Installing the Microprocessor Module

(J) NOTICE Ensure that the cam lock is in the fully open position before seating the microprocessor module. Seating the microprocessor module properly in the ZIF socket does not require force. Q NOTICE A microprocessor module that is not properly seated can result in an intermittent connection or permanent damage to the microprocessor and ZIF socket. 1. Align the pin-1 corner of the microprocessor module so that it points to the triangle on the system board, and insert the microprocessor module...

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Follow the instructions in Preparing to Work Inside the Computer. 4. For the Inspiron 5150, remove the display panel and then remove the palm rest. 5. Disconnect the fan power cable from the system board. 6. Loosen in consecutive order the four captive screws, labeled 1 through 4, that secure the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly to the system board. 7. Pull up the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly by the pull-tab to lift the assembly out of the system board.

Installing the Keyboard

Q NOTICE To avoid damage to the connector pins, press the keyboard connector evenly into the interface connector on the system board, and do not reverse the keyboard connector. 1. Connect the keyboard connector of the replacement keyboard to the interface connector on the system board. 2. Insert the four securing tabs on the keyboard into their respective slots in the palm rest, and lower the keyboard into the computer base. Ensure that all four securing tabs are engaged before trying to...