I help me figure out what I could do now, the Pc to 5 months is not a top of the pc but I got to study and so I is not so useful. Finally bought the Pc 12/09/2015 how is it that I'm no longer the warranty hp, but this guarantee does not last 24 months I have at least 12 months in March after three months hp support application that starts on the toolbar tells me it's expired after three months you can thanks

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Hello, For the model in Subject, it's possible upgrade the  RAM? If yes, what is the max? Is also possible change the HDD to  SSD? Thank you.

A:Notebook model: 13-u105nl Memory and hdd Upgrade

The memory is upgradeable to 16 gigs of DDR4-2133 in 2 slots or 2 x 8 gig.  It can take an M.2 mSSD drive, but only as an alternative to a regular 2.5 inch hard drive. There is a single bay and port and which drive you install depends on the adapter used.  HP has not yet posted a Manual for the 13-u100 series but the Manual for the 13-u000 series is available and shows access to the M.2 slot and memory. Manual  See pages 42 and 56. Memory upgrade is particularly challenging as it requires removal of the motherboard.  Post back with any questions.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.         

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I bought this laptop earlier this year after checking that the memory was upgradeable.  The manual offers no information.  How can I do this?  Thanks.

View Solution.

A:Memory upgrade for Pavilion Notebook 15-ab283nr?

@wjm_medic? Page 55. REO

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Where can I find a video That I have a pdf guide me how to disassemble and change hdd and ram memory in the Notebook 15 model r239nl . Thanks

A:Change Hdd and Memory in Notebook 15 model r239nl?

Hello, here is is the video and steps

Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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I wanted to upgrade my memory in my Compaq Presario 2100 Notebook. I had the original 256 mb but was sharing with video driver so only had 192. In the specs it indicated I could upgrade to 1 gb. The store I visited did not have a 1 gb so I purchased 2 512mb. It is only recognizing 1 of them. What I bought was 2 - KVR333SO/512R PC2700 CL2.5 200 pin SODIMM. The salesman at the store said adding a 2700 instead of a 2100 would be ok because it would drop down to what it was needed. Is this not true? Could this be the reason it will not recognize both cards for a total of 1024? Thanks,


A:Memory not recognized in presario 2100 notebook

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I have seen many answers to this question. Can my notebook be upgraded to 16G offers it but i  have seen posts that say only 8GHP Notebook - 15-af131dx  win 10 64b  AMD Quad-Core A6-5200

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I am just wondering if anyone might happen to have any ideas as to why a Toshiba S4547 Notebook computer would have problems booting up with two 2 GB memory sticks. I bought both of them directly from Toshiba in 2008 and up until recently I have not had any problems with the memory at all. Now I am having a problem where it will only boot with one stick in, but not with both.

I thought that something was funny when my computer started locking up on me and my first thought was that it was something in Windows vista. I'm testing the memory sticks right now to see if I can find a problem with either of the sticks, but as of yet I don't have the results back as of yet.

I did have the motherboard replaced by Toshiba in 2008 and since then have not had any problems. I'm not really sure at the moment as to what could be causing this issue because when I take either chip and insert it into Dimm 0 it seems to work without a problem, but when I put the second one in on Dimm 1 it then doesn't seem to want to boot up to the screen showing the bios information at all and that is really making me wonder if there might be a problem with the motherboard.

I bought the computer brand new in May of 2007 and until I made a mistake with a memory card and screwed upt the motherboard that I had to pay for out of my own pocket I wasn't having any problems except for not having enough physical memory or hard drive space. Since the motherboard was replaced by Toshiba in 2... Read more

A:Toshiba S4547 Notebook Memory Problem

If your OS is Home Basic or Home Premium, Vista can recognize only one of your sticks. All Vistas support dual core, but not if there are more than one physical chips installed.

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I want to upgrade the memory on this notebook from 128 to 384 MB, which possible according to the supplier. Does anyone have (detailed) instructions and/or experience regarding the physical part of performing such an update, because to me it looks like a complex system to open it up.
Looking forward to any help.

