How to Upgrade Memory in an Acer Aspire One

Written by t.m. wit
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RAM (Random Access Memory) is what allows your computer to process multiple functions at the same time. The more RAM your computer has, the faster it will be when running multiple processes. If you have an Acer Aspire and are looking for better performance, upgrading the RAM is a good place to start. Upgrading the RAM in your Acer Aspire can be accomplished in several easy steps.

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Things you need

  • Acer Aspire
  • RAM
  • Screwdriver

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  1. 1

    Turn off your laptop and remove any peripheral components.

  2. 2

    Turn your laptop over and unscrew the chamber that houses your RAM. It should be clearly marked and be located near the bottom of the back of your laptop.

  3. 3

    Remove your old system RAM by lifting up the slots and pulling out your old RAM cards at a 45-degree angle.

  4. 4

    Align the sides of your RAM cards with the slots and gently place your RAM in its chamber.

  5. 5

    Click the RAM slots into place and replace the cover.

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