Having problems with your Dell PC Laptops ?

I added more memory to my vista 1501

\015 I added more memory to my microsoft vista 1501 and i don't see the change in my memory?\015

Answers :


How much memory do you have now? What Vista are you using (32 bits or 64 bits) ?
A 32 bit Windows XP or Vista system won't be able to address more than 4Gb. Actually it is less than that.
Only a 64 bit system will see more than 4Gb of RAM.

Hope it clarifies things.

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell PC Laptops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Need To Upgrade Or Somehow Add A New Graphics Card

There is a way, yes, but it requires a few tools and no fear as you rip into the laptop case. I could explain this in detail but I'll leave you with this tutorial on the 'HOW-TO' side of things to browse at your leasure:http://www.pcworld ... Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 Notebook

Sony Vaio VGN-SZ460N Freezes during Full Recovery

Probably a memory problem even though it doesn't show up on a memory test. Enter the bios and select the option for default setup, "not the optimized setup". Also if you have more then one memory module, remove one and try the install, if you have ... Sony VAIO VGN-SZ460N/C Notebook

Need Info on my motherboard.

Hi,The socket is 479.\015\012Processor\015\012Type / Form Factor: Intel Celeron M 430\015\012Processor Qty: 1\015\012Clock Speed: 1.73 GHz\015\012Bus Speed: 533 MHz ... Everex StepNote VA4300M Notebook PC

Cannot allocate hypermemory

I've noticed that in the bios you can't increase Dedicated video memory because the max for your laptop is 256 but if you check your overall video memory with the shared memory added on by right clicking on your desktop and clicking screen resolution ... Acer PC Laptops

Toshiba A105-S2101 keeps crashing!

S2daj, he said it started when he added memory. Pay attention. ... HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook

My laptop has power but will not boot up. Just

Try start up in Safe Mode press F8. Choose Safe Mode, when at the choice window, to select either Safe Mode Desktop, OR System Restore, chooses system restore and choose a time before you had the "Problem" and follow instructions. if that doesn't wor ... Toshiba Satellite 2455-S305 Notebook

I get a 1-3-3-1 error code beep on Toshiba Satellite M35x-S109

Well it sounds to me like it is your actual install, I suggest you that you do a factory restore, \015\012Toshiba laptops from mid 2007 onwards dont have a recovery disc supplied with a purchase of a laptop. Instead, Toshiba has added a ... Toshiba Satellite M35X-S109 Notebook

I cant see my desk top start menu tool bar

Windows genuine advantage notifications occur when your computer hasn't passed the validation test. The validation test can be failed due to being sold a pirated (non-genuine) copy of XP, or because you have changed your XP product key to a software- ... PC Desktops

MadDog MD-16XDVD9 could not perform end of disc-at-once

Have you tried checking your basics ? \015\012Firmware ?\015\012ASPI ?\015\012Disk Defrag ?\015\012IDE location ?\015\012Jumper settings ?\015\012What type of media are you using ?\015\012What programs ... PC Desktops

How do I add more RAM memory to my aging IBM Lap Top 2722? It currently has 256 MG installed, and I have bought a 1 GB memory module from Kingston. Where and how do I find the existing module and add the 1 GB modules (or replace the existingone). I can not find a manual at home (long gone, I guess), so I do not know how to go about this memory upgrade. Claes G Boregard

Step 1: Find the memory type and amount used by the computer\015\012Step 2: Find out how much memory can be added\015\012Use the following steps to find out how much memory is currently installed and how much can be added: Open My C ... IBM ThinkPad R40 2722 Notebook

Additional ram on Gateway MT6707

Feom the Gateway site: 2048 MB 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM (2 × 1024)Total slots: 2 DDR2 slots | Available slots: 0 DDR2 slots Maximum memory: 2 GB \015\012Hope this helps. ... Gateway MT6707 Notebook PC

Compaq presario v2405us can't boot up

I did not get if the keys are working. If not, check the keyboard ribbon. It might be out of place.Else, it might be the hdd. ... HP Compaq Presario V2405us PC Notebook

