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 SolvedNeed help choosing the right cpu [4690k vs e3 1230 v3] Forum Solvedcpu upgrade help Forum SolvedHelp with AMD CPU's Forum SolvedCPU Beginner needs help on choices. Forum SolvedCPU MoBo Combo help Forum SolvedNeed help! 8 pin CPU power cord too short. Forum SolvedHelp Using AMD Overdrive to lower CPU Voltage Forum SolvedCpu overclocking help Forum SolvedCPU Overclock Help Forum SolvedIm looking to upgrade my cpu and ram... hoping you guys can help. Forum SolvedCpu and gpu help please!!! Forum SolvedThermal Paste on CPU HELP! Forum SolvedCPU upgrade need help if this is enough Forum Solvedneed CPU bottleneck help Forum SolvedI need some help with a build (choosing cpu, ram, motherboard and a case) on a $500 budget. Forum SolvedHelp me choose a CPU Forum SolvedHELP! Cut cpu power cable Forum SolvedPlease Help With Gaming Build (Motherboard and CPU) Forum Solvedcpu , motherboard ,gpu select help needed Forum SolvedWill cpu LGA 1150 fit a 1150 motherboard, need help quick, please Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !