Do it Yourself (DIY) Computer upgrade: how to replace memory on hp touchsmart 520

Do it Yourself (DIY) Computer upgrade
how to replace memory on hp touchsmart 520

Before you begin
You need a Phillips head screwdriver.
Remove all CDs and DVDs from the optical drive.
Turn off the computer, and disconnect all cables.
Transfer the computer to a clear, flat, stable work surface over a non-carpeted floor.
Place the computer face-down on a soft flat surface.
Make sure the computer is disconnected from power before starting.
let’s start…
Remove the VESA cover
Loosen each of the three captive Phillips head screws
Remove the rear cover to access the internal components

CD/DVD Drive
Hard Drive
System FAN
Memory and CMOS battery

Swing up and remove the EMI shield covering the memory slots
Memory 4 GB PC3-12800S
To insert a memory module, angle the module to about 45 degrees and engage the notch on the module with the tab in the socket
Press the memory module down into place until the retaining levers snap into position over the sides of the module

To remove the battery, simultaneously press the tab to release the battery and lift it out
CMOS Battery CR2032 3 Volt
To replace the battery, simultaneously press the tab and insert the battery in the same orientation with the writing facing the same way as it was on the battery that was removed.
Replace the shield that covers the memory
Align the rear cover onto the back of the computer…
…making sure the cover is correctly placed over the side I/O ports.
Press down firmly until the cover snaps into place.
The bottom edge will not be flush against the front bezel
Replace the three screws on the rear cover
Replace the VESA cover

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