guys i messed up really bad with my cooler

Oct 31, 2018
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GUYSSS i built my first gaming pc and i used a coolermaster ml240r right, i put the thermal paste on and stuff but i forgot to take the plastic off the cooler heat thingy and now its on the cpu, ive been running the pc for like a day now temps are at 56 degrees right now and im not really doing anything, what do i do? just leave it or take the plastic out? im really nervous

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Gam3r01

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Take the cooler off, remove all the thermal paste using isopropyl alcohol and lint free cloth (coffee filter), and remove the plastic.
Reapply thermal paste, remount cooler.

Nothing should be damaged, but you need to remove it.
 

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