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  • Observe anti-static precautions
  • Don't set fire to yourself
  • Don't blame me if you break stuff
  • Wear suitable gloves, avoid inhaling solvents, use appropriate ventilation etc.
  • Clean edge-connectors with a cotton-bud (cue-tip) dipped in isopropyl alcohol ("IPA"/Isopropanol)
  • Clean DIMM/PCI slots using a stiff piece of card (the same thickness at the DIMM/PCI PCB), wetted with isopropyl

Isopropanol is available from many chemists/pharmacists.

You can also buy commercial connector, and PCB cleaning solutions and devices.