Upgrading Ram on Dell Vostro
Hi have just purchased & equipped with 8 GB of ram in my Vostro 3700, but it will read only 2.93! Make memory at the same speed, etc as the old ram (3 GB) 1 x 1 and 1 x 2 GB. Are there settings in the Bios that it be changed or?
Please I need help
You can run the 32-bit version of Windows. Open the control panel and then open 'system '. If she says the 32-bit version of windows, then you will not be able to see all 8GB. About 3.5 is as much as you would see. With your video card integrated memories to share, that's why you see only 2.9ish.
The good news is that this laptop can use the 64 bit version of windows. the bad news is that you need to get somewhere and then install it. If you choose to go this route, I recommend upgrading the disk for one ssd while your at it. They don't cost much but can significantly upward from execution. I got a Samsung EVO 850 in my sons of the 3700. Makes a big difference. More than when I put 8 GB of ram.
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I just installed two 512 GB for my Dell Dimension 4600 CPU memory cards. The computer came with two, 256 GB cards, but he had got terribly slow. Dell said that no matter if the size of the maps varies. However, my system does not reflect the installation of additional memory. It is preferable or essential only for install memory cards additional of the same size as the existing cards?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 05:08:08 + 0000, franklinpcat wrote:
I just installed two 512 GB for my Dell Dimension 4600 CPU memory cards. The computer came with two cards 256Go,
You mean 512 MB and 256 MB (not GB) I guess.
but he had got terribly slow. Dell said that no matter if the size of the maps varies. However, my system does not reflect the installation of additional memory. It is preferable or essential only for install memory cards additional of the same size as the existing cards?
See the response of Daave, but also to note the following two points:
1. you started with 512 MB. The amount of RAM you need for good
performance is not a unique situation for all. You get the right
performance, if the amount of RAM you have prevents you from using the
page file significantly, and this depends on what applications you are running. Most
are people who run a typical range of business under XP applications
somewhere around 512 MB work well, others need more. Almost
everyone will see poor performance with less than 256 MB. Some people,
especially those making things like the large photographic edition
images, can see a performance gain by adding even more of
512MB - sometimes much more.
Unless you have special needs, so it is likely that the 512 MB you
started with was enough for you.
2. you say "he had got painfully slow." This implies that the
performance was OK, but it had worsened. This reinforces that
I said in point 1 above. You don't need more memory simply because that
time has elapsed.
There are several possibilities for why he had obtained more slow, but the
more likely is that you have been infected by malicious software. What
anti-virus and anti-spyware programs that you are running? They remain until
Ken Blake (MS-MVP)
I decided to upgrade my DELL Vostro 3700 with 4 GB of RAM up to 8. Is it feasible and technically possible to have 2 memory glue 4 GB each?
I read the manual, it is that I can use up to 4 GB in each slot. A year ago, I heard that DELL support does not recommend to have more than 2 GB in each slot. WHO KNOWS?
Dell Vostro 3700 has 2 SODIMM slots. The system accepts a memory of 1 GB, 2 GB and 4 GB capacity. The type of memory accepted either DDR3 1066 MHz DDR3 1333 MHz SODIMM only. The computer supports a maximum of 8 GB of memory when it is installed with two DIMMS to 4 GB.
I have a Dell Vostro 230 Mini-Tower, and the vehicle currently has Intel Pentium E6500 processor. I would like to move on to something better, because my current processor does not meet the minimum requirements of some games I want to play. I was wondering what processor I could update? I know that the new processor has to adapt to the taking of the motherboard, but I don't know how to find out what socket has my current motherboard, or even what motherboard it is.
I would also like to know, if I upgrade the processor, but instead get a new motherboard, can't I get a motherboard and plug and it will come with a new processor, or he will have to adapt my current processor? Upgrading the motherboard makes much difference to the speed of CPU if I don't actually pass the processor?
I am running Windows SP3 & DirectX 11, with 4 GB of RAM, and I also have an ATI Radeon 5670 HD graphics card and a power of 300W.
I have to get a new power supply if I upgraded the motherboard or processor?
I mentioned the list of processors that are also compatible with the Vostro 230 Mini-Tower.
Front side bus
Vostro 230/230 s has been tested with Intel G41 chipset (motherboard) with ICH07 only.
Motherboard and processor are two different components.
I suggest you to upgrade the processor.
Answer just to get help.
