Remove the video board fan (2).
Reverse this procedure to install the video board fan.
nVidia video board (includes replacement thermal material)
Before removing the video board fan, follow these steps:
Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the
computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and
then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the battery (see
Remove the following components:
Hard drive (see
Optical drive (see
Hinge cover (see
Rear cover (see
Top cover (see
System board (see
Video board heat sink (see
Chapter 4 Removal and replacement procedures
Battery on page
Hard drive on page
Optical drive on page
Keyboard on page
Hinge cover on page
Rear cover on page
Top cover on page
Subwoofer on page
System board on page
Video board heat sink on page
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