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Installing memory

i\'ve a Dell Inspiron 700M. It indicates that it's got 240 Mb ram. I got a 1 Gb module. Do I now put it in the empty slot? There appear to be no access to the oem 256 Mb.
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Updating RAM for my Sony Vaio Notebook

Hello,I got a Sony Vaio VGN FZ-250FE with 2 gb Ram ( 2 x 1024) and wish to update to 4 gb, I searched these pairs here in my country (I\'m from South America - Chile):http://www.ocztechnology.com/products/memory/ocz_pc2_6400_ddr2_sodimmhttp://www.sym.cl/ficha/328/Which one is better ?
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Changing the hard disk in my new HP dv5 Pavilion

I've now bought an HP dv5 Pavilion laptop and to my dismay searched that the hard disk is noisy. Would it be Probably to switch hard disks between the HP and a silent but older Acer Aspire 2010? I literally got spoiled with the totally silent HD in that unit, which is nearly 5 years old. I...
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should i install more memory

hi to all im actually new to all this . i have now right now bought a toshiba sattelite pro l300 1ia it is fitted with two gig of ram and running vista home premuim i was wondering if i fit another two gig in the expansion will it make it run some better , some suggest would be big rhyno
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Would it be worth it if I upgrade my 3-year-old notebook?

i\'ve been using my 3-year-old ThinkPad T60 Notebook. It has a 80GB hard drive with 3GB DDR2 RAM (i\'ve now right now upgraded it by 2GB since the past place). OS is Windows XP SP3. The 3-year warranty is ending in April.As what the subject title stated, I wish to upgrade certain parts of my ThinkPad...
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Sony VAIO laptop hard drive upgrade

i\'ve a Sony VAIO FZ280E/B notebook computer and wish to upgrade my hard drive from 4200 rpm to 7200 rpm. Nevertheless, Sony help doesn\'t tell this because they can\'t assure the normal functionality of the computer. I'm worried that if I do install a 7200 rpm, the laptop will overheat...
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Dual Channel Memory Kits vs Single Stick

Is there REALLY a dissimilarity between running dual channel memory (2 x 512MB) as opposed to one single 1 GB memory stick?
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Modding Intel GMA 950 Shared Memory

I\'m soon to upgrade the RAM in an old laptop I searched in my loft and I was wondering if there is a way of changing the amount of shared Memory the GPU takes from the computer. Ideally to twice the value from 64Mb to 128Mb.Toshiba Equium A60Intel GMA 950Thanks All
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Wireless Cards

Hello, I now bought a new HP laptop for my wife. i\'ve a Dell laptop thats 3 years old. Her wireless connection is 10x slower than mine, specifically when loading more graphic intensive sites, sites like gmail load in a blink of an eye. Could it be a trouble with the wireless card, should we look...
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upgrading RAM..

i have now bought a new laptop (acer) and i was given 2GB RAM running on 1066MHz, for the processor Intel core 2 Duo 2.26GHz..Yet, i was offer to upgrade into 4 Gb ram...but then, I wonder what would happen if i'm fullfill my RAM's slot by adding another 2 GB ram but runnig on 677 MHz...
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Upgrading my Motherboard

Hello All,I\'m thinking regarding changing my motherboard. i\'ve a Gateway MX7515. It has window xp Pro SP3 OS, Processor Type Athlon 64 Chipset ATI Radeon Xpress 200P (RX480),Memory Technology DDR SDRAM Max Supported Memory 1.5 GB, and Memory Speed 333 MHz Memory Specification PC2700. I wish to have...
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Installing new laptop HDD Problem

In a Toshiba Satellite Pro A200Dual CoreNo O/S yetI attempted installing windows xp pro on a Western Digital 80Gig HDD in my mates laptop but to no avail.i\'ve run their (WD) diagnostics utility trough DOS and i still cann\'t install windows XP on it as it doesn\'t recognise that there are some hard disks...
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keyboard on my laptop

Can't usage my keyboard on my laptop. Acer Aspire 5100 vistai have to usage external mouse and on screen keyboardcan anybody suggest me?Ed
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What kind of hard drive do I need?

i\'ve an alienware area 51 thats regarding 3-4 years old and I need a new hard drive. I know I wish a 9600 rpm hard drive and I know it will be expensive, does anyguys know what kind of hard drive I need and where I can get it? thanks.
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can i upgrade my processor

HI i have a lenovo c100 3000 laptop and need a cpu upgrade what kind of processor could i get link would be very helpfulmy current computer Specs 80Hd 1.5ghz processor(intel celeron m)128 vram1.5gb memorywindows XP
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HP Pavillon dv5-1008ca - Li-ion battery

Hello,My laptop whiich is regarding 6-8 months old runs with a Li-ion battery ( 6 cell lithium-ion battery). since the day it was bought I've kept the laptop constantly plugged in (with the battery in). Is this bad for the batterys life ? I wish to know if I should keep the battery installed on the...
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Do I Add RAM?

