Use a Torx T4 screwdriver to unscrew the 9 5mm screws holding the cover in place.
  • Use a Torx T4 screwdriver to unscrew the 9 5mm screws holding the cover in place.

  • Use a Torx T4 screwdriver to unscrew the 8mm screw in the center.

  • When, reassembling, make sure not to tighten the screws too much or you may risk cracking the plastic cover.

Use the plastic opening tool to pry the cover up and away from the laptop, starting at one end and working your way around the cover. The cover is large and flat and made of thin plastic. It cracks easily, so make sure not to pry too hard. The cover is large and flat and made of thin plastic. It cracks easily, so make sure not to pry too hard.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the cover up and away from the laptop, starting at one end and working your way around the cover.

  • The cover is large and flat and made of thin plastic. It cracks easily, so make sure not to pry too hard.

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Use blue plastic opening tool to pry the ram cover loose. Carefully lift up the ram cover and remove it from the laptop. Use blue plastic opening tool to pry the ram cover loose. Carefully lift up the ram cover and remove it from the laptop.
  • Use blue plastic opening tool to pry the ram cover loose. Carefully lift up the ram cover and remove it from the laptop.

Locate the ram hold downs. Push outwards on the hold downs to release the RAM.
  • Locate the ram hold downs.

  • Push outwards on the hold downs to release the RAM.

Remove the RAM by pulling away from the RAM socket. Remove the RAM by pulling away from the RAM socket.
  • Remove the RAM by pulling away from the RAM socket.

Conclusion

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

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