Introduction

Use this guide to upgrade your RAM to boost performance or to replace faulty one if you start getting RAM related blink codes, which are explained in the troubleshooting section.

Parts

No parts required.

Before you begin taking apart the computer, make sure that it is completely powered off. Slide the release latch away from the nearest edge.
  • Before you begin taking apart the computer, make sure that it is completely powered off.

  • Slide the release latch away from the nearest edge.

  • Slide the back cover off of the computer.

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Remove the six 3.7mm Phillips screws. Slide the back cover until it clicks, then lift it straight off. Slide the back cover until it clicks, then lift it straight off.
  • Remove the six 3.7mm Phillips screws.

  • Slide the back cover until it clicks, then lift it straight off.

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Press down on both tabs on either side of the top RAM stick. The RAM will slightly pop out and you will be able to slide it out of it's cavity. Repeat the same process for the second stick of RAM if needed.
  • Press down on both tabs on either side of the top RAM stick.

  • The RAM will slightly pop out and you will be able to slide it out of it's cavity.

  • Repeat the same process for the second stick of RAM if needed.

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Conclusion

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

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