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    Ram for a Lap Top: HEEEEEELLLLLPPPPPP :-)

    I know so little about Laptops I might die of embarresment but here goes.

    Where is it? What does it look like? Ans how do you put it in, take it out or upgrade it?

    Its a Compaq Evo N610c and I've found a removable lid that MIGHT have ram under it....buts its so small and its got a wire plugged into it!!! like a mini psu lead, so I'm thinking its a mode m or summit.

    I hate being clueless.....but its a work PC, "no upgrade Mr Zak, leave us alone" and I daren't break it!

    Pls help....256mb is not enough. Period


    fankoooooooo

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    Crucial memory advisor FTW.
    You usually have to screw off a plate underneath somewhere.

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    thanks guys....just trying to get that PDF (cheers FLibb) to download. I dont know what this ram looks like yet, so cant see if I can upgrade (ie spare slot) or need to buy a whole 512 yet.

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    mah...that pdf just locks up my PC> Adobe downloads are so spasmodic in success. Why ity cant be a website bemuses me.

    Can anyone show me what this ram looks like?

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    After looking at the pdf looks like you need to take the keyboard out to get at the memory.

    Have you right clicked and saved as the pdf??

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    http://www.crucial.com/uk/store/list...ries&submit=Go
    is the memory on Crucial

    http://www.crucial.com/uk/pvtcontent...=200-pinSODIMM
    this is a pic of it

    If you found something like it but with wires attached that will probably be the wireless card. MiniPCI looks very similar to a SODIMM.

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    yeah I recommend crucial also have bought loads off them very reliable.

    If its under the keyboard normally there is a plastic strip which pops off between the screen and the k/b, press the f1 key down and flip a thin flatblade underneath. Once off theres normally a couple of screws and the k/b should just lift off, be carefull as there will be a thin ribbon cable to detach from the mobo.

    HTH
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