MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Models A1226 and A1260 RAM Installation

Upgrading RAM in A1226 and A1260 MacBook Pro models.

  • Author: iRobot
  • Time required: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

Accessing and upgrading the RAM is easy.

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Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

  • Use your fingers to push both battery release tabs away from the battery, and lift the battery out of the computer.

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Step 2 RAM Shield  ¶ 

  • Remove the three identical 2mm Phillips screws from the memory door.

  • Lift the memory door up enough to grip it and slide it toward you, pulling it away from the casing.

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Step 3 RAM Installation  ¶ 

  • Release the tabs on each side of the RAM chip at the same time. These tabs lock the chip in place and releasing them will cause the chip to "pop" up.

  • Pull the chip directly out from its connector.

  • If there are two RAM chips installed, repeat the above procedure for the second chip.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Models A1226 and A1260 category page.

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