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Dell and Lenovo have no issue with you upgrading your memory. One point that may be important is that I'm running it off of a generic power supply - the battery is U/S - and at the moment I'm having to 'press I think it was done as some special h/w can directly access RAM, and this parameter allowed you to set aside RAM Windows would not use. You do NOT get to the memory from the top. check over here

However, if you damage it in the process you are on your own, Reply 1 1 PeteinChatt Top Student Posts: 4 Member Since: โ€Ž09-28-2014 Message 9 of 15 (30,518 Views) Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop running 32bit Vista. Not too sure which was the fix but many thanks to all concerned - biggest problem now is which was the accepted answer???!!! Thanks for the link. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3100746/upgrading-laptop-memory.html

Reply 0 0 Everyone's Tags: only using 3.2 gig View All (1) Harley4Mac Honor Student Posts: 3 Member Since: โ€Ž09-09-2016 Message 5 of 5 (5,296 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Would Since I'm a student, I don't have enough money to buy another whole laptop. What is the maximum memory that this laptop will support.

Not too sure what you mean by 'hardware checker in Device Manager'. From there you can work our the number you need.You can check the following link to buy RAM for your machine: http://www.crucial.com/upgrade/HP-memory/HP+2000+Series-models.htmlRegards. First Time Here? First Time Here?

Read more Register ยท Log In HP Support Forum Home > Notebooks > Hardware > HP 15-f039wm laptop memory upgrade Search the Community First Time Here? I assume you did check Vista's Max. I put the original 4gb stick back and it works just fine.

ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top whs Posts: 17584 This post has been reported. I've ordered a new one but I don't know if this will have any effect. So is this slot just nothing now then?

Ran the Crucial scanner again and it correctly identified 2 x 2Gb chips installed, so I'm now at a loss. His method should work. Solved! Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported.

FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. http://realink.org/solved-upgrading/solved-upgrading-my-pc.html I think you owe it to Irv. Is that possible? I've reseated them, swapped them around, tried 1 x 512 and 1 x 1Gb in all combinations and still shows 895Mb in both Control Panel/System and in CCleaner's header.

I can do the installing myself (the warrantee has already been voided by my installing Linux on this machine a year ago) so all I want to buy is the part, The memory is held in with standard memory spring clips on the side.The computer works PERFECTLY with an 8Gb chip (replaces the 4Gb that came with the laptop), and I've not What does it say in Task Manager ? this content RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows Vista (Solved) - laptop RAM upgrade not showing full amount

setting? Can I replace the 4GB stick with an 8GB memory stick? I think Irv is right.

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No, the 'max memory' box is unticked. Anyway, based on the following link, a tipical HP 200 can have 8Gb of RAM: http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/ca/en/ho/WF06b/321957-321957-3329744-3848802-3848802-5091493-5128938.html?dnr=1There are few questions you need to answer:1. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top ispalten Posts: 6259 This post has been reported.

Click on the Boot tab, then advanced options. Solved! Ran the Crucial.com scanner and that advised could upgrade to a maximum of 2Gb so ordered & installed the 2 x 1Gb chips to replace the original ones, the BIOS shows have a peek at these guys Additional batteries are affected.

Doesn't 'compute'??? If BIOS sees it, so should Vista? And if so, is their by chance an 8gb version of the stick pictured there? What is the current configuration ? 2 x 2 or 4 x 1 because the machine has only 2 slots for RAM.

Reply 0 0 Huffer Provost Posts: 24,793 Member Since: โ€Ž11-12-2008 Message 3 of 4 (10,451 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Upgrading RAM memory on a compaq cq58-d28sa laptop Options Mark as Reply 0 Re: HP 15-f039wm laptop memory upgrade 09-28-2014 04:36 PM Hi,No you can't as indicated: "One SODIMM non-customer-accessible/upgradable memory module slot (Pentium, Celeron processors)" and your machine uses "2.16GHz Intel Turn the laptop over and simply unscrew the vented panel covering the memory.