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Introduction

This guide will help you replace the RAM on this device. Make sure the battery is removed before beginning. RAM is used to store information for your laptop. If you are having memory issues, use these steps to replace and upgrade your RAM.

  1. Turn over the laptop so the back is facing up.
    • Turn over the laptop so the back is facing up.

  2. Next to the battery is a switch with a lock symbol on it. Unlock the switch by sliding it to reveal a red unlock symbol.
    • Next to the battery is a switch with a lock symbol on it.

    • Unlock the switch by sliding it to reveal a red unlock symbol.

  3. Pull the other switch completely while the red unlock symbol is still present. The battery pack should pop up a bit. Pull the other switch completely while the red unlock symbol is still present. The battery pack should pop up a bit.
    • Pull the other switch completely while the red unlock symbol is still present. The battery pack should pop up a bit.

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  5. Remove the battery pack via the indentation at the top of the battery in between the two switches. Remove the battery pack via the indentation at the top of the battery in between the two switches.
    • Remove the battery pack via the indentation at the top of the battery in between the two switches.

  6. Unscrew the two 8.6 mm screws using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Unscrew the two 8.6 mm screws using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  7. Use a spudger or plastic opening tool to lift the panel up. Then remove the panel entirely with your hands.
    • Use a spudger or plastic opening tool to lift the panel up. Then remove the panel entirely with your hands.

  8. Find two metal pieces on either side of the RAM. Pull the two tabs apart. The RAM will pop up when released. Pull the two tabs apart. The RAM will pop up when released.
    • Find two metal pieces on either side of the RAM.

    • Pull the two tabs apart. The RAM will pop up when released.

  9. Gently pull the RAM out
    • Gently pull the RAM out

    • Please be careful pulling out the RAM, only touch the edges.

    • Repeat step 8 & 9 for the second RAM piece if applicable.

Conclusion

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

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