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Samsung NP900X1B-A01FR Ram slot

How to access the memory slot to change th SODIMM. I removed the bottom cover and the battery I can see the SSD, ventilator, but the memory slot is not there. It must be on the other side of the motherboard. How to access it ?

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Most likely you will have to remove the keyboard to access the memory slots. I don't know why they do that. Most manufacturers have an access panel on the bottom for ram.

Posted on Mar 04, 2014

Testimonial: "Thank you Stephen. Since I digged this question out at Samsung consumer service and at the provider of my useless sodimm memory, I can say now that my particular model NP900X1B-A01FR is NOT upgradable. The memory components are soldered on the motherboard."

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