Xa NOTE: This procedure covers removing and replacing the memory module located under the memory module/modem cover on the bottom of the computer. A second memory module resides on the upper surface of the system board under the critical component shield. To replace the memory module under the critical component shield, perform the procedure for removing the palm rest up to and including removal of the critical component shield. Then replace the memory module.
(J) NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries.
(J) NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
Q NOTICE: Read "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer" before performing the following procedure.
1. Turn the computer over, and use a #1 Phillips screwdriver to release the two captive screws from the memory module/modem cover.
2. Place your finger under the cover at the indentation, rotate the cover open, and remove it.
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