1. Shut down the computer.
    • Shut down the computer.

    • Disconnect all external devices and cables from the computer.

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  2. Flip the laptop over.
    • Flip the laptop over.

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    • Locate the gray sliding tab next to the black bar where the battery is located.

    • Slide the gray sliding tab to the left until you hear a distinct click.

    • The inside edge of the battery should pop up.

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    • Grasp the inside edge of the battery.

    • Lift the inside edge of the battery up to detach the battery from the laptop.

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    • Locate RAM access door on the bottom side of the laptop.

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    • Locate the two screws holding down the RAM access cover

    • Unscrew the two screws with a size 00 Philips screwdriver.

    • Note: The screws do not detach from the cover.

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    • Lift up on the screw side of the RAM access cover to remove it.

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    • Gently pull apart the metal tabs located on both sides of the stick of RAM.

    • The RAM stick should tilt upwards.

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    • Gently lift the the RAM up and out of its seat.

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    • Repeat the previous two steps for the remaining stick of RAM.

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Conclusion

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

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THANKS - YOU'RE AWESOME!!!! Removing the hard drive was the fix it! the HP site never tells you this - imagine.......

marena - Reply

I had never dealt with laptop ram before and i used this guide sussusfully to remove the ram from my old HP Pavilliondv6-3055dx laptop. Thanks!

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