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Trying to instal extra ram in Aspire 9500 laptop

Opened memory cover
the 512 card already in there is in the top.
I am probably being a total idiot here but I assume I have to remove this to allow access to the slot below? Is this a 'try and grab it between thumb and forefinger and yank it' job?
I tried to slot the new one under the existing but it seemed like I'd probably break the whole thing!

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Re: trying to instal extra ram in Aspire 9500 laptop

The ram slots are stacked. you have to remove the top one first, which can be done by pressing the buttons on the sides of the ram chip, and then it should pop towards you, then you can pull it upwards and out. from there, you can take out the other chip, if there is one, or you can start installing them. installing the new ram chips is just as easy as taking them out. first, line up the slots in the chip, then push it in as far as you can without breaking anything. then push it down so that you hear it clicks on both sides, and doesn't move. then do the same with the top ram chip. any problems, just ask

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