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This is for a relative.

He has a E-System 1201 Laptop.

I can't find anything much, I did had it for the night to reinstall Vista on the laptop, but it's serisouly SLOW! Think it might need a new hardrive and new memory.

It only has 1GB of RAM, and when i checked task manager after installing service pack 2 Iv'e seen the physical memory was 87% full, but then again it will start preloading everything from the virtual memory and the hardrive is just constantly working over and over.....

Iv'e disabled SuperFetch in the service's to see if that may help by stopping the preloading of applications to memory, but no difference what so ever.

The thing's i need to know is if it need DDR2 memory or DDR, and the hardrive is SATA2?? I'm not entirely sure.

I can't check myself now as he has got the laptop back and told me to buy the upgrades.

The laptop only has 1 DIMM slot though :/

Many Thanks
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Hmm.. Sounds like a $350 new one would put you light years ahead of what you have for much less hassle.
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Originally Posted by Ruckol1 View Post
Hmm.. Sounds like a $350 new one would put you light years ahead of what you have for much less hassle.
Yeah true lol, but I live in the UK.

He does use it often, only for internet, MSN and iTunes
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Just throw a 2gb stick of memory in it and put 7 on it. I had a 1201HAB for a bit and it was a great little netbook. Even played source games, albeit on lower settings

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Just throw a 2gb stick of memory in it and put 7 on it. I had a 1201HAB for a bit and it was a great little netbook. Even played source games, albeit on lower settings

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Just bought this

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130435

Is that the right one? lol
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Just bought this

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130435

Is that the right one? lol
Should suffice yes
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