Introduction

THe main fan keeps then interior of you computer from overheating. It can get clogged with dirt and need to be cleaned. Or replaced if broken.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Unscrew the two large screws in back that are holding on the side panel. Then slide the panel backwards to remove it. Unscrew the two large screws in back that are holding on the side panel. Then slide the panel backwards to remove it.
    • Unscrew the two large screws in back that are holding on the side panel. Then slide the panel backwards to remove it.

  2. The fan is held on by four screws that you must unscrew from the outside of the computer. The fan is held on by four screws that you must unscrew from the outside of the computer.
    • The fan is held on by four screws that you must unscrew from the outside of the computer.

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  4. Unplug the fan from the motherbaord
    • Unplug the fan from the motherbaord

  5. Now you can clean out the fan using a cloth, paper towel or compressed air. Or you can install a new fan.
    • Now you can clean out the fan using a cloth, paper towel or compressed air. Or you can install a new fan.

  6. Plug the fan back in to the motherboard. Secure the fan in place by screwing in the four screw on the outside of the computer. Secure the fan in place by screwing in the four screw on the outside of the computer.
    • Plug the fan back in to the motherboard.

    • Secure the fan in place by screwing in the four screw on the outside of the computer.

Conclusion

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

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