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Windows 7: Screen Stretched out/Resolution to fix?

19 Jul 2012   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit

How do you increase RAM, out of interest?

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19 Jul 2012   #12
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Google the model + memory upgrade and sort through the results.

Run the Crucial Memory scanner. Crucial System Scanner software to find out what type of memory is in your computer

Compare all results. Post back any questions, resolve discrepancies before ordering.

You can also go to a service counter at CompUSA, TigerDirect, MicroCenter type store to get the correct RAM spec'd and purchased at not much more than online, plus have the ability to take it back if it doesn't fit - which it always has for me.
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19 Jul 2012   #13

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BenStonebridge View Post
How do you increase RAM, out of interest?
Download More RAM! This is just a joke.

You would need to purchase and install the correct RAM as Greg has pointed out in the above post.
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19 Jul 2012   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit

Alright cheers guys, sorted out the screen problem and its all working fine. I'll think about changing the operating system to 64 bit, and upgrading the RAM, I do play a fair few relatively high spec games on here after all - I'll come back and seek your help if I decide to do it :)
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