We took the cpu off to clean

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Helen - Jan 10, 2012 at 04:34 PM
 Helen - Jan 10, 2012 at 10:06 PM
Hello,

I took my cpu off a gateway and cleaned it put it back on just as it was on there now the tower won't boot up could my cpu go out on me


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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,828
Jan 10, 2012 at 04:40 PM
Almost anything could go wrong when you "clean" a CPU. Did you use soap and water or just a wire brush? I think you need "on site" help for a more knowledgeable friend or a repair shop.

Good Luck
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I used Dust off air to it. and then put the compound on it. So i didn't use soap and water or a wire brush.
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