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Installing extra RAM on my Acer Travelmate 803LCi

I followed the instructions I found on the internet for accessing the second slot;

Toaccessthis second RAM-slot the keyboard has to be temporarily removed.(toremove the keyboard first unscrew the two screws labeled "K" ontheunderside. Flip out the plastic cover located around the 'powerswitch'by lifting it in the middle above the F8 button and remove 2additionalkeyboard screws below it, lift the keyboard at it's top beingcarefullnot to crack the keyboard flatcable at it's bottom)

Butafter Ihad unscrewed the screws labeled "K", and tried to Flip outtheplasticcover located around the 'power switch' by lifting it inthemiddleabove the F8 button, the plastic cover does not flip outeasily.Iffeels like it may break if I force it.

Is there something else I need to do?
Thank You, Taica Patience


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No, the plastic strip should snap out. I generally lift up from the right side. Once I get the side up, I work the rest of it up and out.

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