Introduction

Use this guide to help you replace the RAM in a Dell Inspiron 1305.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Flip the laptop over.
  • Save your work, power the laptop off, and ensure that the charging cable is unplugged before removing the battery.

  • Flip the laptop over.

  • Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Slide the battery towards the back of the laptop until it comes free. Image 2/3: Slide the battery towards the back of the laptop until it comes free. Image 3/3: Slide the battery towards the back of the laptop until it comes free.
  • Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol until you hear the battery click.

  • Slide the battery towards the back of the laptop until it comes free.

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Image 1/3: Remove the two 5.5mm screws securing the RAM access door with a #00 Phillips screwdriver. Image 2/3: Remove the two 5.5mm screws securing the RAM access door with a #00 Phillips screwdriver. Image 3/3: Remove the two 5.5mm screws securing the RAM access door with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Locate the RAM access door.

  • Remove the two 5.5mm screws securing the RAM access door with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Using your fingers, open and remove the access door from the laptop, exposing the RAM underneath.

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Image 1/3: To remove the memory card, pull it out of the tray with the latches still stretched out. Image 2/3: To remove the memory card, pull it out of the tray with the latches still stretched out. Image 3/3: To remove the memory card, pull it out of the tray with the latches still stretched out.
  • To access the RAM, push out the latches outward on the left and right of the RAM.

  • To remove the memory card, pull it out of the tray with the latches still stretched out.

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Conclusion

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

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