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.

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

    • Remove the RAM cover.

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

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Conclusion

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

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