How to add RAM to the Acer Aspire One netbook

The Acer Aspire One netbook. It’s inexpensive, it’s tiny, and the base-level version only comes with 512MB of RAM. I cracked open the case, voided the warranty, and added an extra gigabyte. Watch the above video to see how. More details after the jump.

 

Tools Needed

  • Small Philips screwdriver
  • Two small flathead screwdrivers (or something similar) to get at the keyboard
  • 512MB or 1GB stick of RAM. For best results, use PC2-5300 RAM.
  • Time, patience, and a blatant disregard for your warranty

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