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Cannot remove cover to install more RAM

I have removed all screws, on ACER laptop 5315. Feels like I will break the cover if I pry any harder to remove cover. Is this normal or what.

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Hi!

Put all the screws back again! you only need to loose 2 screws to get the keybord of to replace the memostick!
And those 2 is the ones on the hinges. Revome them, pul carefull the keyboard backwards to make it come of...but be verry verry carefull..its plastic all the way and its verry verry easy to breake.
Thats the memostick inside the laptop, you know that there is one under it to right?

Good luck
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Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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There are tools that help you pry into a laptop. It looks like a pencil a flat edge on it. Usually you just need to pop it out. But there is no problems with being cautious. There are also manuals to look at also.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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