How to Change a Laptop Processor

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 Discussions

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    azumaru
    azumaru

    7 years ago on Introduction

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

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    HamzaN6
    HamzaN6

    Reply 3 years ago

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

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    Bongmaster
    Bongmaster

    8 years ago on Introduction

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

    as in seperate steps.

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    Kasm279
    Kasm279

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

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

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    Kasm279
    Kasm279

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

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