Thank you & best regards
I found this list on the Dell site that tells you if they tested a particular model for its ability to be upgraded to Windows 10. The Dell Vostro 3550 is not on the list of 20 Vostro models, some wearing low model numbers, some superiors. They will never test it?
If you try to upgrade, windows 10 copies files and then in the 2nd of three main sections of the upgrade (where you have this big circle in the middle of the screen), it just goes to a blank screen and then ceases all activity of the disc, and it becomes well hung. Of course, now the machine think operating system is win 10 and you cannot return to a recovery point 7 win. If you lost all of your data and applications and restore the image and then install the windows 7 208 updates and it takes like 8 hours total.
Looks like a similar problem that people with Vostro ranging from win 7 to win 8. Why not fix it.
Also, I fell into the same rabbit hole. But I realized quickly that it was a video problem and I hung on an alternative to the unit's LCD monitor... worked just fine, there has been able to do the update of bio and play with the drivers.
My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1720 of 32 bits, and so I accept I can't upgrade my Muse more away, but which has hosted a site for me, what should I do to add another site?
What I understand, that is, you already have a free site hosted with Adobe Business catalyst, and now you want to get a more.
To do so, publish a Muse Adobe Business catalyst site.
Access to the administration panel and go to settings-> Site Management site, you should see the upgrade option, you will pay for the site, because it is not a free site.
Let me know if you have any questions, or if I have missed something
Hello, I'm tough in the hardware and software but also to this news.
I recently bought a Dell Vostro 200 mini tower of Craigslist. Its running Windows 7 Ultimate edition. Here are its specs:
Intel (r) Pentium (r) Dual CPU e2140 1.60 GHz
2.00 GB of ram
64-bit operating system
the memory of disk hard 80gig and I installed a 250gig memory him
has a graphics card Intel (r) G33/G31 Express chip on the family set
I need advice, recently couple of my friends and I have decided to do some projects of video for you tube. I tried to download some apps, but they would not work... I want to use this desktop computer for video editing and games of causality as emulators!
Need me a new graphics card and what is good? What kind of Ram do need me?
looking for good performance with an economic budget
Thank you very much for taking the time to read this and a helping hand!
Please repost this in the laptop computer forum for assistance.
I'm considering buying laptop Dell Vostro 3449, I have a question about ram.
I want to increase the ram 8 GB, but the manual says it can support up to 4 GB only.
Can anyone confirm whether or not the ram is expandable? All the world does?
I know the chipset that has this laptop?
Thanks in advance.
Thanks for writing on the Dell Community Forum.
Dell Vostro 3449 takes in charge only DDR3 low voltage (DDR3L1600MHz 1.35v). It is not compatible with the DDR3 memory. This system only has a memory location and supports a maximum memory of 8 GB.
The chipset on this system is Intel 9 Series Chipset PCH (PCH - LP 9 Series).
OK I will try once again to this type. The first time I tried to type this my Surface frozen without reason and had to be properly closed. OK, I'll update the RAM on my Dell Dimension 4700 and I need help and advice before I do. My Dell says it has 0.99 GB of RAM installed. I looked inside and found that there are two sticks of 512 MB of RAM. I found (2 sticks of 1 GB) 2GB of RAM for Dell Dimension 4700 at amazon.com and intend to purchase that. So when I update the RAM I get two sticks of 512 MB and replaced with new 2 sticks of 1 GB from amazon? Are there precautions should I take? (In addition to wear an anti-static wristband) Thank you.
Before you buy, go to http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/systemscanner
Download and run the Crucial scanner. This will tell you:
- supports memory of how many are in your computer
- How much memory is in each
- the maximum memory that can be installed on your computer and how
- the right kind of RAM in your computer
Do not buy crucial, but pay attention to what the scanner says that you need.
In short, if you have only two supports from memory, then Yes, you need to remove the memory that is in them to put in new RAM. However, just because you can buy two memory modules of 1 GB does not necessarily that your motherboard will accept them.
When replacing memory.
- take precautions against static - touch the chassis first; do not touch the contacts of the RAM modules
- Unlock the pliers and pull it up
- Orient the new module properly - there is usually only one way correct to put in - and push straight down firmly, but without wavering until closing locks.
Does anyone know what kind of CPU heatsinks are compatible with G33M02 motherboard that comes with a Dell Vostro 200 mini tour. The fan makes a lot of noise and I wanted to buy a replacement.
