This guide will walk the reader through the process of locating, removing and replacing the RAM Stick in the Compaq Presario. This process will need to be done if the RAM Stick is damaged or corrupted. Alternatively, this can also be followed to upgrade the RAM, as a way of giving the computer more processing power. For older computers like this one, this is an essential process for keeping it relevant.


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  1. Turn laptop bottom-side up.
    • Turn laptop bottom-side up.

    • Push the battery latch to the left position to unlock the battery.

    • Lift the battery out of its socket.

    • Failure to unplug the computer and remove the battery can result in electrical discharges on contact with the computer's components. This can damage the computer or even hurt the user.

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  2. Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the 2 5mm screws.
    • Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the 2 5mm screws.

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    • Remove the plastic cover panel.

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    • Remove the circular, black piece of plastic shown in the picture by pulling it away from the air vent.

    • Use the Phillips #00 screwdriver to loosen, but not remove, the two 4mm screws shown in the picture.

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    • Lift open the metal access hatch.

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    • Pull the highlighted latches away from the sides of the RAM Stick to unlock it.

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    • Pull the RAM Stick toward the metal cover's hinge to unplug the RAM stick.

    • Be gentle when removing or installing the RAM. If it breaks, it could damage the adapter that the RAM plugs into.

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    • Carefully remove the unplugged RAM stick through the access hatch.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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