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Old 12-22-2007, 04:32 PM   #1
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I have to remove the old thermal grease from my cpu because I'm installing a new fan. I have rubbing alcohol with 91% isopropyl alcohol. Is that ok to use on my cpu?
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Old 12-22-2007, 04:33 PM   #2
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it should be, but im not positive.
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Old 12-22-2007, 04:35 PM   #3
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Yup, that will work fine.
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Old 12-22-2007, 04:39 PM   #4
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phew, that's a relief. I thought I was going to have to go out hunting for some special isopropyl alcohol.
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Old 12-22-2007, 04:55 PM   #5
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im pretty sure ALMOST all rubbing alcohol works
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Old 12-22-2007, 04:58 PM   #6
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mission success!
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but dont soak a whole lot onto the rag(or towel)
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Well I used Q-tips and then I dried it with a coffee filter.
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yea thats ok
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