You need Reference Dell #JY167
I have a technical question on the DELL Vostro 5459: is possible to install 16 GB on this laptop and installed SSD?
Nowadays, this laptop has 8 GB of RAM (DDR3), I would like to upgrade this laptop to 16 GB memory.
I'm going to install license Windows 10 in the coming weeks.
The operating instructions
indicates a power outlet.
Hello, I'm trying to update windows after installation and I get error code 80072F8F. After looking for other pages, I checked my BIOS date and time are correct and Windows as well.
Laptop: Dell VOSTRO 1510
Windows 7 x 64 PRO
I already activated Windows (silly me to check everything actually works) and I need a solution as soon as POSSIBLE.
I needed Windows update to try and fix a number display adapter (card intel not giving not external display resolutions)- but that's another question.
I hope that there is a fix out there somewhere in the ether.
No anti-virus installed at the present time, no anti-spyware, no firewall.
Repost: What were the problems you are experiencing that you thought that a "new facility" could solve?
The foregoing notwithstanding, and since you neglected to install an antivirus application...
Personal data backup (which none should be considered 100% reliable at this point) then format the HARD disk and do a clean install of Windows. Please note that a repair installation (upgrade AKA on-site) won't fix this!
HOW to do a clean install of Vista: section "If you want to reinstall Windows Vista by running a new installation...". "of http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Installing-and-reinstalling-Windows-Vista
Once installed the clean, you will have the equivalent of a "new computer" in order to take care of everything on the next page before connecting the machine to the internet or one local network (i.e. other computers) otherwise and before using a flash drive or the SD card that is not brand new, or has not been freshly formatted:
4 steps to help protect your new computer before going online
Tip: After getting the computer fully patched, download/install KB971029 manually: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971029
NB: No matter what Norton or McAfee free trial which is preinstalled on the computer when you bought will be reinstalled (but invalid) when Windows is reinstalled. You MUST uninstall the trial for free and download/run the removal tool before installing updates, Windows Service Packs, or updates IE and before installing your new anti-virus application (which will require WinXP SP3 must be installed).
McAfee Consumer product removal tool
~ Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (that is to say, mail, security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ WARNING: MS MVPs represent or work for Microsoft
There is history... or you can just go to the section "cut to the Chase" to the bottom of the post
The long story...
my name is chris, and I'm trying to help a 14-year-old son, friends learn a lil more on his old pc.
his pc has a hand and is obviously outdated, I got a bunch of old carcasses of office and let him rumage anything that would contribute to his pc. We found a total of 3 GB of ram ddr400mhz which is just below its limit of 4 GB machines.
so I thought everything would go smoothly, it is certainly not my first ram upgrade, having built many of the old desktop computers it was inflict through, I consider myself pretty well informed on the pc and have renovated a lot of pc, same Freelancer my skills of mechanics and tokens for a lil extra cash on the side I have dealt with many a problem, repair and upgrade, since I took my first windows machine in 2000, before that I started with a commodore 64 and eventually got an apple iic when I was about 10 years old... anyway, what im getting here, is I USED to know my s#@t, but for some reason any It's evading me and google isn't offering anything on the subject.
We planned on him to update to sp3 after have modernized their equipment as much as we can, while at the same time educate him as much as I could about how the computer worked, how to open and how to treat the components inside, it was the first time, he had never looked inside his machine or any machine besides...
However, because of delays and the issue with the ram does not, I eventually send him home with the same stock set up, he brought to me.
Cut to the Chase
The problem here is that for some reason when I install 1, 2 or 3 the cards of ram 1 GB the machine do not post and triggers a series of beeps system, so obviously something isn't jiving, and I can't put my finger on it.
