Dell Studio 17 (1735/1737) CPU Processor Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the CPU Processor on your Dell Studio 17 (1735 / 1737) 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 Studio 17 (1735 / 1737) CPU Processor.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Studio 1737 CPU Processor

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Studio 17 (1735 / 1737) CPU Processor

Slide the battery latch to the right.

Step 1

  • Slide the battery latch to the right.
  • Slide the battery up and lift it away from the laptop.
Loosen the 8 retaining screws (cannot be removed).

Step 2

  • Loosen the 8 retaining screws (cannot be removed).
  • Slide the access door up an off of the laptop.
Loosen the 3 heat sink screws (cannot be removed).

Step 3

  • Loosen the 3 heat sink screws (cannot be removed).
  • Remove the heat sink from the laptop.
Turn the CPU locking screw counter-clockwise 180 degrees.

Step 4

  • Turn the CPU locking screw counter-clockwise 180 degrees.
  • Lift the CPU out of the CPU socket.
Installation note 2: Tighten the heatsink screws in the order listed on the heatsink.

Step 5

  • 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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