Introduction

For the individual who constantly needs to run lots of programs at once, RAM that comes with a laptop often isn't enough. This guide shows you how to replace RAM that is either too small or gone bad.

Parts

No parts required.

Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove two screws labeled F4 from the plastic piece on the back of the laptop with the RAM indicator. Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove two screws labeled F4 from the plastic piece on the back of the laptop with the RAM indicator.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew and remove two screws labeled F4 from the plastic piece on the back of the laptop with the RAM indicator.

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Using a flathead screwdriver or a shiv, insert the flathead of the screwdriver in the space between the plastic piece and the rest of the laptop. Pry the plastic piece off by moving the flathead screwdriver up and down.
  • Using a flathead screwdriver or a shiv, insert the flathead of the screwdriver in the space between the plastic piece and the rest of the laptop. Pry the plastic piece off by moving the flathead screwdriver up and down.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Using your fingers, push two shorter sides of RAM away from each other. Note: The RAM should pop up automatically. Note: The RAM should pop up automatically.
  • Using your fingers, push two shorter sides of RAM away from each other.

  • Note: The RAM should pop up automatically.

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Using your fingers, pull RAM out of the laptop by gentling lifting up. When reinstalling ram be sure to line up  the ram correctly with the slot and notch in the ram
  • Using your fingers, pull RAM out of the laptop by gentling lifting up.

  • When reinstalling ram be sure to line up the ram correctly with the slot and notch in the ram

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Conclusion

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

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