• This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.

CPU Fan Generating More Noise After Windows 8.1 Update


labeeman

New Member
VIP Member
Member
Carencro, LA

Posts
1,397
#1
Windows 8.1 was initially supposed to be a bug-free operating system that shouldn’t cause too many problems to its first adopters. At least, not so many as Windows 8.

It turns however that many of the users who decided to make the move to Windows
8.1 are actually experiencing all kinds of issues, including a higher noise level coming from the CPU fan.

Consumers who have turned to Microsoft’s Community forums to report the bug explain that the CPU fan is generating more noise than before, most likely in an attempt to cool the processor. This means that Windows 8.1 is actually requiring more CPU power
, hence a temperature increase and the need for more intense cooling.

Here’s what one of the users has posted on the forums:

“My laptop
is a Sony VAIO and is less than 1 year old. I am referring to fan sound, I had no problem before the update to Windows 8. I called Sony and they told me to contact Microsoft. I noticed my laptop too hot on the side where the fan sound comes.

“I am not using my laptop on a flat surface, I usually use a little piece of wood in the back to have a 30 degree angle. The fan stop if I restart the laptop, couple minutes after, it started again at full power. When I explained this to SONY, they told me to contact Microsoft immediately, there's nothing wrong with the machine.”

At this point, no workaround seems to be available, but as far as users are concerned, there’s not much that can be done since Windows 8.1 requires more CPU power.
CPU Fan Generating More Noise After Windows 8.1 Update
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win7/8 Mint
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    lenovo W530
    CPU
    intell i7
    Motherboard
    Lenovo
    Memory
    16gb
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    512 gb ssd
    Other Info
    Around 13 million employes
#2
As we've said since this industry was an infant, "Intel giveth and Microsoft taketh away".
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Linux Mint and Windows 8 Pro
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Asus G75VW
    CPU
    i7
    Motherboard
    Asus
    Memory
    16G
    Graphics Card(s)
    nVidia
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17"
    Hard Drives
    Seagate 5400 rpm 1T and Seagate 7200 rpm 500G.
    Internet Speed
    30M down, 5M up
    Other Info
    Oracle Virtual Box
    Ubuntu 64 bit

Shallow

New Member
Australia

Posts
30
#3
My laptop i7 first gen 820 has been less heat and fan noise since windows 8 and 8.1.

I'm happy I don't have that problem.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    windows 8.1 pro with media pack
    Computer type
    Laptop
    CPU
    i7 820
    Memory
    8 GBS
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD HD Radeon 5830
    Screen Resolution
    1080p 15.6 inch
    Internet Speed
    DSL2
    Browser
    Firefox and Chrome
    Antivirus
    Avast and Malwarebytes
Posts
885
#4
Yep, I have the exact same experience. Totally fed up with this spaghetti.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Me
    CPU
    AMD FX-8150
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H
    Memory
    8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 (9-9-9-28)
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon HD 6570
    Sound Card
    Creative X-Fi Titanium
    Monitor(s) Displays
    PX2710MW
    Screen Resolution
    [email protected]
    Hard Drives
    1x1TB Western Digital WDC WD1001FALS-00J7B1 ATA Device Caviar Black -

    4 x 2TB Seagate ST32000542A -
    1 x 4TB Seagate External
    Case
    Antec
    Cooling
    Noctua NH-D14
    Keyboard
    Logitech Illuminated Keyboard K740
    Internet Speed
    60meg cable
    Browser
    Cyberfox
    Antivirus
    AVG Security Suite
#5
Yep, I have the exact same experience. Totally fed up with this spaghetti.

Have you checked to see if there is a BIOS update for your PC? I had a somewhat of a similar issue when I installed 8 on my Samsung laptop, it just didn't run right. I checked for a BIOS updat and there wasn't one....6 months later there was so flashed the BIOS, installed 8 and it's been working great ever since. Worth checking into.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Custom build
    CPU
    AMD Phenom II X 4 965 BE
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-MA790X-DS4
    Memory
    G-Skill 8 GB PC 8500
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD XFX HD Radeon 6790D
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2l Samsung SyncMaster S20B300
    Screen Resolution
    1600 X 900
    Hard Drives
    Seagate Barracuda 320 GB w/OS
    Seagate Barracuda 1 TB data storage
    PSU
    Ultra X4 750 watt fully modular
    Case
    Thermaltake OverSeer RX 1 fulltower
    Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper212 120mm
    Keyboard
    Logitech G510
    Mouse
    Razor DeathAdder 3.5
Posts
885
#6
Nah... I'm just gonna format and roll back, probably to 8.0... maybe back to 7. Won't be for a bit tho, as I got stuff to do...., switching to electric heat and dumping the oil furnace...
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Me
    CPU
    AMD FX-8150
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H
    Memory
    8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 (9-9-9-28)
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon HD 6570
    Sound Card
    Creative X-Fi Titanium
    Monitor(s) Displays
    PX2710MW
    Screen Resolution
    [email protected]
    Hard Drives
    1x1TB Western Digital WDC WD1001FALS-00J7B1 ATA Device Caviar Black -

