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#1 spadge

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Posted 28 June 2007 - 06:05 AM

I have been told that I probably need to clean my cpu heatsink/fan. Which is the best way to go about this bearing in mind my computer is still under warranty? There is a fan at the back of the pc where the power supply comes in(screws at the back) Can an old eejit like myself do this without mucking everything up? can I use a solvent? I would really appreciate some knowledge on this and can I just say what an absolutely brilliant website this is! keep up the good work! thank you. spa :thumbsup: dge.

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#2 jwinathome

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Posted 28 June 2007 - 06:33 AM

Try this website.... link

It has a step-by-step plan for you.

Me personally, I use compressed air and blow the fans off.

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Posted 28 June 2007 - 08:21 AM

Me personally, I use compressed air and blow the fans off.


Me too.

I suggest taking the computer out doors when you do it, since the dust cloud will no doubt be something you don't want in you house.


I know you think you understand what you thought I said,
but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant!





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