Introduction

If your RAM needs to be replaced then this guide will show you how to properly do so.

Ensure the laptop is powered down before continuing.
  • Ensure the laptop is powered down before continuing.

  • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the ten 3mm Phillips head screws on the base of the laptop.

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Use the spudger to pry open the rear cover at either hinge.
  • Use the spudger to pry open the rear cover at either hinge.

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Grab the cover with your fingers and gently lift it away from the board. Be careful not to break any tabs on the cover when lifting it off.
  • Grab the cover with your fingers and gently lift it away from the board.

  • Be careful not to break any tabs on the cover when lifting it off.

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Press down the metal tabs on both sides of the RAM. The tabs are spring loaded and the RAM will pop up immediately.
  • Press down the metal tabs on both sides of the RAM.

  • The tabs are spring loaded and the RAM will pop up immediately.

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Conclusion

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

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