How to Install RAM in a Desktop PC

Introduction: How to Install RAM in a Desktop PC

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Step 1: Picking the Right RAM

You will need to check what DDR you need for this instructable I am using DDR2. To check what type of RAM you need search your computer on the internet or open the computer case and see what RAM you need.f

Step 2: Install Ram Into Computer

To install the RAM simply find the RAM slots (Mostly on the end of the motherboard) then pull the clips on the ram slots backwards and insert the RAM (the clips should go into the ram holes automatically IMPORTANT: Wear gloves.

Step 3: Your Done

You have now installed RAM in your PC start up your computer and it should be a lot more faster.

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    1: Use gloves or *ground yourself* so you don't give the internal parts a dose of static electricity then open the computer (MAKE SURE IT IS UNPLUGGED FROM ANY PORT (search it up)

    2: Go to the company website and look at the specs for your exact computer (On Windows, go to control panel, click storage, click computer specs, copy and paste the exact computer model into google then go the the company website for you computer eg. HP... NOT CNET AND OTHERS THAT ARE SIMILAR! )

    3: Find the exact type of Random Access Memory (RAM) on the site and copy and paste the whole string into a new tab Google search.

    4: Go to a secure website and find the type of RAM you are searching for. (If it has a green padlock symbol next to the link and starts with HTTPS not HTTP it is secure to put your info into.)

    5: Order the RAM

    6: Install it by pulling both clips on the RAM slot sideways and putting the RAM in.

    7: Your computer won't be necessarily faster but it can do many more tasks at one moment, helping if your computer takes a lot of time to load programs, lags while playing games or boots slowly. DO NOT ADD TWO OR MORE RAM STICKS AT ONCE OR IT WILL OVERLOAD THE SYSTEM. (Add one stick of RAM), plug in the computer, boot up, sign in then shut down safely. Repeat.

    8: Voila, you're done!