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!

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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

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

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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!

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

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!!

Conclusion

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

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