How to replace HDD and RAM in Asus EeePC laptop. – wintips.org

This is a tutorial on how to replace a faulty 2.5 inch hard drive or RAM in an Asus EeePC series notebook. The whole process is very easy and requires very little technical expertise.

(Watch this tutorial on YouTube.)

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Step 1: Turn the laptop upside down.

Step 2: Remove the battery

1. Push and hold the battery release latch to the release position.

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2. Lift the outer edge of the battery and remove it from the battery bay.

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Step 3. Remove the memory.

1. Loosen the screw on the memory cover and remove it.

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5. Push the RAM latches and remove the memory chip.

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Step 4. Remove the rest of the screws securing the top cover.

1. Locate and loosen the five (5) bottom cover screws.

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Step 5. Turn the laptop to its normal position and raise the monitor of the laptop.

Step 6. Using a flathead screwdriver, gently unlock and lift the keyboard from the four (4) points on the top edge.

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Step 7. Remove the keyboard.

Disconnect the keyboard cable from the motherboard and remove the keyboard.

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Step 8. Remove the top cover.

1. Loosen the six (6) screws securing the top cover.

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2. Gently lift the top cover. Secure and remove the touch panel cable from the main board.

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Step 9. Remove the hard drive.

1. Disconnect the ribbon cable above the hard drive from the motherboard.

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2. Loosen the one (1) screw that secures the hard drive in place.

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3. Remove the hard drive.

4. Use a screwdriver and loosen the four (4) screws securing the drive to the chassis.

5 Replace your hard drive.

Step 10. Reverse the above steps to complete your conversion.

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