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Introduction

This guide provides instructions for replacing the RAM. This may be helpful if your laptop is experiencing sluggish system performance.

  1. Make sure the computer is unplugged and turned off.
    • Make sure the computer is unplugged and turned off.

    • Place the computer front side down with the battery compartment farthest away.

  2. Slide the switch  under the battery compartment to the left until the compartment opens. This may require some force. Slide the switch  under the battery compartment to the left until the compartment opens. This may require some force.
    • Slide the switch under the battery compartment to the left until the compartment opens. This may require some force.

  3. Lightly pry the battery upward to remove. When reinserting the battery, match the latches along the backside of the battery with the corresponding  slots in the computer in order to press it into place.
    • Lightly pry the battery upward to remove.

    • When reinserting the battery, match the latches along the backside of the battery with the corresponding slots in the computer in order to press it into place.

  4. Remove the six Phillips PM2.5X6.0 screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Pry the back casing up and away from the rest of the laptop with the plastic opening tool. Pry the back casing up and away from the rest of the laptop with the plastic opening tool.
    • Remove the six Phillips PM2.5X6.0 screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • Pry the back casing up and away from the rest of the laptop with the plastic opening tool.

  5. Remove the green RAM by prying it upward and pulling it away from its slot. Remove the green RAM by prying it upward and pulling it away from its slot. Remove the green RAM by prying it upward and pulling it away from its slot.
    • Remove the green RAM by prying it upward and pulling it away from its slot.

Conclusion

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

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