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Introduction

This guide will explain how to carefully and safely remove the RAM from an Alienware M15x laptop.

  1. Alienware M15x RAM Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 3 Alienware M15x RAM Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 3 Alienware M15x RAM Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the battery by sliding the latch to the left and pulling the battery up.

  2. Alienware M15x RAM Replacement, Compartment Door: step 2, image 1 of 2 Alienware M15x RAM Replacement, Compartment Door: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two 4-mm screws that hold the compartment door to the rest of the computer using a PH#0 screwdriver tip.

  3. Alienware M15x RAM Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 3 Alienware M15x RAM Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 3 Alienware M15x RAM Replacement: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Slide the compartment door towards the front of the computer and lift.

  4. Alienware M15x RAM Replacement, RAM: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two indicated screws for the RAM cover.

  5. Alienware M15x RAM Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Push the two retaining clips on either side of the ram outwards, allowing the RAM chip to pop up.

  6. Alienware M15x RAM Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Pull it straight out of its pocket.

  7. Alienware M15x RAM Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Repeat the same process if there are additional RAM chips.

Conclusion

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

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