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  1. Joined : Apr 2015
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    W10Prox64
       24 Feb 2016 #11

    Wynona said: View Post
    BTW, it's a no-go on the SSD for Lappy. HP has seemingly stopped making it possible for consumers to replace hard drives or install new/more RAM.
    Seriously? How can they do that?!

    Wynona said: View Post
    I'm not relishing the idea of this thing being slow as Christmas. And I can't even add more RAM for speed.

    Edit: 63% downloaded on Lappy and Desktop should be installed by now. Guess I'll go look.
    Is your RAM maxed out?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,675
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       24 Feb 2016 #12

    simrick said: View Post
    Seriously? How can they do that?!



    Is your RAM maxed out?
    No, but it only has 4GB RAM. If I could put 8 in it, that would at least speed it up.

    Just as HP forces us to buy new printers every time we add a new OS, they have now decided that if we want a larger/faster hard drive and/or more RAM, we have to buy a new computer.

    Tim the Computer guy told me it would cost $60 or $70 just to install the SSD. That would mean I'd pay in the neighborhood of $140 to speed things up. May as well buy a new computer that will let me do what I need to do.
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  3. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,150
    W10Prox64
       24 Feb 2016 #13

    Wynona said: View Post
    No, but it only has 4GB RAM. If I could put 8 in it, that would at least speed it up.

    Just as HP forces us to buy new printers every time we add a new OS, they have now decided that if we want a larger/faster hard drive and/or more RAM, we have to buy a new computer.

    Tim the Computer guy told me it would cost $60 or $70 just to install the SSD. That would mean I'd pay in the neighborhood of $140 to speed things up. May as well buy a new computer that will let me do what I need to do.
    wow. I've refused to buy HP for years....guess nothing's changed....
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,675
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       24 Feb 2016 #14

    simrick said: View Post
    wow. I've refused to buy HP for years....guess nothing's changed....
    If anything, it's gotten worse. Here's the other thread I accidentally started.

    HP Laptops No Longer Enable Consumer to Replace Hard Drive - Windows 10 Forums

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