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Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement

What you need

  1. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement, CPU: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the laptop upside down.

    • Remove all the 3.0mm Phillips #00 screws from the back cover.

  2. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery, RAM, and hard drive.

  3. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove four 1.2mm Phillips #00 screws under the battery.

  4. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the laptop over, and open the laptop cover.

    • Use a spudger or your hand to carefully remove the keyboard.

  5. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Use a spudger or your hand to lift the outside frame from the corner of the laptop.

  6. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove all the 1.2mm Phillips #00 screws from the motherboard and in the top corner that secures the fan.

  7. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Unplug the wires connected to the motherboard with a spudger.

  8. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 3mm Phillips #00 screws beside the fan.

  9. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the motherboard out carefully.

  10. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • When the motherboard is removed, flip it over, and you will have a view just like in the picture.

  11. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Use the Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 2mm screws that connect the fan to the CPU.

  12. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the fan from the motherboard.

    • When reassembling, you will need to solder the fan back on to the CPU.

  13. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 1
    • Use the metal spudger to twist the lock tab on the component.

  14. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx CPU Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • Remove current CPU and replace with new component.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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