Introduction

In this guide, you will learn how to replace your RAM.

Shut down the computer and unplug it from the outlet.
  • Shut down the computer and unplug it from the outlet.

  • All screws removed in this guide will require a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Turn the computer upside down.
  • Turn the computer upside down.

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Loosen the three screws from the memory module compartment cover
  • Loosen the three screws from the memory module compartment cover

  • Screws will not come all the way out.

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Remove the memory module compartment cover.
  • Remove the memory module compartment cover.

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Remove the first memory module by spreading apart the two silver retaining tabs, using your thumb and index finger. Pull and lift the green memory module upward at a 45-degree angle, and then pull the memory module out of the computer. If you are replacing both memory cards, repeat this step with the bottom memory card.
  • Remove the first memory module by spreading apart the two silver retaining tabs, using your thumb and index finger.

  • Pull and lift the green memory module upward at a 45-degree angle, and then pull the memory module out of the computer.

  • If you are replacing both memory cards, repeat this step with the bottom memory card.

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To replace the memory card, insert the card at a 45-degree angle, then push into slot.
  • To replace the memory card, insert the card at a 45-degree angle, then push into slot.

  • Push down gently so the silver retaining tabs click back into place.

  • If you are replacing both memory cards, replace the bottom card (closest to the system board) first.

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Conclusion

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

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