Can I clean off my old thermal paste with 99% 2-propanol? Tags: CPUs Thermal Compound Components Last response: December 15, 2010 11:27 AM in CPUs Share tehinternetguy December 15, 2010 10:05:20 AM Just wondering. Also, can I clean pretty much every other component with it when needed? Isn't there a chance of 2 propanol vapor, you know, exploding? More about : clean thermal paste propanol danieljamesm December 15, 2010 11:27:13 AM Not a good idea, if the heatsink does not reseat properly when replacing it then your CPU may overheat, and propanol is an extremely flammable substance. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Cleaning off old thermal paste Forum SolvedForgot to clean thermal paste off processor Forum SolvedHow to clean off thermal paste Forum SolvedUsing 99% isopropyl to wipe off thermal paste - safe? Forum SolvedCould i use this to clean the thermal paste off my cpu? Forum Can i clean off thermal paste with 30% isopropanol? Forum How to clean up the old, dried thermal paste? Forum SolvedCan white vinegar replace Rubbing alcohol for cleaning thermal paste off of a CPU? Forum SolvedThe intricacies of cleaning thermal paste off CPU Forum Alternative to alcoholic cloths to clean thermal paste off CPU Forum SolvedCleaning thermal paste off of heatsink Forum SolvedCleaning off thermal paste Forum Solvedcleaning thermal paste off of cpu green chip Forum Old Computer without thermal paste wont turn on after cleaning Forum Cleaning thermal paste off of gpu Forum How much pressure cleaning thermal paste off of CPU? Forum SolvedCPU 99 Degrees C with thermal paste and liquid cooler at idle Forum Cleaning off thermal paste - is it okay for there to be some residue.. Forum Solvedclean thermal paste Forum Cleaning thermal paste off CPU.. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !