ram upgrade on dell inspiron

  SusieWong 21:44 20 Oct 2006
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any help or advice would be much appreciated. I need help as we are going to broadband. What do I need on an Inspiron 2650 currently having 256 mgb RAM using Windows XP,home edition, CPU 1.6ghz pentium 4 processor. any more info needed? Novice here so please keep it simple

SusieWong

  Jackcoms 21:58 20 Oct 2006

There is no need to increase RAM simply because you are moving to BB. The laptop is OK as it is.

Just find yourself a suitable BB ISP.

Having said that, if you really want to upgrade your RAM have a look at click here

  Iron Maiden 22:15 20 Oct 2006

As Jackcoms states no need to do anything for BB
But more ram would improve your laptops performance

For Ram. This site will show you what you need
click here

You should be able to get this ram at most good PC shops, although it is a bit old now

This will show you how to install it
click here

  SusieWong 22:38 20 Oct 2006

Thanks Jack and Iron
Pooter runs slow now just had a thought that bb would make it run at steam power. I know it's old(ish 4 years) but thought more ram would make it to trabant pace!!!!

  Jackcoms 07:57 21 Oct 2006

"Pooter runs slow now"

That's because 256MB RAM is about the minimum to run XP.

Increasing RAM to, say, 512MB will indeed make the laptop run faster.

BB will have no effect at all on computer speed.

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