    4 x 2TB Seagate ST32000542A -
    1 x 4TB Seagate External
    Case
    Antec
    Cooling
    Noctua NH-D14
    Keyboard
    Logitech Illuminated Keyboard K740
    Internet Speed
    60meg cable
    Browser
    Cyberfox
    Antivirus
    AVG Security Suite

PJL

Member
Member
Posts
57
#7
After a bios update to my Asus motherboard my i5 is running much cooler under 8.1 than 8, like 10+ degrees cooler, especially with speedstep enabled and even under turbo conditions. And the OS itself is faster. The improvement came after the bios and chipset drivers updates. This is my experience.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 Professional
#8
As we've said since this industry was an infant, "Intel giveth and Microsoft taketh away".
I dunno...without a good OS my computer might make a good planter, or serve as a doorstop, maybe...;) Albeit, an expensive doorstop. You really can't have one without the other...

As is evident in this thread (aside from the fact that sensible people should avoid laptops whenever possible--desktops are much better, and much better buys), when moving to a new OS it is generally profitable to check with your manufacturer for a bios update whether you own a laptop or a desktop, since bios updates frequently accompany a new Windows OS. (For obvious reasons.)

In fact, it generally pays to keep your machine bios or UEFI updated regularly, new OS or not. Just a thought. Bios/UEFI updates contain bug fixes and new feature support, just like regular software updates.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    UEFI install of Win8.1 x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    self-crafted
    CPU
    FX-6300 @4.515Ghz
    Motherboard
    MSI 970a-G46
    Memory
    8 GB DDR3 (2x4) 1600 @ 1800
    Graphics Card(s)
    2GB HD 7850 @1.05GHz core/6GB/s ram
    Sound Card
    RealTek 892
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HannsG HZ281
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1200
    Hard Drives
    Seagate 320GB sata2 boot UEFI install of 8.1 x64;
    1TB WD Blue SATA 3;
    Seagate 2x 500GB sata2's in RAID 0
    PSU
    Corsair GS600
    Case
    LIan Li
    Cooling
    stock
    Keyboard
    Logitech Internet k-board
    Mouse
    Microsoft Sidewinder
    Internet Speed
    VDSL
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    built into OS MSE/Defender
    Other Info
    Had a brain amputation followed up by an all-lobe "clean-up" lobotomy last year, am doing fine. Life is so much simpler, now.
Posts
885
#9
Ok, hold everything..... I think I found a "fix".

Taken from this page..... CPU doesn't drop below 30% in idle after update to 8.1 - Microsoft Community

This bit in particular.....
Instead of renaming the sdclt.exe try this: - Go to Scheduled Tasks
- Microsoft -> Windows -> Windows Backup
- Disable the "ConfigNotification" Task (or anything you find here)


That should do the trick for the Windows Backup problem.


Also if the system log has a lot of DCOM errors it is possible to fix this. I dont have a link now but there is a example how to do it in some forum. Easy to find if you google for the CLSIDs.
This 'seems' to have worked for me.(so far) I have cyberfox open, at least 25 tabs open. I have xyplorer open. I have media player classic open, playing a tv epp.
Speccy reporting about 15c.....
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Me
    CPU
    AMD FX-8150
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H
    Memory
    8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 (9-9-9-28)
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon HD 6570
    Sound Card
    Creative X-Fi Titanium
    Monitor(s) Displays
    PX2710MW
    Screen Resolution
    [email protected]
    Hard Drives
    1x1TB Western Digital WDC WD1001FALS-00J7B1 ATA Device Caviar Black -

