Slide the battery's locking tabs from the locked position to unlocked positions. The right tab is unlocked when a red dot is showing. The left tab will have to be held in the unlocked position in order to release the battery.
  • Slide the battery's locking tabs from the locked position to unlocked positions.

    • The right tab is unlocked when a red dot is showing.

    • The left tab will have to be held in the unlocked position in order to release the battery.

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Slide the battery out while holding the left locking tab in the unlocked position.
  • Slide the battery out while holding the left locking tab in the unlocked position.

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Identify the RAM and hard drive compartment on the back of the laptop and locate the two screws holding it in place.
  • Identify the RAM and hard drive compartment on the back of the laptop and locate the two screws holding it in place.

  • There may be a sticker covering one of the screws. If not, proceed to step 5.

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Remove the sticker with your hand or a tweezer.
  • Remove the sticker with your hand or a tweezer.

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Remove the two 4.76 mm Phillips #0 screws.
  • Remove the two 4.76 mm Phillips #0 screws.

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Carefully open up the cover from the bottom with a plastic opening tool.
  • Carefully open up the cover from the bottom with a plastic opening tool.

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Remove the back cover.
  • Remove the back cover.

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Identify the RAM (the bottom chip)
  • Identify the RAM (the bottom chip)

    • It is held in place by two pins

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Use a spudger to push the end of the small metal clip on the right towards the right.
  • Use a spudger to push the end of the small metal clip on the right towards the right.

  • Now push the end of the small metal clip on the left towards the left.

  • The RAM should pop up.

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Remove the RAM by pulling it upwards.
  • Remove the RAM by pulling it upwards.

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Conclusion

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

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