Introduction

Replace the old RAM cards to greatly enhance computer speed.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure the computer is turned off, by selecting the start menu and choosing “Shut Down”.
  • Make sure the computer is turned off, by selecting the start menu and choosing “Shut Down”.

  • Ensure all cables, speakers and other devices are unplugged and turned off before opening the computer case.

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Lay the computer on its side; you will see a blue knob. Turn this knob 90 deg clockwise.
  • Lay the computer on its side; you will see a blue knob.

  • Turn this knob 90 deg clockwise.

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Slide the panel case forward about 1/2 inch while knob is turned. Lift panel case off computer.
  • Slide the panel case forward about 1/2 inch while knob is turned.

  • Lift panel case off computer.

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The RAM are the two green cards in the corner of the computer.
  • The RAM are the two green cards in the corner of the computer.

  • At each end of the card, there are two white clips securing the RAM to the Motherboard.

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Push down both white clips with your thumbs until you hear a click. The RAM cards can now be removed.
  • Push down both white clips with your thumbs until you hear a click.

  • The RAM cards can now be removed.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions (steps 1-3) in reverse order.

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