Introduction

How to remove the processor from the logic board.

Image 1/2: Lower door until it is level with your work surface. Image 2/2: Before working on the computer make sure it is not plugged into a power supply, then touch a metal object. This discharges static electricity, which could damage the computer.
  • Pull on outer latch.

  • Lower door until it is level with your work surface.

  • Before working on the computer make sure it is not plugged into a power supply, then touch a metal object. This discharges static electricity, which could damage the computer.

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Image 1/2: Fully remove the clips by lifting upwards. Image 2/2: Fully remove the clips by lifting upwards.
  • Use the spudger to pry the clips horizontally off of the heat sink.

  • Fully remove the clips by lifting upwards.

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  • Remove the heat sink by pulling upwards, off of the logic board.

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Image 1/2: Remove processor by pulling vertically upwards. Image 2/2: Remove processor by pulling vertically upwards.
  • Remove the 3 screws attaching the processor to the logic board using the Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • Remove processor by pulling vertically upwards.

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anyone still sell the replacement processor?

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