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Memory upgrade I want to upgrade my memory chip on my laptop, I have upgraded one some while ago which is in a small compartment on the underneath of the laptop. I know the second chip is underneath the keyboard without straight forward acess, I once found instructions on the Internet on how to change this chip, but can no longer find them now that I want to do the change. If you can give me any advice on how to do this it would be much appreciated. The product is a Acer 2026 not the product I have been forced to choose below. Thanks... Superchunx.

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Re: Memory upgrade

Generally the first step is to remove the plastic that holds the screen in place. Usually on laptops this allows you to remove the keyboard. On the back of the laptop you should see some screws. remove them and then try to unlatch the plastic humps that hold the screen the place. You should be able to move the screen and then unlatch the plastic covering that holds the keyboard. It's pretty straight forward from there and you shouldn't even need directions, the screws will be in clear view. Peter

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