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    Re: Inside of a Sony Vaio Flip 15 (in case it's of use to anyone!)

    cptwhite,

    You are right. To pry open the bottom cover, its necessary to try the surroundings beneath the laptop to locate the area of "weakness".

    I managed to change the SSD and the ribbons are quite easy to loosen. If you guys need help, drop me a pm. Basically, you just need to lift the white clip holding down the ribbons going over the SSD. Lift it like lifting a poker card. Something along the same lines.

    At the same time, I replaced the original 8 gig ram with 16 gig kingstons. Its the low voltage ones. KVR16LS11/8k. Shouldnt be hard to get. I'm from Singapore and I got it off Sim Lim Square (Singapore's IT mall). My 15a's model number is SVF15N18PGS, if its useful for anyone to know.

    Happy modding.

    PS: thanks guys for posting up the instructions. It made a big difference!

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    Re: Inside of a Sony Vaio Flip 15 (in case it's of use to anyone!)

    Thanks for the info vesfreq, you're welcome

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    Re: Inside of a Sony Vaio Flip 15 (in case it's of use to anyone!)

    Quote Originally Posted by cptwhite_uk View Post
    Thanks for the info vesfreq, you're welcome
    Cptwhite, you are the man.

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