iMac (Slot Loading)
Memory (SDRAM DIMM)
Be sure to follow the instructions in this sheet carefully. Failure to follow
these instructions could result in damage to your equipment and may void
Installing memory in your computer requires four basic steps:
• Turn off the computer.
• Open the SDRAM DIMM access door.
• Install the new memory module in its slot.
• Close the access door.
A video version of the installation instructions is available at
• Flat-blade screwdriver or coin.
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
Static electricity, a normal and natural phenomenon, builds up on your body
as you walk around. You experience an electrostatic discharge (ESD) when
you touch an object and feel a spark. ESD can cause damage to the
internal components of your computer.
To avoid ESD damage, read and follow all instructions. If a grounding wrist
strap is included with your memory, refer to the instructions included for
how to ground and use the strap.