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Whats the best way of cleaning?
« on: June 10, 2007, 03:19:12 PM »
I jsut looked at my computer and it looks really dirty. I haven't checked the inside yet but the fans and PSU look dusty. Whats the best way of cleaning the out side and the inside?????

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Re: Whats the best way of cleaning?
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2007, 04:16:01 PM »
A can of compressed air available at any computer store works well...Q-Tips and rubbing alcohol as well for the stubborn stuff.
Remember to remove all power sources whenever working inside the case and take anti-static precautions....

For the outside i use Windex and lint-free cloths.
   
 
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Re: Whats the best way of cleaning?
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2007, 04:28:49 PM »
Thanks do you recommend just setting it on a kitchen wood table?

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Re: Whats the best way of cleaning?
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2007, 04:31:41 PM »
Sure.
   
 
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Re: Whats the best way of cleaning?
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2007, 06:45:52 PM »
A hard, flat, elevated surface would probably be more convenient for you.  I would also suggest wearing a face mask, which can be purchased at any hardware store and many general department stores.  The first time I cleaned out my computer, I was hacking up phlem and black stuff for a week.  No joke.

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Re: Whats the best way of cleaning?
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2007, 07:00:50 PM »
Yeah I agree I just cleaned mine out and I swear I sucked in a Dustball
..Uhh Nasty..

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    Re: Whats the best way of cleaning?
    « Reply #6 on: June 11, 2007, 07:13:29 PM »
    || Stealth || ........   Just a tip when blowing the dust off the fan (s) ........ use something non-metalic to stop the fan blades from spinning when the compressed air is directed at it .......  A bamboo or plastic chopstick works very well.  Also be sure and make sure the heat sink is cleaned well to remove any accumulated dust.

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