Summary: I am always sorry to see reviews like the one Levi left. Yes you can upgrade the RAM to 4 GB. You open the case, take out the 2 GB RAM card and put in a 4 GB RAM card. Put it back together and you are done. Instructions and videos on how to do,it are easy to find if you want to put in the effort.
Two little RAM to run Windows 8 . . . and you can't upgrade the RAM
8 April 2014
Summary: So - this unit advertises that it is expandable to 4GB Ram - which is good - because it NEEDS it. However, when you contact ASUS customer service to ask about getting a repair manual so that you can properly install the additional RAM (since this is an unusually shaped unit) here is what they tell...
Summary: I have been a PC professional since 1984, sold and installed dozens and dozens of computers in the past and built almost every computer I have had. I did not want to build a HTPC, though - the Asus had everything I needed and it was affordable.