Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is unplugged before removing the battery.
  • 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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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. 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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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.
  • 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. Pull upwards on the top of the back cover to remove it.
  • Pull upwards on the top of the back cover to remove it.

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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. 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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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.
  • 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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