They're still there because people still like subsidizing hardware/OS. I think there should be better ways of this, unless you get a special arrangement with Intel and Microsoft, they aren't going to let the manufacturer ship without those advertisements.Chrispy_ wrote:It doesn't always work, but it's good for a lot of those ugly, pointless, OH-GOD-WHY-DO-WE-STILL-HAVE-THEM? stickers.
DPete27 wrote:Spray that stuff on the spot and the sticky is instantly gone!
ludi wrote:DPete27 wrote:Spray that stuff on the spot and the sticky is instantly gone!
Uhhhhh, file this one under "use with all due caution." Things that come in aerosol cans and are intended for automotive cleaning usually include strong petroleum-derived solvents which are notable eye and skin irritants and can be hazardous to some plastics, and by design they can get all over the place when used. In particular, I would hate to see what that stuff might do to a laptop screen, particularly a matte screen, if the overspray splashed up there.
Captain Ned wrote:If you're going to use brake cleaner, spray some into a paper towel and then work on the glue.
Though I doubt you guys are doing any spot-welding with the brake cleaner nearby, I would be incredibly careful with it. The heat produced by a laptop and the amount of atmospheric argon present is not likely to produce Phosgene gas, but due to its particularly low LD50 (4 parts per million) value I wouldn't take my chances.
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