Introduction

In this guide it will be demonstrated how to replace the memory on a Dell Inspiron 910 laptop.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the laptop over to where the battery is facing upwards and towards you.
  • Turn the laptop over to where the battery is facing upwards and towards you.

  • Locate the release tabs located on either side of the battery.

  • Push the release tabs toward the center of the device.

  • Remove the battery.

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Take the replacement battery, insert it into the original position  in the laptop.
  • Take the replacement battery, insert it into the original position in the laptop.

  • Slide the release tabs back into place.

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Remember to power off the device before starting!
  • Remember to power off the device before starting!

  • Disconnect any cables or external devices from the laptop, then flip it and remove the battery by pressing the battery tabs inward.

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Locate the large black panel with two screws holding it in place. (This is the panel with ventilation holes)
  • Locate the large black panel with two screws holding it in place. (This is the panel with ventilation holes)

  • Unscrew both of the screws using a Philips Screwdriver.

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Remove the panel by pulling upward.
  • Remove the panel by pulling upward.

    • Removal may require some force!

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After removing the panel, locate the memory modules. Look for the silver tabs on either side of the white plastic holding the RAM in place. Then gently remove the RAM.
  • After removing the panel, locate the memory modules.

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

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Depress the RAM until it locks into place; there should be an audible clicking noise when it does so and the gold contacts should be barely visible.
  • Depress the RAM until it locks into place; there should be an audible clicking noise when it does so and the gold contacts should be 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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