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Introduction

Use this guide to replace or upgrade RAM cards in your Toshiba Satellite L305-S5946. Replacing your RAM cards will allow you to work with more programs. Doing this requires only removal of the battery as a precursor.

  1. Place the laptop upside-down with the display hinges facing away from you.
    • Place the laptop upside-down with the display hinges facing away from you.

  2. Slide the latch for the left battery bay to the left.
    • Slide the latch for the left battery bay to the left.

  3. Slide the latch for the right battery bay to the right and hold. Continue to hold the latch while using a plastic opening tool to lift and remove the battery bay cover. Remove the battery.
    • Slide the latch for the right battery bay to the right and hold.

    • Continue to hold the latch while using a plastic opening tool to lift and remove the battery bay cover.

    • Remove the battery.

  4. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, turn the screw on the RAM cover until you hear a click.
    • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, turn the screw on the RAM cover until you hear a click.

    • This is a captive panel screw and remains with the cover.

  5. Remove the RAM cover by inserting the plastic opening tool into the indent and lifting. Remove the RAM cover by inserting the plastic opening tool into the indent and lifting.
    • Remove the RAM cover by inserting the plastic opening tool into the indent and lifting.

  6. Push the white and silver retaining clips away from each side of the RAM card using your fingernails. The RAM card should pop up at an angle.
    • Push the white and silver retaining clips away from each side of the RAM card using your fingernails.

    • The RAM card should pop up at an angle.

  7. Pull the RAM card away from the computer. Repeat Steps 6 and 7 to remove the other RAM card that may be installed.
    • Pull the RAM card away from the computer.

    • Repeat Steps 6 and 7 to remove the other RAM card that may be installed.

Conclusion

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

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