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


No parts required.

Image 1/1: Loosen the two 5 mm Phillips #0 on the upper edge of the 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.

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

As it is not clearly visible in the picture: You should start to open the base cover at the screen side, to avoid breaking the plastic guides of the base cover. A flat dough scraper is a pretty good tool for that.

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

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  • Pull the RAM out at a 45 degree angle.

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

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