E system laptop- Crucial says 2 slots but can only see 1?

  buel 14:05 13 Apr 2013

Hi, I have just replaced the ram in an old E System laptop and the crucial scanner says that there are two slots for memory but when i take the small cover off at the back of the laptop there is only one slot for the ram. Is there another slot elsewhere on these laptops please?

  Nontek 14:10 13 Apr 2013

Have you had a really close look, sometimes the second slot appears to be hidden, until you lift the angle of the RAM in the first slot to show a second slot.

  onthelimit1 14:30 13 Apr 2013

Or it may be under the keyboard.

  onthelimit1 14:31 13 Apr 2013
  buel 15:04 13 Apr 2013

Hi, Thank you for that. However, I have looked and cannot see/find any points which would release the keyboard.

If it helps, on the rear it says 'E System' G322 Series?

  buel 15:12 13 Apr 2013

Ah, I see that this laptop is actually a rebranded ecs elitegroup g322 laptop and that this problem has come up before for various people and the fact that it wont 'see' 1gb of ram and the answer seems to be to flash the bios but I am not comfortable with doing this as there doesn't seem to be a reliable up to date site available.

I still cant find anywhere that suggest that there is another slot somewhere though?

  Chronos the 2nd 15:36 13 Apr 2013

It can bee hidden under the one you can see, is there a couple of clips either side of the RAM module. Or even remove the module you can see and have a look that way.

  buel 15:55 13 Apr 2013


Yes i have taken the module out and underneath is this:

With ram in: http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa214/craigten/130420131361.jpg

With ram taken out: http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa214/craigten/130420131362.jpg

  Chronos the 2nd 16:39 13 Apr 2013

Hmm, I do not think it has more than one module as I could see no point in sticking another space elsewhere to put another module.

It is not unknown for crucial to get it wrong.

According to this there is only one Dimm slot.

  woodchip 16:58 13 Apr 2013

I have two laptops that it does the same

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