Introduction

You are going to remove the back cover, locate the RAM, take out the RAM, and either replace it or reinstall it.

Place the laptop so the back cover is facing up.
  • Place the laptop so the back cover is facing up.

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Remove the 8 screws from the back cover using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 8 screws from the back cover using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Lift off the cover.
  • Lift off the cover.

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Identify the RAM, which is a stack of two green cards in the upper left-hand corner.
  • Identify the RAM, which is a stack of two green cards in the upper left-hand corner.

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There are silver tabs on both sides of the ram. Simultaneously push the silver tabs outward.
  • There are silver tabs on both sides of the ram. Simultaneously push the silver tabs outward.

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The card pops up 20 degrees and is loose enough to remove with your hand.
  • The card pops up 20 degrees and is loose enough to remove with your hand.

  • Carefully pull the card to the right horizontally.

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Follow the same steps for the second RAM card, which is under the one you just removed.
  • Follow the same steps for the second RAM card, which is under the one you just removed.

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Conclusion

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

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