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post #11 of 28
ok there are two little back lever things on the side, flip them over then you should be ableto remve it... you may need to slightly pry the latches on the bottome of the cooler off to get it to come off, and maybe twisting the cooler slightly may help break the thermal compound loose...
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post #12 of 28
Fiddle around with that lever and get the bracket loose so it is not attatched to the mounting plate (on the motherboard). This can be tricky but persist and it will come. It might need a little bit of force but not too much.
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Fiddle around with that lever and get the bracket loose so it is not attatched to the mounting plate (on the motherboard). This can be tricky but persist and it will come. It might need a little bit of force but not too much.
You mean the cooler I posted? The damn thing won't come off!
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post #14 of 28
you need to lift the lever(the black things) so thery arent engadged, the reac down at the bottm othe cooler,where the mounts meet the brockets on the MOBO, and pull the away from the cooler just slightly so you can lift one side of the cooler, then do the same to the other side... work with it, i know they are a pain in the ass but it will come off eventually
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post #15 of 28
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I first have to get the other CPU out, on the pic I posted to you. This is the Situation:

The cooler is open in the middle (a horizontal hole) through te hole there's a tenon which is attached to the lever. They all are attached to some metal on both sides. I can't move the cooler becouse of the tenon, and I can't get that out. What should I do?
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post #16 of 28
man i dont know.... im stumped... just keep lookin at it, examining it and figure out whats keeping it on, and keep in mind it might kinda be glued on from the old thermal paste....
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Thx guys, finally got the thing off, was actually very simle

Now, how to get the Paste off?
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post #18 of 28
use a lint free cloth, (cofee filter, or q-tip) and rubbing alcohal(75% or greater) and rub it off untill its clean...
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wow ive never thought of a coffee filter.
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post #20 of 28
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**** **** ****!!!

The Processor doesn't start!! I think some pins on the bottom of the CPU are broken or unstraightend!
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