Compaq Presario CQ56-110US: Will Compaq CQ56 8 GB RAM support?

According to the Compaq Presario Maintenance and Service of Guide matrix on page 2 (http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02657369), my Compaq Presario CQ56-110US laptop supports up to 8 GB of system memory, but by following a few lines to the bottom of the guide, it lists the configuration information that tops out at a total of 4 GB. If I remove the 2 existing memory chips (1 GB each) and install two 4GB chips, my laptop will support the upgrade to 8 GB?

Compaq Presario CQ56-110US laptop

Processor Intel® Celeron® 900 (2.2 GHz)

Supports dual channel DDR2 800 MHz memory

Thank you

Strobe1

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Hello:

Unfortunately, your model will not support 2 x 4 GB of memory.

This is because it is equipped with an Intel Celeron processor, your laptop is the chipset Mobile Intel GL-40.

This chipset only supports a maximum of 2 x 2 GB memory.

http://Ark.Intel.com/products/35501/Intel-82GL40-graphics-and-memory-controller-hub

By the way... 2 x 4 GB memory DDR2 would cost a lot of money.  It was the cheapest I could find.

http://www.Newegg.com/product/product.aspx?item=N82E16820145599

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