Introduction

Use this guide to replace the RAM in your IBM ThinkPad T30

  1. Make sure the ThinkPad is off and the power supply is unplugged.
    • Make sure the ThinkPad is off and the power supply is unplugged.

    • Flip the ThinkPad upside down with the bottom facing you.

    • Slide the latch on the underside of the ThinkPad to the right into the unlock position.

    • While holding the latch in the unlock position, lift the battery out with your other hand.

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  2. Remove the 4 mm Phillips #0 screw located on the panel on the bottom right of the ThinkPad.
    • Remove the 4 mm Phillips #0 screw located on the panel on the bottom right of the ThinkPad.

    • Lift up the cover and set it aside.

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    • Locate the four white tabs. There are two sets of white tabs, the top two holding the first RAM stick and the bottom holding the second RAM stick.

    • Removing one set at a time, press down on the white tabs at the same time. The RAM stick will pop out of place.

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    • Lift out the two RAM sticks.

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Conclusion

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

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