Introduction: Installing Memory Into a Asus A2000D Notebook
This shows how to upgrade the Asus A2000D model laptop and install additional memory, before doing so check the manual and find out the correct type of RAM and the maximum of memory you are permitted to install. In this case it was 1Gb.
1 jewellers screwdriver
1 small philipshead screwdriver
Don't forget to ground yourself before working inside the notebook to avoid zapping the memory with static..
To start off, turn off your notebook.
Step 1: Remove Top Panel
Firstly you need to open the computer to get to the memory slots. Locate a hole on the right side of the top panel. It looks a little larger than the surrounding holes. Push down gently and slide the top panel to the right about 5mm.
Step 2: Pic: Button Which Holds in the Top Panel
Here you can see the part that you were pressing down on in step 1
Step 3: Pic: Locating Pins for Top Panel
This pic shows the 10 locating pins for the top panel
Step 4: Inside the Notebook
Flip over the keyboard. Remove the two screws which are holding down the plate which covers the memory slots. You can then see the two memory slots.
Step 5: Note Keyboard Connectors
Note there delicate keyboard connector position. Do not disconnect this cable but be careful when you are moving the keyboard.
Step 6: Install the Memory
Install the memory. Push the memory card into the slot until it clicks in and the two chrome coloured springs click into the side of the memory module. One memory card should already be installed, install the 2nd memory card on the other side.
If it doesn't fit you may have the wrong type. Do not try to force it to fit !!
Once you are done put everything back together and turn on your pc. Check the start up screen to see if the notebook recognises the new memory.