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Upgrading Memory Failure HP G42-365LA Notebook

Q: Upgrading Memory Failure HP G42-365LA Notebook

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:


BAD_POOL_HEADER
PFN_LIST_CORRUPT
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

I?ve tried to reinstall the OS with memories installed, but the result is the same
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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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Now, I know this isn't especially powerful when compared to newer chips - so here's my question:
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Am I stuck? The computer itself has 256MB of SDRAM.

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6 months ago,i upgraded memory from the factory installed 64 to 256. It works,etc.

Is there any additional tweaking/ajustments i can do? i read something with virtual memory setting could be done for one thing.
 

A:After upgrading memory,its works,Virtual memory Tweaking Now?

Unless you have Win95 you likely donít want to go messing with your virtual memory. And even in that case it is the vcache you would be more interested in tweaking. Win98 and higher handles memory well.

If you watch your system monitor and are sure you arenít using your virtual memory you might do the ConservativeSwapfileUsage=1 INI tweak. Unless you are doing graphics, video editing or something RAM intensive you likely arenít using the virtual memory and the tweak wonít slow your computer. It doesnít speed it up, it just stops needless writes to the hard drive during idle time. Information if you want to do that: http://www.aumha.org/a/memmgmt.htm

Donít let anyone talk you into Cacheman or any of those Mem/RAM/Turbo/Boost type programs. They were written for Win95 and counterproductive in anything since.
 

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The Maintenance and Service Guide for the DV5-2074dx does indeed include the location and method to access to memory modules in the laptop, check out page 50 of the manual.

Link to the HP site for manuals for the DV5-2074dx: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=4278971&

Also, simply removing a few screws would not damage the motherboard, but what can damage the board is static electricity once the panel is removed exposing the board and slots so be sure to discharge any static electricity before handling the parts.
 

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Laptop graphic chips are soldered directly to the motherboard. What you got from HP is what you are stuck with. You can only change the CPU and memory.
 

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A:upgrading my notebook help!

you can upgrade the processor, make sure you have the right socket, but the biggest problem is you can't upgrade your video card. Those video cards are for desktops. And theres nothing you can do about it. What games are you trying to play?
 

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@BoKaye

 

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

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Originally Posted by NourinE


Hello,
I've tried to upgrade from windows 8 to windows 8.1, but it didn't work. all the steps of downloading and installing through Windows store went well, until the computer restarted and was configuring things then a blue screen appeared showing that the computer ran into a problem, then the procedure to go back to windows 8 started.
I'm now working with windows 8. my computer came with windows 8.



Make sure you have all the latest updates for W8....Before trying to install W8.1 from the store.

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About a year ago I attempted to upgrade windows 98 to Windows xp. Somewhere along the line, it thought i entered a password to start up. (It's possible I blacked out and did this??) So, I had the xp on but when I later tried to log on, i couldn't because..no password. I could not discover one after using all my password-creating formulas. I was told (by more than one person at microsoft support) i had no alternative but to wipe out my hard drive and return to windows 98. So i did and have been too aggravated to get another Win xp upgrade. But it's time for a change and i would like to be able to use the one i have. Anybody, help?
 

A:Upgrading to Windows XP Failure

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Hello, I'M a new member
It all started when I was updating my BIOS
during the update something went wrong the laptop has been turned off suddenly ..
Now when I try to turn my Notebook on
Igot the capsLock LED blinking twice then stop for a couple seconds then it blinks again twice
The display is black and blank it shows absolutely nothing
the wireless button LED stays orange
(searched that and found out that this is a BIOS failure problem)
- I tried to Recover the notebook BIOS using a key press combination
but after several attempts No thing have changed
- I tried to put a BIOS recovery on a USB flash drive by a HP BIOS update utility but using another laptob but in the prosses I got all options grayed out
I'm not sure if it's even going to work but it's the last thing I know to try
My notebook Info:
HP 350G1
It is HP so the mother board is too
I really appriciate and help and suggstion
Thanks in advance
 

A:I have a dead Notebook because of a BIOS update failure

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So my ASUS Laptop is being extremly slow lately, not just in the OS, but during bootup too. I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 so my Laptop always loads GRUB to select if I want to boot Ubuntu or Windows. Usually, it takes 5 seconds for GRUB to load after pressing the power button, now it takes 3 minutes.

