Introduction

The RAM of your computer is integral to normal functioning. If your computer crashes or is often slow, you may want to upgrade or replace your memory. There are no cords or cables connecting the memory to the computer, only the slot it sits in. Accessing and removing the memory is simple.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the laptop upside down with the battery compartment facing you.
  • Turn the laptop upside down with the battery compartment facing you.

Slide the battery release latch to the right and hold in place.
  • Slide the battery release latch to the right and hold in place.

Lift the front edge of the battery up and remove it from the compartment.
  • Lift the front edge of the battery up and remove it from the compartment.

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Orient the laptop with the memory cover towards you.
  • Orient the laptop with the memory cover towards you.

Unscrew the three 2x5mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver. Unscrew the three 2x5mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the three 2x5mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

Remove the memory cover.
  • Remove the memory cover.

Pull the two tabs on both sides of the memory stick to release it.
  • Pull the two tabs on both sides of the memory stick to release it.

  • The memory should pop up on its own with very little force applied to the tabs.

Grab the memory stick from the sides with your fingers and set aside. Grab the memory stick from the sides with your fingers and set aside.
  • Grab the memory stick from the sides with your fingers and set aside.

Conclusion

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

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