A:Memory addon Asus L8400L Notebook

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HP Pavilion Notebook zv5000
Original Memory = 512mg (256MB in each of the two memory bays)
I just attempted to upgrade my memory with a 1GB module from Kingston.
Module = 1GB PC2700 333 MHz KVR333SC/1GR

The Notebook has 2 memory bays. 1 memory bay is accessible to the user. I replaced a 256MB module with the new 1GB module. I started the computer up and it booted just fine and pulled up my desktop screen. Then I received the blue screen with a message that Windows was shutting down. I removed the module and re-seated it and tried again. Now it only gets to the Windows screen and then goes to the blue screen. It looked so simple - HELP!!

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Recently I was doing a research about a memory update for my G42-365LA Notebook, and in many websites, including the Netbook User?s Manual, I found that this Notebook could be upgraded up to 8 Gb of memory. So I bought two RAM memories of 4 Gb each one (SoDIMM DDR3 PC3-10600 @ 1333 MHz) according to researched specifications. But the thing is that when I installed them I couldn't enter into the OS, it sent me to the Windows Error Recovery window directly, and whichever option I choose it reboots and it keeps doing that. Well, I tried installing just one memory alone and the result is different, it came up with the BSOD giving me different errors each time I reboot the Netbook. These errors are:


I?ve tried to reinstall the OS with memories installed, but the result is the same

My Notebook is a HP G42-365LA; Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Service Pack 1; Intel Core i3 CPU M 370 @2.4 GHz

I don't know if I was cheated by the manufacturer website and/or the others websites, that's why I need your help.

P.S. When I installed just one memory module, I can see The Windows intro logo, but just for two seconds or so. And I tried to install "Ubuntu 12.04 desktop amd x64" with just one 4 Gb memory module inserted and everything was good, but it wasn't with the two cards installed.

A:Upgrading Memory Failure HP G42-365LA Notebook

One of the stick of ram maybe bad. Try them each one at a time.

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I add 1 GB of memory to the notebook, to notebook that already had 512 MB of memory. However, the notebook only see 1 GB of memory, not 1.5 GB of memory. I tried resetting the memory into modular, no luck.

A:Notebook Satellite L35-S2194 Physical Memory

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I currently have an Acer Travelmate 529ATX Notebook, which uses an ATI Rage Mobility video chip, with 8MB of RAM.

Now, I know this isn't especially powerful when compared to newer chips - so here's my question:
Is there any way of enhancing the memory or performance of this chip to allow me to play certain games? Nothing fast, mind you - as a case in point, I wanted to play the game "Syberia", which gives as a requirement - "3D video card, minimum 16MB of RAM".

Am I stuck? The computer itself has 256MB of SDRAM.

Thanks very much for your help...

A:Upgrading notebook video card memory?

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The machine has 8GB Ram as standard - Note I am Dual Booting Win10 and Win7.System informs me that I have 8GB of which only 2.11 is usable.I cannot find data indicating the upgrade possibilities for this machine.The Crucial tool indicates that they have no upgrades. Can anybody help ??

A:Memory Upgrade for....HP ENVY Notebook - 13-d008na

Hi, Which one is your main boot ? You are running 32 bit OS therefore it won't see anything over 4GB. Regards.

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The situation: Expired Win10 Indsider upgrade installation, no longer booting (winload.exe / 0x0000605)

Attempted solution: Reinstalling Win7 from DVD

Problem: Win10 ignores the boot sequence, always boots from HDD. Changed boot sequence to select DVD ROM and tried from the boot menu during system start. After loading the DVD a while, it always boots to Win10 repair screen. (No secure boot options found in BIOS, maybe hidden?)

Win10 is driving me nuts, as I can't reinstall Win7 anymore. Any ideas please?

A:Win7 Installation Issue on broken Win10 System. (Lenovo Notebook)

Try it again with the steps listed below. Please don't deviate.
Go to Boot Order screen > make sure boot order is CD/DVD > insert the Win 7 DVD > Exit Boot Order screen > shut down > restart.....

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I recently purchased and used a memory stick, which worked fine. After using it though, my disc drive and xD card reader do not work (these are the only "drives" I ever used prior to the memory stick).

