Introduction

This guide will show you the process of replacing the CPU fan on the HP Envy 700-030qe desktop computer.

Make sure that you are wearing your anti-static wristband. This will prevent damaging any internal parts with any built up static electricity. Unscrew the 10.5mm screw on the left of the desktop using your hand. If it is too tight you may use a torx-head screwdriver or a flat-head screwdriver.
  • Make sure that you are wearing your anti-static wristband. This will prevent damaging any internal parts with any built up static electricity.

  • Unscrew the 10.5mm screw on the left of the desktop using your hand.

  • If it is too tight you may use a torx-head screwdriver or a flat-head screwdriver.

Next, remove the side panel by sliding it towards the back of the desktop and pulling up, as shown. Next, remove the side panel by sliding it towards the back of the desktop and pulling up, as shown.
  • Next, remove the side panel by sliding it towards the back of the desktop and pulling up, as shown.

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Remove the four 120mm Phillips #000 head, 5 mm screws holding the fan.
  • Remove the four 120mm Phillips #000 head, 5 mm screws holding the fan.

Carefully pull up and disconnect the fan's power cable.
  • Carefully pull up and disconnect the fan's power cable.

Remove the fan by pulling up carefully.
  • Remove the fan by pulling up carefully.

Conclusion

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

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