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How do i add ram to a dell vostro desktop

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January 12, 2012 5:40:31 PM

i want to add an additional 2g,s of ram to the 1 g i have, any help would be appreciated.
Ken
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January 12, 2012 6:06:38 PM

Well Ken, post an exact model so we can help u out : )
January 12, 2012 6:09:29 PM

sckenk said:
i want to add an additional 2g,s of ram to the 1 g i have, any help would be appreciated.
Ken

I have a dell vostro 400 with 1g of ram. I am running windows XP 2000 professional with Service pack 3
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January 12, 2012 6:22:42 PM

sckenk said:
I have a dell vostro 400 with 1g of ram. I am running windows XP 2000 professional with Service pack 3

Well this is what u can do.

Dell Vostro 400 RAM upgrade and 2x 1GB 311-6407 PC2-6400 240-PIN DDR2 800MHz :

Dell Vostro 400 MAX RAM: 4GB
This Vostro has memory slots/sockets: 4
Upgrade Size: 2GB
Memory Kit: 2x 1GB
Module PIN count: 240-PIN
Memory Generation: DDR2
Module Speed: PC2-6400, DDR2-800
MHz of Module: 800MHz
Latency of Module: CL6
Your Dell Vostro DIMM Type: UDIMM, Unregistered DIMM, Unbuffered DIMM

So, u can get 4x 1GB RAM stick's

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...
January 12, 2012 6:33:49 PM

Are the slots for the memory easy to recognize. I have installed memory in a computer before but a long time ago. Thanks, Ken
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January 12, 2012 6:35:56 PM

sckenk said:
Are the slots for the memory easy to recognize. I have installed memory in a computer before but a long time ago. Thanks, Ken

Yes, its easy, just dont touch the connectors and hold it by the edges.

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January 12, 2012 6:39:12 PM



January 12, 2012 7:03:43 PM

Thanks for your help, I was able to add the ram with no problems (with your assistance) Ken
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January 12, 2012 7:04:33 PM

Sure thing Ken : )
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