Introduction

Use this guide to replace the RAM if you would like to upgrade the RAM, or replace it if there is damage.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Make sure the display is closed. Then, flip the computer over so that you can see the bottom cover.
    • Make sure the display is closed. Then, flip the computer over so that you can see the bottom cover.

    • Loosen the two 5 mm Phillips #0 on the upper edge of the cover.

      • These screws will stay captive to the case.

  2. Remove the two 5 mm interior screws that connect the cover to the assembly using the same Philips head screwdriver from the previous step.
    • Remove the two 5 mm interior screws that connect the cover to the assembly using the same Philips head screwdriver from the previous step.

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  4. Use a spudger to remove the base cover from the rest of bottom cover.
    • Use a spudger to remove the base cover from the rest of bottom cover.

  5. Gently pull apart clips on the ends of the memory module until the memory module pops up. Gently pull apart clips on the ends of the memory module until the memory module pops up.
    • Gently pull apart clips on the ends of the memory module until the memory module pops up.

  6. Pull the RAM out at a 45 degree angle.
    • Pull the RAM out at a 45 degree angle.

Conclusion

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

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