    4 x 2TB Seagate ST32000542A -
    1 x 4TB Seagate External
    Case
    Antec
    Cooling
    Noctua NH-D14
    Keyboard
    Logitech Illuminated Keyboard K740
    Internet Speed
    60meg cable
    Browser
    Cyberfox
    Antivirus
    AVG Security Suite
Posts
885
#10
I can now add that 5 hours later, the cpu temp hasn't really budged, so if you're experiencing this issue, this seems to be the fix.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Me
    CPU
    AMD FX-8150
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H
    Memory
    8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 (9-9-9-28)
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon HD 6570
    Sound Card
    Creative X-Fi Titanium
    Monitor(s) Displays
    PX2710MW
    Screen Resolution
    [email protected]
    Hard Drives
    1x1TB Western Digital WDC WD1001FALS-00J7B1 ATA Device Caviar Black -

    4 x 2TB Seagate ST32000542A -
    1 x 4TB Seagate External
    Case
    Antec
    Cooling
    Noctua NH-D14
    Keyboard
    Logitech Illuminated Keyboard K740
    Internet Speed
    60meg cable
    Browser
    Cyberfox
    Antivirus
    AVG Security Suite

mdmd

Closed as requested
Posts
1,319
#11
Glad to see that one resolved. :party:
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Server 2012 / 8.0
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home Built
    CPU
    Intel i7 QuadCore 3770k
    Motherboard
    Asrock Extreme 4
    Memory
    16GB Crucial Ballistix
    Graphics Card(s)
    intel embedded gpu
    Sound Card
    Sound Blaster Z
    Monitor(s) Displays
    AOC / Westinghouse
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    Plextor pcie msata
    PSU
    Rosewill Silent Night 500W Fanless / PicoPSU
    Case
    open bench - no case enclosure
    Cooling
    Silverstone HEO2 Passive Silent
    Keyboard
    logitech washable K310
    Mouse
    logitech wired
    Browser
    ie / maxthon
    Other Info
    Totally silent. No fans at all.

StriickeN

Performance Junkie
Member
Posts
60
#12
I don't have any problems with mine, I love windows 8.1 :cool:
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Custom build
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-4770K
    Motherboard
    Asus z87-Pro
    Memory
    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (Dual Channel) (1866)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon R9 290x
    Sound Card
    Sound Blaster Audigy
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2x ASUS MX279H Black 27" IPS
    Screen Resolution
    3840x1080
    Hard Drives
    SAMSUNG 840 Series 256 GB SSD (old ssd failed), Seagate external 3tb, & Seagate barracuda 1tb
    PSU
    Corsair AX1200i ATX PSU
    Case
    Corsair Obsidian 750d
    Cooling
    Black Ice Gtx 240
    Keyboard
    Ducky Shine 3
    Mouse
    Corsair M95
    Internet Speed
    15 Mb/s
    Browser
    Chrome/Firefox
    Antivirus
    Norton 2014
    Other Info
    PC used mostly for home theater and gaming.

TechnoMage

Active Member
Power User
Central Florida

Posts
389
#13
I like the suggestion, to NEVER use a laptop unless absolutely necessary. They were never meant to replace a good working Desktop computer.

Having said that.....

Do to the way everything is crammed into such a small space, laptops always run under less than optimal conditions.

I do a lot of tweaking and tuning on laptops, (I'm a PC Service Tech, self employed) to get more performance out of them with minimal heating. I shut down every program and Service on the lappy that is not Absolutely 100% necessary to be running all the time.

Then I set the hard drive to spin down after about 5 minutes of inactivity, even when running on house power. Laptop hard drives are a huge source of heat, and they do not have their own cooling fan. The heat has to be removed by the same fan that cools the CPU, so it's sometimes hard to tell which one is producing the most heat.

For, like forever, the AMD cpu has a built in "Life Preserver" circuit, that ramps DOWN the clock speed when the chip gets hot, to slow the cpu and minimize heating, so it doesn't burn itself up. That may show up in a loss of performance, but at least the cpu doesn't cremate itself.

I caution my laptop users (Customers) to not run any more apps at one time than absolutely necessary. And NEVER sit their laptop on a bed, carpeting or even their lap, or any cloth surface that could block the air vents.

And, when they are done with it for the day, SHUT IT OFF. There are certain maintenance routines that Windows performs in the background that it can only perform while shutting down.

Good Luck with those laptops, guys and gals!

My own Windows 8.1 machines run just as cool as they did with Windows XP. No overheating problems here!

TechnoMage :cool:
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win-8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Gigabyte
    CPU
    AMD 8 Core
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte
    Memory
    PNY, 4GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA, GForce 210
    Monitor(s) Displays
    21" HP
    Hard Drives
    Seagate SATA III, 500GB
    PSU
    Antec Earthwatts, 650
    Case
    Pac-Man Case
    Keyboard
    HP Professional
    Mouse
    GearHead Wireless
    Internet Speed
    5 Meg
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    AVG Free
    Other Info
    Using Classic Shell on Win-8.1 pro

CountMike

Well-Known Member
VIP Member
Guru
Belgrade , Serbia

Posts
4,664
#15
I like the suggestion, to NEVER use a laptop unless absolutely necessary. They were never meant to replace a good working Desktop computer.

