Windows 10: Thermal Paste Questions

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  1.    15 Jul 2017 #21

    Will my toe polish remover work just as well?
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       15 Jul 2017 #22

    "Mother's Spit" is the best solvent

    Remember how our mother's would lick their thumbs, or spit in a napkin/tissue and wipe something from our faces?


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       15 Jul 2017 #23

    Ronsonol Lighter Fluid works great, just don't light a match close by.
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       15 Jul 2017 #24

    I would never put lighter fluid near my cpu To make cleaning easier I have the computer running, shut it down and remove while its still warm, comes off with no effort just wiping with Toilet paper
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       16 Jul 2017 #25

    essenbe said: View Post
    @Stephanie, due to the fact I am always running out of nail polish remover, I just use plain old Alcohol.
    Oh I got plenty of Booze In the house Steve ... and Nail Varnish Remover
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       16 Jul 2017 #26

    Stephanie said: View Post
    Oh I got plenty of Booze In the house Steve ... and Nail Varnish Remover
    Are you confessing to a small alcohol problem here Stephanie???
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       16 Jul 2017 #27

    Dude said: View Post
    I would never put lighter fluid near my cpu To make cleaning easier I have the computer running, shut it down and remove while its still warm, comes off with no effort just wiping with Toilet paper
    Always better when its still warm. Still remember when cold pulling the CPU right out the socket many years ago (OLD AMD) and was very lucky not to damage any of them
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       16 Jul 2017 #28

    Stephanie said: View Post
    Oh I got plenty of Booze In the house Steve ... and Nail Varnish Remover
    Why have you not got your name on these OC Boards?
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       16 Jul 2017 #29

    worf105 said: View Post
    Are you confessing to a small alcohol problem here Stephanie???
    Me never Worf ... hic
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       16 Jul 2017 #30

    Stephanie said: View Post
    Me never Worf ... hic
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