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Image 1/1: Remove the two 14mm screws shown.  The screws are loose enough to unscrew with your hands.
  • Lay the computer down on its side as shown.

  • Remove the two 14mm screws shown. The screws are loose enough to unscrew with your hands.

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  • Gently slide the side panel straight back and remove from the computer.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to strip the screws.
  • Using the Phillips #00 Precision screwdriver, unscrew the four 12mm screws that hold the fan in place.

  • Be careful not to strip the screws.

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  • Unplug the fan from the motherboard by gently pulling out the single plug. Then lift the fan up and out of the computer.

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Image 1/1: The screws do not come all the way out of the heat sink
  • Loosen the four screws that hold the heat sink in place using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • The screws do not come all the way out of the heat sink

  • Pull the heat sink straight up to remove it.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 11 mm screw using a Torx #20 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the cover and remove the CPU by gently pulling upward.
  • Remove the 2 8mm screws holding the CPU cover using a Torx #20 screwdriver.

  • Remove the 11 mm screw using a Torx #20 screwdriver.

  • Remove the cover and remove the CPU by gently pulling upward.

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Conclusion

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

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Why would you remove the fan and the CPU fixation bracket when you could just remove the heatsink by unscrewing it and then lift up the bracket lever...

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