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(Solved) - samsung n150 windows 7 starter and skype

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  • Started 4 years ago by vicki
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vicki
Posts: 3

i have just purchased samsung n150 with windows 7 starter.
my primary use is communication - skype as i live in remote area in australia
i am using wireless broadband.
it keeps saying computer too slow.
do i upgrade to windows home premium?
or
increase gb?
currently have 1g / 512 mb
so far i am a little disappointed.

i also run notebook with windows 7 home premuim and have no problems with skype

Posted 4 years ago
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Santo
Posts: 1288

What is the exact message that you get and where on the desktop you see the message?

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LH
Posts: 20002

Hi Vicki. Having a little problem pulling the memory specs, because they disagree with what you posted. So do a scan with this, and see what your max could be,
http://www.crucial.com/
Try connecting to someone using gTalk, to see if it gives the same problem.
http://www.google.com/talk/

Posted 4 years ago
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vicki
Posts: 3

when i open skype only two bars come up, you then have the option to 'check connectivity'
this is where it is saying you computer is running slow

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vicki
Posts: 3

i went to crucial.com ( which was great, thanks heaps), it said that it would support 2GB

i bought the samsung n150 with:
CPU- intel atom N450 (1.66GHz, 667MHz, 512KB)
MEM - 1GB ram
storage - 150GB (5400rpm SATA)

what would you do?
i am seriously thinking of doing both, upgading to windows home premium & 2GB or is this overkill.

i originally wanted an eee asus and the IT guy talked me out of it to the samsung and now i am kicking myself, so just really am trying to get it to a level to support my needs and skype is the most, followed by downloading all my photo's and editing. not impressed at all. help me work through this.
thanks

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LH
Posts: 20002

Definitely upgrade to 2GB of memory.
Windows 7 home premium would also be a good idea.

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