Introduction

Memory is a crucial part on a computer and can be replaced if damaged or upgraded for a better system usability.

Image 1/1: Turn the laptop over onto a flat surface.
  • Before removing the RAM, shut down your laptop and unplug the power adapter.

  • Turn the laptop over onto a flat surface.

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Image 1/1: Carefully remove the screws and the panel then set them aside.
  • Take the screwdriver and loosen the screws that cover the memory module compartment.

  • Carefully remove the screws and the panel then set them aside.

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Image 1/1: System memories are very sensitive to static electricity.
  • Ground yourself from electrostatic discharge by touching any metal objects or use your anti-static gloves.

    • System memories are very sensitive to static electricity.

  • After you open the panel, you will see the memory card that needs to be removed on the upper slot.

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Image 1/3: Only use firm pressure as needed. Image 2/3: You will hear the RAM pop out of the slot at an angle. Image 3/3: Safely take the damaged RAM and set it aside on an anti-static surface.
  • Gently push apart the latches on either side of the slot that holds the memory card.

    • Only use firm pressure as needed.

    • You will hear the RAM pop out of the slot at an angle.

  • Safely take the damaged RAM and set it aside on an anti-static surface.

    • To replace, after you remove the damaged RAM, take and hold the new RAM by the sides with the gold edge facing down.

    • Make sure your hands are clean and do not let your fingerprints get on the memory.

    • Line up the pins and insert the new memory at a slight angle.

    • Firmly push the memory flat into the slot until you feel the memory is in place.

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Conclusion

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

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