Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace the RAM within your computer.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Pull the tab and the lid will pop up. Pull the tab and the lid will pop up.
  • Pull the tab and the lid will pop up.

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Grab the lid and pull it up and off. Grab the lid and pull it up and off.
  • Grab the lid and pull it up and off.

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Pull out both sets of cables from the side of the optical drive. Both cables are plugged into the drive right next to each other.
  • Pull out both sets of cables from the side of the optical drive.

  • Both cables are plugged into the drive right next to each other.

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Pull the tab up holding the optical drive in place. Slide the optical drive out.
  • Pull the tab up holding the optical drive in place.

  • Slide the optical drive out.

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Press down on the white tabs on both sides of the RAM stick until the RAM stick pops up. Press down on the white tabs on both sides of the RAM stick until the RAM stick pops up.
  • Press down on the white tabs on both sides of the RAM stick until the RAM stick pops up.

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Gently lift the RAM stick up and out of the case.
  • Gently lift the RAM stick up and out of the case.

  • When inserting a RAM stick, press firmly down into the slot until the white tabs lock into both sides of the stick.

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Conclusion

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

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