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OptiPlex 7040M Owner's Manual

Installing the processor

  1. Align the processor with the socket keys.
    CAUTION: Do not use force to seat the processor. When the processor is positioned correctly, it engages easily into the socket.
  2. Align the pin-1 indicator of the processor with the triangle on the socket.
  3. Place the processor on the socket such that the slots on the processor align with the socket keys.
  4. Close the processor shield by sliding it under the retention screw.
  5. Lower the socket lever and push it under the tab to lock it.
  6. Install the:
    1. heat sink
    2. system fan
    3. hard drive assembly
    4. cover
  7. Follow the procedure in After Working Inside Your Computer.

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