Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the RAM in your laptop.

Rotate the laptop so its bottom is facing up.
  • Rotate the laptop so its bottom is facing up.

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Identify the lock mechanisms holding the battery in place. Slide each button outward with your fingers to disengage the battery. Pull the battery off with your hand to separate it from the laptop.
  • Identify the lock mechanisms holding the battery in place.

  • Slide each button outward with your fingers to disengage the battery.

  • Pull the battery off with your hand to separate it from the laptop.

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Locate the Phillips #1 screw securing panel M. Remove the screw from panel M with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Locate the Phillips #1 screw securing panel M.

  • Remove the screw from panel M with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Pry the panel open with the plastic opening tool. Gently pull with your fingers to remove the panel. Gently pull with your fingers to remove the panel.
  • Pry the panel open with the plastic opening tool.

  • Gently pull with your fingers to remove the panel.

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Identify the metal tabs holding the RAM in place. Gently press outward on the tabs at the same time with your fingers to release the RAM. Gently pull the RAM outward with your fingers to remove it.
  • Identify the metal tabs holding the RAM in place.

  • Gently press outward on the tabs at the same time with your fingers to release the RAM.

  • Gently pull the RAM outward with your fingers to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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