You typically squeeze the sides of the RAM to lift it out.
Forget the idea of a wrist strap, as that is for sighted folk who may not rest their arm on the chassis while doing the work. The wrist strap is to discharge static from your body, but I believe that it would not be possible to non-visually do this without touching the chassis.
Make note of the notch in the RAM stick along the contacts, as there is a bump that it lines up with in the slot that can be felt.
The HD will pull away from where it slides in, there is usually a cover to unscrew from that before sliding it out.
You may want to feel the parts you are putting in carefully, so you can compare them for orientation in the motherboard.
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Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 3:07 PM
Good afternoon all,
With the talk regarding windows 7 and 10, I recently noticed my laptop is windows 7, as well. I will update this to windows 10 and although being a Dell XPS 15Z model, it is as slow as a herd of turtles comparing to my desktop which has a SD HD. I’ll be putting in a SD HD, upgrading the ram from 4 to 8 and therefore, my question...
When I take the SD HD and have it as main and then use the older 7200 HD as a back-up drive, is this more difficult and I should have a computer store do the work or is is all this work able to be done? I will have unprofessional sighted assistance and have worked on and built tower systems but with the laptop and the smaller size, is this more than I should attempt?
Also, I would be attempting to do all the shuffling of information from the old hard drive to the new SD with the latest version/update of Jaws 2019.
Thanks for all comments,