Answer to: My Lap is Warming.Stop using the laptop in this condition! Check the air vents to see if air is blowing out air, if not passages are clogged with lint and other stuff A/. i recomend carefully taking it apart and cleaning it out If they are clear then the heatsink assembly has failed. R/. Download the service manual from "support.dell.com" by entering the service tag number of the laptop. This will help you as to how to replace the heatsink assembly.
Answer to: Where do I buy the right RAM chip?Well its more along the lines of what type of Ram memory should you buy I wold say DDR PC3200 400Mhz, wold work but i wold recommend DDR PC2700 333Mhz most electronic stores might have some but i fell they are getting hard to find., On the how much will it support. . . most websited will say 1 GB, ive fixed similar models and they top out at 2 gb some almost 3 but just me testing. i wold say as much as the Operating System wold let you to use, dont go nuts and go for 2GB