Having said that.....

Do to the way everything is crammed into such a small space, laptops always run under less than optimal conditions.

I do a lot of tweaking and tuning on laptops, (I'm a PC Service Tech, self employed) to get more performance out of them with minimal heating. I shut down every program and Service on the lappy that is not Absolutely 100% necessary to be running all the time.

Then I set the hard drive to spin down after about 5 minutes of inactivity, even when running on house power. Laptop hard drives are a huge source of heat, and they do not have their own cooling fan. The heat has to be removed by the same fan that cools the CPU, so it's sometimes hard to tell which one is producing the most heat.

For, like forever, the AMD cpu has a built in "Life Preserver" circuit, that ramps DOWN the clock speed when the chip gets hot, to slow the cpu and minimize heating, so it doesn't burn itself up. That may show up in a loss of performance, but at least the cpu doesn't cremate itself.

I caution my laptop users (Customers) to not run any more apps at one time than absolutely necessary. And NEVER sit their laptop on a bed, carpeting or even their lap, or any cloth surface that could block the air vents.

And, when they are done with it for the day, SHUT IT OFF. There are certain maintenance routines that Windows performs in the background that it can only perform while shutting down.

Good Luck with those laptops, guys and gals!

My own Windows 8.1 machines run just as cool as they did with Windows XP. No overheating problems here!

TechnoMage :cool:
That's what I call "Sending a boy to do man's job". Each type of computer is made for different job and to do it different way and if you ask it to do wrong job it will not do properly. That said, even desktops can go into "overdrive" with runaway processes and overheat and that can happen with any OS.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home made
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen7 2700x
    Motherboard
    Asus Prime x470 Pro
    Memory
    16GB Kingston 3600
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus strix 570 OC 4gb
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 960 evo 250GB
    Silicon Power V70 240GB SSD
    WD 1 TB Blue
    WD 2 TB Blue
    Bunch of backup HDDs.
    PSU
    Sharkoon, Silent Storm 660W
    Case
    Raidmax
    Cooling
    CCM Nepton 140xl
    Internet Speed
    40/2 Mbps
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    WD

TechnoMage

Active Member
Power User
Central Florida

Posts
389
#16
Great Quote count!

I often get a service call, stating that the CPU fan is 'Roaring'.
99 out of 100 times it's because the cpu heatsink is packed with dirt.



This was the cooling fan and heatsink from just such a customer's PC. Airflow was seriously impaired.
Then when the cpu was working hard, things would really heat up. Think, "China Syndrome".

But before that could happen, I cleaned the fan and heatsink......



....and everything went back to working normally.

Many PC owners have no clue about how and why the cpu ran runs at what speed. It will speed up when the CPU is working hard and slow back down when the CPU is just idling. And then, to make matters worse, they sit their PC on the floor, where is sucks up all sorts of dirt, animal hair, etc.

Here's a shot of such a floor hugger, right after it burned up.


Yeah, I take pic's of all the disasters I have to work on.

But if people would just use some common sense, there wouldn't be so much work to do.

Cheers mates!
TechnoMage :cool:

PS: Increase the workload on any PC, like install a newer and bigger OS, and of course the cooling fan will run more.
That's the time to make sure that the fan and its related heatsink are nice and clean.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win-8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Gigabyte
    CPU
    AMD 8 Core
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte
    Memory
    PNY, 4GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA, GForce 210
    Monitor(s) Displays
    21" HP
    Hard Drives
    Seagate SATA III, 500GB
    PSU
    Antec Earthwatts, 650
    Case
    Pac-Man Case
    Keyboard
    HP Professional
    Mouse
    GearHead Wireless
    Internet Speed
    5 Meg
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    AVG Free
    Other Info
    Using Classic Shell on Win-8.1 pro

