Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

Removing the battery while the laptop is still on may corrupt your files. Turn the device over to expose the bottom of the device.
  • 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.
  • Carefully remove the battery from its compartment.

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Locate three Phillips head retaining screws which secure RAM compartment.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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Carefully remove module from slot.
  • 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. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for additional RAM modules.
  • 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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