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.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the battery on the bottom side of the laptop. Slide the release switch and the battery will pop out. 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.
  • 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. Remove cover and expose the memory module by lifting the cover up like its on a hinge. Remove cover and expose the memory module by lifting the cover up like its on a hinge.
  • Remove cover and expose the memory module by lifting the cover up like its on a hinge.

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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.
  • 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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