Introduction

This is a simple process to upgrade the RAM in the Samsung NP-130-JA01US.

Upgrading your RAM memory card will allow your unit to handle more programs at the same time, like having multiple tabs open, and reducing the time your unit needs to turn on.

RAM memory upgrade is a quick and cheap way to improve the performance of your unit.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn off the computer.
  • Turn off the computer.

  • Disconnect the charger cable from the computer.

  • Failure to disconnect the charger cable from the computer could result in an electric shock.

  • Flip the computer over so the underside is facing up.

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Slide the left and right slider buttons fully away from each other. Slide the left and right slider buttons fully away from each other.
  • Slide the left and right slider buttons fully away from each other.

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Pull the battery out of the computer.
  • Pull the battery out of the computer.

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Locate the "Memory" panel on the bottom right corner. Use the Phillips 01 screwdriver to remove the screw.
  • Locate the "Memory" panel on the bottom right corner.

  • Use the Phillips 01 screwdriver to remove the screw.

    • The screw is a Phillips 1 (PH 1) with a length of 60 millimeters (mm)

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With your hand, lift panel and remove it.
  • With your hand, lift panel and remove it.

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Slide metal prongs (marked in red squares) away from each other with your fingers. The RAM chip will automatically lift up at an angle for easy ejection.
  • Slide metal prongs (marked in red squares) away from each other with your fingers.

  • The RAM chip will automatically lift up at an angle for easy ejection.

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With your hands, carefully slide the RAM chip out to remove.
  • With your hands, carefully slide the RAM chip out to remove.

    • The RAM chip is delicate, do not force it when removing it.

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Conclusion

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

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