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Steps need to replace the thermal paste between the CPU and Heatsink

I need to know the steps I follow to open up my laptop to get to the motherboard and than the steps needed to replace the thermal paste between the CPU and The Heat sink.. I have a Acer Aspire Model 5742 laptop.

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Hi help4680,

I found this video here. The separation of the heat sink from the CPU starts around minute 7.

I hope this helps.


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