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Introduction

Do you find that your computer overheats frequently? Your heat sink may be faulty, which would cause your processor to run hotter than it should. Replacing your heat sink is very simple and can be done with the help of this guide.

Parts

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  1. Slide the two tabs to release the battery. Pull the battery out. Pull the battery out.
    • Slide the two tabs to release the battery.

    • Pull the battery out.

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  3. Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the three 5mm screws. Lift the panel and set it aside. Lift the panel and set it aside.
    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the three 5mm screws.

    • Lift the panel and set it aside.

  4. Remove the four screws (3mm) securing the heat sink to the CPU. Lift the Heat sink out of the laptop. Lift the Heat sink out of the laptop.
    • Remove the four screws (3mm) securing the heat sink to the CPU.

    • Lift the Heat sink out of the laptop.

Conclusion

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

David Nunez

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