Introduction

This replacement guide is to walk you through a RAM replacement on your Toshiba Satellite A660-ST3NX2X. Before starting this replacement, make sure you have a replacement RAM stick that is made for this computer and model. Also, make sure the computer is powered off and completely shut down before completing this replacement.

Image 1/1: Turn the computer over, so the screen is facing down and the battery is positioned in front of you.
  • Unplug all cables and other devices from the computer before starting this replacement.

  • Turn the computer over, so the screen is facing down and the battery is positioned in front of you.

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Image 1/2: Using both hands, place one finger on each tab and slide them to the sides and away from each other. Image 2/2: Using both hands, place one finger on each tab and slide them to the sides and away from each other.
  • Locate the two sliding tabs on either side of the battery.

  • Using both hands, place one finger on each tab and slide them to the sides and away from each other.

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Image 1/3: The right tab on this laptop stayed pushed to the right without needing to be held in place. Image 2/3: The right tab on this laptop stayed pushed to the right without needing to be held in place. Image 3/3: The right tab on this laptop stayed pushed to the right without needing to be held in place.
  • Pull the battery out, keeping the tabs pushed to the side.

    • The right tab on this laptop stayed pushed to the right without needing to be held in place.

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  • Use a J00 bit to unscrew the single 4mm screw that leads to the RAM Memory compartment.

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  • Open the hatch that holds the RAM cards.

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Image 1/2: You will feel the card pop up from its held position, indicating it can safely be pulled out. Image 2/2: You will feel the card pop up from its held position, indicating it can safely be pulled out.
  • Pull apart the two metal tabs that are holding the RAM cards in place.

    • You will feel the card pop up from its held position, indicating it can safely be pulled out.

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  • Pull out the top RAM card.

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Image 1/2: Remove the bottom RAM card, just as the top RAM card was removed. Image 2/2: Remove the bottom RAM card, just as the top RAM card was removed.
  • Use tabs on the sides of the bottom RAM card to release the RAM card.

  • Remove the bottom RAM card, just as the top RAM card was removed.

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Conclusion

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

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