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Introduction

The RAM in this laptop can be accessed easily with very little disassembly. There are two slots that both accept PC2-5300S RAM.

Image 1/1: Make sure the switch in the upper right corner of the laptop is switched to the "unlock" position (toward the unlocked padlock icon).
  • To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is unplugged before removing the battery.

  • Make sure the switch in the upper right corner of the laptop is switched to the "unlock" position (toward the unlocked padlock icon).

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Image 1/3: Firmly pull the battery outwards and away from the laptop. Image 2/3: Firmly pull the battery outwards and away from the laptop. Image 3/3: Firmly pull the battery outwards and away from the laptop.
  • Pull the switch on the upper lefthand corner of the laptop towards the unlocked padlock icon.

  • Firmly pull the battery outwards and away from the laptop.

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Image 1/2: Leave all the screws in the back plate and so you don't lose them. Image 2/2: Leave all the screws in the back plate and so you don't lose them.
  • Remove the seven 6 mm Phillips #0 screws from the back of the case.

  • Leave all the screws in the back plate and so you don't lose them.

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  • Pull upwards on the top of the back cover to remove it.

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Image 1/3: The module will automatically lift up 30° after it has been released. Image 2/3: The module will automatically lift up 30° after it has been released. Image 3/3: The module will automatically lift up 30° after it has been released.
  • Pull outwards on the silver metal pins to release the upper RAM module.

  • The module will automatically lift up 30° after it has been released.

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Image 1/2: Repeat the same process for the lower RAM module. Image 2/2: Repeat the same process for the lower RAM module.
  • Firmly grasp the outer portion of the RAM module, and pull it outward to remove it from the port.

  • Repeat the same process for the lower RAM module.

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Conclusion

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

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