When I put a disc in the disc drive it sounds like it's reading and the light on the disc drive door flickers as if it's reading, but nothing changes on the computer. I don't think there really is anything physically wrong with the disc drive because it sounds and acts like it always did when it worked. Prior to the memory stick I'd always used the disc drive for copying to DVDs and CDs, or for reading from them.

When I put an xD memory card in the xD memory drive/slot nothing happens. Prior to the memory stick I'd always used the xD drive/slot to read my camera's memory card.

I've tried rebooting and then also rebooting with the boot disc--at this point I'm willing to loose my data if I can get my disc drives working again. Obviously I'd be scared to use the memory stick again unless I can be advised on how to get everthing to work without one causing issues for the other as I believe is the case.

This is my thought (bear in mind I'm not a computer wiz): I think the memory stick somehow did an override on the drivers that run the other dirves.

Any help is greatly appreciated, a solution and lunch is on me!!!

A:Notebook Not Recognizing Disc And Xd Drives After Using A New Memory Stick

One thing you could try is to go into the Device Manager and delete the DVD drive and xD memory drive. Then reboot your computer and Windows should automatically recognise them as new hardware and install them.

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Please.. what the correct driver file I need in my notebook for works bluetooth and card memory!! I downloaded several, but continue dont works.. =(

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I have Gateway P6860 FX notebook with Vista Home Premiuim..It has worked perfectly for last three year with Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo, then all of sudden it would work off and on, now wont work at all, says can not reconize device. transfering pictures to a file

A:Notebook will not reconize Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo all of sudden

Have you tried another computer?

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A:HP Notebook - 15-f125wm (Touch) (ENERGY STAR) WITH 1 MEMORY ...

Yes that would be the maximum

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I bought a new notebook and upgraded from windows 8.1 standard to pro so I can rdp into it.
I use rdp because it's easier to connect this way and take advantage of my desktop screens and keyboard/mouse.
When I am connected via RDP, the logonui.exe process takes more and more memory until the machine is unusable. I kill the process (or process tree) and it re-starts climbing in memory consumption once again.
It only happens when connected via RDP from my windows 7 Pro desktop.

James Eggebeen

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I have a 486DX4 with Windows 95, 120mhz computer running on 16mb of ram and I tried to install more ram and now the computer won't do anything. The computer has 2 eight mb sticks of 72 pin simm ram and 4 places for additional 30 pin simm ram. I added 4, 30 pin sticks and turned it on and it wouldn't do anything. So I took it back out and left the 2, 72 pin simms in and it still wont do anything. It was working fine until I installed the extra memory. Could use some help, I have looked in all of my books and can't find anything that refers to this problem.

A:Memory Installation

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Just bought a PNY 1 GB PC memory stick. (DDR2, PC2-5300). My GT5464 model PC already has 1 GB (RAM) and I was wondering if this particular memory module is okay to install, or do I need to get the 2 memory sticks? Let me know if there's any other info you need, thanx.

A:PC memory installation

Do you know what is in the PC now as in is it the same as the new stick by that I mean DDR2, PC2-5300 ?

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Right now, I have two 256 MB memory sticks in my computer and four total slots. I'm trying to upgrade to 2 gigs memory with four 512's. I'm not incredibly computer-smart, so this might be a stupid question, but when I'm installing my four new sticks, I can just take out the two old ones (the original ones that the computer came with), right? Or will my computer break on me?

Really, sorry if this is a stupid question, but better safe than sorry, right?

A:Memory Installation Help

As long as your motherboard supports 2 gigs and the RAM is the correct type and is compatible with the mobo, yes, it should be okay.

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There have been more than a few discussions, regarding installation of 7 and problems from too much memory. Has this problem been resolved or is it something that I should be prepared for when I receive my upgrade disc on 10/22?

Currently using
Windows Vista Prem
6 gb memory

A:Installation and Memory

Quote: Originally Posted by richc46

There have been more than a few discussions, regarding installation of 7 and problems from too much memory. Has this problem been resolved or is it something that I should be prepared for when I receive my upgrade disc on 10/22?

Currently using
Windows Vista Prem
6 gb memory


the only time too much memory might be an issue is on installation. Some systems seem to install better with abt 2gigs. Only pull it if you have a problem. 6gigs should do very nicely.