CountMike

Well-Known Member
VIP Member
Guru
Belgrade , Serbia

Posts
4,664
#17
I get a lot of stuff like that too. I sometimes call computers "Hoover". they are such good dust collectors. My girlfriend is such a stickler for cleanliness, moment a dust speck appears, she's there cleaning it up together with rest of apartment but still when I opened her couple years old laptop it was full of dust, she wanted to throw it away. Got couple of old desktops from a hospital i Switzerland, full of dust. Of course nothing can compare with computers in factories, good thing there are big compressors, had to blow them out once a week. Repaired one from coal storage, black as a tunnel during the night. One from a saw mill actually caught fire from wood dust. Mouse nest in the desktop in my office. Flies and mosquitoes get sucked in and if they survive they come out with bad headache. Only alcohol can wash out yellow stains from screens used by heavy smokers but CPU and other coolers have to bee washed in dish-washing machine.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home made
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen7 2700x
    Motherboard
    Asus Prime x470 Pro
    Memory
    16GB Kingston 3600
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus strix 570 OC 4gb
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 960 evo 250GB
    Silicon Power V70 240GB SSD
    WD 1 TB Blue
    WD 2 TB Blue
    Bunch of backup HDDs.
    PSU
    Sharkoon, Silent Storm 660W
    Case
    Raidmax
    Cooling
    CCM Nepton 140xl
    Internet Speed
    40/2 Mbps
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    WD

TechnoMage

Active Member
Power User
Central Florida

Posts
389
#18
Right next to the CPU is usually the RAM, at least on Desktop mobo's. So what makes it through the CPU heatsink, winds up plastered against the side of the nearest ram stick.

I've salvaged a lot of ram by just taking it out, to the kitchen sink and washing it with soap and water, then rinsing it with Denatured Alcohol, thoroughly drying it and reinstalling it. Most of the time, that restores the ram to 100% functionality.
Over the past 20 years, I've only had to throw out just a few sticks of ram. Mostly either Kingston or Spectec.

Something else I do, to prevent CPU overworking, is to seriously limit the number of Services and TSR's that are running in the background on any PC. It's easy to see the programs running from either the Startup folder or Task manager. But the Services that run in the background are another matter. About 99.999% of users have no clue about those.

A good reference is the "Black Viper" website, where every service is explained.

I took the info gained there and wrote a batch file, to instantly disable or put into manual mode, all the services that I don't need.
I like the repeatability of a batch file.

Likewise all the registry tweaks that greatly improve performance. A registry script makes that instant work.

Cheers mates!
TechnoMage :cool:
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win-8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Gigabyte
    CPU
    AMD 8 Core
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte
    Memory
    PNY, 4GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA, GForce 210
    Monitor(s) Displays
    21" HP
    Hard Drives
    Seagate SATA III, 500GB
    PSU
    Antec Earthwatts, 650
    Case
    Pac-Man Case
    Keyboard
    HP Professional
    Mouse
    GearHead Wireless
    Internet Speed
    5 Meg
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    AVG Free
    Other Info
    Using Classic Shell on Win-8.1 pro

visruth

Well-Known Member
Pro User
India

Posts
1,536
#19
Good old thread rightfully revived. Like the suggestions:)

Alcohol to wipe screens, is that the screen cleansing liquids we get from market, that you're referring to, Mike?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win 8.1 Update x64
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    HP Pavilion 15
    CPU
    Haswell Core i5 4200U
    Memory
    8GB Dual-Channel DDR3L @1600
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 4400 Integrated; 2GB Dedicated NVIDIA GT 740M
    Hard Drives
    500GB Samsung 840 EVO Internal SSD ;
    2TB WD MyPassport Ultra EHDD ;
    1TB TOSHIBA HDD
    Cooling
    Deepcool X6
    Mouse
    Logitech B175 Wireless Mouse
    Internet Speed
    10 Mbps
    Browser
    Opera v25.0
    Antivirus
    KIS 2014
    Other Info
    Microsoft Wired Xbox 360 Controller

CountMike

Well-Known Member
VIP Member
Guru
Belgrade , Serbia

Posts
4,664
#20
Good old thread rightfully revived. Like the suggestions:)

Alcohol to wipe screens, is that the screen cleansing liquids we get from market, that you're referring to, Mike?
I use just ordinary 98% ethanol or isopropil (rubbing alcohol, non scented type), dries almost instant and does not leave marks, very soft cloth or cotton wool of course.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home made
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen7 2700x
    Motherboard
    Asus Prime x470 Pro
    Memory
    16GB Kingston 3600
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus strix 570 OC 4gb
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 960 evo 250GB
    Silicon Power V70 240GB SSD
    WD 1 TB Blue
    WD 2 TB Blue
    Bunch of backup HDDs.
    PSU
    Sharkoon, Silent Storm 660W
    Case
    Raidmax
    Cooling
    CCM Nepton 140xl
    Internet Speed
    40/2 Mbps
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    WD

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)