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Introduction

This guide will show how to remove and replace the RAM on your Asus N550JK-DS71T laptop.

  1. Turn the laptop off and unplug all cables. Flip over so the bottom is facing you.
    • Turn the laptop off and unplug all cables.

    • Flip over so the bottom is facing you.

    • Remove the ten 3mm Torx T5 screws from the bottom cover.

  2. Use a spudger to wedge between the laptop and bottom cover—lift upwards to pry open. Run the spudger along the perimeter of the bottom cover to remove.
    • Use a spudger to wedge between the laptop and bottom cover—lift upwards to pry open.

    • Run the spudger along the perimeter of the bottom cover to remove.

  3. Remove the three 4mm JIS #0 screws from the battery. Remove the three 4mm JIS #0 screws from the battery.
    • Remove the three 4mm JIS #0 screws from the battery.

  4. Using both hands, lift the battery vertically out of the device. Using both hands, lift the battery vertically out of the device.
    • Using both hands, lift the battery vertically out of the device.

  5. Put on anti-static wristband and attach clip-end to any metal screw insert.
    • Put on anti-static wristband and attach clip-end to any metal screw insert.

    • The wristband is recommended when working closely with circuit boards due to potential static discharge.

  6. The RAM will be secured by two metal clips surrounded by white plastic. Spread the metal clips and the RAM stick will pop up.  Then  gently remove the RAM stick. Spread the metal clips and the RAM stick will pop up.  Then  gently remove the RAM stick.
    • The RAM will be secured by two metal clips surrounded by white plastic.

    • Spread the metal clips and the RAM stick will pop up. Then gently remove the RAM stick.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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