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Introduction

This guide will inform readers on how to replace random access memory because of bad random access memory or the need for more.

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  1. Turn the laptop face down to expose the back.
    • Turn the laptop face down to expose the back.

    • Locate the battery.

  2. Locate the battery latches. The battery latch mechanism can be compared to a door -- The right latch, when pushed right, unlocks the battery, while the left latch, when pushed left, releases the battery, pushing it out from its container. Push the latch on the right to the right to unlock the battery latch locking mechanism. Push the battery latch on the left to the left to unlock the battery.
    • Locate the battery latches. The battery latch mechanism can be compared to a door -- The right latch, when pushed right, unlocks the battery, while the left latch, when pushed left, releases the battery, pushing it out from its container.

    • Push the latch on the right to the right to unlock the battery latch locking mechanism.

    • Push the battery latch on the left to the left to unlock the battery.

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  4. With the left battery latch pushed left, remove the battery from its port by lifting the battery from the middle of the battery. The battery will come free.
    • With the left battery latch pushed left, remove the battery from its port by lifting the battery from the middle of the battery.

    • The battery will come free.

  5. Turn the laptop over to place it top down. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the screw holding in the back plate. This screw does not come out of the plate. Lift the back plate off the laptop, exposing the RAM and Hard Disk.
    • Turn the laptop over to place it top down.

    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the screw holding in the back plate. This screw does not come out of the plate.

    • Lift the back plate off the laptop, exposing the RAM and Hard Disk.

  6. Locate the Random Access Memory.
    • Locate the Random Access Memory.

  7. Pull back the two retention clips holding the RAM in place allowing it to pop up. Remove the RAM by pulling it from the SO-DIMM slot. Remove the RAM by pulling it from the SO-DIMM slot.
    • Pull back the two retention clips holding the RAM in place allowing it to pop up.

    • Remove the RAM by pulling it from the SO-DIMM slot.

Conclusion

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

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