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iMac G5 17" Model A1144 RAM Replacement

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  1. iMac G5 17" Model A1144 RAM Replacement, Access Door: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Before you work on the computer, unplug the computer and press the power button for 20-30 seconds to drain the stored energy in the power supply.

    • Loosen the two Phillips screws securing the access door to your iMac.

    • These screws are captive in the access door.

  2. iMac G5 17" Model A1144 RAM Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the access door from your iMac.

  3. iMac G5 17" Model A1144 RAM Replacement, RAM: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Insert your fingers into the two RAM arms and pull both arms toward yourself to eject the RAM chip.

  4. iMac G5 17" Model A1144 RAM Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the RAM chip straight out of its socket.

    • Make sure both RAM arms are fully rotated outward before reinstalling your RAM chip.

Conclusion

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

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