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IBM thinkpad g40..i want to upgrade

\015 IBM thinkpad g40..can you pls help me how to upgrade my laptop?it has a dvd rom but cd r only..i want to upgrade in dvd writer..is it possible?and also my ram?i have 256 ram and i want to upgrade to 1 giga or more..which ram shoud i buy?\015

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Hi, sorry i didn't really get it that part about the memory upgrade.\015\012you said that 1g is max, but you recommended two 512m ships. is it\015\012possible just to use 1g instead? thanks
To upgrade your CD drive there is a screw on the bottom of the machine that holds it in place. Remove this screw and the drive will slide out. I buy most drives for my customers and shop from Ebay. I've found that there are some very good vendors with good prices and warranties there. Now for the memory. The memory you need for your machine is PC2100, and 1g is the max. I mainly use Kingston or Infiniton. Both of these are good chips, and there are other good chips out there. I suggest that you use two 512mb chips that are the same make. I've found that sometimes two different chips will create a conflict with each other. The memory is located under a panel on the bottom of the machine. For memory I use pricewatch.com If you have any other questions please fell free to ask.
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