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Guide on switching out the ram on the Acer Aspire E5-573G. Useful for replacing faulty ram, adding a new stick of ram, or upgrading RAM.

  1. Unscrew the single (5mm) Philips head screw holding the drive in place.
    • Unscrew the single (5mm) Philips head screw holding the drive in place.

  2. Pull out the optical drive.
    • Pull out the optical drive.

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  4. Unscrew all 17 (5mm) Philips head screws from the bottom. Unscrew the 3 (2.5mm) Philips head screws underneath the optical drive.
    • Unscrew all 17 (5mm) Philips head screws from the bottom.

    • Unscrew the 3 (2.5mm) Philips head screws underneath the optical drive.

  5. Run a pick around the edge of the laptop (between the two parts) to open it. Lift the left side of the case up and unplug the speaker cable before fully taking the bottom off.
    • Run a pick around the edge of the laptop (between the two parts) to open it.

    • Lift the left side of the case up and unplug the speaker cable before fully taking the bottom off.

  6. Release the two holding pins. Pull out the ram.
    • Release the two holding pins.

    • Pull out the ram.

Conclusion

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

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