Introduction

This guide will inform readers on how to safely uninstall the RAM components of the Sony VAIO VPC-EB33FM laptop.

If the laptop isn't turned off, then do so by holding down the power button. Turn the laptop onto its backside.
  • If the laptop isn't turned off, then do so by holding down the power button.

  • Turn the laptop onto its backside.

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Locate the battery below the screen attachment.
  • Locate the battery below the screen attachment.

  • The battery is shaped as a long rectangle with rounded edges.

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Press into the release button while holding the unlock button in position.
  • Press into the release button while holding the unlock button in position.

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Lift the battery out at the notch while holding the release button. Lift the battery out at the notch while holding the release button.
  • Lift the battery out at the notch while holding the release button.

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Remove the one screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver. The screw cannot be removed from the RAM casing cover. The screw cannot be removed from the RAM casing cover.
  • Remove the one screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • The screw cannot be removed from the RAM casing cover.

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Pull the two retaining arms away from the center of the RAM chip. The RAM will make a "pop" sound and the RAM stick will rise for ease of handling.
  • Pull the two retaining arms away from the center of the RAM chip.

  • The RAM will make a "pop" sound and the RAM stick will rise for ease of handling.

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Pull the RAM stick out of its socket. To remove the second stick of RAM, repeat steps six and seven. When installing RAM, make sure sticks are firmly in place or the computer will not register them.
  • Pull the RAM stick out of its socket.

  • To remove the second stick of RAM, repeat steps six and seven.

  • When installing RAM, make sure sticks are firmly in place or the computer will not register them.

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Conclusion

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

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when i press the power button in VAio still black screen with little tick sound,

and one day i just turn it on and leave it for 17 hours and sadnlley it worked but when i tried to restart it it still not working with tick tick tick tick sound !!! any advise !!!?

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