Memory Module, Mini PCI Card, and Devices: Dell Inspiron XPS and Inspiron 9100 Service Manual
To prevent damage to the memory module connector, do not use tools to spread the
securing clips that secure the memory module.
3. If you are replacing a memory module, remove the existing module.
Handle memory modules by their edges, and do not touch the components on a
a. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the
memory module connector until the module pops up.
b. Remove the module from the connector at a 45-degree angle.
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