Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 5100 Notebook ?

Installation of fan

\015 How do I install my 1X475 replacement fan in my Insperion Laptop?\015

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Not knowing if you have ever taken one apart, start by laying the screen all the way back(flat) and then remove strip with power button. you have to start on the right side where there is a small notch. then remove 4 screws for keyboard. DON'T DROP THEM INSIDE CASE! remove 1 screw for shield. Then 4 screws hold down heat sink/fan assy. remember to disconnect power lead for fan. Installation is reverse. Be sure to use thermal grease between cpu and heat sink assy.
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