It actually is very difficult. I tried on a dead G6. I wish people would stop misleading others online. It’s like saying running a 40 mile marathon was easy. It might be easy for some, but the majority it’s not.
I have same issue. I have to reboot. My guess is this is a mobo issue. I vow never to buy HP again.
Yeah, typical half-ass instructions online. That’s why I hate youtube videos and tutorials. There’s always crucial steps missing.
As I commented in the problem areas where there needs to be further clarification/visuals, the instructions are good; however, a lot is still missing especially the key part about removing the heatsink and fan to reapply the thermal paste. The paste wears out over time and must be reapplied every 3-5 years. There is a lot of effort here and risk especially damaging existing parts, stripping of screws, not having the right tools (which should also be listed) but are not.
For me, I’m going to take my laptop to a computer store who will do the work for me. To all those who were successful with the teardown, kudos.
Dude, instructions are far from perfect!
These models tend to overheat and the OEM thermal paste dries out over time. Unfortunately, there’s too many steps and screws involved. It’s easy to screw up. For those who say this is a perfect instructional step, it’s not. It’s not showing the location of M2.5x4 screws and a few other steps. Plus, we are not shown how the heatsink and cpu look.
There’s no instructions on how to take disassemble the heatsink and CPU. Afterall, that’s really the point of taking the laptop apart…to clean up the old paste/residue and reapply some arctic silver or other similar thermal paste.
Which cable and the pic doesn’t show the cable under any screw?
Where are the M2.5x4 screws in the pic? I think they should be circled.
yeah, the bosch sensor is missing in the teardown: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.p...
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