If you are unfamiliar with the recommended anti-static precautions,
refer to the antistatic section at the rear of this handbook.
If the computer was turned on prior to commencing this
procedure, wait at least 15 minutes for the processor to cool
down before proceeding.
Use the illustration at the beginning of the chapter to locate
the ZIF processor socket. The lever attached to the socket
secures the processor in the socket.
You will need to remove the heatsink retaining clip before you
attempt to lift the lever which secures the processor into the
◊ If your upgrade processor is not supplied with a built-in
heat sink or cooling fan, you will have to re-use the heat
sink currently attached to your old processor.
Lift this lever (shown below) from its locked position until it is
upright (at right-angles to the motherboard). The first and last
15° of movement may require significant effort. Apply just
enough pressure to overcome the resistance offered by the lever.
Lift the processor out of the socket and place it on an anti-
static surface outside the system unit. Hold the processor by its
edges and avoid touching the metal pins.
If the processor does not lift easily out of the socket, do not attempt to
force it. Wait for the processor to cool down.
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