The computer has two memory expansion slots—Slot A and
Slot B. You can install one or two memory modules.
1 Shut down your computer completely using the Shut Down
2 Unplug the computer.
CAUTION: Installing a memory module with the computer’s
power on may damage the computer, the module, or both.
3 Close the display panel and remove any cables you may have
4 Turn the computer upside down.
5 Locate and remove the screws that hold the cover plate in
place, then remove the cover from the bay.
Removing the memory module cover
CAUTION: Static electricity can damage the memory module.
Before you handle the module, touch a grounded metal
surface to discharge any static electricity you may have built
To avoid damaging the memory module, be careful not to
touch its pin connector on the side you insert into the
6 Remove the new memory module from its antistatic
7 Insert the memory module in the slot and gently press it down
The clips on either side of the module will click to secure the
Inserting the memory module into the slot
8 Replace the cover plate and the screws.
9 Turn the computer over and restart it.
When you turn on the computer, it automatically recognizes
the additional memory.
Removing a memory module
If you need to remove a memory module:
1 Complete steps 1–6 in “Installing a memory module” to shut
down the computer and open the memory module cover.
2 Pull the clips away from the memory module.
The memory module pops partially out of the slot.
Pulling the clips away from the memory module
3 Carefully remove the module from the slot.
4 Replace the cover plate and screws.
5 Turn the computer over and restart it.