In this guide, I’ll disassemble Lenovo ThinkPad W530, refer to this guide, you can upgrade, repair and clean your laptop, or remove and replace the hard drive, RAM, keyboard and cooling fan.
This is my new Samsung 256GB SSD.
Here’s four Samsung 4GB DDR3-1600 RAM.
In the next step, I will remove the RAM cover and hard drive cover.
Loosen two screws and remove the ram cover.
You can find two RAM slots and one screw, the screw is fixed the keyboard, remove the screw.
Insert the new RAM.
Loosen one screw and remove the hard drive cover.
This is Lenovo ThinkPad W530 original 500GB hard drive.
Install the new SSD.
Flip over the laptop, lift up and place it on the palm rest.
Under the palm rest, you can find two RAM.
Remove the old RAM and install the new RAM.
Turn on the laptop, enter the bios setup, you can see the RAM is 16GB.