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Dell G15 5530 Owner's Manual

Installing the memory module

Prerequisites

If you are replacing a component, remove the existing component before performing the installation procedure.

About this task

The following image indicates the location of the memory module and provides a visual representation of the installation procedure.

CAUTION: To prevent damage to the memory module, hold the memory module by the edges. Do not touch the components or metallic contacts on the memory module as electrostatic discharge (ESD) can inflict severe damage on the components. To read more about ESD protection, see Electrostatic discharge—ESD protection.
Image: Gently lift the transparent Mylar. Align the notch on the memory module with the tab on the memory-module slot. Slide the memory module into the memory-module slot. Press the memory module down until it clicks into place. If you do not hear the click, remove the memory module and reinstall it. Repeat step 1 to step 3 to install a second memory module into your computer, if applicable.Lower the Mylar back to its original position.

Steps

  1. Gently lift the transparent Mylar.
  2. Align the notch on the memory module with the tab on the memory-module slot.
  3. Slide the memory module into the memory-module slot.
  4. Press the memory module down until it clicks into place.
    NOTE:If you do not hear the click, remove the memory module and reinstall it.
    NOTE:Repeat step 1 to step 3 to install a second memory module into your computer, if applicable.
  5. Lower the transparent Mylar back to its original position.

Next steps

  1. Install the base cover.
  2. Follow the procedure in After working inside your computer.

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