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Introduction

If your memory is full or having memory problems, then you can easily replace the RAM.

Prerequisties:

Remove the battery and the Hard drive before starting this guide.

  1. Turn off the computer, and unplug it from all external power sources.
    • Turn off the computer, and unplug it from all external power sources.

    • Lay the computer face-down on a flat surface. Orient the computer to match the image.

    • Locate the battery release switch, as indicated in the image by the red rectangle. Slide the switch from right to left, and remove the battery.

  2. Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws on the right side of the RAM cover. Lift the right side of the RAM cover, and remove it. Lift the right side of the RAM cover, and remove it.
    • Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws on the right side of the RAM cover.

    • Lift the right side of the RAM cover, and remove it.

  3. Release the RAM by pressing the metal heads of the RAM clips to the sides. Use tweezers and the spudger to spread the clips until they are completely off the RAM.
    • Release the RAM by pressing the metal heads of the RAM clips to the sides. Use tweezers and the spudger to spread the clips until they are completely off the RAM.

    • There are two RAM cards in this device.

  4. Remove the RAM. Remove the RAM. Remove the RAM.
    • Remove the RAM.

  5. As in step 3, press the clips on both sides to release the second RAM clip.
    • As in step 3, press the clips on both sides to release the second RAM clip.

  6. Remove the RAM. Remove the RAM. Remove the RAM.
    • Remove the RAM.

Conclusion

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

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