Removing and Installing RAM in Compaq Presario CQ20-213TU Laptop - Last week I upgraded my nephew's RAM Acer netbook, and Wednesday I opened my laptop to find out what type of RAM is installed and how many RAM slots on my laptop there is. Therefore, based on my experience that in this article I want to share about how the heck do I remove and install RAM in a laptop?
Because it forms a thin laptop, the RAM on the laptop mounted in a horizontal position, not like on a desktop computer that is mounted vertically, therefore the removal and installation of RAM is a bit different. The image below is a picture of a laptop Compaq Presario CQ20-213TU I have the cover off its RAM and hard drive, to remove the RAM is the way you pull the latch as shown by the arrows numbered 1 and 2 with the direction of pull in the direction of the arrow, after you pull the latch hooks later RAM will detach itself, then simply you just pull the RAM.
After knowing how to take it off, now how do I install it?
- The trick is you first insert the RAM in its slot, note the part indicated by the arrow number 3 in the image below
- Make sure that there is a gap on your RAM according to the bulge position contained in its RAM slots, not to reverse!
- After the RAM into the slot her, now you press down on the RAM as indicated by arrow number 4 and number 5. You press the passage until you hear and feel the latch of RAM, has been able to lock the RAM.