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How To Apply Thermal Paste To Laptop

Hi,

I have an HP Pavilion DV4 2045DX Entertainment Laptop. It's overheating like crazy if I do anything like watch a video or just surf the web. I took it apart and got arctic silver 5 but don't know how to apply it. The processor is an 2.2 GHz AMD Turion 64 X2. Can someone please tell me exactly how to apply the arctic silver 5.

Thanks in advance! =)

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Let's start at the source. Artic's own instructions.

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I Don't Know Which One To Choose.

In reply to: Let's start at the source. Artic's own instructions.

I actually went there first =). However there were so many options for the laptop processors i didn't know which one to choose. Ex: Like it says with metal cap and others like that. Can you please tell me which one matches my processor.

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Sorry no.

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A quick look didn't find which CPU was used exactly so you'll have to get in there then back to the instructions.

There are plenty of youtube videos and I've never had to check them out after the first few jobs. That is, not too much, not too little. Just enough that you see it cover the surface and squish out ever so slightly. Too much and you just clean up with tooth picks or what you want to use that is non-static.
Bob

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