Introduction

RAM (Random Access Memory) is hardware that temporarily stores data that allows the computer to access data faster. This guide will instruct you on how to replace your RAM.

Turn off the laptop before starting.
  • Turn off the laptop before starting.

  • Remove the two rubber feet closest to the hinge with a plastic opening tool.

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Remove the twelve M2x4mm PH0 Philips head screws.
  • Remove the twelve M2x4mm PH0 Philips head screws.

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Loosen the back cover with a plastic opening tool.
  • Loosen the back cover with a plastic opening tool.

  • The least damaging way to pry the cover is to start from a corner and run the spudger along the edge.

  • Do not crack or bend the cover.

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Carefully lift open the cover.
  • Carefully lift open the cover.

  • Remove the attached purple ribbon cable underneath the cover.

  • Do not rip the ribbon cable.

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Push outward on the clamps holding the RAM in place. Push outward on the clamps holding the RAM in place.
  • Push outward on the clamps holding the RAM in place.

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Remove the RAM chips.
  • Remove the RAM chips.

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Conclusion

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

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