Introduction

The Memory module is a simple part to replace as it can be done within a few minutes without any hassle. Just remember to keep yourself ground or without static electricity because shocking the module OR the port itself can cause failure.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Lay the laptop with the battery facing towards you.
  • Lay the laptop with the battery facing towards you.

  • Remember to disconnect the AC cable and other power sources from the device before replacing/repairing parts.

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Grab hold of the small battery slider and apply pressure to the right.
  • Grab hold of the small battery slider and apply pressure to the right.

  • The laptop itself will push the battery out for you once the switch slides all the way to the right.

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Pull the battery out and let go of the battery slider. Pull the battery out and let go of the battery slider. Pull the battery out and let go of the battery slider.
  • Pull the battery out and let go of the battery slider.

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Use a PH1-screwdriver to loosen the 7mm screw. The screw will not fully come out as it is held by a washer underneath but will come out enough to open it. Use a PH1-screwdriver to loosen the 7mm screw. The screw will not fully come out as it is held by a washer underneath but will come out enough to open it.
  • Use a PH1-screwdriver to loosen the 7mm screw. The screw will not fully come out as it is held by a washer underneath but will come out enough to open it.

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Gently pull the back panel off starting from the battery side towards the back.
  • Gently pull the back panel off starting from the battery side towards the back.

  • Pull it back as it snaps out of the holding sockets.

  • It is preferred to use both hands when pulling the back panel off to prevent bending it out of shape.

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Locate the memory stick inside. Locate the memory stick inside.
  • Locate the memory stick inside.

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On both sides of the module, place a thumb on each of the metallic holding pins. Gently pull on the pins to release the spring holding in the module.
  • On both sides of the module, place a thumb on each of the metallic holding pins.

  • Gently pull on the pins to release the spring holding in the module.

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Gently slide the module out of the memory slot. Pay in mind of the module's orientation as it will only go in one way with a little gap in the module to identify orientation.
  • Gently slide the module out of the memory slot.

  • Pay in mind of the module's orientation as it will only go in one way with a little gap in the module to identify orientation.

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Conclusion

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

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