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the RAM. RAM. [ … ] OpeningSome images in this device requires cutting through adhesive that will need to be [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iMac+Intel+21.5-Inch+Retina+4K+Display+Adhesive+Strips+Replacement/64210|new_window=true|reapplied] after you finish guide use a 2015 iMac, which has minor visual differences. These differences do not affect the repair. Be sure to test your new RAM before sealing the iMac with the adhesive strips. repair procedure. [ … ] This guide is marked "potentially dangerous" because it requires you to handle a power supply that contains large capacitors. Unplug the iMac and hold the power button down for at least 10 seconds to help discharge the capacitors. Handle the board by the edges and do not touch surface components.
the RAM. RAM. [ … ] OpeningSome images in this device requires cutting through adhesive that will need to be [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iMac+Intel+21.5-Inch+Retina+4K+Display+Adhesive+Strips+Replacement/64210|new_window=true|reapplied] after you finish guide use a 2015 iMac, which has minor visual differences. These differences do not affect the repair. Be sure to test your new RAM before sealing the iMac with the adhesive strips. repair procedure. [ … ] This guide is marked "potentially dangerous" because it requires you to handle a power supply that contains large capacitors. Unplug the iMac and hold the power button down for at least 10 seconds to help discharge the capacitors. Handle the board by the edges and do not touch surface components.
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reverse order and use the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iMac+Intel+21.5-Inch+Retina+4K+Display+Adhesive+Strips+Replacement/64210|new_window=true|adhesive strip installation guide] to seal up the display. order.
reverse order and use the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iMac+Intel+21.5-Inch+Retina+4K+Display+Adhesive+Strips+Replacement/64210|new_window=true|adhesive strip installation guide] to seal up the display. order.

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  • iMac Intel 21.5" (2012-2017) Adhesive Strips x1 added.