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June 23, 2010 8:12:12 AM

Hello,have accidentally put too much paste on my Intel Core 2Quad 2.4Ghz processor without realising. PC Booted OK and ran OK but now will not boot. Could I have damaged CPU and/or board

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June 23, 2010 8:26:41 AM

How do you know its the TIM causing the problem?

putting too much on usually justs means high temps, so unless you've caked the thing and had it get into the socket or all over the Mobo, there should not be any damage.