I can use 1,2,3 or all 4 of his stock [256 MB ddr 400 mhz] ram cards and it will display and start with change messages memory clear system, however, when you use less than four of its ram slots, a message is launched upward during post, stating something to the effect of all the slots must contain the same amount of ram
We are working on PC is a:
HP DC 7100 CMT
Windows XP SP2
current installed RAM is [256 MB ddr 400 mhz] x 4 = a total of 1 GB
tried to upgrade RAM parts:
Ballistix [1 GB ddr 400 mhz] x 2 = a 2 GB total
Memory Dell [1 gb ddr] (mhz are not)
I thought it was probably a bios thing and was about to investigate, but we ran out of time, now I'm tender hand to this community in the hope that someone here can indicate what it is I'm obviosly dominant, I really want to get his machine is upgraded because it is expessing a lot of interest in Unity3D , and scripts, ANDS I'd like see hiw cultivate these skills and I can't buy a machine, and he cannot afford a new machine, so the upgrade of its rigging with these old quarters would be the most ideal situations for him, if we cannot find out we will simply create a new rig out of my 'old' , but the 3.0 ghz core dou in his dc 7100 cmt processor is probably better than any of the alternatives in my attic... so yes this is my dilemma and I hope that some here is kind enough to point me in the right direction
Thank you and best regards,
You must have the total amount of memory in slots 1 and 3 are the same, and the same quantity in slots 2 and 4.
The PC will not work if you put 1 GB in slot 1, 1 GB in slot 2 and 1 GB in the Groove 3 because you're short 1 GB in the empty slot 4 and just short of 1 GB in slot 4 = 5 beeps.
Then... If you do not have 4 x 1 GB then use 1 GB in slots 1 and 3 and 256 MB in slots 2 and 4.
See the table below on page 16 memory configuration.
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Does not have a will to w-OS/Vista DELL Vostro 1510 only not the DVD player. Alert manager says device "this device cannot start" - 10 of the Code. Yesterday tech DELL replaced DVD drive, used, boot disk Windows does not not diskW, said looks like a software problem. What I do next.
Dungeon involved Dell's Support until the problem is solved, check their documentation online and their
Dell support drivers - product manual & warranty Info (left side) - and much more
Description of errors related to the 10 Code that generates the Device Manager in Windows on computers
Step 1: Please do all the same underneath if you did some before as is often total
a process that solves the problem.
Try this - Panel - Device Manager - CD/DVD - double click on the device - driver tab.
Click on update drivers (this will probably do nothing) - RIGHT click ON the drive - uninstall.
RESTART this will refresh the default driver stack. Even if the reader does not appear to continue
Then, work your way through these - don't forget the drive might be bad, could be a coward
cable or slight corrosion on the contacts (usually for a laptop) and other issues.
Your CD or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 - a Mr Fixit
Try this fix manually if the Fixit 314060 does not work
Your CD or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs-
a Mr Fixit
The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded to
for Windows Vista
When you insert a CD or a DVD, Windows Vista may not recognize the disc
Your CD or DVD drive cannot read or write media - A Mr Fixit
CD/DVD drive does not appear in Windows Vista, or you receive this error in Windows
Vista installation after booting from the DVD (AHCI)
Drive CD - R or CD - RW Drive is not recognized as a recordable device
Hardware devices not detected or not working - A Mr Fixit
Another possibility is that the cables are loose. Remove ALL power, then make sure that the cables in both
ends. Remove and replace, do not just tight. For laptops, you can often clean power and
contacts data with a pencil eraser.
Some DVD players do not use the Windows default drivers so check with the manufacturer of system and
manufacturer of device to see if there is a firmware or drivers for your drive if necessary.
Step 2: You have disc problems as the CD/DVD is actually 4 discs in 1 case (CD & DVD
Burn and CD and DVD read). So it is not unusual for 1 or 2 operational so that other parts
do it right.
Did you follow the Troubleshooting Guide for the reader who still does not work? There are
the entries in registry that the troubleshooter does not solve and those who "might" be the cause.
Check with your Maker system and a device for the two possible firmware updates and
the correct registry entries for your car.
Here are the keys that I of course are those in question - for the subkeys of the CD/DVD drive
as there will be other subkeys in these keys. Do not forget to ask specific keys involved as well as
You can probably find more info here and maybe even the exact registry for your CD/DVD settings
drive from someone with the same model.
Forums - a lot of expert real help
Use DevManView to locate the CD/DVD in the registry (be careful and do a prior Restore Point)
nothing change) - find the DevManView device and then make a right click on it free in RegEdit.
DevManView - free - an alternative to the standard Windows Device Manager, which displays all the
devices and their properties in flat table, instead of the tree viewer
I hope this helps.
Rob Brown - MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience: Bike - Mark Twain said it right.
Hello I have a dell vostro 270 s pc with me and I want to upgrade the graphics card... often I use the asus nvidia geforce en210 silent 1 GB of ddr3 memory (graphics of silent/d1/1gd3/v2 (lp))? and if for what souud of mods that I do to do? Please someone help
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