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Need instruction on how to install memory upgrade

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I have a Toshiba Satellite M105-S3041 laptop.
This model comes with only 512 Mb of memory. I am going to expand to 4Gb and looking for detailed instructions on how to install memory upgrade for my laptop model. I also would like to get some info on where to find the tools/items necessary when working with laptops.
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Yana M.

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I have the same laptop, and just went to 4Gb. This website gave detailed instructions and pictures on how to do it. Hope this helps you too. http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/Toshiba-Satellite-M105/take-apart-notebook-2.htm

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First you have to determine whether this model can support 4Gb or memory.

All laptops use the same memory. SODIMM (Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module) chips are readily available. It's actually quite easy to upgrade. First remove the small piece of the casing that covers the top part of the keyboard. This should just snap off. Then you should find some screws holding the top of the keyboard to the case. Once you remove these, the keyboard will easily pop out. Carefully disconnect the ribbon cable connector leading to the keyboard. Then you should have access to the RAM chips.

Therefore, the only tool you really need is a small phillips screwdriver. Be careful when handling the chips.

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