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3Use the thumb notch to lift the memory bay cover, then remove it. Be careful not
to break off the tabs located on the end of the cover opposite the thumb notch.
4If you are removing a module, gently press outward on the clip at each end of the
memory module until the module tilts upward.
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5Pull the memory module out of the slot.
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6Hold the new or replacement module at a 30-degree angle and press it into the
empty memory slot. This module is keyed so it can only be inserted in one
direction. If the module does not fit, make sure that the notch in the module lines
up with the tab in the memory slot.
7Press the card down until it click into place.
8Replace the memory bay cover, then tighten the cover screws.
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Replacing the graphics card
Important: Use only graphics cards designed for this notebook.
Tools you need to complete this task:
Additional materials you need to complete this task:
❑X-23-7762 thermal grease
Screws removed during this task:
To replace the graphics card:
1Complete the steps in “Preparing the notebook” on page 55.
Phillips #0 screwdriver
4 black M2.5×8
Graphics card bay
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2Loosen the graphics card bay cover screws (these screws cannot be removed).
3Use the thumb notch to lift the graphics card bay cover, then remove it. Be careful
not to break off the tabs located on the end of the cover opposite the thumb
4Remove the graphics card screws.