Introduction

This guide instructs you how to remove the RAM. You will need the screwdriver listed in the tools section.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Step 1 – Battery: Locate the battery release slider on the bottom of the laptop and move it in the direction of the arrow to the unlock position.
    • Step 1 – Battery: Locate the battery release slider on the bottom of the laptop and move it in the direction of the arrow to the unlock position.

    • The yellow highlighted edge of the battery should pop up slightly when the switch is moved

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  2. Step 2: Using the edge of the battery that has popped up, lift the battery out of the computer.
    • Step 2: Using the edge of the battery that has popped up, lift the battery out of the computer.

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    • Remove the two 3.5 mm diameter head and 7 mm long screws using the Philips PH1 screwdriver.

    • Both screws will remain attached to the cover.

    • Set the cover with attached screws to the side.

    • The RAM will now be exposed

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    • Find the two clips located on each side of the RAM.

    • Using both hands, simultaneously grab each clip and open them away from the RAM stick.

    • The RAM will pop up.

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    • Using one hand, pull the RAM up and to the left to remove it.

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    • If there is a second RAM module present (as shown), repeat steps 2 and 3 to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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