Introduction

The random access memory (RAM) stores temporary data for programs to use while they are running. Some programs use a lot of memory so it may be useful to replace RAM with ones with more memory on them.

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Image 1/3: Slide the release switch and the battery will pop out. Image 2/3: Remove the battery Image 3/3: Remove the battery
  • Locate the battery on the bottom side of the laptop.

  • Slide the release switch and the battery will pop out.

  • Remove the battery

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  • Using the Phillips #1, loosen the three 7mm captive screws that secure the memory module cover to the computer.

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  • Remove cover and expose the memory module by lifting the cover up like its on a hinge.

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Image 1/3: Use non-conductive pointing tool or fingers to prevent static build up and damaging components. Image 2/3: Pull the metal tabs away from the memory to release it. Image 3/3: Pull RAM away from clips to remove from device
  • Locate the release tabs on both sides of the RAM.

    • Use non-conductive pointing tool or fingers to prevent static build up and damaging components.

  • Pull the metal tabs away from the memory to release it.

  • Pull RAM away from clips to remove from device

    • Repeat for second RAM if necessary

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Conclusion

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

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