Introduction

For this guide, we will be replacing the RAM on a Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch. Once the back of the computer case is off, no tools are necessary for replacement.

It is important that you power off your laptop before you begin.
  • It is important that you power off your laptop before you begin.

  • Find and remove the 10 Phillips style body screws on the bottom of the laptop case.

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  • Remove 2 screws, 1 located on the left hinge cover and one located on the right hinge cover.

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Starting from the front, use a plastic opening tool to separate the bottom of the case from the body of the laptop. Starting from the front, use a plastic opening tool to separate the bottom of the case from the body of the laptop.
  • Starting from the front, use a plastic opening tool to separate the bottom of the case from the body of the laptop.

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Press down and out on the topside of the clips holding the memory in place. Press down and out on the topside of the clips holding the memory in place.
  • Press down and out on the topside of the clips holding the memory in place.

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Once the clips are free, pull the topside of the memory up, and then remove it from the slot.
  • Once the clips are free, pull the topside of the memory up, and then remove it from the slot.

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Conclusion

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

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