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Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual: Installing The Memory Modules

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Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual
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Installing the Memory Modules

If the memory module is not installed properly, the computer may not boot properly. No
error message indicates this failure.
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 rotate the module down until it
clicks into place. If you do not feel the click, remove the module and reinstall it.
3. Replace the cover and tighten the captive screw.
If the memory module cover is difficult to close, remove the module and reinstall it.
Forcing the cover to close may damage your computer.
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 the Start button, click Help and
Support, and then click Computer Information.
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