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Windows 7: Acer Aspire thermal paste

09 Jul 2012   #11
Quick Grey Fox

Windows 7
 
 

and special thanks to Greg who made me aware this stuff was even a consideration !

YOU'RE THE BEST !!!




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09 Jul 2012   #12
Quick Grey Fox

Windows 7
 
 

I posted a couple pics from where I needed to apply it. Once I knew to look for it, it was really fairly simple.
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09 Jul 2012   #13
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

See how much you've learned, Chet? Thanks for the pics.
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09 Jul 2012   #14
Quick Grey Fox

Windows 7
 
 

and I still have a long way to go...was just thinking today that computer hardware might be a thing I'd really enjoy...any advice?
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09 Jul 2012   #15
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Good, I can bring my hardware to you then. I avoid it whenever possible. I am a Win7 man.
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09 Jul 2012   #16
Quick Grey Fox

Windows 7
 
 

LOL deal!
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09 Jul 2012   #17
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Glad to hear it's a success Chet. I'm about to do an older Compaq laptop myself. You've given me motivation.
Stand back folks. gregrocker with motivation could be dangerous.
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09 Jul 2012   #18
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Naw, I feel right at home with the video tutorial I found where the guy gets frustrated and starts ranting while tearing the parts out.
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10 Jul 2012   #19
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I think the surface spread technique is well described here
http://www.arcticsilver.com/intel_ap...n_method.html#
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10 Jul 2012   #20
Quick Grey Fox

Windows 7
 
 

Thank you. The paste I got was much much more fluid and I used it sparingly. I didn't have a lot of faith in that "instructor's" teachings
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