Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the RAM for the purpose of upgrading it.

  1. Ensure the laptop has been properly shut down and unplugged.
    • Ensure the laptop has been properly shut down and unplugged.

    • Turn the computer over so that you can see the battery release tab located near the top of the Thinkpad.

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  2. Use your finger to slide the release tab to the unlocked symbol.
    • Use your finger to slide the release tab to the unlocked symbol.

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    • Hold the tab in the unlocked position and push the battery away from the computer to remove it.

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    • Slide the new battery in until it clicks.

    • Ensure that the release tab is in the locked position.

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    • Using a #0 Phillips screwdriver, remove four 17.0mm screws on the back of the computer.

      • These screws have a RAM symbol next to them.

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    • Flip back over and open the laptop.

    • Lift up on the inside front panel just below the edge of the keyboard.

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    • The green rectangles under the front panel are the RAM.

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    • Press out on the two tabs on either side of the ram at the same time.

    • The RAM will release and pop up at a 25 degree angle.

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    • Pull the RAM away from the housing to remove.

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Conclusion

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

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