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The iMac's and later have proprietary Apple software installed to talk to OS X to control the fans, so Apple will have to upgrade the storage or call OtherWorld Computing as they have a hardware solution. Check out this Apple support document so you know where to touch the Mac to discharge static electricity. You really do not want to be opening the machine more than once, so well tested RAM is important, as shipping it back is a hassle.
Place each screw into a plastic compartment so it goes back into the same exact hole it came out of. Another trick is to have a large surface and place each screw in a position near where it came out of the machine as show in the picture. Notice one can see the very tiny screws easily against the tan colored sheet, also that they are of different lenghts and threads so it's impotant to place each screw right back into each hole it came out of and to be able to have a catch mat that shows the tiny screws well if they fall or are placed.
Don't carry the small screws where there they can be accidentially dropped inside the machine or on the floor, they tend to disappear very easily and are hard to find. I find it was easier to position the screw between two fingers and place it into the hole, then follow up with the perfectly fitting micro screwdriver.
SSD's can't be securely erased, so if you require secure erase ability in Disk Utility, you will need a hard drive instead. How do I securely delete data from the machine? Don't go fiddling around taking other things apart, as only RAM and Storage replacements are acceptable, you open anything else or break it, it's not covered in the warranty or AppleCare. If you strip the screw head that's not a warranty or AppleCare covered item, it's user inflicted damage.
Last resort should be turning the machine over onto a mat to see the tiny screws when they fall out. Better to hold the screw in a manner that it doesn't fall into tight spaces or dropped where it possibly can't be found like on the floor or carpet. Remove the other memory module. Important : Hold the memory modules by their edges, and do not touch the gold connectors. Step 3: Install memory Align the notch on the gold edge of the module with the notch in the lower memory slot.
Tilt the card and push the memory into the slot. Use two fingers with firm, even pressure to push down on the memory module. There should be a click when you insert the memory correctly. Repeat this procedure to install an additional memory module in the top slot. Press down on the module to make sure it is level.
Note : Make sure you install the memory according to this illustration, with the gold contacts inserted almost completely into the connector. Step 4: Replace the bottom case Replace the bottom case. Back to top. Memory specifications Please use the tables below to confirm the memory being installed is compatible with your MacBook Pro.
Step 4: Replace the bottom case Replace and tighten the ten screws you removed earlier, making sure to put the different length screws in their proper locations. Memory specifications Please use the table below to confirm the memory being installed is compatible with your MacBook Pro. Disconnect the power adapter, Ethernet cable, security lock, and any other cords connected to the MacBook Pro to prevent damaging the computer. Turn over your MacBook Pro and locate the latch.
Push down to release the latch and remove the access door that covers the battery and hard drive. The latch must be in its released, open position to remove the access door. Step 2: Remove the battery With the latch still in its open position, gently pull up on the tab to remove the battery. Step 3: Remove the bottom case Remove the eight screws that secure the bottom case of your MacBook Pro, and then remove the bottom case.
Important : Because the screws are different lengths, note the screw lengths and locations so you can replace the screws correctly. Step 4: Remove existing memory if present Push out the ejection levers on the sides of the memory module to release the module from the memory card slot. Hold the memory module by the notches and remove it from the slot.
Step 5: Install memory Align the notch on the gold edge of the module with the notch in the lower memory slot. Repeat, if necessary, to install an additional memory module in the top slot. Note : Make sure you install the memory according to the illustration below, with the gold contacts inserted almost completely into the connector.
Step 6: Replace the bottom case Replace the bottom case. Replace and tighten the eight screws. Step 7: Replace the battery To replace the battery, make sure the latch is in its open position. Step 8: Replace the access door With the latch in the open position replace the access door, making sure it is level with the bottom case of your MacBook Pro, and press the latch into the closed position. Memory specifications Use the tables below to confirm the memory being installed is compatible with your MacBook Pro.
For best performance, fill both memory slots and install an identical memory module in each slot. If you can't find the notches, try pressing the levers outward again. Note : Make sure your memory is installed according to the illustration below, with the gold contacts inserted almost completely into the connector. Removing or installing memory You will need to remove the battery before installing additional memory and reinstall the battery after installing the memory.
Disconnect the power adapter, Ethernet cable, and any other cords connected to the MacBook Pro to prevent damaging the computer. Turn the computer over. Locate the battery release latches on each side of the battery. Slide both latches up. The battery should pop up slightly. Lift the battery out. Step 2: Remove the memory door Using a Phillips size 00 screwdriver, unscrew the memory door and remove it from the battery bay of your computer.
Depending on the model of your MacBook Pro, you may have three or four screws. Step 3: Remove existing memory if present If you need to remove a memory card—for example if you are replacing it or if you need to get past the memory in the top slot to access the bottom slot—you can remove the card by spreading the tabs on each side of the card away from the notches in the memory card.
Step 4: Install memory Insert the new memory card at a degree angle. Line up the notch in the card with the small tab in the memory slot and slide the card into the slot until the gold edge is almost invisible. Firmly press the memory card into the memory slot. You might feel some resistance.