Introduction

Introduction

Ram is your laptops temporary memory and can be replaced if damaged or you can upgrade it. This will help run more programs or make the ones you run faster and more efficient.

This Guide Will Teach You

  1. Where the ram is located
  2. How to remove safely
  3. Tools needed to complete the replacement

Parts

No parts required.

Shutdown the computer, detach it from any power source, and make sure the laptop is closed with its latch securely shut.
  • Shutdown the computer, detach it from any power source, and make sure the laptop is closed with its latch securely shut.

  • Turn the laptop over so its bottom is facing you.

  • The laptop pictured comes with a palm rest attached to the battery case. This part may not be present on your laptop. Regardless, the steps are exactly the same.

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Using two index fingers, slide the battery latches outward.
  • Using two index fingers, slide the battery latches outward.

  • While still holding the latches out, use your thumbs to slide the battery out towards you.

  • Once the battery is dislodged, you can let go of the latches and remove the battery.

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Locate and unscrew the captive screw indicated in the picture on the left to detach the panel.
  • Locate and unscrew the captive screw indicated in the picture on the left to detach the panel.

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Use your fingers to push out the latches holding the RAM in place.
  • Use your fingers to push out the latches holding the RAM in place.

  • The RAM should now sit up at an angle so you can safely remove it.

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Conclusion

To install the new RAM, set it in the slot at an angle and push it in until the latches reclick.

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