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Hi Guys, i have a Patriot 2431 laptop which i bought for my grandaughter for schoolwork and internet usage, i find it so slow and put this down to the 128mb of memory 16mb of which is shared for graphics. I would upgrade with another 512mb but do not know where the memory slots are,they are sometimes under the keyboard but not sure and dont want to start in the wrong place., if you can give me some guidance on this i would be much obliged.
Thank you,

A:Memory Installation

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I have a Compaq desktop and tried to install additional memory and after installation I get the message "operating system not defined". There was already a 64mg sim in and I was installing a 256 sim. I checked all of the connections to make I did not loosen anything while installing the memory. When I turn it on the compaq screen comes
up and it counts the memory, it recognizes that the memory is being updated and then the above message comes up. What steps do I need to go through in order to have the system see the hard drive again?

A:Memory Installation

Hi jmheat, welcome to TSG....

Take the new chip back out and try restarting again. If the computer starts fine, either you are putting the wrong memory (Compaqs are famous for this) or your system doesn't support that much memory.

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should there be click while installing a ram card?

A:memory installation

In most cases, yes. Examine the card closely to be sure it's seated and the clip is engaged. If it works, it's good.

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The motherboard is MS-7093, it supports up to 4GB of memory. Currently there is only 512mb.I was thinking of installing additional stick of 1GB, but I'am not sure if that will work.One that is already in is 521mb DDR400 184-pin. Thank's...

A:Memory Installation

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I just installed 2 PNY - 1GB PC2-5300 667MHz DDR2 Desktop DIMM, Part No. MD1024SD2-667. I upgraded from 2 256 memory. It all seemed to go fine and everything was running fine and fast. Then, while watching a TV show on Netfix the computer crashes. I get a full, blue screen error message. It makes reference to "COMPLETE MEMORY DUMP".


Thanks, CaptC18

P.S. I also installed a new DELL 23" monitor but I don't think that should matter (right?)

A:Memory Installation

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I am the owner of a happy but overworked PII 233mhz with original 32 megs of memory. It is about five (5) years old. It is a store brand from "computer city" which is now just a memory....

The specs for the mother board says it can accomodiate over 300 megs of memory and there are three (3) memory slots on the mother board. The memory is sdram and runs at 66 mhz and I recently purchased two (2) 64 meg boards.

What works: (currently running at 97m)
-original 32m stack + 1 64m stack
-1 64m stack

Won't Work: (system won't boot -a blank screen)
- 2 64m stacks
- 2 64m stacks + 1 32m stack
(already tried rotating the boards in different slots)

I believe the memory boards are good, as I returned one. The replacement board didn't change the problem.

I have searched the system docs and the mother board and can't find any jumpers or switch packs.

Question: Is there something I need to do to make this configuration work? Is it possibly a bios problem?

Thanks in advance for your suggestions, John

A:Memory Installation Problem

What do the system board specs. show about the different memory configurations? Some support very specific combos and therefore just rotating will not produce results as certain memory has to go into certain banks...If you don't have that info. handy then post the specific type of motherboard you have and perhaps we can track down more information...BOL

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Hi all,
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A:Toshiba memory installation

You've got long as there's a slot open there, it's where your new mem goes. Good luck.

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Hi All,
I have bought a second hand Toshiba 4010CDT, I have now bought 128mb memory upgrade. I do not have a hand book, so is there anyone that can tell me how to get inside the case, to fit the new memory.
Many Thanks.


A:[SOLVED] Memory Installation

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Hi, Seven Forums.

I made an account to solve my most persistent issue with my PC.

You see, not sure when, but quite a while ago (we're talking about at least a year) I started to notice the following:
Whenever i unpack/extract a large compressed file (over 1.5 GB) or install a bulky piece of software (like a triple-A game or Visual Studio or something), during the installation or extraction process (I guess they fall pretty much into the same category of unpacking a compressed archive) most of my RAM is taken up (something like 95% of it) and my computer becomes really sluggish.

