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  1. Dell Latitude E6420 CPU Replacement, Rear Panel Removal: step 1, image 1 of 2 Dell Latitude E6420 CPU Replacement, Rear Panel Removal: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the eight screws holding down the rear panel using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver. Carefully remove base cover by hand.

  2. Dell Latitude E6420 CPU Replacement, CPU: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery by pushing the highlighted tabs outward, then removing the battery from the device.

  3. Dell Latitude E6420 CPU Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the four screws securing the heatsink using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

    • Remove the heatsink.

  4. Dell Latitude E6420 CPU Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Using a small flathead screwdriver, rotate the lock 180 degrees counterclockwise to unlock the CPU.

  5. Dell Latitude E6420 CPU Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Dell Latitude E6420 CPU Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the CPU out of the motherboard assembly.

Conclusion

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

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