Adding Memory to a Laptop Computer

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In order to add memory to a laptop, locate and remove the access door in the bottom of the laptop before removing the memory door to access any existing memory sticks. Find out how to remove and replace memory sticks with help from a laptop repair specialist in this free video on adding memory to laptop computers.

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Video Transcript

Hi, this is Nathan Morgan with In this video I'm going to show you how to upgrade your memory in your laptop. First thing you'll always want to do is you want to remove any power that's within the laptop. This includes the A/C adapter and battery. Most laptops have an access door in the bottom of the laptop; go ahead and locate that and remove the memory door. Sometimes you may have an existing memory stick in here that may need to be removed. What you need to do is you need to pull out on the tabs and then pull the stick out. Locate the notch on the memory stick and you want to line up that notch with the notch that's on the slot. You want to gently slip the memory stick in at a forty-five degree angle and snap it down. Now replace the memory door that you had removed previously and turn on the laptop. There's no software or any furthermore modifications that need to be made. So you just turn the laptop on and that's it. This is Nathan Morgan with


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