Removing the heat sink
WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety
information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in
working inside your
the instructions in
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WARNING: The heat sink may become hot during normal operation. Allow
sufficient time for the heat sink to cool before you touch it.
CAUTION: For maximum cooling of the processor, do not touch the heat
transfer areas on the heat sink. The oils in your skin can reduce the heat
transfer capability of the thermal grease.
Remove the battery.
In sequential order (as indicated on the heat sink), loosen the four captive screws
that secure the heat sink to the system board.
computer. After working inside your computer, follow
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