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#1 pochp

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 11:34 AM

What's the best way of adding memory to my Windows XP?
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Posted 18 January 2009 - 11:46 AM

There are two basic kinds of memory.

1) The memory on the hard-drive

2) RAM (random access memory) for quick recall

So which kind of memory are you talking about? If the first, you can free up space on the hard-drive by removing programs you don't use or removing old files to back-up drives.

If you actually want to Add more hard-drive memory, that is an issue for internal hardware. Similarly with RAM.

For both, the type of computer you have is the telling factor, not the operating system.

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 11:50 AM

Open the case and install it. I know that is the short answer, but what specifically did you wish to know?

Do you know what RAM you currently have in your computer?

Do you know what RAM you wish to purchase?

If don't know and would like to know and get a recommendation you can go to Crucial and allow them to run a scan. It is safe, accurate, and best of all free.

http://www.crucial.com/

If this is for the laptop that you have posted about previously you will need SODIMM modules.

If you provide us with the make and model I'll see what I can do about finding instruction for adding RAM to you laptop, with pictures no less!

Edited by dc3, 18 January 2009 - 11:54 AM.

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