Image 1/2: Slide both latches away from each other (towards the outside). Image 2/2: Push the battery out with your fingers.
  • Flip the computer over so that it is upside down.

  • Slide both latches away from each other (towards the outside).

  • Push the battery out with your fingers.

  • The actual battery is not shown in the photograph.

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  • Remove highlighted screws, pry open case at highlighted spot.

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Image 1/2: Make sure not to pull wires from connector. White connector should pop off with very little force. Image 2/2: Make sure not to pull wires from connector. White connector should pop off with very little force.
  • There are red, yellow, and black set of wires going to a white connector. Grab the three cables and pull straight up, away from the computer.

  • Make sure not to pull wires from connector. White connector should pop off with very little force.

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  • Remove screws highlighted.

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Image 1/2: In our pictured fan, there are a few pieces missing. Image 2/2: In our pictured fan, there are a few pieces missing.
  • Fan should come up very easily. Grab the set of wires that you disconnected earlier and pull straight up.

  • In our pictured fan, there are a few pieces missing.

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  • Use a cotton swab to remove dust. Also you can use compressed air, blow air from the inside out to clear dust from vent, or heat sink.

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Conclusion

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

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