Introduction

If your computer is running slowly or not downloading as quickly as you would like, replace the RAM card to an upgraded version.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the laptop upside down and remove battery by pressing inward on the two latches holding the battery in. Flip the laptop upside down and remove battery by pressing inward on the two latches holding the battery in.
  • Flip the laptop upside down and remove battery by pressing inward on the two latches holding the battery in.

Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver). Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).
  • Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).

Flip laptop over and open it.
  • Flip laptop over and open it.

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Slightly push up while lifting up on the power button panel to release the panel.
  • Slightly push up while lifting up on the power button panel to release the panel.

Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws holding the keyboard in (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).
  • Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws holding the keyboard in (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).

Carefully (holding both sides of the keyboard), push up and lift slightly. Keyboard is still connected via a ribbon cable.
  • Carefully (holding both sides of the keyboard), push up and lift slightly.

  • Keyboard is still connected via a ribbon cable.

  • Move the keyboard slightly to the left to have access to the keyboard ribbon cable.

Use the black spudger to lift the black latch holding the keyboard ribbon cable.
  • Use the black spudger to lift the black latch holding the keyboard ribbon cable.

Press the two prongs outward, and the RAM card will come out of PCI Express connector.
  • Press the two prongs outward, and the RAM card will come out of PCI Express connector.

Conclusion

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

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