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 into the ZIF socket.

When the microprocessor module is correctly seated, all four corners are aligned at the same height. If one or more corners of the module are higher than the others, the module is not seated correctly.

Q NOTICE: Hold the microprocessor down while turning the cam screw to prevent intermittent contact between the cam screw and microprocessor.

2. Tighten the ZIF socket by turning the cam screw clockwise to secure the microprocessor module to the system board.

3. Wipe the thermal grease off of the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly with a clean paper towel.

4. Squeeze all of the contents of the thermal grease packet (provided with the kit) on to the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly.

5. Replace the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly.

6. For the Inspiron 5150, replace the palm rest and then replace the display panel.

7. Replace the EMI shield.

8. Replace the keyboard.

9. Update the BIOS using a flash BIOS update program CD.

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