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Upgrade a Thinkpad 600e

By shopfront ยท 4 replies
Dec 17, 2007

  1. Hello There,

    I have IBM thinkpad 600e with 128 mb memory and pentium II . Its really slow sometimes and I wanted speed this up. Do u think meomry upgrade to 256 MB would help ?


    Many Thanks
     
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    It would most certainly improve things a lot (unless you are running DOS).

    You may need to do a BIOS upgrade to make the thing recognise 256MB.
     
  3. shopfront

    shopfront TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the below.

    What is BIOS ?



     
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    BIOS is a piece of special software on a chip on the system motherboard. It is responsible for starting up the computer and initialising critical hardware (including RAM). You can download an updated version from IBM/Lenovo.
     
  5. shopfront

    shopfront TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you

    Thank you.







     
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