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How do you install a video card in a laptop?


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2006-08-03 16:42:48
2006-08-03 16:42:48

The short answer is that you don't. Laptops are limited in upgradeable parts, typically only memory and hard-drives. Video cards on laptops are not plug in cards like a desktop.


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