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HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement

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  1. HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Working on your device while it is turned on may result in electric shock. Make sure to shut down and unplug your device before you begin.

    • Flip your device over so the bottom panel is facing up.

  2. HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • The battery is held in by a latch in the front and tabs in the back.

    • Slide the lock switch left, towards the center of the computer.

    • Lift up the battery, rotating it up and away from you, then pull it out.

    • To put the battery back in, line it up with the battery bay and the holes for the tabs. Then let the battery rotate towards you and press down until the latch engages and you hear a click.

  3. HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement, Disassembling HP Pavilion g7-2275dx Back Panel: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Unscrew one Phillips #1 screw from the back panel.

    • The screw is on a spring and attached to the panel. It will pop up, but will not separate from the back panel.

  4. HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the back panel down and pull it up.

  5. HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement, RAM: step 5, image 1 of 2 HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement, RAM: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Use your fingers, plastic opening tools, or pliers to pull the silver brackets away from the RAM.

    • The RAM should pop up to a 35 degree angle.

  6. HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 2 HP Pavilion g7-2275dx RAM Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Gently pull the RAM straight out in the direction it currently is orientated.

    • When inserting new RAM, place the RAM in the black housing at a 35 degree angle (it will fit loosely), then push down until it clicks into the silver brackets.

    • This computer supports two sticks of RAM. To add a second stick, repeat the above step with the upper black housing. (Ensure that you have the correct size and type of RAM before trying to add it).

Conclusion

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

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