Introduction

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

  1. 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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  2. Turn the computer upside down.
    • Turn the computer upside down.

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    • 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.

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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.

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    • 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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