Introduction

Blue screen, computer randomly restarts with no warning, or you wish to increase your memory than replace the RAM in your HP EliteBook 840 G1.

Parts

No parts required.

Working on your device while it is turned on may result in electric shock. Make sure to shut down and unplug your device before you begin.
  • Working on your device while it is turned on may result in electric shock. Make sure to shut down and unplug your device before you begin.

  • Flip device over so that the bottom panel is facing upwards.

Slide the latch, to the left.
  • Slide the latch, to the left.

  • Slide the cover upwards to remove it.

Slide to your "other left", on this screen it would be to the right, to slide open the cover

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Once the cover is removed you will be able to see the battery and the two latches that hold it in place.
  • Once the cover is removed you will be able to see the battery and the two latches that hold it in place.

  • The two latches should be pulled back, one of which is spring loaded and must be held in place in order to remove the battery.

  • Lift up and remove the battery.

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Battery should easily be lifted up and out.
  • Battery should easily be lifted up and out.

Identify the RAM and the pull tabs that will be used in the next step.
  • Identify the RAM and the pull tabs that will be used in the next step.

  • Always use an anti-static wrist strap when working on a computer.

Pull back the two tabs on either side of the RAM this will allow the RAM to be removed.
  • Pull back the two tabs on either side of the RAM this will allow the RAM to be removed.

  • When handling a memory module, use care to prevent touching the memory chips on the board. Touching the memory chips could damage or destroy the memory.

Pull the RAM stick gently out and up once the tabs have been pulled to the side.
  • Pull the RAM stick gently out and up once the tabs have been pulled to the side.

Conclusion

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

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