Furthermore, I suspect HDD failure because when I attempt to play a video from my HDD, you can hear occasional clicking noises from the Laptop while my disk usage shoots up to 100% and the computer hangs for a few seconds.

This morning, I booted my Laptop up and it got to the desktop, now there is no disk activity whatsoever, and half of the windows processes have not loaded yet. I cannot launch any applications and the only way to turn it off is with a forced shutdown.

I'm going to send it to ASUS to get it repaired due to suspected HDD failure and have it replaced but my question is, is this really HDD failure? Or is it something else.

This Laptop was bought just over a year ago so I was shocked that the HDD could fail this fast.

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Hi!

I've been trying to upgrade RC to RTM using an Ultimate 32-bit upgrade version.

Installation stops at "Expanding windows files" stage, at 21% when it informs that Windows needs to restart, and gives an error message - required driver could not be installed (see attached).

The error log (also attached) reads "Failed to find driver file path. Error=00000002x[gle=0x80092004]"
several times, and finally quits.

I'm installing from a folder on the hardrive, after copying the DVD to it and changing the required cversion.ini. When I tried to burn it back to a DVD and install from it, it keeps using the same partition for temp files, btw.

Any idea how to solve this? Thanks in advance... I'm getting really frustrated here...

A:Upgrading from 7100, drivers failure

The obvious thing to try is installing in a standard fashion, from an optical drive...

It would help us to help you if you complete your system specifications too!

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My computer is a HP 15 Notebook PC, and I use Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit). I recently received notice of a important update regarding an HP Notebook System BIOS Update (AMD Processors). I tried doing the update, but it seems to behave strangely. Creating a restore point, checking available space, connecting to HP servers, and the downloading itself are all marked with a green check, but when it goes to installing, after a few seconds of it, a gray X box shows up beside installing, and all I can do is click 'next', and it leaves. What am I supposed to do? Is this update supremely necessary to keep using my computer as is? Model number: f100dx Product: J2X70UA//ABA

A:Failure with HP Notebook System BIOS Update (AMD Processors)

Hi @Nicmurg1? ,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your HP 15-f100dx Notebook and issues with the BIOS update.I recommend to restore the BIOS defaults.You could restore the BIOS with this document selecting the reloading the BIOS default settings. Here is a link to the HP Support Assistant if you need it. Just download and run the application and it will help with the software and drivers on your system that might need updating. This is the only way I would do updates as they are made for your HP Notebook. I hope this helps. Thanks.

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purchased this product two months ago and we go to turn it on and states no hard drive?? Is there a fix for this? We just got this thing. 

A:HP 15 NOTEBOOK PC - FAILURE TO LOCATE HARD DRIVE - BRAND NEW...

The hard drive cable may have lost a secure connection-partially unplugged, which happens on occasion with transporting,etc. Unfortunately, on the newer models it is not a simple task of removing a panel on bottom to check the cable. I would suggest to call HP Support for service. >>Contact HP

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I just upgraded on my XPS 8300  motherboard from a Dell 0y2mgr to an Asrock Z77 EXTREME4-M. I have listed below specs in there.  I've taken it apart and put it back together many times now because I get a blue screen saying hardware failure. The longest I got it to turn on for was about 10 minutes, after I installed windows. I'm not quite sure what's going on.
 

Asrock Z77 EXTREME4-M (Motherboard)
Intel i5-3570k CPU
Thermaltake 850W modular power supply
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Nvidia GTX 660 Ti graphics card

I have been slowly upgrading the internal components over the years so at this point the only original part is the case.
 
