Solved CPU Help Tags: CPUs Thermal Compound Motherboards Last response: November 23, 2009 2:56 PM in CPUs Share Cwood429 November 23, 2009 2:22:48 PM So I had a defective motherboard and had to remove my cpu. In the process I just realized I got a thin line of thermal compound on the pins of the cpu..... Am I screwed, or is there a way to safely remove the compound? More about : cpu Best solution jsc a c 172 à CPUs a c 156 V Motherboard November 23, 2009 2:56:49 PM Set up antistatic work surface and use a small paintbrush and isopropyl alcohol to clean the pins. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBiostar TZ77A Help (How to use CPU graphics with graphics card installed) Forum SolvedNew CPU isn't working, PLEASE HELP!!!!! Forum SolvedCan I use my CPU on this motherboard help Forum SolvedHelp! My cpu is runnings 45 celcius when I booted it up Forum Solved[UPGRADING HELP] My motherboard and cpu Forum SolvedCPU Build help? Forum Solvedcpu at 100% please help me Forum SolvedCpu fan help Forum SolvedNeed help choosing a intel CPU Forum SolvedComparison of AMD's APU and CPU+GPU help Forum SolvedToo much cpu usage HELP! Forum SolvedSilent cases performance fan arrangment. Fan controller nessesary? Asus h97-plus, 4790 cpu & 770 GTX. Please help a newbie! Forum SolvedHelp Choosing Motherboard,CPU, PSU and Hard drive Forum SolvedCM EVO 212 CPU Fan Install Help Forum Solvedextreme cpu temps, help! Forum SolvedHelp me choose a CPU Forum Solvedhelp choosing cpu+gpu combination Forum SolvedCPU and Motherboard help with BIOS Forum SolvedCPU And RAM Help! Forum SolvedCpu laptop trouble help fellow bros Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !