Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the RAM from a HP Compaq nc8430.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Completely shut down the device and unplug any adapters and cords connected to the device.
  • Completely shut down the device and unplug any adapters and cords connected to the device.

  • Carefully flip the device over so that the bottom is facing up.

  • Slide both of the latches to the left.

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Slide up against the three lines the battery has.
  • Slide up against the three lines the battery has.

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Slide the battery up and away from the laptop.
  • Slide the battery up and away from the laptop.

  • Slowly remove the battery to prevent any connectors from getting damaged.

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Completely shut down the device and unplug any adapters and chords that are connected.
  • Completely shut down the device and unplug any adapters and chords that are connected.

  • Carefully flip the device over so that the bottom is facing up.

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Use a screwdriver to remove the single screw on the covering located on the back of the laptop.
  • Use a screwdriver to remove the single screw on the covering located on the back of the laptop.

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Locate the ram after you remove the covering.
  • Locate the ram after you remove the covering.

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Use fingers or tools to press the clamps that hold the ram in to the side.
  • Use fingers or tools to press the clamps that hold the ram in to the side.

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Place your fingers firmly on the ram and pull it up.
  • Place your fingers firmly on the ram and pull it up.

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Place fingers firmly on ram and pull it to remove it.
  • Place fingers firmly on ram and pull it to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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