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.

Image 1/1: Position the laptop so that the display hinges are facing away from you.
  • Turn the laptop upside-down.

  • Position the laptop so that the display hinges are facing away from you.

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  • Slide the left battery bay latch to the left.

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Image 1/3: While holding onto the latch, use a plastic opening tool to lift and remove the battery bay cover. Image 2/3: Remove the battery. Image 3/3: Remove the battery.
  • Slide the right battery bay latch to the right and hold.

  • While holding onto the latch, use a plastic opening tool to lift and remove the battery bay cover.

  • Remove the battery.

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Image 1/1: Turn the screw until you hear a click
  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to turn the screw on the RAM cover.

  • Turn the screw until you hear a click

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

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Image 1/2: This is a captive panel screw and remains with the cover. Image 2/2: This is a captive panel screw and remains with the cover.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the indent and lift to remove the RAM cover.

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

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Image 1/2: The RAM card should pop up at an angle. Image 2/2: The RAM card should pop up at an angle.
  • Use your fingernails to push the white and silver retaining clips away from each side of the RAM card.

    • The RAM card should pop up at an angle.

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Image 1/2: Repeat step 9 to remove the other RAM card that may be installed. Image 2/2: Repeat step 9 to remove the other RAM card that may be installed.
  • Use your fingers to gently pull the RAM card away from the computer.

  • Repeat step 9 to remove the other RAM card that may be installed.

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Conclusion

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

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