Now, although bothersome, this didn't strike me as odd or out of the ordinary that much, as it makes sense for the computer to struggle with multitasking while doing such a resource-heavy task, even though 95% and taking 2 whole minutes to turn on notepad is a bit extreme.

What did strike me as odd, however, is that, consistently, every time such a resource heavy extraction task was complete, done and closed, the memory usage would somehow stay at consistently high levels and the PC would still feel really sluggish, although to a infinitesimally lesser extent.

It's like Windows forgets to release the memory it reserved while the extraction was going on.

Here's the most recent example with installing Bioshock Infinite (click for expanded view):

During install:

After install:

My specs are:

Acer Aspire 5741G 334G64Mn:
Win7 x64
Intel Core i3 330M - 2 [email protected] GHz
M... Read more

A:Almost all memory used up during and after extraction or installation

May or may not be related to the issue you're having, but 4GB of RAM is basically the minimum to run Windows 7 64bit and other programs decently. I would get another 4GB either way, though it might not resolve the specific issue you're having.

Nothing in your Memory Processes log there seems to be taking up too much.

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I am trying very hard to install this memory chip/card in my Toshiba Satellite Notebook. How can I do this? Any help will be appreciated..


A:Laptop Memory Installation?!?!?!?!?

Hard to say. What laptop, what memory, and what problems are you having?

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I am fixing an old 200Mhz Pentium MMX for a friend. It only has 24MB ram installed. It has 4 things of memory installed. The problem is that I want to upgrade and I am not sure which type of memory to get.

Also there is something else that is weird. I have pulled out the memory modules and I can remove one and the memory shows up during start up as 8mb. I put it back and it shows up 24mb. I take two out and it comes up 8mb. I had three modules out and it still came up 8mb but when i put the modules in one at a time it didn't go back up to 24mb until all 4 were in. it didn't matter which module I used. Could this mean a faulty MB or maybe bad memory?

This was a custom built system that she had built a couple years ago.

Any help on what I should do would be appreciated.

A:Problem with memory...(Installation)

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I recently istalled the trial version of AVG Internet Security with a view to purchasing it. It seems to work OK but I now get regular messages saying my virtual memory is too low. It seems to require a lot more of my system resources (when I press CRTL, ALT and DEL) then Norton did - is this normal??

I have an IBM laptop, with Windows XP home. I have a 1.4 Ghz Celeron processor, 248 MB of RAM. It says I have space available of 21252MB and when I go to the virtual memory settings via control panel it has the following information:

Initial size 372
Maximum size 744

I never had a problem before I sinstalled you think this is why I am having a problem??



A:Low virtual memory following AVG installation

Hello and Welcome to TSF

You are very low on memory, 512 is a minimum as to what XP needs to run on. These pc manufacturers are not installing the required amount of ram in their computers.

Whats the model of your IBM laptop, I will look for a price on memory upgrade.

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Ok, I got all new hardware for my PC yesterday and got to installing it... Here's my issue.

Just FYI, here are links to the pieces of hardware I'm talking about:


Ok, now, my motherboard manual has these instructions on the same page:

1. If two memory modules are to be installed, it is recommended that you isntall them in the DDRII_1 and DDRII_2 sockets.

2. When enabling Dual Channel mode with two or four memory modules, it is recommended that memory of the same capacity, brand, speed, and chips be used and installed in the same colored DDR2 sockets for optimum performance.Click to expand...

My problem is that I have a large cpu heatsink and fan. After I installed it, I quickly noticed that the memory I bought, with the large heatsinks on them, will not fit into the DDRII_1 and DDRII_2 sockets.

DDRII_1 and DDRII_2 are the same color.
DDRII_3 and DDRII_4 are the same color.

Is there any performance or other issues that will come along with installing the two modules in sockets 3 and 4 instead of 1 and 2?

A:Memory Installation Guidance, Please!

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purchased a stick of memory today KINGSTON KVR400X64C3A/512
tried installing into DIMM SLOT 2 and all i get is a black screen
installing it into DIMM SLOT 3 the system picks up the memory, loads windows then resets to a black screen
please help cause i dont know where to go from here.

