Introduction

Make sure you have completed the keyboard replacement guide and the top cover removal guide.

A defective RAM can cause your laptop's loading speed to deteriorate. This guide will show you how to correctly replace a defective or an outdated RAM for your HP Folio 13t-1000.

Image 1/2: Use a PH1 screw head to remove the 16, 6mm screws from the bottom case housing of the laptop. Image 2/2: Use a PH1 screw head to remove the 16, 6mm screws from the bottom case housing of the laptop.
  • Use an antistatic wrist wrap, or periodically touch unpainted metal to minimize the risk of damaging the laptop by electrostatic shock.

  • Use a PH1 screw head to remove the 16, 6mm screws from the bottom case housing of the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Slide the spudger with a twisting motion along the entire perimeter of the laptop until the top cover is separated from the frame of the device. Image 2/3: Slide the spudger with a twisting motion along the entire perimeter of the laptop until the top cover is separated from the frame of the device. Image 3/3: Slide the spudger with a twisting motion along the entire perimeter of the laptop until the top cover is separated from the frame of the device.
  • This step requires unlocking the very fragile plastic clips along the frame; take care not to damage them.

  • Slide the spudger with a twisting motion along the entire perimeter of the laptop until the top cover is separated from the frame of the device.

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Image 1/1: The top right corner of the keyboard should now be sticking out slightly.
  • Using the flat portion of the plastic spudger, push the corner of the black surface until the first clip unlocks.

  • The top right corner of the keyboard should now be sticking out slightly.

  • Repeat the same process for the top left corner.

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  • Slide the keyboard up and towards the screen just enough to separate the keyboard from the top cover.

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Image 1/3: Repeat the same process for the second clamp. Image 2/3: Repeat the same process for the second clamp. Image 3/3: Repeat the same process for the second clamp.
  • To unlock the clamps connected to the motherboard, use your fingers or insert the pointed edge of the spudger between the first clamp and the cable.

  • Repeat the same process for the second clamp.

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  • Remove the keyboard from the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Do the same for the second connection. Image 2/3: Do the same for the second connection. Image 3/3: Do the same for the second connection.
  • Place your finger between one of the plastic clamps and the cable and apply a slight leveraging force until the clamp pops up.

  • Do the same for the second connection.

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  • Remove the top hardware cover.

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  • Using the tips of your fingers, gently apply opposite outward force until the two clips are no longer holding the RAM stick.

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  • Carefully remove the old RAM by sliding it towards the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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