Introduction

This is a step-by-step guide of how to remove your RAM in order to replace it.

Unscrew the 3.5mm screws using a Phillips J0 Screwdriver by rotating the screwdriver in the counter clockwise direction.
  • Unscrew the 3.5mm screws using a Phillips J0 Screwdriver by rotating the screwdriver in the counter clockwise direction.

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Wedge the plastic opening tool between the L-shaped back panel to slide the panel off.
  • Wedge the plastic opening tool between the L-shaped back panel to slide the panel off.

    • Note this may take force. If you have difficulties using the plastic opening tool, try to use your hands to pull the panel off.

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Pull the panel towards you to remove the panel. Pull the panel towards you to remove the panel.
  • Pull the panel towards you to remove the panel.

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Unscrew the three 3.5mm screws using a Phillips J0 Screwdriver by rotating the screwdriver in the counter clockwise direction.
  • Unscrew the three 3.5mm screws using a Phillips J0 Screwdriver by rotating the screwdriver in the counter clockwise direction.

  • Unscrew the one 4.45mm screws using a Phillips J0 Screwdriver by rotating the screwdriver in the counter clockwise direction.

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Pull the cord that connects the Hard Drive to the Motherboard to disconnect it. Pull the cord that connects the Hard Drive to the Motherboard to disconnect it.
  • Pull the cord that connects the Hard Drive to the Motherboard to disconnect it.

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Remove the Hard Drive by lifting it towards you.
  • Remove the Hard Drive by lifting it towards you.

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Place your thumbs on the metal tabs.
  • Place your thumbs on the metal tabs.

  • Push outwards on the metal tabs to release the RAM.

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Pull out the RAM towards you to remove it from the laptop. Pull out the RAM towards you to remove it from the laptop.
  • Pull out the RAM towards you to remove it from the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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