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In this guide, we will be showing you how to remove and replace the Memory Modules.

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    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. Follow the instructions in "Before You Begin".

    • CAUTION: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

    • CAUTION: To prevent damage to the memory module connector, do not use tools to spread the memory module securing clips.

  1. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory-module connector until the memory module pops up. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory-module connector until the memory module pops up.
    • Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory-module connector until the memory module pops up.

  2. Remove the memory module from the memory-module connector.
    • Remove the memory module from the memory-module connector.

  3. Align the notch in the NEW memory module with the tab in the memory-module connector. Align the notch in the NEW memory module with the tab in the memory-module connector.
    • Align the notch in the NEW memory module with the tab in the memory-module connector.

  4. Slide the memory module firmly into the slot at a 45-degree angle, and press the memory module down until it clicks into place. If you do not hear the click, remove the memory module and reinstall it.
    • Slide the memory module firmly into the slot at a 45-degree angle, and press the memory module down until it clicks into place. If you do not hear the click, remove the memory module and reinstall it.

    • NOTE: If the memory module is not installed properly, the computer may not boot.

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