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Introduction

This is an easy to follow, step by step guide to help aid in the replacement of the RAM for a Sony Vaio Fit SVF14A190X. The RAM is an important component that stores memory.

  1. Make sure the battery is drained or the computer is turned off.
    • Make sure the battery is drained or the computer is turned off.

    • Use the Phillips head screw driver to remove the eleven 6 mm screws.

    • Use the Phillips head screw driver to remove the one 4 mm screw securing the CD drive.

  2. Insert the plastic opening tool into the slit of the  CD drive. Then pull it outwards. Grab the CD drive with your hand.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool into the slit of the CD drive.

    • Then pull it outwards.

    • Grab the CD drive with your hand.

    • Take the CD drive all the way out.

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  4. Insert the plastic opening tool into the slit between the back cover and the rest of the computer. Move the plastic opening tool around all sides of the device. Peel off the back cover.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool into the slit between the back cover and the rest of the computer.

    • Move the plastic opening tool around all sides of the device.

    • Peel off the back cover.

  5. Use the Phillips head screw driver to remove the four 7 mm screws. Lift  the battery out with your hand.
    • Use the Phillips head screw driver to remove the four 7 mm screws.

    • Lift the battery out with your hand.

  6. The RAM is a small rectangular component located on the opposite side of the lab top from where you pulled out the CD disc drive.
    • The RAM is a small rectangular component located on the opposite side of the lab top from where you pulled out the CD disc drive.

  7. Push down on the metal prongs encircled to allow the RAM component to spring up diagonally from the lab top. When the RAM is sprung up, pull it out  in the same direction it is currently at, to remove it from the lab top. When the RAM is sprung up, pull it out  in the same direction it is currently at, to remove it from the lab top.
    • Push down on the metal prongs encircled to allow the RAM component to spring up diagonally from the lab top.

    • When the RAM is sprung up, pull it out in the same direction it is currently at, to remove it from the lab top.

Conclusion

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

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