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Dont know how to remove the heatsink in gateway laptop 7405GX

\015 I open the keyboard in my gateway laptop 7405GX and i dont know how to remove the heatsink to clean it up\015

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With a cloth but make sure none of it gets on the other circuits because it could fry them just clean it right off and apply new thermal compound .....theres also clips on the side of the heat sink push them down and out
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Dont know how to remove the heatsink in gateway laptop 7405GX


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