Any suggestion on what’s going on.

Thanks in advance.

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Hello guys,

I am getting BSOD Windows 8.1 Kernel Security Check Failure on my Dell notebook during idle.. I update wireless driver, but it did not help.

What I should do?

A:BSOD Windows 8.1 Kernel Security Check Failure on notebook

Hi Nazedwox & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

Really sorry for the delay. Sadly, there are not many analysts
Do you still need help with this problem? If yes, then kindly reply to this thread and I will be notified via email and reply within 48 hours.

-Pranav

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A:hp 2000 notebook Hard Drive DST short failure, Reinstall?

Hi, if the PC came originally with Windows 8 preinstalled the product key is embedded in the BIOS so it would be detected automatically. Here is a great tutorial how to install Windows 8 Clean Install - Windows 8.

Good luck, werty

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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:     http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c04941651 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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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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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.

WillyT
 

A:Add Memory to Notebook?

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I have an HP ze4900 notebook and I want to up grade the ram mem.
Curently have 256mb and was wondering if two 512mb PC 3200 chips would work.
 

A:Notebook 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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Hello,
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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A:HP notebook 15-ba002ds memory

Hi, The following link shows specs of your machine:      http://support.hp.com/ca-en/document/c05187577 Please use a table from page 2 of the following document to get information about RAM on your computer    http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05227786.pdf Regards.

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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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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.

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

Golferguy's Kid
 

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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.

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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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A:hp notebook 15-ac163nr memory

 Hi, Run: Crucial System Scanner  http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04653884 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 (8192◊1) or (4096◊2)? 6144-MB total system memory (4096◊1) + (2048◊1)? 4096-MB total system memory (4096◊1) or (2048◊2)? 2048-MB total system memory (2048◊1)

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A:HP-15 Notebook memory upgrade

MG. 32bit operating systems are all limited to 4GB memory max. REO

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I thought i had a really good pc but apparently not! I have gotten a new graphics card and still, new games like tribes 2 don't run well so i decided to upgrade my memory even though I was told that it won't improve my game playing performance. but someone at the tribes 2 forum said i should get 133mb or mhz, whatever it is, sticks even thought my pc specs says it only supports the 100 dimms kind. so this guy said that 133 is backwards compatible with 100. what does that mean and will it improve my game playing experience?
 

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I'm getting ready to upgrade my motherboard, memory and CPU to E8400 with 8GB DDR2 SDRAM on a Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P MB. I want to run Windows XP 32-bit (my current OS) in a dual boot with Windows 7 Beta 64-bit.

My question is:
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Thanks in advance.
 

A:Upgrading MB, memory and CPU

You will have to install a fresh copy of Windows on the new system.

XP will only see 3GB of memory
 

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Hi Guys;

I am running AMD Athlon XP 2100+, 1.73 GHz and have Soltek motherboard its "SL-KT400-A4/L" which has 3 DDR DIMM Slots.............and it can hold DDR 333/256MHz and up to 3 GB of unbufferd DDR ram.......

I recently upgraded my RAM from 256DDR to 512DDR.....................................


So, I have 2XSAMSUNG 256MB PC2700 DDR333 184PIN OEM Rams installed in DIMM1 and DIMM2. It runs fine with no problems

Now, I want to buy SAMSUNG 512MB PC2700 DDR333 184PIN OEM and install it in the DIMM3 slot with 2X256DDR rams..................This will make 1GB of DDR Ram...................

So, my question is, Will it run fine and will give me the same power as 1GB ram installed alone, or I have to take out the 2X256DDR rams and intall either 2X512DDR rams or just only 1GB DDR ram.

Please help...............I am kinda new to these things.

Also, Do I really need to get SAMSUNG brand or I can also install any other brand such as CORSAIR............

Thank You.

