Introduction

Two RAM slots allow up to 2 GB of PC2-5300 RAM.

  1. Use your fingers to push both battery release tabs away from the battery and lift the battery out of the computer.
    • Use your fingers to push both battery release tabs away from the battery and lift the battery out of the computer.

  2. Remove the four identical Phillips 3.4 mm screws from the memory door.  These screws have 4 mm diameter heads rather than the 3 mm heads on the body screws.
    • Remove the four identical Phillips 3.4 mm screws from the memory door. These screws have 4 mm diameter heads rather than the 3 mm heads on the body screws.

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  4. Lift the memory door up enough to get a grip on it, and slide it toward you, pulling it away from the casing.
    • Lift the memory door up enough to get a grip on it, and slide it toward you, pulling it away from the casing.

  5. Release the tabs on each side of the RAM chip at the same time.  These tabs lock the chip in place and releasing them will cause the chip to "pop" up.
    • Release the tabs on each side of the RAM chip at the same time. These tabs lock the chip in place and releasing them will cause the chip to "pop" up.

  6. Pull the chip directly out from its connector.
    • Pull the chip directly out from its connector.

    • If there are two RAM chips installed, repeat the above procedure for the second chip.

Conclusion

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

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iRobot

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My 1261 came w/2 of the 2gig sticks and If I understand things I'read here, I buy a 4 gig stick and replace one of the already installed 2 gig sticks and the machine will see and use 6. Is this about it?

Jim in Chicago

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Yes Jim, that is it.

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