Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron XPS and Inspiron 9100 Service Manual
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Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly
Dell™ Inspiron™ XPS and Inspiron 9100 Service Manual
Removing the Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly
Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions
in your Owner's Manual.
To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or
by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.
To avoid damaging the system board, you must remove the main battery before you
begin working inside the computer.
1. Follow the instructions in
2. Remove the left, right, and center
3. Remove the keyboard.
4. Remove the
5. Remove the
6. Remove the
7. Loosen in consecutive order the four captive screws, labeled "1" through "4," that secure the
microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly to the system board.
8. Lift up the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly and remove it from the system board.
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