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I've opened a few hp laptops, since this is an hp repair center. Most of the newer ones are pretty modular, I wouldn't mess around with the HS/fan assebly though, you can usually just spray some canned air in the vents to clear out the fan. A lot of the newer ones use a heat pipe assembly so it might be tricky to take apart without voiding your warranty.
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I don't consider the HDD and RAM to be in this category because those don't require opening the laptop. I guess I won't...maybe for dusting it out?
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If you know what model it is, I can find you a repair manuel with disassembly instructions on HP's website.

I have an HP as well (ze2113us) that I've worked on before. The heatsinks always seem to get dusty so I open it up and blow the dust out every once in a while. There are about 30 or more screws (some hidden) and peices that have to be pried off to open my laptop.
    
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If you know what model it is, I can find you a repair manuel with disassembly instructions on HP's website.

I have an HP as well (ze2113us) that I've worked on before. The heatsinks always seem to get dusty so I open it up and blow the dust out every once in a while. There are about 32 or more screws (some hidden) and peices that have to be pried off to open my laptop.
    
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