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interested in any direct multimedia link or links illustrating the steps for cleaning fans and heat sink of a laptop

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Hi Everyone,

            I am interested in any video link or links illustrating the steps for cleaning the fans and heatsink of a laptop.  Any help given to  ths  post will be greatly appreciated.

            Thank you

            George

             
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by:Paka
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Usually a good strong can of air duster is all you need.  We've used this on several laptops in our org and it takes care of 95%+ of dust accumulation issues.  If you really want to disassemble, we'll need to know the make and model of your laptop since dis-assembly is very specific to make & model.
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This is a very good paid for guide.  May be just the ticket:

Podnutz
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by:nobus
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laptop cpu fan & heatsink cleaning :  http://www.ehow.com/video_5362136_clean-laptop-fan.html
note that in some cases, blowing it out with a can of compressed air does not remove all dust
therefore i  prefer cleaning it manually with a brush, and vacuum the dust away
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by:ElectricPulse
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This could help too.

Clean the Fan Video
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I thik you can see lots of video (for different models) from here:

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=cleaning+laptop+fan&aq=f

Hope this help.
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by:GMartin
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Hi Everyone,

            Thanks so much for the feedback given.  I especially found the multimedia links given helpful in addressing my interest in locating video clip or clips illustrating the procedures for cleaning fans and heatsink of a laptop.

             Many thanks once again for the great help.

             George
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