Introduction

If your computer has errors or just needs a speed boost, consider changing the RAM by following this guide.

  1. Disconnect PC from power source and any other devices.
    • Disconnect PC from power source and any other devices.

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  2. Turn over computer and remove the rubber feet.
    • Turn over computer and remove the rubber feet.

    • Remove the three 8mm Philips screws with a Philips #0 screwdriver.

    • Use a pry tool and lift up on the lid.

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    • Remove the two cables connecting the motherboard to the front I/O panel.

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    • From the back I/O panel, pry open the cloth covering.

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    • Remove the 2 black philips screws on the outside of the PC, to the left of the fan.

      • There is one on the top and one on the bottom.

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    • Put your thumb on the penny-sized hole, and slide the panel upwards.

    • Remove the panel to reveal the stock blue RAM.

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    • Push both of the white tabs away from the RAM stick to free the RAM.

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    • You can now easily pull the RAM out of the socket, and replace up to two new ones!

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Conclusion

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

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