|This excellent third party web site usually has an info page about the mboard used in emachines desktop systems:|
You need to select the region the system was sold in and use the model number of your system to search with.
If he has the mboard info (click on the highlighted or underlined name of the mboard model in the list to go there) , if there is a manual listed under Downloads on the left side of the page, he does not allow downloads anymore, but you can search using the file name of the manual (at the end of the address where the file was supposed to be) on the web and usually find it.
"The RAM is located under a Drive unit. How do I remove it to get to the RAM slots?"
He also has info about many of the desktop computer cases:
He does not allow downloads anymore, but you can search using the file name of the case manual (at the end of the address where the file was supposed to be) on the web and usually find it.
"The owners manual would say how to remove and upgrade ram."
"There are currently no support documents for this system."
"Odd they didn't even bother to give you any documentation."
Downloads & Support Documents - Desktop / EL Series / EL1850G
Under User Guiide there's a Generic User Guide but it has NO INFO about installing ram or cards or about anything inside the computer case.
I've never seen anything other than that on the emachines web site.
However, it does tell you how to make your Recovery disks. If you haven't done that, DO THAT !
Generic ram installation info for a desktop computer
See response 2 in this
The max module you can install is 2gb, for a total of 4gb.
Don't randomly buy ram. Use your model to search for ram that will work in your model for sure.
results for the eMachines EL1850G-42w Desktop/PC
You may not need 4gb.
How much memory do you really need?