Gateway mx3222b laptop ram upgrade problem

Your computer does not support 1GB memory sticks. The max memory for that system is 1GB which would be 2 sticks configured as 512MB\015\012\015\012see below for the specs (i bold, italics and underlined the main part)\015\012\ ... Gateway PC Laptops

My dvdburner of laptop hp pavilion DV2726CA reads any cd dvd but

Can use usethe drive to load data or write data and how about listening to music?? ... Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

My 2gb ram stick died, so I tried upgrade to 4gb

Most appreciated naturalgal66. Perhaps you would like more information, to put together some of the information I stated in the Clarifications.This is a motherboard block diagram,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Motherb ... HP Pavilion a6600f Desktop PC

When i turn it on only the battery light works what should i do and what is the problem

I just experienced the same issue and found some excellent advice when facing this symptom. Search FixYa for "Ibm t30 post beep error 1 3 3 1." It could be one of your memory boards or the memory socket itself. I pulled out the hard disk, CD ROM, ... IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

Compaq Presario S5000NX

Hi Donna,\015\012I'm not asking you to unplug the CPU's fan while the system is running! \015\012(That would be a bad idea & the system would over-heat for sure). \015\012The fact tha ... PC Desktops

Dell Dimension 4600 desktop memory upgrade

I hope that you checked and those 1G units are compatible with the slots...I mean if the pc supports 1G units...some mo Bo do not support more than 512 on a ddr slot...if the compatibility is OK ...try to see if inserting one unit in the slot where t ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

Monitor and keyboard won't turn on

A couple of things here:\015\012\015\0121) The flashing light and signal message indicate that the monitor is functioning but is not receiving a signal from the computer.\015\012\015\0122) The memory that you added is liklely ... PC Desktops


Are the memory cards the same? Try swapping the memory cards inside the computer. It is also important to go into the Setup (F2) once the new memory has been added. The setup keeps track of the hardware changes to your computer, and the additional ... Dell Dimension 1100 PC Desktop

System installed Windows 98 SE 1-Computer getting slow. 2-Too frequent stops called: "illegal operation perfomed" 3-Computer generating a lot of cookies.Much more than before. 4-Only thing updated was "flash player 9,0,159,0" which is the last aplicable to Windows 98"

I will have to break this up into 2 post or more...\015\012 \015\012 \015\012Manage Windows 98 Virtual Memory \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Virtual memory is an important contributor to Windows 98 ... PC Desktops

RAM installation I recently upgraded my dell optiplex gx150 from windows 2000 to windows xp and in the process I added a 256 stick of pc133 sdram. When I started my computer back up it told me that the case had been opened and that I could press f1 to retry boot or f2 for setup utility. So I went into setup and reset my chasis intrusion detector and then hit esc and then it rebooted but when it rebooted I got the same new memory detected press f1 to retry boot or f2 for setup utility. So I to

Hi hunter555,\015\012\015\012First off, you've done a lot of work for nothing. What you need to do is put back the new memory. When the Dell Bios boots, it confirming that it has detected the new memory. What you need to do is hit the ... Dell Optiplex GX150 Tower Computer - 1GHz - 512MB Ram 40GB Hard Drive CDRW - DVD - 17" Trinitron Mon... (GX150TWR1G51240CDRWD) PC Desktop

Bios problem Power On Self Test (POST) Beep Codes and Bios Error Messages

Standard Original IBM POST Error Codes1 short beep\011Normal POST - system is ok2 short beeps\011POST Error - error code shown on screenNo beep\011Power supply or system board problemContinuous beep\011Power supply, system board, or ... PC Desktops

Try to start, keep getting the message below.

What operating system are you using? and where do you get this message and is it given by a spesific program? possibly faulty ram, test your ram with memtest86 http://www.memtest86.co ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

Added a memory stick to my Dell 2400 Desktop computer and the monitor, mouse, & keyboard won't work

HiThe supported Memory types for Dimension 2400 Series is PC2100 (266-MHz) or PC2700 (333-MHz) DDR SDRAM (non-ECC). Supported Memory capacities are 128, 256, or 512MB and a Max if 1GB (1024MB). The first obvious q ... Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.2031 seconds