Your Laptop is indeed your companion, especially when you're on the go. We often take
both our laptops on vacation, in town to catch up on some work. And boosting your
knowledge of your laptop with go a long long way in saving you money by repairing it
Installing memory is one of the easiest tasks. Take the time to first be sure you have the
right RAM for your computer. If you're in doubt take it back to the place of purchase and
be sure you have the right RAM. After being certain you have the right RAM, you're ready
to open the system unit and begin. But first, you need to remove static electricity.
First: Turn Off the Laptop and remove the Battery, normally located on the bottom of
Second: Turn the Laptop over and locate the RAM compartment. Some Laptops
Memory Module Compartments may be located in another area. Check your owner's
manual to be certain.
Third: Remove any and all ESD or Electrical Static Charge from your body and clothes
so no damage to the chips can occur. Use a screwdriver to remove the RAM compartment
Fourth: Study the Memory Modules for a minute to understand how they are installed
so you won't forget how to add the upgraded modules. Grasp the clip holding the old
Module in place and push it up.
Grasp the module and carefully lift it up and out of the socket. Notice the indent in the
module. This allow the module to be installed in only one way.
Fifth: Remove the new RAM from its protective wrap and study it to be sure it is not
damaged. Place the module in the empty socket, carefully press down and allow the clips
to click in place.
Sixth: Replace the Memory cover, and Battery. Reboot the computer and the operating
system should recognize your new or added memory without any problem.
Its that easy when it comes to installing new or more memory. Read your computer's
manual first to find out what type of ram memory you have and what is needed for