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Cleaning Laptop Heatsink

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#1 bilkyb


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Posted 22 August 2010 - 06:59 AM

I am pretty sure my heatsink and fan need a good cleaning. My core temps are running in the high 80's to mid 90's on an AMD Turion 64 X2 in a Toshiba Satelite A215-S7422. Can anyone tell me how to take this laptop apart so I can clean it? Thanks.

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Posted 22 August 2010 - 08:04 AM

here at home we have 3 laptops and i clean the heatsinc and fan with compressed air ,brings the temps down every time .i have also taken apart a few others for repair and to clean /check fans and never seen any dirty enough ,that they couldn't have been cleaned with compressed air

Edited by caperjac, 22 August 2010 - 08:09 AM.

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Posted 22 August 2010 - 08:04 AM

Hello I am going to point you in as many directions as I can find.

Toshiba laptops http://www.irisvista.com/tech/


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