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Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to replace the RAM in the Asus Q500A laptop.

Image 1/2: Remove back-plate by unscrewing the two screws on either side of the back-plate. Image 2/2: Remove back-plate by unscrewing the two screws on either side of the back-plate.
  • Flip device onto backside.

  • Remove back-plate by unscrewing the two screws on either side of the back-plate.

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Image 1/1: There are two metal brackets holding each ram stick in.
  • Depending on the model of the device there will either be one or two sticks of ram.

  • There are two metal brackets holding each ram stick in.

  • Next we need to unlock the ram. To do this we need to move the metal brackets.

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Image 1/2: A set of pliers is recommended if this is difficult. Image 2/2: A set of pliers is recommended if this is difficult.
  • Now simply remove the ram.

    • A set of pliers is recommended if this is difficult.

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Image 1/1: Next you will have to push the ram down, it will make a snap sound.
  • To insert the ram line up the hole on the ram stick and the slot. Then push it into the slot.

  • Next you will have to push the ram down, it will make a snap sound.

    • Be careful not to do this too hard, as it can break the ram.

    • However it will require some force to actually lock in.

  • Make sure the ram is secure in its slot before moving on to the next piece of ram or replacing the back-plate.

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Conclusion

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

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