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Dell XPS M1530 Service Manual: Removing The Dimm A Memory Module

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Dell™ XPS™ M1530 Service Manual 
  Removing the DIMM A Memory Module
  Replacing the DIMM A Memory Module
  Removing the DIMM B Memory Module
  Replacing the DIMM B Memory Module
Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.
You can increase your computer memory by installing memory modules on the system board. See "Specifications" in your Owner's Manual for information on the
memory supported by your computer. Install only memory modules that are intended for your computer.
Memory modules purchased from Dell are covered under your computer warranty.
Your computer has two user-accessible SODIMM sockets that can be accessed from the bottom of the computer.
If you need to install memory modules in two connectors, install a memory module in the connector labeled "DIMM B" before you install a
module in the connector labeled "DIMM A."
 Removing the DIMM A Memory Module
To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such
as a connector on the back of the computer).
The DIMM A memory module is located directly above the DIMM B memory module located on the bottom of the computer.
1. Follow the procedures in
Before You
2. Turn the computer over and loosen the four captive screws along with the M2.5 x 5-mm screw. Remove the module cover.
M2.5 x 5-mm screw
captive screw (4)
DIMM A memory module
To prevent damage to the memory module connector, do not use tools to spread the memory module securing clips.
3. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory module connector until the module pops up.
module cover
DIMM B memory module


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