Introduction

This guide is necessary for times when the RAM is thought to be the cause of slow response times or blank screens. Replacing or reseating the RAM may increase the system's speed or fix blank screen issues.

Unplug the power cable from the wall before performing replacement to avoid electrocution. Flip the laptop over.
  • Unplug the power cable from the wall before performing replacement to avoid electrocution.

  • Flip the laptop over.

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Remove the single Phillips #0 screw that is holding down the battery and ram panel. Remove the battery and ram panel.
  • Remove the single Phillips #0 screw that is holding down the battery and ram panel.

  • Remove the battery and ram panel.

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Remove the RAM by pushing the two metal clamps away from each other length-wise on the chip. After hearing a click sound, pull the RAM out from the brackets. After hearing a click sound, pull the RAM out from the brackets.
  • Remove the RAM by pushing the two metal clamps away from each other length-wise on the chip.

  • After hearing a click sound, pull the RAM out from the brackets.

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Conclusion

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

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