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Fitting a DIMM
Do not use excessive force. If the module will not fit easily, remove it and start again.
The DIMM is inserted vertically and held in place by the clips at each end.
Removing a DIMM
Do not use excessive force. If the module will not come free easily, check that the holding clips
are clear of the module ends.
Press the tabs on both of the socket's end clips at the same time. This releases the DIMM and
lifts it partly out of the socket.
ADDING MORE VIDEO MEMORY
Video memory is memory reserved for use by the on-board video controller. More video
memory can provide more colours or higher resolutions to an extent determined by the
capabilities of your monitor.
Check the amount of video memory fitted in your computer. You must fit a module of equal
value. For example, if your computer has 2MB of video memory, you must fit a 2MB SODIMM
(Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module).
Turn off the computer and unplug all power cords.
Take suitable anti-static precautions and remove the system unit cover.
Remove any expansion cards that impede access to the video memory upgrade socket (see
the motherboard diagram at the start of this chapter).
Unpack the upgrade kit. Hold the SODIMM chip by its edges and be careful not to touch
the metal pins.
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