Introduction

Replacing or upgrading the Ram on a Dell Inspiron 910.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: Locate the two release tabs by turning the laptop over Image 2/3: Press the release tabs towards the center to remove the battery Image 3/3: Remove the battery
  • Turn off the laptop and disconnect the power supply

  • Locate the two release tabs by turning the laptop over

  • Press the release tabs towards the center to remove the battery

  • Remove the battery

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Image 1/1: Flip the laptop over, so that you can see where the battery was taken out.
  • Ensure that the laptop is shut.

  • Flip the laptop over, so that you can see where the battery was taken out.

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Image 1/1: Using your Philips 0 screwdriver, unscrew both of the screws.
  • There should be a large black panel with slits visible, and two screws holding it in place.

  • Using your Philips 0 screwdriver, unscrew both of the screws.

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  • Now that the screws have been removed, you should be able to remove the panel. This may require some force.

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Image 1/1: Don't worry about the one with wires attached, the RAM is the other circuit board.
  • After the panel has been removed, you should see two green circuit boards affixed to a larger blue circuit board.

  • Don't worry about the one with wires attached, the RAM is the other circuit board.

  • Look for the silver tabs on either side of the white plastic holding the RAM in place.

  • Using your index fingers, lift both tabs. The RAM should partially "pop" out.

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  • Gently pull the RAM out of the plastic.

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  • To reinsert the RAM, or install new RAM, place it in the same position the removed RAM was in after lifting the tabs.

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Image 1/1: Press the RAM into the white plastic so that the gold tabs are barely visible.
  • Depress the RAM until it locks into place; there should be an audible clicking noise when it does so.

  • Press the RAM into the white plastic so that the gold tabs are barely visible.

  • Congratulations! You have completed the guide.

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Conclusion

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

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