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Is a Ram upgrade possible?

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I have this old laptop which is still in use- A HP DV6629CA. Its got 2gb ram, wireless N, 1.5ghz core 2 duo, Intel x3100 graphics and a 15 inch screen. According to its specs, it supports max 2gb ram on HP's support page.

This is its memory controller, a pm956 chipset.
http://ark.intel.com/chipset.aspx?familyID=28116

Supposedly, it supports up to 4gb of ram.
Should it accept 4gb ram?
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I would trust what the manufacture says.

Not much you can do about it.
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According to this website, it only support max 2gigs (2x1024mb)

http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/ca/en...-81189791.html
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if its a 64 bit os you can only have whatever the mobo maxes out at if its a 32 bit os you can only use roughly 3gb
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Im almost postivitive that that page hasnt been updated..ever. Im still going to try it in about a week, but i will report back.
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