Removing a Memory Module
You may need to remove a memory module if you change the memory
configuration or replace a bad module. The computer may ship with all
Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open
applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut
down the computer, and unplug the power cord.
Remove the side panel (see
Remove the power supply (see
Locate the memory module you wish to remove.
The memory modules are located beneath the power supply.
Push down the handle on each side of the memory module to eject
the module from its socket.
Touch any exposed metal part of the chassis to discharge static
electricity in your body before handling the memory module.
Grasp one edge of the memory module and lift out. Store the module
in a static-free bag.
Upgrading and Maintaining Components
"Removing the Side Panel"
"Removing the Power Supply"
on page 24).