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Re: OT: WD-40

>> I've been having terrible problems with xwindow crashes, screen
>> distortion, ibm mouse port and serial ports. In desperation I squirted 
>> a little WD-40 on the cpu fan, well all the problems went away. 
>> I'm using a cyrix 686 233 MII, seems quite sensitive to a slight
>> decrease in fan speed (increase in temperature). Any suggestions
>> for a good cpu fan ,other cooling methods or any tips. Are there
>> any comparable cpu's compatible with a bios from a couple of years ago,
>> that use just a heat sink?  

I have used motor oil on mine and it worked, but eventually I had to put in a
new fan on the cpu.  What was unexpected was that a small computer shop in
town actually had the fans for about $12.


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