Introduction

In this guide you will learn how to safely remove and replace the RAM in this laptop.

Switch the first lock, with the padlock icon, to the open position. Then hold the second lock with the battery icon to the open position, while sliding out the battery pack. Then hold the second lock with the battery icon to the open position, while sliding out the battery pack.
  • Switch the first lock, with the padlock icon, to the open position.

  • Then hold the second lock with the battery icon to the open position, while sliding out the battery pack.

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Flip the laptop so that the back is facing upwards.
  • Flip the laptop so that the back is facing upwards.

  • Locate the small screw on the back that holds the "L" shaped panel.

  • Using a 0 Phillip Screwdriver (4.0x4.7mm sized screw), unscrew the screw. It will not become detached from the panel but it will allow you to remove the back panel.

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Using a plastic opening tool, pry the back panel from the computer, going all the way around it. This will take a good amount of force and you will hear clicking noises as you snap each of the connections out of place. This will take a good amount of force and you will hear clicking noises as you snap each of the connections out of place.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the back panel from the computer, going all the way around it.

  • This will take a good amount of force and you will hear clicking noises as you snap each of the connections out of place.

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Once the back panel is completely removed you will have access to the RAM and many other connections in the computer.
  • Once the back panel is completely removed you will have access to the RAM and many other connections in the computer.

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Locate the RAM, it is about a 2 inch by 1 inch rectangle that is blue in color.
  • Locate the RAM, it is about a 2 inch by 1 inch rectangle that is blue in color.

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Press down on the small silver latches on either side of the RAM, the RAM should pop up. While doing this you will hear a faint click.
  • Press down on the small silver latches on either side of the RAM, the RAM should pop up. While doing this you will hear a faint click.

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Finally remove the RAM by pulling it away from the black connection panel.
  • Finally remove the RAM by pulling it away from the black connection panel.

  • Once the RAM is removed you can put in the replacement RAM.

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Conclusion

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

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