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Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 Service Manual: Processor Heat Sink; Removing The Processor Heat Sink; Replacing The Processor Heat Sink

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  Processor Heat Sink
Dell™ Inspiron™ 1012 Service Manual 
  Removing the Processor Heat Sink
  Replacing the Processor Heat Sink
WARNING:
Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best
practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.
WARNING:
If you remove the processor heat sink from the computer when the heat sink is hot, do not touch the metal housing of the heat sink.
 
CAUTION:
To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal
surface (such as a connector on your computer).
 
CAUTION:
Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ 
is not covered by your warranty.
 
CAUTION:
To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see
computer.
 Removing the Processor Heat Sink
 
1. Follow the procedures in
Before You
 
2. Remove the battery (see
Removing the
 
3. Remove the keyboard (see
 
4. Remove the hard-drive assembly (see
 
5. Remove the palm rest assembly (see
 
6. Loosen the two captive screws that secure the processor heat sink to the system board.
NOTE:
The video accelerator card (optional) is secured by the processor heat sink screw and will pop up once you remove the processor heat sink.
 
7. Lift the processor heat sink off the system board.
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processor heat sink

 Replacing the Processor Heat Sink
NOTE:
This procedure assumes that you have already removed the processor heat sink and are ready to replace it.
NOTE:
The original thermal pad can be reused if the original heat sink is reinstalled. If the heat sink is replaced, use the thermal pad provided in the kit
to ensure that thermal conductivity is achieved.
 
1. Follow the procedures in
Before You
 
Begin.
Battery).
Removing the
Keyboard).
Removing the Hard-Drive
Removing the Palm Rest
2
captive screws (2)
Begin.
Removing the
Assembly).
Assembly).
Battery) before working inside the

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