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This guide will show you how to replace the fans in your MSI GE72 6QF Apache Pro.

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    • Make sure the laptop is off and unplugged (not charging).

    • With the laptop closed and upside down, unscrew the nineteen 5.5mm Phillips #1 screws that keep the back cover in place.

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    • Slide the optical drive out of the laptop.

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    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the three screws along the edge of the optical drive bay.

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    • Using your fingers, gently loosen the edges of all four sides of the back cover.

    • Gently pull off the back cover.

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    • Unscrew the single 5.5mm Phillips #1 screw keeping the battery secure.

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    • Grab the battery with your fingers and gently pull it up and away from the rest of the laptop.

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    • If you are replacing only the keyboard, you can skip to step 18, and then skip the WiFi adapter removal step. The CPU fan, m.2 SSD, RAM and WiFi adapter (marked in green) will all come off with the main board, giving you access to the keyboard.

    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the ten 5.5mm screws.

    • Remove the last two 5.5mm Phillips #1 screws, and remove the washers around them.

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    • Unplug both of the fan power cords from the laptop using a spudger.

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    • Continue to use the spudger to carefully separate the wires of the power cord from the laptop.

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    • Fully remove the fans from the rest of the laptop.

    what is the thing that the fans are held in called like that big metal thing i need to get that replaced i think and i dont know how ot search for it

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the six 5mm screws.

    • Separate the fans from the silver fan covers.

    Should be mentioned that doing this will ALSO require repasting the CPU/GPU!!!

    Not doing this step will result in improper cooling more than likely. - CRITICAL STEP

    Mame A - Replica

    Thanks for the heads up

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Conclusione

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

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I can't get the back case off the last bit of it is held on pretty tight. All the screws are out so how do I loosen it?

Aaron Carlston - Replica

Where can I buy new fans?

Aschwin Versteegden - Replica

Where do you buy the replacement fans

customgirl - Replica

I need a link to buy the actual fan itself if you wouldn’t mind I’d greatly appreciate it

dylan davis - Replica

EDIT: The only place I could actually find the fans were on walmart so Ill post the link here -> https://www.walmart.com/search/?query=ms... (I personally bought the blue one that was first I should get it by next friday and Ill try and remember to post if it works or not)

dylan davis -

You need both fans cpu and gpu here is a link https://www.amazon.com/Cooling-Ge72-Ge62...

Paul - Replica

Hello, nice work. I have problem with my msi ge72 6qd and i wander if is possible to find better fan from stock. Any ideas? Thank you again nice work and you are very understandable.

dimos kiriazis - Replica

If you are using this guide, don't forget to reapply thermal paste after disassembly.

Kasparas - Replica

Great article! I didn't even have any screws left over when I finished! :)

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