Introduction

If your system overheating, we show you how to disassemble it, clean the Cooling system and replace the CPU Thermal paste.

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  • Switch off the laptop and remove the battery.

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Image 1/3: Pick up a little the one side of the Keyboard and start opening the clips one by one. Image 2/3: Disconnect the Keyboard flex cable from the mother board and remove the KB. Image 3/3: '''[https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MrZServices|Please SUBSCRIBE to my channel  ツ]'''
  • The Keyboard is held by 5x locking clips.

  • Pick up a little the one side of the Keyboard and start opening the clips one by one.

  • Disconnect the Keyboard flex cable from the mother board and remove the KB.

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Image 1/2: Disconnect the two small flex cables: Image 2/2: Power On button flex cable
  • Remove 3x Philips screws.

  • Disconnect the two small flex cables:

    • Power On button flex cable

    • Touch pad flex cable

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Image 1/3: Remove three screws securing the hard drive caddy (hard drive assembly). Image 2/3: Slide the hard drive assembly to the left to disconnect it from the motherboard. Image 3/3: Slide the hard drive assembly to the left to disconnect it from the motherboard.
  • Unscrew the two Philips screws and remove the HDD / RAM Cover.

  • Remove three screws securing the hard drive caddy (hard drive assembly).

  • Slide the hard drive assembly to the left to disconnect it from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Remove any Memory or Dummy card. Image 2/2: Remove any Memory or Dummy card.
  • Disconnect the two coaxial antenna cables from the Wi-Fi card.

  • Remove any Memory or Dummy card.

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Image 1/3: With a plastic tool separate the Upper cover and remove it. Image 2/3: With a plastic tool separate the Upper cover and remove it. Image 3/3: With a plastic tool separate the Upper cover and remove it.
  • The bottom cover is held by 10x Phillips screws. Remove them.

  • With a plastic tool separate the Upper cover and remove it.

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Image 1/3: The Microphone cable Image 2/3: The LCD Display flex cable Image 3/3: Remove 3x Pillips screws.
  • Disconnect:

    • The Microphone cable

    • The LCD Display flex cable

  • Remove 3x Pillips screws.

  • Lift the board first from the right edge.

  • There is another one cable, from the DC connector, connected to the underside of main board. We should spun the the board to disconnect the DC connector cable.

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Image 1/3: Remove the screws (4x Phillips screws) that hold the cooling system to the Motherboard Image 2/3: Remove the Cooling System carefully, if you don't want to break the CPU. Image 3/3: Remove the Cooling System carefully, if you don't want to break the CPU.
  • Disconnect the Fan cable from the Motherboard.

  • Remove the screws (4x Phillips screws) that hold the cooling system to the Motherboard

  • Remove the Cooling System carefully, if you don't want to break the CPU.

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Image 1/3: If the thermal compound is solidified, you can use a flat end of any plastic tool to scrape it off. Image 2/3: Use again cloth with '''isopropyl alcohol''' to clean the Thermal surface. Image 3/3: The Fan and Headsink are held together with a large black bar. Removing the tape at both ends, to separate the Fan from the Headsink.
  • Use a lint-free cloth to clean the old thermal compound.

  • If the thermal compound is solidified, you can use a flat end of any plastic tool to scrape it off.

  • Use again cloth with isopropyl alcohol to clean the Thermal surface.

  • The Fan and Headsink are held together with a large black bar. Removing the tape at both ends, to separate the Fan from the Headsink.

  • Use a soft anti static brush and clean the Heatsink on the inside.

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Image 1/3: Be carefully,if you don't want to break the CPU. Image 2/3: Be carefully,if you don't want to break the CPU. Image 3/3: Be carefully,if you don't want to break the CPU.
  • Use the same technic to clean the surface of the processor from the old thermal compound

  • Be carefully,if you don't want to break the CPU.

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  • Dispense a small amount of thermal compound and gently smear it over the entire processor surface.

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  • Careful install the Cooling system with even pressure from all sides, and the bead that you placed on the surface will spread over the entire contact surface.

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Conclusion

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

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