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Increasing laptop memory and replacing LCD screen

By NTAPRO
Sep 8, 2011
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  1. I'm planning to fix up this laptop soon. I need to buy 2 x 2gb for the ram and a new LCD screen for it. I plan to get a new HDD for it sometime next year. What do I need to know for buying this ram stuff and if there would be a program that would give me the extra info about it that I may need...
     
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966   +70

    Read the manual. If there is no manual then do a search for the make and model and you should be able to find the manual in PFD format. It should tell you everything you know.

    How old is the system and what is the make and model?
     
  3. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 810   +102

    The person that gave me the laptop threw away the box that had the additional items. It is an Acer Aspire 4520. I believe I found the online manual on their site again. I'm not sure how to find out how old it is. The bios date is 9/14/2007. I'm checking their site now.

    Is this what I'm looking for?

    [​IMG]

    I found one site that has them. http://www.screentekinc.com/acer__Aspire__4520_Series-series-laptops-lcd-screens.shtml

    I'll try to see if I can find a little lower price. If not I'll just have to settle for that. I
     

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