Remove the heat sink from the computer (2).
Thoroughly clean the thermal material from the surfaces of the heat sink and the system board
components each time the heat sink is removed. Replacement thermal material is included with the heat
sink and system board spare part kits. The following illustration shows the replacement thermal
Thermal paste is used on the system board component (1) and on the heat sink area (2) that services it.
Reverse this procedure to install the heat sink.
Component replacement procedures