In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the CPU Processor on your Dell Inspiron 1525/1526 (PP29L) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 5 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 1525/1526 (PP29L) CPU Processor.
Before you begin
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Tools needed for this laptop repair
- 1 x small phillips head screw driver
- 1 x small plastic scribe
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Video tutorial repair manual
Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 1525 / 1526 CPU Processor
- Remove the battery.
- Access Door
- Unscrew the 8 screws holding the Access Door Cover.
- Remove the cover, starting from right to left.
- Loosen the 5 retaining screws on the 1525/1526 heat sink.
- Remove the heat sink from the motherboard.
- Using a small flat head screw driver, turn the CPU processor’s locking screw counterclockwise, approximately 180 degrees, to unlock the CPU.
- Lift out the CPU processor.
- Installation note 1: Make sure to replace thermal compound or thermal pads on the CPU and heatsink.
- Installation note 2: Tighten the heatsink screws in the order listed on the heatsink.
- **This image is used only as an example.**
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