Introduction

RAM is very important for a computer to pull up information quickly and without referring to previous bytes of memory. The RAM in any computer wears out over time so this is actually a pretty common replacement if you have an older computer. The wireless aspect just means how it connects to wireless networks(Wifi) problems with this leave the computer with a slow internet connection or non at all when there should be one.

Parts

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Image 1/1: Flip your computer over and you can see the battery.
  • First, make sure your computer is turned off.

  • Flip your computer over and you can see the battery.

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Image 1/3: The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator. Image 2/3: The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator. Image 3/3: The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator.
  • Push the tab from the battery, downwards to unlock the battery.

  • The tab should be in the position next to the unlocked indicator.

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Image 1/3: Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer. Image 2/3: Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer. Image 3/3: Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer.
  • Now, push the other tab (the one right under the battery) from right to left.

  • Now the battery will be loose; lift the battery up and out of the computer.

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Image 1/2: Lift the plastic cover off to reveal the RAM and the Wireless. Image 2/2: Lift the plastic cover off to reveal the RAM and the Wireless.
  • Remove the three 6mm screws.

  • Lift the plastic cover off to reveal the RAM and the Wireless.

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Image 1/3: The first RAM will pop up so you can just pull it right out. Image 2/3: Repeat the first step again to remove the second RAM chip. Image 3/3: Installation is the reverse of removal.
  • To remove the RAM, push outward against the metal brackets.

  • The first RAM will pop up so you can just pull it right out.

  • Repeat the first step again to remove the second RAM chip.

  • Installation is the reverse of removal.

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Image 1/2: Do not remove the chip just yet, the wire that connects this chip must first be removed. Image 2/2: Do not remove the chip just yet, the wire that connects this chip must first be removed.
  • To remove the wireless chip, push outward on its two metal brackets.

  • Do not remove the chip just yet, the wire that connects this chip must first be removed.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • To remove the wire, hold the wireless chip firmly and pull the connection straight up off of the chip.

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Conclusion

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

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