ASUS Eee PC T101MT – OS and RAM Upgrade Tutorial


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This tutorial video will show you how to upgrade this netbook tablet to its full capacity. It originally comes with Windows 7 Starter, which lacks the multi-touch capabilities of its upgraded versions. It will also show a specific type of RAM that is compatible with the system, and how to properly install it. The extra RAM will improve the system’s responsiveness and multitasking capability. I will also tell you the drivers and software needed if you installed a fresh copy of Windows 7. Lastly, I’ll show a netbook sleeve made by HP, which can help protect your hard-earned money by encasing it in a thick, but soft foam material.

IMPORTANT: If you are installing a fresh copy of Windows 7, make sure you use 32bit version and during installation do not delete the ~10GB Hard Drive Partition as this contains the System Recovery files.

I didn’t discuss this item in the video, but my netbook also has a screen protector. Although, I should add that the screen is already anti-glare without the protector and that the included stylus pen will NOT scratch it at all. The screen protector will help prevent scratches from other sources such as finger nail and accidents. Screen protector item details is listed below.

The products shown in this video can bought on Amazon here:

ASUS Eee PC T101MT Netbook-Tablet:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003D1DZBY?tag=jaymarkcom-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B003D1DZBY&adid=0T0ZWWTBZ989KDD622D1&

Corsair Memory Memory:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001VNPNBQ?tag=jaymarkcom-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B001VNPNBQ&adid=0V0Y195KQXXCNRZ15SMM&

HP NF869AA Mini Notebook Sleeve:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001R5FRMI?tag=jaymarkcom-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B001R5FRMI&adid=1RWWZVV8QXYHRQZ5EYWN&

AG2 Anti-Glare Screen Protector for 10.1″ Widescreen Netbooks
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003E47FE8?tag=jaymarkcom-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B003E47FE8&adid=1S3SA0Y71CE9N407YH4T&

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23 Comments
  • mrbigtime81
    Posted at 09:43h, 22 October

    Me again, bought a KINGSTON 800MHZ DDR2 1Gb ram . Disabled BOOT BOOSTER FEATURE…but my system doesnt start up..i just see WIFI works but no HDD indicator or nothing on screen ๐Ÿ™

  • John VandeHaar
    Posted at 02:30h, 18 November

    I use setfsb and can get the processor to 2ghz plus ram and 7 pro and it is a nice little machine, with some minimal gaming as well.

  • asuseroako
    Posted at 05:12h, 05 December

    Great tutorial! Thanks for posting.

    I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium X86 on mine (from Windows Anytime Upgrade) and added a 'Kingston 1GB 200-Pin DDR2 SO-DIMM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Laptop Memory Model KVR800D2S6/1G'. No probs so far.

    An additional 1GB RAM plus CPU overclocking makes T101MT fly! Check out STUWAIN on my channel. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Bruce Fraser
    Posted at 00:12h, 28 December

    Should prob be taking the battery off two… just for the few fools that will forget to turn off the netbook lol

  • sofloridaweddingband
    Posted at 04:53h, 31 December

    Thanks for posting this, Jay. Where do we find the pen write apps you mentioned? i don't see it on ASUS site.

    Thanks!

  • Tylander
    Posted at 22:25h, 09 January

    @mrbigtime81 Mine is doing the same thing… have you figured out what the issue is?

  • mrbigtime81
    Posted at 07:04h, 10 January

    @crayolawallwriter i put another brand dont remember which one now and its working..by the way i sold the product ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Lee Tran
    Posted at 06:50h, 07 February

    only my wifi is lighting up blue, just a black screen. i have windows 7 home premium already on there. what's going on?!

  • AusWash
    Posted at 23:43h, 07 February

    Great vid but one problem..your voice put me to sleep…just a little touch up and this can be a five star performance
    Thanks for the Tutorial ๐Ÿ™‚

  • chris2i4
    Posted at 15:55h, 01 March

    Very informative.. I'm thinking of doing the anytime upgrade to home premium or clean installation.. I just want to know how much is the difference when it comes to the performance.. thanks

  • Chioma Breezy
    Posted at 18:03h, 29 June

    how did u install ur apps?

  • Chioma Breezy
    Posted at 18:05h, 29 June

    Can u make a tutorial on how to install apps cuz im confused

  • Bella
    Posted at 12:13h, 30 June

    Thanks so much Jay! this really helped answer a lot of questions I have regarding this netbook. I purchased it, and I am now waiting on the OS and ram to arrive so I can upgrade it.

    You've been a big help! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Dominique Williams
    Posted at 05:21h, 23 July

    can you do anytime upgrade to windows7 premium with a key? instead of the external dvd thing?

  • Dominique Williams
    Posted at 05:24h, 23 July

    oh and is resistance screen or campactive screen better for sketching and drawing?

  • apri1shower
    Posted at 12:57h, 12 September

    I upgraded to windows pro and installed additional ram after watching your video. Thanks! But I just can't get the screen rotate function back! I went to Asus Download, Utilities as you suggested and after many fits & starts got the Touch thing to download but it simply sits on the computer and has no effect whatsoever!! PLEASE help. (Asus technical support is completely unhelpful) . Thanks Jay please reply

  • Lt9602
    Posted at 10:23h, 26 November

    @JaymarkTech hi i was wondering on the t101mt when i first installed my 1 gb ram upgrade it ran perfect but then later my system didnt boot with it installed all it did was show the power and wifi light on

  • Seรกn Hayes
    Posted at 01:02h, 23 December

    Could you remove the link to the Corsair memory? I just bought it and it doesn't work, turns out it's DDR2 800 but the built in memory module is DDR2 667.

    Also, in case anyone else has a T101MT-EU37, there doesn't appear to be any boot booster option in the BIOS.

  • Kri38
    Posted at 21:47h, 26 December

    Can I also add more RAM to my Eee PC 1015BX, and if yes how much? Thanks in advance.

  • Vincent Etienne
    Posted at 12:30h, 06 January

    @2011seller
    You need to download from ASUS a program called ATK Hotkey,
    and to download Microsoft NET Framework 4.
    If it stills not work, you have sometimes to install from ASUS the Touch applications program

  • ManlyManManson
    Posted at 21:50h, 14 January

    Will a digitizer pen work on this screen?

  • Xelikron
    Posted at 07:32h, 15 July

    please! i have the same issue and anyone who can help would be greatly appreciated! if you help me i will write a song about you! and post it on youtube with my underwear on my head! just make sure you reply to this comment so i know you helped, and then i will link you to a video of me doing what i just said i would do! please! im desperate!!

  • SouperTech
    Posted at 03:17h, 03 January

    Good video!! I'm pretty good with computers and couldn't figure out why it wasn't detecting my memory upgrade. Thanks for the help!!