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Fast delivery and reliable products!

The 2gb memory I ordered for my daughter's Packard Bell DOT S netbook arrived very quickly, in an anti-statis plastic wallet inside a neat little Jiffy bag . It proved easy to install on this particular model, though other machines in the DOT S-series are more fiddly, as the keyboard has to be lifted.
The new memory was instantly recognised by the netbook's BIOS, but the machine would not boot up. This turned out to be because it was running the OEM-only version of Windows 7, the Starter Edition, and this only recognises and uses 1GB of RAM.
It would have been very helpful to see a warning note about this limitation on the Mr Memory web page, because I had to put the original memory back in, and I am now faced with having to upgrade the netbook to a better version of WIndows 7. Unfortunately the only one I have is the Ultimate edition, which will undoubtedly do much more for my daughter - but will probably almost cancel out the benefits of the extra 1gb of RAM!
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    Reply from Mr Memory

    Good Afternoon Brian,

    I would like to thank you for taking the time and effort to leave a review following your recent order. I really appreciate reading all the feedback left, and thank you for your comments regarding Windows 7 Starter Edition. We do have an article on this in our Blog which I will add to the product pages.

    Best Regards
    Paul Cooper - Web & Data Manager
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