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Chapter 37. Upgrading Your CPU and BIOS > Removing and Installing a CPU

Removing and Installing a CPU

If your main system board (your motherboard) is equipped with a ZIF socket—and almost all socket 7 are so equipped motherboards—removing the current processor is a snap.

If you are replacing a CPU in a plug-in card, skip to the section called, “Removing a CPU in a Plug-in Card from Slot 1.”


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