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Gently lift the heat sink out of the computer.

Peel back the orange Kapton tape covering the middle thermal sensor.

Use a spudger to pry the middle thermal sensor off the heat sink.

Heat sink remains.

If you need to mount the heat sink back into the laptop, we have a thermal paste guide that makes replacing the thermal compound easy.

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