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How to remove metal tab on back of rear view mirror 98 Jimmy

Metal tab is what is glued to windshield. It came unglued from windshield. My problem is similiar to this http://www.fixya.com/cars/t2266429-rearview_mirror_fell_off_windshield_not. Except that in this problem, the tab stayed on the windshield. I need it off to glue it to windshield.
Afraid to glue it with the rear view mirror attached because it is too heavy.
There are no screws anywhere. There is a metal clip between the tab and the mirror mount. That looks like it should pull out and release the tab, but I can't get it to come out. In the picture from the page above, it indicates glue, so it may just have to be forcibly removed. Anyone know the correct way?

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