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Memory removal and installation - ThinkCentre M57 (type 6068, 6074, 9172, 6008) / M57p (type 9087, 9193, 9018, 9012)

To replace the memory, do the following:

  1. Remove the computer cover. See "Cover removal".
  2. You might have to remove the drive bay assembly to access the memory connectors. See "Accessing system board components and drives".
  3. Remove the memory module being replaced by opening the retaining clips as shown.

Remove memory

  1. Position the replacement memory module over the memory connector. Make sure that the notch 1 on the memory module aligns correctly with the connector key 2 on the system board. Push the memory module straight down into the memory connector until the retaining clips close.

Replace memory

  1. Slide the drive bay assembly towards the rear of the chassis until it snaps into position.
  2. Reinstall the front bezel.
  3. Go to "Completing the parts replacement".
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Document ID : PD009706
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-68656
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