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I am going to be moving to water cooling soon and my friend wants to buy my typhoon. Will I be able to move and re-install the backplates that are on my mobo? Or will he need to get new ones?
    
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post #2 of 10
Yes you can move from one to another. I've done it from 3 motherboards in my BTs life
    
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post #3 of 10
As long as you didnt put the soft part for the bottom of the backplate on the mobo. (Like I didn ) then you need something else...
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post #4 of 10
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well i did use the soft sticky 'plate' to hold it on (like it says in the directions, right?) will that be able to come off and be able to stick again? if not can we super-glue it or something?
    
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post #5 of 10
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When i put on my typhoon i peeled off the backing to the soft pad so the plate is definitely stuck to the mobo. Is there anyway to remove it without damaging the mobo and maybe still have the pad somewhat intact?
    
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post #6 of 10
Yes, gentle twisting and pulling should suffice, then get some double sided foam tape to reattach it to the other mobo.
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post #7 of 10
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I've heard of people using hairdryers to remove it from the mobo, is that safe?
    
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post #8 of 10
Yes a hairdryer would work, just use it with caution along with the gentle twisting and pulling motion. Just dont get the area to hot, apply some heat then give it a go. Just please be cautious dont hold the hair dryer there for too long.
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post #9 of 10
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Ok thanks! Shouldn't be too hard to get off then.
    
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post #10 of 10
Good luck, and glad I helped you.
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