Heatsink glued to CPU fans?So the CPU fan on my laptop is starting to die, and I want to replace it however it seems that the heatsink is attached to...
Broken zif connector (Not exactly a zif connector)I have my Nintendo 3DS with a broken home button connector (the weird zif looking one that isn’t exactly a zif connector)....
Antwoord op "Heatsink glued to CPU fans?"No I figured it out, the fans heat pipes are attached to the top metal casing of the fan, and I just had to unscrew the metal casing from the top of the fan to free it. Doing so I also found out that it wasn’t the fan that was the problem, but that it was a ton of dust and other crap build up inside the heat sink fins blocking airflow.
Antwoord op "My laptop runs bad when I download or install anything."Open a command prompt window as administrator (Open start menu -> search for command prompt -> right click -> open as administrator) and run the command below. After doing that, restart your computer and try downloading something. "bcdedit /set useplatformclock false"