Oh no! You've dropped your digital stuff. And it's out of warranty. And repair costs more than the digital stuff is worth. What to do short of tossing the digital stuff (or selling on ebay)? Well, believe it or not the average person has a good chance of diy fixing that digital stuff themselves. All they'll need for most cases is some patience, and a little background knowledge. The intent of the posts on this blog are to help provide that knowledge.

Disclaimer Warning: The following instructions are given without any warranty. They don't have to be complete or correct. Don't do any of the following steps if you're not sure of what you're doing. You could damage your digital stuffs and you WILL lose your warranty. Everything you do will be at your own risk.

Disclaimer Notice : imprtant things to know before you start taking Part your digital stuffs

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Installing MacBook Core Duo RAM

Installing MacBook Core Duo RAM
Accessing the RAM in this computer is straightforward and requires minimal disassembly. Two RAM slots allow up to 2 GB of PC2-5300 RAM.

Tools used in this guide : Coin , Phillips #00 Screwdriver
Parts relevant to this guide : PC2-5300 1 GB RAM Chip , PC2-5300 512 MB RAM Chip

Step 1 — Battery
Use a coin to rotate the battery-locking screw 90 degrees clockwise.

Step 2
Lift the battery out of the computer.

Step 3 — Memory Cover
Remove the three evenly-spaced Phillips screws from along the rear wall of the battery compartment.
The screws are captive to the metal memory cover.

Step 4
Lift up on L-shaped memory cover, slide it to the right, and lift it out of the computer.

Step 5 — RAM
Pull back on the metal lever and slide the RAM chip out from its compartment.
Unlike the iBook line, the MacBook has two RAM slots, which allows for up to 2 GBs of memory.

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

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