Introduction

This guide shows the user how to properly remove the RAM from the Gateway MS2370 Laptop.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure the laptop is turned off and  flipped over so that the bottom is facing up. Then, locate the battery clip as shown.
  • Make sure the laptop is turned off and flipped over so that the bottom is facing up. Then, locate the battery clip as shown.

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Either using your fingers or a plastic spudger push the battery clip to the left to release battery.
  • Either using your fingers or a plastic spudger push the battery clip to the left to release battery.

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  • Pull the battery from the laptop to remove it.

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  • Unscrew the three 10mm inch Phillips 01 screws on the back of your laptop.

  • Unplug everything from the USB and SD ports.

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  • Remove the cover panel.

  • This exposes more screws that must be removed.

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  • Unplug the two exposed cables from the motherboard.

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  • Unscrew the rest of the case screws which include several 10mm 01 Phillips screws and three 3mm 00 Phillips screws.

  • This marked screw will not fully come out. Just loosen it and leave it there it will not effect the rest of the replacement.

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  • Pry the laptop case apart.

  • The disc drive in this photo was removed. You can remove it just by puling it out when the previous step is completed.

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  • Unplug the track-pad and the keyboard ribbon cable by lifting up the grey flap and removing the cable.

  • This cable has a special connector the requires you to lift open a grey flap to unplug properly.

  • The keyboard plug is located at the center of the motherboard and can be unplugged like a normal cable.

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  • Remove the top half of the case.

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  • Unscrew all 5 10mm inch Phillips 01 screws.

  • One more off screen

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  • Unplug the ribbon cable connected to the USB Hub, the network card, and the monitor cable.

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  • Flip the motherboard over.

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  • Using your two thumbs to pull outwards from the inside of the RAM slot to release and remove the RAM.

  • The last step of this replacement guide is not required to complete the fan replacement guide.

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Conclusion

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

Mathieu Bolduc-Clayton

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