Introduction

Overheating is one of the main issues with computers. This guide will demonstrate how to replace the fan in your Asus Eee PC 1201N.

Image 1/1: Be sure to unplug the netbook and power off the device while working.
  • Flip the netbook over.

  • Be sure to unplug the netbook and power off the device while working.

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Image 1/1: The tab on the left will click open and stay in place until you close it.
  • Push open both tabs on either side of the battery.

  • The tab on the left will click open and stay in place until you close it.

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Image 1/1: Pull the battery straight out ensuring that you don't damage any connectors.
  • Pull the tab on the right open, while you remove battery with your other hand.

  • Pull the battery straight out ensuring that you don't damage any connectors.

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Image 1/2: Pry the keyboard up using the plastic opening tool. Image 2/2: Pry the keyboard up using the plastic opening tool.
  • Open the netbook to find the four small grooves along the top of the keyboard.

  • Pry the keyboard up using the plastic opening tool.

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Image 1/2: Remove the keyboard. Image 2/2: Remove the keyboard.
  • Tilt the keyboard away from you to access the connector. Gently push the lock toward the screen to unlock it and slide the ribbon out.

  • Remove the keyboard.

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  • Remove the eight 6.5mm screws using the J0 Phillips head screwdriver from back of the netbook.

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Image 1/2: Remove the cover plate by sliding the plastic opening tool around the entire edge of the plate. Image 2/2: Remove the cover plate by sliding the plastic opening tool around the entire edge of the plate.
  • Remove the ten 4.5 mm screws from cover plate using the J0 Phillips head screwdriver.

  • Remove the cover plate by sliding the plastic opening tool around the entire edge of the plate.

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  • Pull the blue tab for the touchpad connector before removing the cover plate completely.

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  • Remove the two 4.6 mm screws from the cover plate using the J0 Phillips head screwdriver.

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  • Unplug the connector.

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  • Lift up and remove the fan.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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