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Wondering if you can upgrade it to 2gb of ram, 1gb seems a little to little lol.
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I just got mine in for my little girl minutes ago. I ordered a 2GB stick so I will let you know once I find out how to change it.
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cool, let me know. I preodered from JR, but they havent shipped yet, should never pre order lol
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I ordered mine from newegg Tuesday night.

I don't know, I tried taking the screws out under the battery carriage and couldn't budge the case without feeling like I was going to break something. According to the videos I watched, I thought the 1025C was supposed to have the memory access panel. And according to specs, it could go up to 2GB. Hmmm.... nothing on the web.

The networking guy across from me tried searching and ended up pulling this thread and asked me if I was Wireeater... LOL. I guess he noticed my work monitors.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230361

Looks like someone is not happy... and answered our question. I thought the "C" model had the upgradeable memory and the "CE" did not...

Not too happy but I guess if nothing can be done about it I will live with it.
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Originally Posted by wireeater View Post

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230361
Looks like someone is not happy... and answered our question. I thought the "C" model had the upgradeable memory and the "CE" did not...
Not too happy but I guess if nothing can be done about it I will live with it.

See the one GB of RAM thing wouldn't be a deal breaker if it hadn't been for Intel using PowerVR for the GPU so that means no Linux support for HD playback anytime soon.

As for you guys...I have an older model and you can access most of the internals from the top (with the lid open) down but I'm not sure how much luck you'll have on getting to the RAM.
     
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I just read that it's a nighmare to upgrade.

I called ASUS Friday and they didn't have any documentation on upgrading it. I almost want to return it now but it's for my little girls birthday present which is coming up in a week frown.gif.

Anyways, you have to pop the casing off which is hard so they so, then you have to removed the motherboard/fan/etc to change out the memory then putting it back together is a PITA.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wireeater View Post

I just read that it's a nighmare to upgrade.
I called ASUS Friday and they didn't have any documentation on upgrading it. I almost want to return it now but it's for my little girls birthday present which is coming up in a week frown.gif.
Anyways, you have to pop the casing off which is hard so they so, then you have to removed the motherboard/fan/etc to change out the memory then putting it back together is a PITA.

Yeah I'm sorry. It would probably be best just to return it and grab one of the 300-350 E-450/350 fusion laptops. I think Intel and the OEMs have killed the Atom.
     
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post #9 of 12
ya you can, i just did....its not to hard

just remember when you get to the motherboard that you have to unscrew all screws including the hidden one under the "void warranty" sticker. also its easier to take the hard drive out first before the motherboard after you open the netbook up.

this video should help with with everything i left out. its in a different language but the video is self explanitory thumb.gif


post #10 of 12
I just bought one of these, with the N2800 CPU and definitely would try upgrading the RAM.

My question is whether I should go 4GB or just the 2GB? (is there only one slot? I don't speak what I assume is italian so the vid on the net is good for vision only)

The N2800 apparently supports 4GB, but Windows 7 Starter only supports 2GB, so if I upgrade my version of Windows (via the handy upgrade key), will I be able to utilise 3/3.5GB on x32 or 4GB on x64?

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