How to Change a Laptop Processor

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Introduction: How to Change a Laptop Processor

from http://www.instructables.us/?p=5

Step 1

1. Unscrew all the covers below your laptop and remove battery, hard drive and RAM.



Step 2

2. Unscrew all the other screws below your laptop and bottom casing to expose the motherboard.



Step 3

3. Remove the Heatsink and fan by Unscrewing the screws.



Step 4

4. Do one last check to see if your processor is compatible



Step 5

5. Remove the processor from the socket by turning the the locking mechanism to unlock.





Step 6

6. Put the new processor in.





Step 7

7. Screw and put everything back together and enjoy your new processor.

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    5 Comments

    how do we know if the processor is compatible or not?

    1 reply

    http://processormatch.intel.com/Processors/Index/

    pics should really be in each step and not all bundles together on one spot..

    as in seperate steps.

    2 replies

    Yes, and not all screws on the bottom need to be removed, depending on the laptop you have...

    Yes, and not all screws on the bottom need to be removed, depending on the laptop you have...