Is all RAM compatible with all motherboards?
There are few types of RAM like DDR1, DDR2, DDR3. You can even google laptop's or desktop's model to find the RAM type in its specifications. This is why it won't fit. The RAM slot of you motherboard is designed to support only one type of RAM, so DDR2 RAM won't fit in Motherboard having DDR3 RAMs.
Find how much RAM is installed and available in Windows Vista and 7
- From the Desktop or Start Menu, right-click on Computer and select Properties.
- In the System Properties window, the system will list "Installed memory (RAM)" with the total amount detected.
- Click Start, type mdsched.exe in the Search box, and then press Enter.
- Choose whether to restart the computer and run the tool immediately or schedule the tool to run at the next restart.
- Windows Memory Diagnostics runs automatically after the computer restarts and performs a standard memory test automatically.
- Go to the bottom-left corner of the screen, right-click the Start button. 3. Type msinfo32.exe in the text field and click "OK." You will then see all of the the details about your computer's specifications.
- In this section we're going to explain how to increase your RAM with a rooted device. The trick involves creating a partition on your SD card, which will act as a secondary source of RAM. To do this, we will be using the ROEHSOFT RAM Expander (SWAP) app. You can download it here.
Updated: 2nd October 2019