Introduction

Remove and replace the RAM in your HP DV2160BR by following this guide. Be sure that the laptop is turned off when performing the removal and ground yourself by touching a metal object before working on the laptop.

  1. Start with the bottom of the laptop facing up.
    • Start with the bottom of the laptop facing up.

    • Locate the panel covering the RAM compartment.

    • Unscrew the two 5mm Phillips #0 screws securing the RAM compartment.

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  2. Lift up the panel by the end that held the screws, and set it aside.
    • Lift up the panel by the end that held the screws, and set it aside.

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    • Using 2 prying tools, push the 2 buttons on the sides of one RAM module simultaneously, so that one side of the module pops up and out of the clips holding it down.

    • Grab the RAM module and carefully pull it straight out of its slot.

    • Repeat this step for the second RAM module, which is located just underneath the first RAM module.

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Conclusion

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

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