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Use the flat end of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the clear protective flap on the ribbon cable ZIF socket.

Using the flat end of a spudger or your fingernail, flip up the thin portion of the connector (opposite of the side where the cable inserts) to release the cable from its socket.

DO NOT PRY the socket on the side where the cable inserts, or you may break the entire socket off the motherboard.

Slide the cable out of the ZIF socket.

For more info on how to disconnect ZIF connectors, check out the Recognizing & Disconnecting Cable Connectors guide.

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