October 30th, 2010, by craig

Step 1
Figure out what kind of RAM you need, as well as ıf your pc has enough spare slots to hold it. The new RAM should match the present RAM’s specifications as well as configuration.

Step 2

Turn off the pc and unplug the power cable from the back of the computer.

Step 3

Disconnect each and every peripheral devices, such as the computer monitor, from the pc.

Step 4

Remove the pc cover.

Step 5

Ground yourself to the pc by using professional grounding devices like an anti-static wrist strap or perhaps grip a metal part of the desktop chassis.

Step 6

Remove any cards or ınner devices required to provide oneself clear access to the Ram memory sockets.

Step 7

Pick up your RAM (random access memory) or DIMM (dual in-line memory module) by the ends while not touching the pins or chips.

Step 8

If adding a RAM, locate the notched end plus turn the RAM so that it is parallel on the present RAM card(s)! Insert the RAM into the socket at a 30-degree angle. If adding a DIMM, insert the DIMM straight in so which it can be perpendicular to your motherboard.

Step 9

Use small pressure to keep the RAM from backing out whilst rotating the module to an upright position perpendicular on the motherboard.

Step 10

Be sure the modest holes on every side of a RAM fit into holders.

Step 11

Feel or listen out for the retaining clips lock the RAM to the socket; close the side clips on a DIMM.

Step 12

Carefully attempt to pull the module out to be certain it is locked in to alignment.

Step 13

Replace all internal devices.

Step 14

Leave the cover off and hook up the monitor, keyboard plus computer mouse.

Step 15

Start the pc.

Step 16

View the amount of RAM by right-clicking the My Computer icon in Windows plus choosing Properties. On a Mac, use the About this Macintosh command inside the Apple menu.

Step 17

In the event you do not see the proper sum of RAM, turn off the pc plus try “reseating” the RAM or DIMM (take it out and put can be back in) as well as reboot. If in which does not work, call a technician.

Step 18

Power down the computer plus disconnect the peripherals again.

Step 19

Replace the case and reconnect all the peripherals.

COMPLETE!

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