Introduction

Whether you’re upgrading, replacing, or just toying around with your computer’s RAM, this guide will provide the steps to access and remove the computer’s RAM chips.

Power off your laptop before beginning dissassembly.
  • Power off your laptop before beginning dissassembly.

  • The 5.3 mm Phillips #1 screw boxed in red is located at the center on the underside of the computer.

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Remove the panel that houses the RAM chips by removing the screw that secures it into its spot. Remove the panel that houses the RAM chips by removing the screw that secures it into its spot.
  • Remove the panel that houses the RAM chips by removing the screw that secures it into its spot.

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There are two metal holdings boxed in red is located at each side of the RAM chip (left and right). Use a plastic opening tool or your fingers to carefully pull or push up from the underside of the RAM chip until it naturally sits in the socket at an angle. If using too much force, push aside the metal holdings that holds on to the RAM chip on both side then attempt lifting it up
  • There are two metal holdings boxed in red is located at each side of the RAM chip (left and right).

  • Use a plastic opening tool or your fingers to carefully pull or push up from the underside of the RAM chip until it naturally sits in the socket at an angle.

  • If using too much force, push aside the metal holdings that holds on to the RAM chip on both side then attempt lifting it up

  • There are two RAM chips that can be removes. To remove the second RAM chips follow the same instructed as above.

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Conclusion

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

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