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Thread: Installing extra memory.
2011-09-08, 10:16 #1
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Installing extra memory.
Never having added memory to my Dell Dimension 2400, which is 8 years old, it must be 9 – 10 years since I last did this, and I would appreciate a refresher on the procedure.
I can remember that one must not touch sensitive parts of the card, and I seem to remember using white decorating gloves for the purpose. Not having any now, would ordinary gloves be OK, although probably somewhat greasy, or would a tissue or a clean kitchen towel be suitable?
Also, after installing the extra card, it did not show up as having been increased. Phoning Dell to complain that the memory was defective, I was told that the new card had to be installed in a specific slot, possibly where the original had been, I am unable to remember the details. That solved the problem.
Possibly it is no longer important where the larger 1 GB card is installed. Any guidance on this gratefully received.
2011-09-08, 10:24 #2
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2011-09-11, 15:05 #3
Yes the larger memory stick,Must go in the number one slot then the smaller in the other.Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them. -Albert Einsten