Having problems with your Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop ?

I have a dimension 5100 desktop computer i want to install 2mb ram 2 cards do i have to do anything on computer first before i install this


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All you need to do is make sure you have the correct type of RAM (SDRAM, DDRAM, DDR2, DDR3).

You can use Newegg's memory configurator to find out which type of RAM you need using this link :

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductConfigurator.aspx?plf=10&category=17&name=Memory-Configurator

Also, remember that some motherboards can not handle more than 1GB of RAM.
No, just make sure its compatible with the motherboard. Power down (unplug the power cord - just being safe).
Remove side case, install RAM and power back up. It should tell you that the configuration has changed, confirm (it doesn't always ask).and it will recognize the RAM.
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