- Create your threads in the proper forum
Didou
 

A:Upgrading Memory(RAM)

You should be able to run the 512 with the 2x256 with no problems. I would check the latency of the RAM to verify they all match. Latency is usually denoted in this format 2.5-3-3-5. I would stick with the same manufacturer if possible. Only real way to tell if it is going to work is to try it and see and browse as many forums as you can to see if anyone else has had issues with those brands and sizes...
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hi how is everybody doing I have a problem with installing two 1gig memory sticks wanted to see if you guys can help I have a Gateway 710x pc with a Pentium 4 processor it has two 512 in there now and it has for slots for memory Gateway said it could handle four gig of memory I tried to put to one gig sticks but they do not work I tried the memory on a nether computer and they work fine I can take one 512 out and the computer works doesn't anybody have any ideas thanks
 

A:help with upgrading memory

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic65114.html
 

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I own a Dell Dimension 4600 series. I have an Intel 4 Processor at 2.4GHz and my memory is 512MB DDR SDRAM at 333 MHz. My PC has slowed a little bit since I upgraded my Greeting card software and added a new printer. I am still using windows XP 2002 version. Would I be able to add 1 Gigabyte DDR2 memory for my PC? Thanks.
 

A:Upgrading memory

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/...9&category_id=4325&mfgpid=193294&chassisid=-1

looks like you can add another stick of 512 or you can use 1 gig sticks

if you want to search other places like newegg.com or tigerdirect.com look for pc3200 speed 400mhz
 

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I upgraded the memory on my Compaq home computer last week. Thanks to the advice I received on this site. I went through crucial.com to get what I needed. This is the first time I ever opened a computer to do anything. My computer is running very well now.

Now I want to upgrade the memory on a home computer where I work. It is a Compaq also but a different model. The memory capable is 512MB. Currently running with 256MB with ONE empty slot. I want to use the 128MB module that I had in my other computer to bring the memory up to 384MB.

This Compaq is about 2 years newer. Both are running Windows XP. Will it harm the computer to put 128MB next to the existing 256MB?
 

A:Upgrading Memory

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Hello all

I am considering upgrading my laptop's RAM from 4 GB DDR3 to 8 GB DDR3. Currently my laptop contains 2 strips of the following memory:






Quote:
2GB 2Rx8 PC3-8500S-07-10 [x2]


Thought I'd ask you guys for help, as I do not know where to look for Samsung RAM, or any other 100% compatible RAM for my laptop. Well, actually I know where to look but how do I figure out which suits my laptop the best? I prefer to have the same brand of RAM this laptop came with, which is Samsung (my laptop is an Acer Aspire 8735G).

Also is it better to have 2 strips of 4 GB or would it be a better idea for me to buy 1 strip of 8 GB? I don't have any idea what type of motherboard this laptop's got, I can't seem to find it anywhere... I've used CPU-Z, checked my laptop's manual and service guide but nothing to find there.

Thans in advance

A:Upgrading RAM memory from 4 GB to 8 GB, what to buy?

Here is the Crucial Memory listing for your model. Crucial guarantees their memory to be compatible, many other memory companies do not.
Computer memory upgrades for Acer Aspire 8735G Laptop/Notebook from Crucial.com

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I'm not sure if this is the correct area to post this question - however I'm hoping somebody can help me out.

Here's the scenerio - Say you have a server that currently has 6GB of memory and you want to upgrade to 16GB.

What information do you need in order to determine how much you need to purchase? How do you calculate this?

If additional information is needed, let me know.

Thank you so much!
 

A:Upgrading Memory

You'll need to look that information up in your motherboard book. It wil tell you the maximum amount of memory it can handle, what type etc. Again look for this information in your motherboard documentation spefically the motherboard manual or visit your motherboard manufacturer website for the info and specs.
 