I'll preface by saying I\'m No computer pro.I've got this here Dell 16000 I got regarding 3 years back & I'm amazed at how fast the technology has moved since having it. Today, a laptop like mine comes w/ regarding 1 or 2GB standard feature. This one came w/ 512 MB DDR2 400 MHz ram! About a year...
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Buying extra hardware for my Dell laptop

My 2 sons have 'taken over' my laptop with their i-pods and their i-music and downloads. The space left on my hardware is 25%. I don\'t wish to buy them a new computer (or myself). What advice can you give me regarding buying extra hardware for the laptop to store all their music and...
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Help! Trying to install a new disk drive

i\'ve an HP N3350 Pavilion laptop With an AMD K6-2+ CPU, 256 MB of RAM and running Windows XP pro (upgraded from 2000 pro). It has A 5 GB IBM Travelstar 12GN hard drive that I\'m attempting to replace so I will have more storage space. I bought a Toshiba 40 GB MK4026GAX hard drive to replace it with...
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Samsung V30 keyboard

can i usage kepboards from other samsung models on my samsung V30?
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Trouble adding a second 1.5 TB free agent external HD

i\'ve one Seagate 1.5 TB external hard drive that i have used since January and works perfectly. i have it now regarding filled and bought a second one and I can\'t get my laptop (HP Pavilion dv6000 series) to read the new. primarily I\'m attempting to connect both at once so i can kick some of the...
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Upgrading My Very Old Laptop

Hello,I\'m having an old laptop IBM X21.It is very very slow laptop having 128mb RAM and Pentium 3.So is it Probably to upgrade it like changing it is processor,ram and graphic card.THx
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which graphic card is better?

I'm presently searching for a laptop that would enable me to do daily work as well as games and entertainment from time to time.I've narrowed down my search to two laptops (an hp hdx x16 or an hp dv6-1106tx).The thing is I've read conflicting comparison tests between the ATI RADEON HD 4650...
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How to Remove the Optical DVD Drive from an Extensa 4620Z

I wish to remove and replace the DVD/CD Drive, I understand that one screw holds it in, but I cann\'t find it. Can somebody suggest?Thanxs.
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Processor upgrade?

Does anybody know how most performance expand would be seen by buying a laptop with these different processors? Where is the upgrade not worth it? Thanxs for suggest in advance.Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 (2.0GHz/800Mhz FSB/2MB cache)Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 (2.2GHz/800Mhz FSB/2MB cache) add $50Intel Core 2...
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Which laptop drive will I need

Ok, I literally now bought a drive. But I'm not sure it's the right type for my laptop. My computer is an XP celeron running at 2.3 gigs or so, with 2 gigs of memory. It's regarding 5 years old.The manual tells it takes a Ultra ADA 100/150. The salesman at CompUSA steered me away from the...
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5200RPM vs 7200RPM hard drive for laptop

I\'m searching to buy a new laptop. Primarily for home and "take home" commercial enterprise usage. I do a lot of modeling in Excel, Matlab, and other number crunching programs. How most of a performance gain will i\'ve improving to 7200rpm hard drive? Is it worth it? Most preconfigured laptops resemble...
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dell inspiron 1000 2gb ram upgrade

As already written in another place in this forum I know that the maximum ram upgrade in my inspiron 1000 old model laptop 256mb inbuilt ram memory ,xp sp2 is not true (I mean the official info) and that It can literally take 2 gb RAM.Hello All,this is my first place and I hope somebody can determine...
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devices required for wireless connection to internet

I'm still attempting to figure out what laptop i wish and how muchto spend. I'm leaning towards the "fw series" sony and would like toknow what i'll need to connect to the internet so as to factorin total cost. TIA
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Blu-Ray disc DVD recorder for in store on 1520

Is it Probably to upgrade my DVD player/recorder to a Blu-Ray DVD player/recorder in a nine-month-old Inspiron 1520? Does Dell even make a DVD player/recorder?Thank-you
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