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

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4. Remove the module from the connector.
upper memory module connector
memory module (DIMM A)
 Replacing 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).
1. Align the notch in the module edge connector with the tab in the connector slot.
2. Slide the module firmly into the slot at a 45-degree angle, and press the module down until it clicks into place. If you do not feel the click, remove the
module and reinstall it.
If the memory module is not installed properly, the computer may not boot. No error message indicates this failure.
If the cover is difficult to close, remove the module and reinstall it. Forcing the cover to close may damage your computer.
3. Replace the module cover.
4. Insert the battery into the battery bay, or connect the AC adapter to your computer and an electrical outlet.
5. Turn on the computer.
As the computer boots, it detects the additional memory and automatically updates the system configuration information.
To confirm the amount of memory installed in the computer, click Start
 Removing the DIMM B Memory Module
If a memory module is installed in the DIMM A connector, remove it prior to removing the memory module from the DIMM B connector. Failure to
do so could result in damaging both memory modules.
1. Follow the procedures in
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