Introduction

You will need to assemble the proper tools shown in the first step of this guide before you continue forward.

This guide is meant to assist the reader with the proper steps to remove and replace the rear fan of the Compaq Evo N1000v device.

Carefully remove the screws located inside the red circles.
  • Carefully remove the screws located inside the red circles.

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Next, you will need to push down the "F1" key with the spudger and push it under the silver LED display panel. Push down on the spudger to lift the LED display upward.
  • Next, you will need to push down the "F1" key with the spudger and push it under the silver LED display panel.

  • Push down on the spudger to lift the LED display upward.

  • Do this on both the left and right sides of the device as shown in the images.

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Completely remove the LED display panel from the device.
  • Completely remove the LED display panel from the device.

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Lift the keyboard up from the back end as shown in the image.
  • Lift the keyboard up from the back end as shown in the image.

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Pull the keyboard slightly toward the screen of the device to reveal the connecting cable below.
  • Pull the keyboard slightly toward the screen of the device to reveal the connecting cable below.

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Follow the cable to its connection and use the grip tweezers to unlock the cable by grabbing the left side of the lock and pulling upward.
  • Follow the cable to its connection and use the grip tweezers to unlock the cable by grabbing the left side of the lock and pulling upward.

  • Repeat this action on the right side of the lock.

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Pull the keyboard upward to remove it from the device.
  • Pull the keyboard upward to remove it from the device.

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Unscrew the 3 screws as shown in the photo.
  • Unscrew the 3 screws as shown in the photo.

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Remove the cable with the grip tweezers as shown in the photo.
  • Remove the cable with the grip tweezers as shown in the photo.

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Remove the rear fan.
  • Remove the rear fan.

  • Repeat these steps in reverse order to install the new keyboard.

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Conclusion

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

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My Big Thanks! I cleaned the radiator, cooler greased and replaced the thermal grease from the CPU and GPU.

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