Introdução

This will be a quick guide on how to replace the thermal paste of a Toshiba Satellite E45t-B4204. Replacing the thermal paste will help transfer the heat from the CPU to the heatsink and out of the laptop.

Remove all of the 4 mm screws on the back side of  the laptop with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Remove all of the 4 mm screws on the back side of the laptop with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Gently pull out the battery.
  • Gently pull out the battery.

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  • Pry open the back case of the laptop with a black nylon spudger. Place black nylon spudger between the black casing and the golden side casing. Then use finger tips to pull off the black casing.

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  • Locate and remove the four 3 mm screws around the CPU.

  • The CPU is located beneath the copper heatsink.

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  • Carefully remove the heatsink from the rest of the motherboard and casing.

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  • Now that the heatsink has been removed the CPU is visible. The CPU is the green square with silver metal in the center.

  • Reapply thermal paste above the CPU.

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Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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