How do I speed up my laptop? (Toshiba Satellite L300D-13S)

[qanda]This thread is about the Toshiba Satellite L300D-13S. Click here to see full specs[/qanda]So I get thois laptop for christmas and need to expand the memory and speed it up. The only problem is I don’t have a scooby doo how to do it. Could be the same thing for all i know.

Anyone who can help?

The manual usually tells you how to access the RAM for upgrading.

Install Windows XP in place of Vista. Adding Ram over 4GB will not speed up Vista

[QUOTE=CCRomeo;2271567]Install Windows XP in place of Vista. Adding Ram over 4GB will not speed up Vista[/QUOTE]

… or download the Windows 7 RC release and run it for a year. Then buy it if he likes it. So far, I have been impressed with it.