A:Problems With Memory Installation

Perhaps You Are Using The Wrong Type Of Memory.
Your Motherboard Will Accept Pc 3200 Ddr Ram Only. Do Not Use Pc 2100 Or Pc2700 Or Any Other Type Of Ddr Ram

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Whenever I try using a setup application to install anything, I am unable to install any components that take more drive space than 0.0kb (i.e, I can select the 'install shortcuts on the desktop' option, but I can't select any of the program files for installation). This has been the issue for virtually every setup application I've tried, leading me to believe it may be an OS issue.

I run daily defrags, virus scans, spyware scans, the standard maintenance. I haven't made any major changes to the system or installed anything that could account for this issue. My roommate says the same, though he claims he may of manually deleted (right clicked and sent to recycle bin) some files in the C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temp folder to clear up some drive space.

I've heard of this issue somewhere before, but I can't seem to find info about it on google. Does anyone know how to clear up this issue short of a full system restore or re-installing my OS? Or could there have been some critical files deleted in the temp folder? And how I would go about replacing them?

A:Memory And Installation Issues

Generally temp folders contain just that... temporary files. They are usually not critical to the system. If the problem is user related, why not make another account and delete the one with the problem?

You're not out of hard drive space are you?

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I just installed HWINFO64 from HWiNFO64 Download


Looking at my PC spec. I see that my memory modules are plugged like
Bank 0: 2GB
Bank 1: 1GB
Bank 2: 2GB
Bank 3: 1 GB

Bank 0 and 2 hold my 2GB modules
Bank 1 and 2 hold my 1GB modules

Is it normal or they need to be Bank 0 & 1 to hold 2GB and 2 & 3 to hold 1 GB


A:Memory Banks installation


Yes, that arrangement is completely normal, although technically I couldn't tell you why. I'm sure some mobo/ram wizard can explain this.


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We had a computer that got killed by a virus which destoyed the windows installation. I formatted the harddrive and re-installed a fresh copy of XP Professional. As it was not a copy provided with the computer, i then had to install all the drivers for the laptop (Acer Aspire 9410) and everything seemed to be working fine. However one problem keeps occuring which i can't find how to fix it. After about 6 hours the computer will not connect through the network with error messages saying insufficient memory. A reboot of the computer will fix this, although just closing programs will not. Then today it went one step further when I couldn't open the task manager or run any programs because of no memory resources available.

The steps i have taken so far are:

Run Spyware Doctor (free version supplied with Google Pack)
Run AVG (free version)
Run CCleaner and cleaned files and registry

I have installed Hijack This and i can post a report if you need.

Your help with this would be appreciated as I use this computer a lot and need to get this fixed.


A:Possible Memory Leak following new XP Installation

Anyone got any ideas? should i post a Hijack This log? (to the correct Hijack This forum section)

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I have 6 GB RAM in my Dell XPS 8300.
How do I install the sticks in the slots? I think it came with 6 sticks but remember having 2's and 1's, not sure.

A:XPS 8300, memory installation help

There are only four slots, page 23, so it could not have been six sticks.
Slot 3 Black = 1GB stickSlot 1 White = 2GB stick
Slot 4 Black = 1GB stickSlot 2 White = 2GB stick

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Here's the problem: I've just completed the building of a new computer today. When I am installing XP on it, its gets into the installation screen a memory dump occurs. Theres not a certain point at which it does this, just random times. The install cd I am using is good because I just used it not that long ago. The only thing I can think of is a bad stick of RAM. I pulled it out of an older computer of mine. I've searched the net and called people but I still haven't come up with anything that has helped. Here are the specs on the machine:

AMD Athlon XP 1800
Kingston Value RAM KVR400X64C25/512
Gainward GeForce FX5900
Western Digital Special Edition 80GB Model WD800JB
Asus A7N8X-X motherboard

I don't have an extra piece of RAM laying around any where or else I would've tried it. Thats about the last thing I can think of since the RAM and the processor are the only things I salvaged for this computer.

Also, it has also gotten into the setup and just restarted without any warning. It also had a memory write error early on but that has happened only once.

If anyone can help me out here it'll be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

A:Memory dumps during xp installation

Any ideas? I still haven't figured it out yet..............

