Einleitung

Random Access Memory, or RAM (pronounced as ramm), is the physical hardware inside a computer that temporarily stores data, serving as the computer's "working" memory. It it held in by 2 clips on the sides of the unit, and will pop upward when released.

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  1. Locate the rubber feet at every corner of the laptop back panel. Use the ifixit prying tool, and break the adhesive between the rubber feet, and the case.
    • Locate the rubber feet at every corner of the laptop back panel. Use the ifixit prying tool, and break the adhesive between the rubber feet, and the case.

    • Screws securing the back panel underneath the adhesive will be exposed.

    • Removing the rubber feet will weaken the adhesive making reassembly difficult. Apply new adhesive if you choose to place the rubber feet back on to the device.

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  2. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the ten 0.2mm screws from the bottom cover.
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the ten 0.2mm screws from the bottom cover.

    • Keep track of the screws and their placement on the laptop. This will help make reassembly easier and more organized.

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    • Find an opening on the back of the laptop. Use the plastic prying tool to help pry open the back panel of the laptop.

    • Use both hands when removing the back case cover. Too much force will bend the cover making it difficult to reassemble.

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    • Identify RAM slot on the top right side of the battery.

    • Note that there are 2 RAM slots. It is possible to add another RAM unit to increase performance. (Use DDR3 RAM only.)

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    • Place your fingernail or a pry tool in between the metal retention bars and the RAM unit.

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    • Use your fingernail or pry tool to pull outward on the retention bars.

    • If done correctly, the RAM unit should pop upward at a 45 degree angle.

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    • Pull up on the RAM unit at a 45 degree angle to release it from the retention bars.

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Abschluss

To insert the replacement RAM unit, follow these instructions in reverse. If RAM unit replacement does not solve your issue, you may have a defective motherboard.

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Noah Smith

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Thanks for the steps!

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