|Dave... Not recommended:|
1- Note Solved already
2- Too strong, may damage plastic & resin containing components
3- Will leave a film behind that might hinder thermal compound
Simple is better. Stay with a high quality (95% or higher) Isopropel Rubbing Alcohol. When needed, use the edge of an old credit card to help when the compound has hardened.
You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.