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RAM Buying Help

I have an HP laptop (linked below) and I want to add 4GB of RAM. I know I need a DDR3L 204-pin SO-DIMM running at 1600mhz, but I don't know the voltage or the model of the current stick I have. I don't want to open my laptop to check either because it is a pain and I only want to do it once. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Link: https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-17-g100-Notebook-PC-series/8499304/model/8788294

RAM I was looking at buying: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Hynix-4GB-DDR3-Memory-SO-DIMM-204pin-PC3L-12800S-1600MHz-HMT451S6BFR8A-PB-/142385442073?hash=item2126d56d19:g:7FwAAOSwcgNZGwjK#rwid

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Ram

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Go here and run the scanner.
http://www.crucial.com/usa/en

It will show what fits your machine.

If your machine can accept 2 sticks it's best to have a matched pair.

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Scanner Issue

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I did run the scanner, but it says that crucial does not have any RAM that fits my laptop. Do you know how to find what RAM I have in my system right now without opening it up?

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Remove the ram that's in the machine and get the exact make and model.

Understand that even if you buy an exact match the two sticks might not play nice together.

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Contact HP, give them the make and model of the machine and tell them what you want.

Perhaps you can buy a stick from them.

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