Introduction

The heat sink transfers excess thermal energy away from the CPU to the fan and cooling system in order to protect the CPU's delicate components.

Remove all twelve 6 mm long screws on the back of the laptop with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Remove all twelve 6 mm long screws on the back of the laptop with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • Apply a lot of pressure to prevent the screws from stripping.

    • Make sure to turn off the computer first!

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Pull off the back cover of the laptop. It should come off easily.
  • Pull off the back cover of the laptop. It should come off easily.

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  • Remove all six 7mm screws from the heat sink using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Conclusion

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

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Hope someone see this cmt. I cannot lift up the heat sink for some reason. All 6 screws are removed. Any advice?

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