Introduction

The RAM card should be replaced if the computer has memory issues. This is sometimes the problem when the computer won't boot or is running too slowly.

  1. Ensure that your laptop is completely switched off, and disconnected from the power source.
    • Ensure that your laptop is completely switched off, and disconnected from the power source.

    • Flip the laptop so that the base of the laptop is facing up.

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  2. Insert a spudger into the battery release latch.
    • Insert a spudger into the battery release latch.

    • Slide the battery release latch to the right, this will eject the battery for safe removal.

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    • Carefully slide the battery out of the battery's home.

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    • Using a Phillips 1 screwdriver, remove the 9 mm screw which secures the back panel.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the back panel from its home.

    • When reassembling, insert the panel from the edge opposite the screw first.

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    • Locate the tabs on either side of the RAM card.

    • Push out on both tabs simultaneously to release the RAM card.

      • The RAM card should raise slightly at the unattached edge.

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    • Carefully remove the RAM card from its home.

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Conclusion

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

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