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Heat sink and processor removal movie - ThinkCentre A50, A51, A52, M52, S50, S51

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Heat sink and processor installation movie

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To remove the heat sink and processor

  1. Lift the air baffle out of the machine.
  2. Loosen the two screws on the leaf spring retention clamps.
    CAUTION: To prevent damage to the heat sink, alternate loosing the screws.
  3. Lift the heat sink assembly off the processor.
  4. Open the ZIF connector, and lift the processor off the board.
  5. Place the processor on the ESD mat.

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