Replacing a memory module
Attention: Turn off the computer and wait 3 to 5 minutes to let it cool down before removing the base cover.
To replace a memory module:
Step 1. Remove any media (disks, CDs, DVDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operating
system, and turn off the computer and all attached devices.
Step 2. Unplug all power cords from electrical outlets.
Step 3. Disconnect all cables attached to the computer. This includes power cords, input/output (I/O)
cables, and any other cables that are connected to the computer. Refer to "Left and right view"
and "Rear view" for help with locating the various connectors.
Step 4. Remove the rear cover. Refer to "Removing the rear cover".
Step 5. Remove the EMI cover. Refer to "Removing the EMI cover".
Step 6. Disconnect the battery cable from the connector on motherboard. Refer to "Replacing the battery".