Introduction

In this lesson we will discuss how to disassemble this computer and clean its cooling fan from dust and sediment

Video Overview

  1. First of all, make sure your device is switched off and unplugged
    • First of all, make sure your device is switched off and unplugged

    • Remove the battery by pulling the two screws in the direction indicated by the pins

    • We pull the battery up

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  2. To remove the hard drive, unplug its screws in this cover
    • To remove the hard drive, unplug its screws in this cover

    • Pull the hard drive in the direction indicated to remove it

    • Then we remove the hard drive from its place with ease

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    • To access the motherboard, you must first remove the keyboard because underneath it screws should be removed to separate the base of the chassis from the top of the keyboard

    • With a flat screwdriver we remove the keyboard by pressing the red-pointed component and pushing the keyboard up to release it

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    • We are now removing the keyboard connector to the motherboard

    • Keyboard removed successfully

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    • Remove the top cover and remove the processor cooling fan

    • Screw the screws indicated in red to remove the cooling fan

    • The fan was successfully removed

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    • We now clean and remove the dust and sediments that hinder fan function and increase processor heat

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Conclusion

To re-install the computer follow the same disassembly steps but vice versa

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