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DIMM(memory) installation movie - ThinkPad T510, T510i, W510

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  1. There are two locations for memory in the W510; two are in a butterfly orientation under a panel on the bottom and two more, in double deck formation are under the keyboard.
  2. Memory placement in the W510 is crucial.
  3. Single DIMM in slots 3 or 4 will not be recognized at all.
  4. Carefully place the DIMM into position in the DIMM slot.
  5. Rotate it down until it clicks.
  6. Repeat for the other DIMMs, if applicable.
  7. Lower the keyboard into position on the palmrest.
  8. Reconnect the ribbon cable to the systemboard.
  9. Slide the keyboard into the back and down.
  10. Push the keyboard forward.
  11. Close the cover and turn the system over.
  12. Replace the two retaining screws.
  13. Replace the cover and secure it with the two retaining screws.
  14. Slide the battery into the slot on the bottom of the notebook until it clicks into place.
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