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Introduction

Use this guide to access and replace your RAM. Assembly is reverse of disassembly. Consider utilizing an electrostatic discharge strap to protect components from damage. Disconnect all power sources and remove the battery pack before beginning this repair.

  1. Unscrew the two screws on the bottom of the laptop covering the memory compartment and remove the cover. The screws are attached to the panel.
    • Unscrew the two screws on the bottom of the laptop covering the memory compartment and remove the cover.

    • The screws are attached to the panel.

  2. Push out side tabs and pull out old RAM module.  Insert new module in place of old module.  Be sure to evenly insert 'gold pins' in the same orientation that the old module was removed.  While sliding module in, press side tabs in place (red rectangles in picture).
    • Push out side tabs and pull out old RAM module. Insert new module in place of old module. Be sure to evenly insert 'gold pins' in the same orientation that the old module was removed. While sliding module in, press side tabs in place (red rectangles in picture).

  3. Reinstall cover and screws.
    • Reinstall cover and screws.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device(possibly install a new RAM), follow these instructions in reverse order.

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