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My net book Acer Aspire One 722-BZ454 came with only 2 gb of ram. Since I have been flooded with win 7 upgrades and etc..2 gigs seem to slow down my system. I heard owners of the same net book had removed the 2 gigs and replaced it with 4gigs and found that to be very satisfactory. I bought this net book cause of traveling convience and its low price, but i do not want to add more cost to it, because of it.. I realize it would cost me something, so can anyone here recommend where i can get a good price on a 4 gig ram? Also, its a shame about the removable 2 gig i would have to remove..i go back to the days when a pc ran on only 10MB of ram and that was in Oct 1992...and they were very, very expensive then and even rare to get at times.

A:upgrading memory

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Novel8


My net book Acer Aspire One 722-BZ454 came with only 2 gb of ram.............I realize it would cost me something, so can anyone here recommend where i can get a good price on a 4 gig ram?


Computer memory upgrades for Acer Aspire One 722 Netbook from Crucial.com

Above link is to the Crucial RAM configurator for your netbook at Crucial.com. Take a look at its recommendation for your netbook.

You can also go to Crucial with your netbook and let it sniff your configuration. It will then make a recommendation that should match the link I provided.

$23 for 4 GB direct from Crucial, or you can shop for that exact Crucial product number locally.

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Hello,

I have got an old computer but would like to upgrade my memory.
At the moment I have 4GB DDR2 PC2-5300 (333 MHz).

Would I be able to upgrade those to 800MHz PC2-6400? Or maybe combine them?

Thanks for the help.

A:Upgrading memory

It depends on a lot of factors, but most likely, you wouldn't see any difference in performance if you did and were able to get them to run at 800 MHz. If you combined them, the memory will run at the slowest speed of the chips anyway.

Now, if you have a reason to need 8 GB over 4 GB, you'll see a difference with the increased memory, but only if the 4 GB is holding you back at this point.

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I currently have 512mb ram on my computer, and i wanna get 1GB more. I already found out wanna I wish to purchase just gotta verify it would work with my computer. For starters i got a dell deminsion E-510 still has 2 slots open and I have (256x256) more in image below;

and finally this is what im looking to purchase
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820141225

Thanks in advance

note: if image doesent pop up here is the link for it http://www.snapdrive.net/files/44404/0memory.bmp
 

A:Upgrading memory, HELP

Should work, http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim5150/sm/specs0.htm#wp1052310
 

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hi guys!!
my friend have a Apacer 256 PC-2100 RAM wanna sell to me, i am hesitating either buy or don't buy...what i am worried is my current DDR-RAM is not the apacer , it's kingston 256 PC-2100 DDR RAM..
I've heard aout some artical said that there will be conflict if use the different brand of memory at the same time...
I don't know how big is the problem if i use both memory at the same time..

Can anyone give me some adviseS?
 

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i currently have pny and crucial ram together no problems running me, cant install xp, but not ram issue narrowed down to via chipset sound
 

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i have bought memory and when i put it in the computer the screen does not come on but when i put the old memory back in it...it works.....any suggestions on how to get the faster memory to work.thank you.
 

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I wanted to upgrade the RAM. May I know the compatible RAM and upgrade capacity.

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Hello You own an HP Pavilion g6-2002au notebook. Unfortunately you happened to chose a notebook that is not so simple to upgrade.You will have to either contact an online memory vendor and ask them for help finding a guaranteed compatible 8GB upgrade or purchase the upgrade from HP.




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 am not a tech ninja, so I thought I would ask those who are...

I'm upgrading the memory on my work laptop from 512mb to 2gb. I removed the 512 and installed the 2gb (two 1gb sticks), and when I turned on the laptop, it seemed to go back to exactly how it was when I first received it. My desktop was gone, etc. So, I removed one 1gb stick and put the 512mb stick back in the expansion slot on the bottom and everything is working as before. Therefore, my question is: how can I put in the other 1gb and keep everything working as it is now? Is there a way to transfer my data from the 512mb memory to the 1gb that's already installed?? Any help is appreciated!

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Never mind, figured it out. Thanks!

