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I want to upgrade the memory on my compaq presario r3000 laptop this is not a problem as I have located the memory cards. However it recommends a bios upgrade and this is a minfield for the uneducated like me. My laptop has AMD 64 ATHLON, NVIDIA AND IS RUNNING ON WINDOWS XP. I have now Idea which BIOS download I should be downloading and install to upgrade the bios or the best place to download it from before I upgrade the memory - it is all gibberish to me when I go into the sites on the internet. Assistance with this would be appreciated. Best Regards R A Manly

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No disrespect but it is apparent that you do not posess the required skilss to perform a BIOS upgrade.

Even with a step by step guide it would be easy to brick your BIOS and leave your Lappy unusable.

If I were you I would pay a professional to do it.

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