Arctic Silver warns to keep their product upright, so any separation stays at the back where it probably will never touch a processor. But how are us poor users supposed to achieve verticleness without calling on our powers of telekinesis? I kept mine in my computer cabinet propped up by a couple hard drives, but it kept falling over whenever I moved one. So I made a (very) quick fix.
You can buy a box of these at any hardware store for $x. You can use a couple nails as well.
Staple in wall:
You probably only want to do this to a wall you don't care about. For walls that you do care about, use thumbtacks.
AS in staple:
So there you have it, folks, a 5-second fix for a problem that you won't have to worry about unless you literally don't touch your Silver for more than a month. I'm sure that I'm not the only one who's come up with a fix for this. What do you guys do?