Introduction

Just as simple as it gets! to work on a laptop, well there you have the Acer Aspire 5742G and the easiest job to change memory sticks!

Video Overview

click here for video

Make sure your computer is off and remove the battery with the security tabs shown in the picture
  • Make sure your computer is off and remove the battery with the security tabs shown in the picture

Add Comment

Remove these philips screws, only two :)
  • Remove these philips screws, only two :)

Add Comment

Then from the dented tab, either your finger, card or spudger will work, and start prying GENTLY! Easily work your way around.
  • Then from the dented tab, either your finger, card or spudger will work, and start prying GENTLY!

  • Easily work your way around.

  • WARNING! PLASTIC TABS! be careful not to break them!

Add Comment

Now you've removed the cover, you will get access to your Antenna, HDD, and RAM
  • Now you've removed the cover, you will get access to your Antenna, HDD, and RAM

  • Please remove both tabs with the memory stick at the same time

Add Comment

Now put the new memory stick in!
  • Now put the new memory stick in!

  • When it is in, then gently push it downwards to lock it in place!

  • Be aware you have to line up the stick with a pin in the socket!!

Add Comment

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

One other person completed this guide.

Petter Berget

Member since: 05/12/2015

482 Reputation

4 Guides authored

Team

Kid fixers Member of Kid fixers

Community

48 Members

29 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 4

Past 30 Days: 13

All Time: 112