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Introduction

Many laptop issues trace back to a faulty RAM card. Luckily your memory is fairly easy to replace, just follow this guide!

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  1. HP dv5-1125nr RAM Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Ensure your computer is shut down. Removing the battery while the laptop is still on may corrupt your files. Remove any power adapters and cords connected to the laptop body.

    • Slide the switch to the left until the release clicks.

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    • Remove the battery.

    • The release switch may need to be held down while removing the battery.

  3. HP dv5-1125nr RAM Replacement, RAM: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the one 4mm Phillips screw from the RAM cover using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the RAM cover to reveal the module's underneath.

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    • Make sure to ground yourself before touching the RAM modules; they are very sensitive to static electricity.

    • Push the two metal tabs on the side of the RAM module outwards, towards the battery and CMOS compartments (up and down).

    • Once the module is released, gently pull the module upwards.

    • Repeat for the RAM module underneath the first one.

Conclusion

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

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