Introduction

You will use the fan repair guide to get to the CPU. Then, you will use the lock to remove the CPU.

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  • Place the laptop so the back cover is facing up.

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  • Remove the 8 screws from the back cover using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Lift off the cover.

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Image 1/1: Pull the plastic part of the cable, not the wires, so that the plug does not break.
  • Unplug the fan’s power cable, which is a group of black wires attached to a white plastic head on the motherboard.

  • Pull the plastic part of the cable, not the wires, so that the plug does not break.

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  • Remove the two screws located on opposite sides of the fan with a Phillips #00 screw driver.

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Image 1/1: To completely remove the parts, loosen the heat sink’s four screws with a Phillips #00 screw driver.
  • The fan is permanently attached to the silver heat sink next to the RAM.

  • To completely remove the parts, loosen the heat sink’s four screws with a Phillips #00 screw driver.

  • Take out the screws in the numerical order shown on the heat sink.

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  • Pull the fan and heat sink toward you at a 20 degree angle upward.

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Image 1/1: You will hear a click as the lock unlocks.
  • The CPU is located under the heat sink you just removed. It is a green card on a white plastic surface. There is a black lock on one side of the plastic. Rotate the CPU lock 180 degrees counterclockwise with a 3.0 mm Flathead screw driver.

  • You will hear a click as the lock unlocks.

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Image 1/1: Carefully lift the CPU upward.
  • Place your fingers on opposite edges of the green card.

  • Carefully lift the CPU upward.

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Conclusion

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

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Memory address registers and memory data registers together can represent the gateway?if can how?

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