Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the laptop RAM.

Parts

No parts required.

Place the laptop on a fat surface with the underside facing up Remove the 4 Philips head screws.
  • Place the laptop on a fat surface with the underside facing up

  • Remove the 4 Philips head screws.

  • Turn the computer over and open the display

  • Grasping each side of the palm rest, gently lift it off and rotate toward the front of the laptop

  • The palm rest will be connected to the main board by a ribbon cable

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Disconnect the touchpad ribbon cable
  • Disconnect the touchpad ribbon cable

  • This step is recommended in the service manual however it is possible to remove the RAM without discoinnecting the touchpad cable

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Locate the RAM modules
  • Locate the RAM modules

  • Gently press the metal tabs outwards to release the top RAM module and remove it from the laptop

  • With the top RAM module removed you can release the lower RAM module in the same manner.

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Conclusion

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

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