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Installing RAM I purchased RAM from Crucial .com and I can not open the RAM bay on my Acer Aspire 3680. I removed teh 2 screws and started to remove the door.  It came off about 25% and feels like it is going to snap if I keep going.  There are only 2 screws.  Any advice?

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Re: Installing RAM

I had the same problem with that particular laptop, all you have to do is take it slowly side to side, there are clips holding it in place, if you take your time it will be no problem

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Re: Installing RAM

Are you are sure you are removing the correct cover for the RAM? Most of the laptops I have seen have only one screw on the cover. There are usually tabs on the oppsite end of the cover from the screw, and sometimes tabs also on the sides I have seen some covers that you have to pop loose after removing the screw, on these covers you would think it is going to break.


Posted on Nov 15, 2007

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1. Remove the two screws fastening the RAM cover.
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Let me know if you need anything else.


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