Introduction

In this guide you will learn how to remove the RAM. In the case of a broken or unresponsive RAM a replacement may be required. Before begining this guide you should have all required tools that are listed.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the screw holding the RAM cover with a PH1 screwdriver. Remove the RAM cover.
  • Remove the screw holding the RAM cover with a PH1 screwdriver.

  • Remove the RAM cover.

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Push outwards on the metal tabs to release the RAM. Remove the RAM.  Some force may be needed. Be careful not to touch the gold pins on the RAM chips as there may be a build-up of static electricity.  This can fry the parts of the chip that houses memory.
  • Push outwards on the metal tabs to release the RAM.

  • Remove the RAM. Some force may be needed.

  • Be careful not to touch the gold pins on the RAM chips as there may be a build-up of static electricity. This can fry the parts of the chip that houses memory.

Conclusion

In order to reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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