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How do i remove the processor on a dell optiplex gx 280 from the heatsink and repaste the processor seems to be like glued to the heatsink?


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The heatsink compound does act as a weak glue over time. To remove the heatsink, twist gently after removing the clamps, to release the junction. The CPU should stay in it's socket. Scrape off the old compound and add new and re-install the heatsink.
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