If i upgrade RAM in my Dell Laptop.will it void the warranty

@1anurag1 (3580)
India
March 9, 2010 11:51pm CST
I have a dell laptop with 2GB of RAM. and want to upgrade this by more 2GB.means total 4GB. but i am not sure if it could affect the warranty of my laptop. but my dealer told me it will not.Please share your views.
6 responses
@dorannmwin (36698)
• United States
12 Mar 10
In order to not void the warranty that you have on your laptop, I would take the laptop back to the store that you bought it at and have them install the additional ram. What voids the warranty on a computer is whenever you open the case yourself. So, to avoid having that problem, if you take it to the tech support at the store, they are able to do it and to properly document the work so that the warranty isn't voided.
• Malaysia
11 Mar 10
I have asked a Dell Technical support personal so you don't have to. You will not void the warranty if you upgrade the RAM yourself, provided that the laptop defect is not caused by the installed RAM.
@phoenix8606 (4978)
10 Mar 10
well, if you upgrade it by your own or in some other PC service, it will definitely void the warranty, because as we all know, only the authorized service can open the laptop/PC in case of some problems or for some upgrades. so better go and ask them to change yo RAM with some more~
@syankee525 (6294)
• United States
10 Mar 10
i would guess it shouldnt. yeah i need to upgrade my hard drive its all filled up
@obe212003 (2302)
• Philippines
10 Mar 10
Usually in doing so, dealers will assists you with that upgrade so as they would be able to support you, as well as they are informed of the upgrade you made on your laptop.
@Aaleexix (2291)
• India
10 Mar 10
Definitely it will void the warranty if you use more RAM than the specified. And if you upgrade consulting with the dealer and he assured you than you can. As your warranty is provided to you by your dealer so if he recommends you the you can.