Having problems with your Gateway PC Laptops ?

The fan in my gateway laptop has stopped working and now it it overheats and shuts off. I tried to take it apart. I remove all the visable screws on the bottom but it is still holding on buy something.


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It depends on the model and processor but there may be a shiny metal bar that appears to go through the fan that is then clipped onto each side of the socket.
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\015\012I there is then one side looks like it may hinge a little and what you would do is push down and away from the CPU this would release the fan so long as it was not stuck to the CPU (most are not but some are)
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\015\012If you look carefully at the fan here also be small 4 black screws that may also allow you to release it.
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\015\012For most coolers that would be enough and then you would just disconnect the flying lead and pop over to the nearest computer store for another one. without knowing the model of your computer or motherboard it is a little difficult to make a full assessment of what you need.
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