Introduction

RAM is a crucial component which attributes to the speed and multitasking ability of the computer.

Parts

No parts required.

Shutdown the computer.
  • Shutdown the computer.

  • Remove all external devices.

  • Unplug the power, and any other cords, from the laptop.

  • Turn the laptop upside down, with the front towards you.

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Slide the battery release latch to the left until the battery pops up. Lift the front edge of the battery pack and swing it back to remove it.
  • Slide the battery release latch to the left until the battery pops up.

  • Lift the front edge of the battery pack and swing it back to remove it.

  • When reassembling, first align the back of the battery with the chassis, then press the front downwards until it latches.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Loosen the two 5mm Phillips #1 screws that secure the memory module compartment cover to the computer. These screws are captured to the cover panel.
  • Loosen the two 5mm Phillips #1 screws that secure the memory module compartment cover to the computer.

    • These screws are captured to the cover panel.

  • Lift the front edge of the memory module compartment cover and swing it back to remove it.

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Use your fingers, or plastic opening tools, to spread the metal retaining tabs on each side of the RAM outwards until the module pops up. Pull the module out of the socket at the same angle it is now oriented.
  • Use your fingers, or plastic opening tools, to spread the metal retaining tabs on each side of the RAM outwards until the module pops up.

  • Pull the module out of the socket at the same angle it is now oriented.

  • Repeat these steps to remove the second memory module.

  • When reassembling, align the offset notch on the RAM contacts with the tab on the socket and insert at a 30 degree angle.

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Conclusion

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

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