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Phantom ram slots?

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    UK
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    Windows 8.1 x64

    Phantom ram slots?


    I have a laptop with 4GB of memory, would I be right to assume that The memory is likely to consist of a single module I ask after noting in task manager that I apparently use 1 of 4 slots I am quite sure there are no spare bay's available inside the computer, but Is it possible that task manager has somehow misdetected these memory slots? Thankyou for your time effort. g

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    Forever West
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    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1


    Yes, it's possible. Most Notebooks/Laptops have only two RAM slots, some have one slot hidden on the 'other' side of the motherboard and usually will be classed as non-removable, at least by the user as it requires disassembly of the Notebook just to get at it. Might give the free Advisor from Belarc - System Management For The Internet Age. Software license management, IT asset management, IT security audits and more. a try, see what it shows. Or SIW http://www.downloadnet.org/lp/free-d...f369e7a9987a20.
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