Unlocked retaining clip
A DIMM is keyed with a notch so that it fits in only one direction. DO NOT force a DIMM into
a socket in the wrong direction to avoid damaging the DIMM.
Firmly insert the DIMM into the socket
until the retaining clips snap back
in place and the DIMM is properly
Removing a DIMM
To remove a DIMM:
Simultaneously press the retaining clips outward to unlock the DIMM.
Support the DIMM lightly
with your fingers when
pressing the retaining
clips. The DIMM might get
damaged when it flips out
with extra force.
Remove the DIMM from the socket.
In the future, you may need to install expansion cards. The following sub-sections describe
the slots and the expansion cards that they support.
Unplug the power cord before adding or removing expansion cards. Failure to do so may
cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components.
ASUS H81M Series
Locked Retaining Clip
DIMM slot key