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  1. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10, 64 bit
       01 Feb 2016 #1

    Sticker Residue, What Is It?


    Hi,

    I just want to throw in a disclaimer that this may sound like a paranoid question.

    That said, I recently purchased a new Asus ROG notebook. I'm loving it and it's running all my games and apps smoothly. However, I noticed that right out of the box it has this weird residue above the intel sticker. I've attached an image to show what I'm talking about. I've been reading that laptops can have toxic chemicals in them and I don't know much about quality control standards overseas.

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    Does anyone have an idea of what the residue might be? I thought that the glue on back of these stickers were concise so it didn't make sense for the glue to just spread upwards, if it is glue at all.
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  2.    01 Feb 2016 #2

    just rub it off, stop worrying over nothing.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 436
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       01 Feb 2016 #3

    Use WD-40 to remove.
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  4. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10, 64 bit
       01 Feb 2016 #4

    I guess I was just being paranoid, thanks.
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  5.    01 Feb 2016 #5

    nigelmercier said: View Post
    Use WD-40 to remove.
    Too harsh!
    Rubbing Alcohol or nail polish remover on a Q-Tip.
    Last edited by Edwin; 02 Feb 2016 at 10:11.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 1,962
    Windows 7
       01 Feb 2016 #6

    Just don't eat it.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,849
    Windows 10 Pro
       01 Feb 2016 #7

    Edwin said: View Post
    Too harsh!
    Rubbing Alcohol or nail polish remover on a Q-Tip.
    Hand sanitizer. Works great because it is alcohol based and has the thickening additive so it stays longer to dissolve the glue.
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  8. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 436
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       02 Feb 2016 #8

    Edwin said: View Post
    Too harsh!
    Rubbing Alcohol or nail polish remover on a Q-Tip.
    You say WD-40 is too harsh (which it isn't) and then suggest Acetone which will dissolve the plastic?
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  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,849
    Windows 10 Pro
       02 Feb 2016 #9

    nigelmercier said: View Post
    You say WD-40 is too harsh (which it isn't) and then suggest Acetone which will dissolve the plastic?
    Good point.
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  10. Joined : Mar 2015
    Philadelphia
    Posts : 1,072
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Feb 2016 #10

    I clean any kind of label or sticker reside with Goo B Gone. Works great.
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