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Any household items that remove thermal paste safely?

#1matrix0523Posted 4/13/2014 11:22:22 AM
Title says it all.
#2Kad-ManPosted 4/13/2014 11:26:58 AM
Thermal paste is not a lube... when will people learn.
#3SM1LER7Posted 4/13/2014 11:50:11 AM
High purity (90% or greater) isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) on a lint free cloth works very well.
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#4SnadadosPosted 4/13/2014 12:04:02 PM
Coffee filters are good lint free cloths.
If you don't have isotropic alcohol you can just thoroughly rub the paste off and that is usually good enough.
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#5Killah PriestPosted 4/13/2014 12:05:54 PM
i use 91% iso and coffee filters.
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#6betatechPosted 4/13/2014 12:10:48 PM
Don't know about the cleaner but I have used coffee filter paper, although you might need a few of them.
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#7GTRagnarokPosted 4/13/2014 12:12:25 PM
Alochol and paper to remove most of it, and then Q-tips to clean the rest.
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#8romsnbombsPosted 4/13/2014 1:10:43 PM
acetone (nail varnish remover) cotton wool buds and kitchen roll
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#9wildog2006Posted 4/13/2014 2:11:53 PM
Lick it off.
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#10StopthinkPosted 4/13/2014 2:16:57 PM