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You will be removing the memory module from the laptop, along with some of the precursors before doing that.

    • Turn off the laptop before doing anything to the laptop.

    • Then turn the laptop around on its back.

    • On the back of the computer there is a latch that you have to slide and hold in order to remove the battery.

    • Then you have to push the computer battery towards the computer and rotate upwards.

    • Finally lift the battery out of the computer.

    • Turn the computer around and remove the eighteen screws on the base cover.

    • The screws that secure the base cover are of different sizes. Note the location and size of the screws as you remove them so that you can replace them correctly

    • You aren't actually taking apart the display but only opening it up to gain access to the palm rest panel and keyboard.

    • Use your fingers to ease the palm rest assembly from the computer.

    • Pull on the plastic tab on top of the cables to avoid damaging the connectors.

    • Exercise extreme care while lifting the palm rest assembly to avoid damaging the function key cable.

    • Lift the palm rest assembly to access the function key cable.

    • To prevent damage to the function key cable, do not disconnect the function key cable from the palm rest.

    • Disconnect the function key cable from the connector on the system board.

    • Lift the connector latch that secures the touch pad cable to the touch pad connector and remove the cable.

    • To prevent damage to the display hinges, ensure that you do not adjust the angle between the display and the computer base after removing the palm rest assembly.

    • Lift the palm rest assembly off the computer base.

    • To prevent damage to the memory module connector, do not use tools to spread the memory module securing clips.

    • Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory module connector until the memory module pops up.

    • Remove the memory module from the memory module connector.

    • Align the notch in the memory module with the tab in the memory module connector.

    • Slide the module firmly into the slot at a 45-degree angle, and press the other end of the module down until it clicks into place. If you do not hear the click, remove the module and reinstall it.

    • If the memory module is not installed properly, the computer may not boot.

    • Put back the palm rest assembly.

    • Then put the computer battery back within the computer.

    • Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer.

    • Turn on the computer. As the computer boots, it detects the memory and automatically updates the system configuration information.To confirm the amount of memory installed in the computer, Click Start ®Control Panel®System and Security®System.


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

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