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Windows 7: Cleaning CPU's thermal paste.

05 Feb 2011   #1
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 
Cleaning CPU's thermal paste.

Do you guys leave the CPU in the socket? or actually remove the CPU completely?

Thanks!
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05 Feb 2011   #2
cloud8521

 

i keep it in the socket. i feel i may bend the pins if i take it out.
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05 Feb 2011   #3
society misfit

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

I leave it in the socket to get the majority of it off. Little detail cleaning once removed.
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