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Windows 7: Upgrading my Netbook

03 Dec 2011   #1
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Upgrading my Netbook

Hi, I have a HP Mini 110-3000 Netbook which I plan to use alongside my iRush Pro, but it is really slow (until I tweak it), so I want at least 2GB Ram and maybe an SSD, what upgrades can I get for my netbook??


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03 Dec 2011   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You've already listed the extent of what you can upgrade in it, the ram (to whatever the supported max is) and a SSD. There isn't anything else in it that is upgradeable.
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03 Dec 2011   #3
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
You've already listed the extent of what you can upgrade in it, the ram (to whatever the supported max is) and a SSD. There isn't anything else in it that is upgradeable.
Can you tell me what RAM and SSD I will need (provide a link if necessary).

I want to get a monitor, mouse and keyboard and treat it as if it is a pc and hide the actual netbook in the computer desk drawers
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03 Dec 2011   #4
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You need to know the exact version of that model, as some support up to 2 GB and some only 1 GB,

HP Mini 110-3000 PC series*-* Product specifications - HP Business Support Center

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I want to get a monitor, mouse and keyboard and treat it as if it is a pc and hide the actual netbook in the computer desk drawers
That should work as long as you can leave the lid up as the monitor and/or netbook itself it liable to shutdown when closed.
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03 Dec 2011   #5
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It is the HP Mini 110-3000sa version.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
That should work as long as you can leave the lid up as the monitor and/or netbook itself it liable to shutdown when closed.
I am pretty sure you can configure the power settings to not do that, I'll get a £5 Netbook cooler too to be on the safe side.
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03 Dec 2011   #6
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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03 Dec 2011   #7
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Can you link me to the Compatible RAM or SSD please?
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03 Dec 2011   #8
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Computer memory upgrades for HP - Compaq HP Mini 110-3000sa Netbook from Crucial.com

Above Crucial brand RAM guaranteed to be compatible.

Your job is to find a UK dealer for that exact model number of Crucial brand RAM.

Others may work, but the Crucial is known to be compatible by using their online configurator---which is what I used to generate that link.
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04 Dec 2011   #9
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

What about cruicials uk site? Lol.

Personally I'd sell it and upgrade to a laptop.

A cheap £300+ i3 processored offering will out perform any netbook.
Admittedly an SSD will speed it up on boot and day to day tasks, but won't give it any grunt.

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04 Dec 2011   #10
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I wont get paid enough by selling it.
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