How do I take apart gateway zx6971 ub31p to install memory
In addition to the two screws on the back, there are also screws under the rubber feet at the bottom. Carefully peel them off so you can stick them back on later.
Next, there are 2 screws behind the optical drive. Open the drive, carefully snap off the bezel, then remove those two screws and close the tray.
Last, you will need to take off the stand. Carefully snap off the plastic hiding the hinge then remove the 3 screws and the stand.
Now you will be able to snap off the entire back of the system. It's not easy but not that hard either. Just go slow, start where any damage won't be visible and work your way around.
Now once that's off, there is a big metal plate covering the motherboard. Remove 12 screws around the plate and it lifts off so you can finally access the 2 ram slots.
It does use standard laptop so-dimms, DDR3.
Mar 02, 2012 |