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I installed memory on a friends computer. When we went to
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A:Solved: Memory installation now no boot

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I installed Windows 7 over a vista system. My C drive is my operating system and has 600 MB left - However My D drive has 100 GB - It makes it very hard to wotk wit

When I log on My laptop gives me a choice of Vista or Widows 7.

Do I have to load Windows 7 again and wip out my computer?

Or can I transfer free space from my D drive?


Eamonn J

A:No memory on C drive cause of Window7 installation

Hello Eamonn_J and Welcome to TSF,

You can shrink/extend the volume sizes of your partitions, simply do as follows:

1. Go to Start > Search.
2. Type in "diskmgmt.msc" > hit ENTER.
3. Rightclick the D:\ drive > Shrink volume > Choose size to shrink.
4. Leave it be until shrinking is done.
5. Rightclick C:\ drive > Extend volume > Extend by the size you previously shrinked.

There's a detailed guide with pictures if anything is unclear, that can be found here.

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I was told when installing memory chips that in order for them to work properly you needed to install equal amounts say: 128 and 128 to get 256! because on the computer i'm working on has 2 slots and there is a 128 chip already in dimm slot 1 , i was under the impression that it had to be another 128 and that would give you 256 but my friend here says thats not true you can put any other size next to it and you would recieve the total of the say 128 & 64 giving you a total of 192, but I heard when they r to different sizes like that you only get the amount of the larger chip ?????????? SURVEY SAYS???? : ) thanks ! trixxxy

A:Solved: Question on memory installation

Both Correct
Older machines did need to have the same size , most modern PC's are OK
Some need matched pairs to use a special feature which speeds up access
Goto these sites and enter make/model of PC or motherboard and it will tell you what is compatable

when replacing/upgrading

remember to take anti-static precautions - if you do not have an anti-static wrist strap etc then at the minimum
hold the case to make sure you are at the same potential as the PC - also MAKE SURE THE PC IS UNPLUGGED AT THE MAINS
these sites have further info on anti-static

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I need to install a new SODIMM chip for my NEC Versa 6050MH laptop.
I've checked the technical manual and do not see where it goes.
I've even partially disassembled the unit to find it and I don't see it.
Need some help if anyone knows.


A:Memory chip installation- NEC 6050MH

there's usually a access door on the back or you have to remove the keyboard, on laptops.

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I've been having a really annoying problem since I have gotten windows vista. Whenever I install a big program from my hard drive (only from my hard drive, if I install from CD there is no problem, probably because copy speed is severly limited by the DVD/CD), with big I mean over 1 GB, usually more, or when I unpack a .rar file that is big, also over the 1 GB, memory usage will gradually go up to 100% usage and after a minute the computer will freeze and I have to manually use the power switch/reset button. So basicly I can never finish the installation of a big program.

With winrar it is a little bit different, the computer will freeze, sometimes near the end sometimes halfway through, but when I just wait for like 10 minutes and then manually restart my computer the file is fully unpacked and works, even though the computer freezed.

It's really mind boggling because I have no idea why this is happening, with windows XP I never had this problem so it is not a hardware issue, neither do I have stabability issues, memtest gives no errors, and I can use CPU intensive programs (prime95/orthos/occt) for hours with also no errors. Also no HDD errors. So there is no hardware fault.

EDIT: Tested if it had to do with copying/writing files, memory usage does not go up to 100% when I just copy a big file. So it is purely a winrar / windows installer program.

Thanks in advance,

Windows Vista Ultimate 64 bit
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Intel E8500
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A:Memory usage 100% during installation or winrar

How do you mean? Winrar is installed fine, it's only with unpacking files that it hogs memory. I could try reinstalling winrar, but I do not think that that will fix my problem.

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Am trying to install Mcafee on my kids pc from my account which tells me I have 3 remaining downloads of the program.

This is the message I keep getting:

"Your PC does not have enough memory to begin the installation. Your product requires 128MB of RAM."

I checked the C drive and it says that I have 15.9GB of free space.

I reinstalled Windows XP and tried it all over again but keep getting the same message.

Ideas anyone?

Thanks in advance!

A:Not enough memory to start installation of Mcafee?

