Introduction

This guide will show the user how to remove the RAM modules.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Turn the device over to expose the bottom of the device. Image 2/2: Slide the battery release all the way to the left.
  • Removing the battery while the laptop is still on may corrupt your files.

  • Turn the device over to expose the bottom of the device.

  • Slide the battery release all the way to the left.

  • There will be a click and the battery will be released from its compartment.

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  • Carefully remove the battery from its compartment.

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Image 1/1: Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to loosen the screws.
  • Locate three Phillips head retaining screws which secure RAM compartment.

  • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to loosen the screws.

  • Remove the panel covering the compartment.

  • Ground yourself before attempting to touch any components. To ground yourself, touch a conductive metal to eliminate any static buildup in your body, which can damage computer components.

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Image 1/2: Once the second clip is released, the module will automatically pop up. Image 2/2: Once the second clip is released, the module will automatically pop up.
  • Use the tip of a screw driver to press the release clips away from the RAM module.

  • Once the second clip is released, the module will automatically pop up.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to damage modules when removing them from their slots.
  • Carefully remove module from slot.

  • Be careful not to damage modules when removing them from their slots.

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  • Repeat steps 4 and 5 for additional RAM modules.

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Conclusion

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

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