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Is it true that you can only upgrade memory with double the amount you already have? This is new to me, but someone told me if I was gonna upgrade my 256Meg DDR ram i have to put another 256Meg in and cannot put in 512meg like I want to give, er, 786Meg? Does this make sense? Is it true? I only have two memory slots and wanted to upgrade to as much as i can. (In stages of course).

Thanks, Paul.
 

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That is not true. It is desirable to have the same brand of memory if possible.
Also, make sure that your system is capable of handling that amount of memory. Check your motherboard manual or website for the info, if you aren't sure.
Debe
 

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I thought I'd share some helpful information to help start the forums!  Upgrading Memory To upgrade memory on HP and Compaq "desktop-style" computers, you really only need to know three things:1) What type of memory your computer needs.2) How many memory slots are available and if you have any that are already open.3) What is the maximum amount of memory you can add.To find the maximum amount you can add, find the maximum memory that your motherboard can handle (4 GB, 8 GB, etc...). You can find this information on your product's motherboard specification on the HP Web site. You also need to know the maximum your operating system can use. For example, 32-bit versions of Windows will only be able to use about 3.5 Gigabytes (of 4 GB). This is true of any operating system (that I know of). 64-bit versions can use 8 GBs or more depending on their edition (Windows 7 Ultimate can go clear up to 192 GB). Once you know these two things, motherboard maximum and Operating system maximux, then you use the lowest of the two numbers. For example, if your motherboard can take up to 8 GB memory max and you install a 32-bit version of Windows 7, the maximum amount of memory that you can use is still ~4 GB (3.5). To find the type of memory you need, find your computer's product specification and motherboard specification on the HP Web site. Your computer has a model number printed on a label stuck to its case. You can go to www.hp.com and... Read more

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According to your Product Specification and Motherboard Specification your memory information is this... Memory Installed 1 GBMaximum allowed 4 GB* (1 GB DIMM in each of the 4 slots)Type = 240 pin DDR2 SDRAMSpeed supported PC2-4200 MB/secSupports two channel memory (so you will get better performance if the sticks are all the same size/type/manufacturer and put into paired slots (1-3, 2-4, or 1-2-3-4).Only use non-ECC memory only, unbuffered. Most DIMMS you buy are non-ECC. I would still open the case or look in the BIOS to physically verify what slots are actually filled. You never know, the factory may have put 4 256MB DIMMS, instead of 2 512MBs. By the way, for other folks that want to find their product and motherboard specification: enter your PC's model number into the search line from www.hp.com , click on Support and troubleshooting for your model number (this last post was an a6010n), and then click on Product Information in the middle of the page.  

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Hi,
First post here - any help appreciated.

I'm trying to help my Mum and Dad upgrade their PC memory to help with performance.

Here are the two PC details - looking for confirmation that I'm ordering the right stuff.

PC 1 - MESH ELITE m800, has 2 x 512 PC3200 DDR 400MHz
PC 2 - MESH ELITE 2.6, has 2 x 256 PC2700 DDR 333 MHz.

Here are my questions.

1. I assume you cannot mix 400MHz and 333Mhz memory - right? (So I cannot mix those memories)
2. Each PC has 2 slots used and 2 slots free - does it need to be added in pairs? I guess so - not sure though.

I'm planning on buying 2 x 512 PC3200 400MZ for PC 1 taking it to 2GB.
And getting 2 x 512MB PC 2700 333MHz for PC 2 taking it to 1.5GB.

Does this make sense?

I'd normally got to amazon and get whatever is cheapest and not completely 'no-name'.

Sound OK?

Thanks
Mike
 

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Welcome,

Memory is not created equal.....get a name brand would be better....not sure of the make in them now...

You can mix 400MHz and 333Mhz memory but it will always run at the slower of the two.

