Removing Replacing the CPU Chip

The CPU chip is installed in a Zero Insertion Force type socket to facilitate removal and replacement. To remove the CPU, refer to Figure 6-10 and use the following procedure:

  1. Power down the notebook, remove the battery packs, and disconnect the AC Adapter, and remove the Heat Sink Assembly as described in Paragraph 6.5.7.
  2. Refer to Figure 6-10. Insert a flat-blade screwdriver into the opening at the left end of the socket labeled OPEN and push toward the other end of the socket.
  3. Pull out the CPU and insert the replacement unit. Ensure that the CPU is properly keyed before pressing it into the socket.
  4. Insert a flat-bladed screwdriver into the opening at the right end of the socket labeled LOCK and push toward the opposite end to lock the socket.

Screw driver

Step 1- Unlock the ZIF Connector

Step 2

Remove/insert CPU

Step 3- Lock the ZIF Connector

Figure 6-10 Removing/Replacing the CPU Chip

  1. 5.8 FDD/CD-ROM Drive Removal
  2. 5.8.1 60x Series Drive

Use the following procedure to remove/replace the internal drive (either Floppy Disk Drive or CD-ROM Drive) from a 60x Series Notebook:

  1. Remove the battery and AC adapter as described in Paragraph 6.5.1.
  2. Remove the keyboard assembly as described in Paragraph 6.5.5.
  3. Remove the Heat Sink Assembly as described in Paragraph 6.5.10.
  4. Refer to Figure 6-14 and unplug the two internal drive cables, J18 and J20.
  5. Remove the FDD/CD-ROM Module Latches as shown in Figure 6-11 and pull out the internal drive (store in an anti-static bag for ESD protection).
  6. Reassembly is the reverse of Steps 1 through 5.

(FDD or CD-ROM Drive)

Figure 6-11 Removing/Replacing Internal Drive (FDD or CD-ROM) (60x Series)

(FDD or CD-ROM Drive)

Figure 6-11 Removing/Replacing Internal Drive (FDD or CD-ROM) (60x Series)

  1. 5.8.2 Removing/Replacing 65x Series Module
  2. Remove the battery and AC adapter as described in Paragraph 6.5.1.
  3. Unlatch the module by pushing the Module Lock (Figure 6-12 ) toward the unlock icon.
  4. Grasp the recessed grip area on the module and pull the module straight out.
  5. Reinstall the module by reversing Step 3.

Figure 6-12 Removing/Replacing a 65x Series Module

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