7. Gently press the microprocessor retainer as shown to open it. Ensure that the small handles and the
microprocessor retainer are in the fully open position.
Note: Do not drop anything onto the microprocessor socket while it is exposed. The socket pins must
be kept as clean as possible.
Figure 82. Opening the microprocessor retainer
8. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new microprocessor to any unpainted surface on
the outside of the server. Then, remove the new microprocessor from the package.
9. Remove the protective cover that protects the gold contacts on the bottom of the new microprocessor.
Do not touch the pins on the microprocessor socket and the gold contacts on the bottom of the new
Figure 83. Do not touch the pins
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