If the PCs in question have access to the Web try here and click on Scan My System using the PCs you want upgrade and it will give you a good bench mark.

http://www.crucial.com/index.asp USA

http://www.crucial.com/uk/ UK
 

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I thought I'd share some helpful information to help start the forums!  Upgrading Memory To upgrade memory on HP and Compaq "desktop-style" computers, you really only need to know three things:1) What type of memory your computer needs.2) How many memory slots are available and if you have any that are already open.3) What is the maximum amount of memory you can add.To find the maximum amount you can add, find the maximum memory that your motherboard can handle (4 GB, 8 GB, etc...). You can find this information on your product's motherboard specification on the HP Web site. You also need to know the maximum your operating system can use. For example, 32-bit versions of Windows will only be able to use about 3.5 Gigabytes (of 4 GB). This is true of any operating system (that I know of). 64-bit versions can use 8 GBs or more depending on their edition (Windows 7 Ultimate can go clear up to 192 GB). Once you know these two things, motherboard maximum and Operating system maximux, then you use the lowest of the two numbers. For example, if your motherboard can take up to 8 GB memory max and you install a 32-bit version of Windows 7, the maximum amount of memory that you can use is still ~4 GB (3.5). To find the type of memory you need, find your computer's product specification and motherboard specification on the HP Web site. Your computer has a model number printed on a label stuck to its case. You can go to www.hp.com and... Read more

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According to your Product Specification and Motherboard Specification your memory information is this... Memory Installed 1 GBMaximum allowed 4 GB* (1 GB DIMM in each of the 4 slots)Type = 240 pin DDR2 SDRAMSpeed supported PC2-4200 MB/secSupports two channel memory (so you will get better performance if the sticks are all the same size/type/manufacturer and put into paired slots (1-3, 2-4, or 1-2-3-4).Only use non-ECC memory only, unbuffered. Most DIMMS you buy are non-ECC. I would still open the case or look in the BIOS to physically verify what slots are actually filled. You never know, the factory may have put 4 256MB DIMMS, instead of 2 512MBs. By the way, for other folks that want to find their product and motherboard specification: enter your PC's model number into the search line from www.hp.com , click on Support and troubleshooting for your model number (this last post was an a6010n), and then click on Product Information in the middle of the page.  

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Hello.
Here's my current spec:

M/b: Gigabyte K8NF-9 nForce 4 PCI Express
Processor: MD Athlon 64 3000+ Winchester (socket 939)
Memory: 2 x 256Mb Crucial DDR PC3200 CAS3
Case: Antec Sonata
PSU: Antec True 380SP (380W)
HD: Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 10 NCQ 160Gb SATA

I want to upgrade the PSU to one with a higher wattage. I asked for some advice from the store where I bought the original components - Overclockers. They advised I get an Antec TrueBlue 2.0 480W PSU (7th one down on this page http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Antec_103.html). My immediate concern was the position of the fan - i.e. it's not on the rear of the PSU like my current one - presumably the fan faces downwards inside the case. Is this better, worse or no different from one with a rear fan?
Also, if I want to keep the case (and not slice it up) should I check the actual measurements of the existing unit or are PSUs generally standard sizes?

Second, they advised I get a Coolermaster Hyper48 Cooler (1st one on this page: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Coolermaster_122.html)
Is this going to be significantly better than the fan that came with the processor? It's pretty cheap, so I don't mind buying this if it's gonna be beneficial.

Finally, I asked about upgrading the memory - there are 4 slots on the m/b and two are currently filled with 256Mb strips. I asked if I could simply add 2 more 256Mb strips and they said no, the PC would have pr... Read more

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Hello guys.

I am about to upgrade my 512mb ddr333 and have bought 1gb ddr400 memory. I know that if i install both then they will end up running at the slowest speed of 300mhz(166mhz actual).
My question is should i just accept this drop in speed for an extra gain of 0.5gb memory or will it run faster if i take out the old 512mb ddr333 and only install the 1gb ddr400 memory stick and set the dram frequency to 200mhz (400mhz effective)?

heres my system:
Windows XP Pro
amd athlon XP 2200 running @ 1.8Ghz
Asrock k7s41 Motherboard
512mb DDR333
Thanks in advance.
 

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