Introduction

Use this guide to replace the RAM in your Dell Dimension 4600.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

  1. Locate the case cover latch on the back of the computer.
    • Locate the case cover latch on the back of the computer.

    Add Comment

  2. Using your index finger, slide and hold the cover latch down.
    • Using your index finger, slide and hold the cover latch down.

    • While holding the latch down, place your other hand flat on the side of the case and firmly shift the side panel to the left until it disengages.

    Add Comment

    • Grab the edge of the panel and slide it away from the case until it is removed.

    Add Comment

    • Lay the computer flat on its side so that you are looking down on all of the components.

    • Locate the RAM modules on the motherboard.

    Add Comment

    • Locate the white or black tabs holding the RAM module in place.

    • Place your index finger on the tab and firmly press down. The tab should release and the RAM module should be slightly raised.

    • Repeat this for the tab on the other side of the RAM module.

    • Repeat this step for each RAM module.

    Add Comment

    • Grasp the RAM module and firmly pull upwards until it is released from its slot.

    • Repeat this step for each RAM module.

    Add Comment

Conclusion

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

12 other people completed this guide.

Daniel Crawford

Member since: 10/10/2011

765 Reputation

2 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 6-10, Regan Fall 2011 Member of Cal Poly, Team 6-10, Regan Fall 2011

CPSU-REGAN-F11S6G10

4 Members

6 Guides authored

One Comment

Would be great if the DIMM slots were explained (numbering) as to which are populated for dual channel, etc.

MJfromMD - Reply

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 14

Past 30 Days: 22

All Time: 9,171