Hi, I will assist,
I'm sorry about the issue. Yes, you can buy more RAM memory. What's the model of your macbook?
where do I see that
model name; macbook 2,1
Model Name: MacBook Model Identifier: MacBook2,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 1.83 GHz Number Of Processors: 1 Total Number Of Cores: 2 L2 Cache (per processor): 2 MB Memory: 512 MB Bus Speed: 667 MHz Boot ROM Version: MB21.00A5.B07 SMC Version: 1.13f3 Serial Number: 4H70201KWGN Sudden Motion Sensor: State: Enabled
You can run the memory check at http://www.crucial.com/mac/index.aspx
is it macbook or macbook pro?
one of the old white ones
I've opened this scan...it says the scan is complete and tells me to click the button below but there is no button to click
sorry, I'm checking
You need 1GB (1,024MB) of RAM memory; that's the system requirements for Snow Leopard
So you would need to buy more RAM sticks
This laptop can take up to 2GB memory
ok, sorry what is that RAM Stick
something I can download or is it somehting u have to put in the computer
It's RAM memory sticks
It's something you have to put on the computer:
oh like a usb ?
oh no ok it has to be built in the computer ?
No, it's not like USB ; it's inside, but not built-in; you have to open up the laptop to replace with higher memory sticks
ok, will I have to to take it to a shop or can i do that myself ?
let me check the manual
what year is your laptop?
2007 I think
It's easy to replace memory
hmm, ok so I only have to buys those memory sticks you sent me the link to and then follow this manual to install them myself and then I should be able to upgrade to the snow leopard ?
Yes, but you might want to buy from your local computer store or Apple store as the site I gave you is from the USA.
ok, and those sticks is something they should have ?
well I'll ask around then :)
I'm wondering, say I manage to do all this
Yes, local computer store have that memory; just make sure:
it's laptop RAM
is it then possible to upgrade to software above the snow leopard with the extra memory or are there other components that come into play for that
No, mountain lion is not compatible with your laptop:
ah ok so this is as high as I can get ?
for Lion is okay, but you need 2GB RAM
isn't that what I'm putting in the the new memory sticks ?
You can buy 1GB or 2GB
but I should be able to put in 2GB ?? two 1GB sticks
Yes, that's correct, this laptop supports up to 2GB
two 1GB sticks
ok,great I'll try this out. just one more thing..will this upgrade I'm doing allow me to use this computer without to much trouble for another 2 or 3 years...or is this computer only viable for one more year do you think ?
It depends on what new programs you use; if you just use what you are using right now, then it's fine. What programs will you use after the upgrade?
Having more RAM memory will definitely makes the laptop runs faster.
I'm guessing pretty much the same
Then you can use it for a few more years
I was just getting annoyed because I couldn't update anything and with many open windows or programs it is really slow
oh, yes, you definitely need more memory
512mb is too small
then I'll try this memory stick do it yourself solution..I'll feel like a computer genius if it works :)
thanx so much!!
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Do you have any further question for now?
no this is it
thanx again and have a great day!
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