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Have Dell Inspiron 9300: bought replacement keyboard to install. Does not have the clip on the end of the plastic strip that goes into the keyboard. Does anyone know how to get the old clip to work with the new keyboard strip? It seems fragile and I don't want to break it. But I cannot replace the keyboard without the proper connection (obviously). Any help is most appreciated. Thank you! Kurt

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