Introduction

One RAM slots allow up to 1.25 GB of PC2700 RAM.

Image 1/1: Lift the battery out of the computer.
  • Use a coin to turn the battery locking screw 90 degrees to the right.

  • Lift the battery out of the computer.

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It is certainly do able. I just completed it. Took me 2 hours. The most important tool you'll need is patience - bag full of patience!!

Gopal - Reply

Took 3 1/2 to 4 hours for someone who is handy but has never opened a computer before. Not so bad and it was a fun learning experience.

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Took 3 1/2 to 4 hours for someone who is handy but has never opened a computer before. Not so bad and it was a fun learning experience.

Weird. I posted this on Step 1 of replacing the optical drive, but it showed up on the RAM page since Step 1 is the same. Replacing the RAM takes 10 minutes.

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Image 1/1: Slide the memory door away from the memory compartment.
  • Remove the four Phillips screws from the memory door.

  • Slide the memory door away from the memory compartment.

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Image 1/1: Pull the chip directly out from its connectors.
  • 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.

  • Pull the chip directly out from its connectors.

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Conclusion

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

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Why does my computer only show 768mb RAM after the upgrade? 1 RAM slot is the soldered 256mb and the other is 1gb.... Hm...

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