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October 6, 2010 9:26:34 AM

i was wondering if its ok to use alcohol swabs to clean cpu and heatsink. also can i use regular paper towel to clean the stuff off if not what should i use?

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October 6, 2010 10:02:25 AM

You can use ether one....but make sure it is soft and wont scratch the surface
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October 6, 2010 10:07:39 AM

oh ok thanks
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October 6, 2010 10:39:36 AM

The only thing I'd say about paper towel is that it can leave fibres on the surface as you wipe. You're much better off cleaning up with a lint-free cloth.
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October 6, 2010 11:46:44 AM

Baby wipes brother, one benefit to having kids
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October 6, 2010 3:48:16 PM

I use rubbing alcohol and metallic scouring pad... I mean a towel.
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October 6, 2010 4:49:50 PM

i use alcohol and a lint-free cloth =P works great for me. Just don't do what my friend did once...don't use a screwdriver to try to "scrape" it off :non: 
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