> On May 29, 5:14 pm, wispygalaxy <wispygal...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Ezekiel wrote:
>> > "wispygalaxy" <wispygal...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> >> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> >>> ____/ wispygalaxy on Wednesday 20 May 2009 22:33 : \____
>> >>>> It's like a tattoo that is hard to get rid of. I have a Windows key
>> >>>> on my laptop. I could technically scratch it off, but then I'd mess
>> >>>> up my keyboard with scratch marks.
>> >>> Use benzine.
>> >> I'll look into it, thx, Roy. :)
>> > Don't use benzene. It will discolor or damage some plastics and is a
>> > messy chemical to work with.
>> > The best way to get off stickers (off of anything) is to take a
>> > hair-dryer and gently heat the sticker. This will soften the glue and
>> > then the sticker will peel right off.
>> That's a safe way to do it, I see. I'm too scared to use chemicals on my
>> lappy, anyway. (Sorry, Schestowitz!) :)
> Hair dryer like Ezekel said or you can use a dab of Goo Gone which is
> really mostly very weak acetic acid.
> Benzene is a carcinogen and is extremely nasty stuff.
> Why not just stick a sticker over it?
Is Schestowitz trying to kill me?! haha, jk Roy. ;)
If you know what you are doing, then chemicals used safely are OK. But I
didn't want to take any chances. I would have been careful, though.
I like my laptop to have a smooth surface, and an additional sticker will be
I always had problems when I'd peel price stickers off my CDs that I got at
the music store. I'm good at peeling stickers away, but there are some
that have goo that feel like molasses. It's awful, and I always test a
corner of a sticker before peeling it. If it's hard to pull off or has too
much goo, then I leave it on. I'll look into Goo Gone for them.