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HP Probook 4540s 16GB RAM upgrade?

So there is some speculation as to whether or not the HP ProBook 4540s can handle 16gb of ram.


I recently purchased this laptop from


-Windows 7 Pro64 bit

-Core i5 2.6ghz


-Came with 8gb (2x4GB Kingston)


-Claims support on website for 16GB (2x8gb


-AMD Radeon 7650M


Is it possible to upgrade this particular model E3V00UT with 16GB of RAM with no performance degradation?


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Re: HP Probook 4540s 16GB RAM upgrade?



Yes you can upgrade to 16 MB


Please install teh correct Memory


Manual for replacement Page 64



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Re: HP Probook 4540s 16GB RAM upgrade?

DDR3 PC3-10600 SDRAM (Up to 1600 MHz on select models)
Two SODIMM slots supporting dual-channel memory 2 GB and 4 GB SODIMMs
Upgradeable to 8192 MB with optional 4096 MB SODIMMs in slots 1 and 2

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Re: HP Probook 4540s 16GB RAM upgrade? SOLVED



I have hp probook 4540s

And successfully installed 16g of ram with this trick


Before installing the two ram modules

Start Run msconfig

Boot tab

Advanced Options button

Then Maximum Memory

choose 8192

turn off


Install your two 8gb modules

Then turn on

back to msconfig

same options as above

choose 16384  for maximum memory


Video link here



It is a known problem that HP Probook laptops are difficult to get the memory extended. In this video you will find out how to upgrade your Probook to 16gb ram memory and still get performance. Learn how to increase RAM memory to 16GB and still get the best performance.
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