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Just got the netbook for my sister (Link to thread http://www.overclock.net/general-pro...le-sister.html)

Got the RAM a few days ago, just wondering how do I go about Installing the RAM?
Should I go on the netbook and check everything is working before I install the RAM?
Or Should I just straight up install the RAM before i've turned it on?
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It wouldn't hurt to turn it on but since its brand new its not necessary.
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Defiantly turn it on first to make sure it's fully functional, after that shut it down and slap it in and test it again. Should be fine.
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Install it straight up, especially if you are not replacing the OS. Initial boot is going to install and setup a ton of programs and the extra RAM will make it a faster process.
 
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But how do I go about installing the ram?
I've opened up the back and can see the 1gb of ram already in there but how do I get it out and put the new one in?
It also said there were 2 slots for RAm (One was already filled by the existing RAM, and the other Spare) But I can only see the slot where the existing RAM is.
I heard you have to push down on the RAM until it clicks and then you can take it out? But that doesnt seem to be working


Edit: Nevermind I've done it
Edited by CookiiMonster - 2/17/11 at 12:51pm
    
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Edits: Good deal, glad to see you got it!
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