RAM refers to the memory modules on your PC.
It is different from the HDD.
If you could post your PC specs, we should be able to spell things out for you.

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dear sir,

right after I installed sandisk imagemate usb mem card reader the ff problem has occured... please let me know how to fix this cause I have no way of knowing where to start...

its says ....

system file warning:

the following system files has been replaced with older version by a program you recently ran. some window functionality may not run correctly eith this files installed.

please restore this files by running windows setup located on your original window disk to verify your current installation ...

I really cant understand where to begin and what it means so
please explain in details ... about my pc ,

intell III 550 mhz 256ram win98se msoffice200....
thank you guys in advance I really appreciate your help...

A:help : memory card reader installation

Try this:

Start button, run, then type sfc and hit ok....

Choose extract one file from installation disk and type that file name....winaspi.dll

you'll then need your windows installation cd.

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Okay, I've been having trouble with some installation files. Here's the scenario : I'm uninstalling Quicktime and iTunes so I can properly update iTunes.

However, a box pops up and prompts me to find the correct .msi file for the corresponding program to continue uninstalling. I most likely don't have it, since it was lodged into the temporary files folder, and it was probably wiped out by Disk Cleanup/other disk cleaning programs.

Any help there?

Also: I've ran System Restore a couple of times in the attempts to fix this problem, but after I've checked in "Undo my previous restore" and it restores, the welcome splash screen comes up, and this box pops up.

Any help there? My apologies if I put this thread in the wrong place, I'm new.

A:Memory error? / .msi installation files

Hi Interesting, welcome to TSF..

please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to your thread.

If you still require assistance on this matter, please try using the Windows Installer Cleanup Tool which you can download here. Run it and remove any entries you see for iTunes and/or Quicktime and it will delete any installer entries from your registry and that should help with the problem.

Hope that helps :)

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Unable to install Smart Dell memory key on win XP, driver error keeps coming up,key works fine on win 98.Key is Dell SM9FLAMK.

A:Smart Dell Memory Key Installation

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I am attempting to install the student version of Intuit QuickBooks Pro onto my laptop. But when I begin the install I get a pop up that says "your system has only 446MB of memory QuickBooks requires at least 500MB of memory."
I don't understand why I am getting this message though, I checked the property's on my Hard drive and it says that I have 24GB of free space. Why cant I get it to install.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated I've tried everything I could think of with no success and I have to have this software installed ASAP for a class I'm taking.
I don't really know a whole lot about computers but I follow directions really well and I'm desperate please help.

Thanks in Advance

A:Memory problems with Software installation PLEASE HELP

Hard drive space and RAM are 2 completely different things. You're confusing them as being one and the same.

The capacity of the hard drive in that computer is 37.25 GB, and it has 25.45 GB of free space - according to your system information.

I'm guessing at this point that computer has 448 MB of RAM (256 + 128 + 64).


What's the brand name, model name, and model number of that computer?


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I am having a new laptop with Vista Home Premium (and I have not put any pen drive or gone to internet yet.).

I tried to install visual Studio 2005 and it didn't get installed and was like struck (progress bar didn't move after moving partially).

So I canceled the operation through Task manager by closing the application.

Then, when I checked the C drive, it has taken 2.5GB. As I tried to install VS 2005 several times, now I have lost more than 10GB.

But nothing is installed or do not show a folder created in Program Files. I checked in Temporary files also.

How can I get back those loss memory and How to install VS 2005. Pls provide me a solution to recover the lost memory.

Thanks in advance,

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Well, I recently installed more memory on an old(er) desktop computer for a family member and not (sometimes) the computer screen will start flickering erratically (though it's weird that the mouse stays stationary while the background freaks out) and the computer has to be shut down manually (long-press on power button).

Now, when I first installed it, the computer was VERY dirty and apparently compressed air wasn't enough, and I heard a small crunch from the dust.

When the computer doesn't crash, it works fine and fast, and there were no findings when I ran the Windows Memory Diagnostics tool.

What other things could be wrong with it? And what other checks can I perform? The images attached include system info from the SIW program.

A:Screen flickering and crashing after memory installation.

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