Instructions for installing RAM memory into your computer without needing a technician, including some important safety precautions.
you are installing RAM Memory, follow these instructions:
Discharge (ESD) Information
Note: Flash memory cards are already protected from ESD by their plastic cases; no special ESD precautions are necessary in this case.
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Rules of Thumb for Memory Module Installation
1. Be sure that you are working in a static free environment.
Remove any papers or plastic bags from your work space, and
be certain to keep your PC plugged in but with the power switched
off. Keeping your computer plugged in will keep the case grounded,
thereby reducing the chance of damaging the system or module
from ESD. Before touching your new modules or any other components
in your system, be sure to touch an unpainted metal part of
Note: When restarting your computer you may see a message asking you to update the configuration settings. Please refer to your PC's manual on how to accomplish this step.