Its the right way, it won't amke any damage..
Make sure you have placed the processor properly before locking the liver...
You can check video for the same from below link ..
Check Installation instructions from above link...
I don't recall squeals, but it did take a bit of muscle to lock down the CPU, not unlike setting a mousetrap. I had been expecting that it might simply click into place, like flipping on a light switch. But that wasn't that easy.
It's probably a good idea, as the other poster suggested, to watch a video. Aside from vendor videos, there's always someone on YouTube documenting their PC-building process.