Cleaning a laptop. Sorry folks, laptops need cleaning too!
by R. Proffitt - 12/12/09 10:26 AM
In Reply to: Welcome to the Laptop Troubleshooting Forum at CNET. by R. Proffitt
Let's take a look at HP's site at this link:
Even HP notes the cleaning and getting the lint out. But if it has gone this far I get some heat sink compound then pull the CPU heat sink and put fresh compound on it. Be sure to clean as you button it up.
More at this search -> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&id=cnet&q=Replacing+thermal+compound.+Instructions+for+laptops.