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Introduction

A guide on how to replace the RAM on your Lenovo ThinkPad E540 laptop.

When replacing the RAM, it’s recommended to replace both at the same time.

  1. Push the battery release switches away from each other. Push the battery release switches away from each other.
    • Push the battery release switches away from each other.

  2. Remove the battery.
    • Remove the battery.

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  4. Remove the three 1.2mm Phillips #00 screws from the bottom panel.
    • Remove the three 1.2mm Phillips #00 screws from the bottom panel.

  5. Use a plastic opening tool to pry off the bottom panel.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry off the bottom panel.

  6. Release the tabs on each side of the chip by simultaneously pushing each tab away from the RAM.
    • Release the tabs on each side of the chip by simultaneously pushing each tab away from the RAM.

    • These tabs lock the chip in place and releasing them will cause the chip to "pop" up.

  7. Pull the RAM out of the laptop. Pull the RAM out of the laptop.
    • Pull the RAM out of the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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