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Cleaning dirty laptop

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GeminiBusiness    0

Hello,

 

I'm looking for the best way to clean USB and others port on a laptop. I thought about blowing compressed air into the ports to blow out any debris and dust but would that only blow everything further in? Some recommend using cotton swabs dipped with rubbing alcohol and gently rubbing the swab on the contacts in the port.

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

Thanks

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Mindovermaster    2,624

The BEST way is to open the entire case, and clean everything with a q-tip and rubbing alcohol.

 

BUT, just blowing it should not damage it any further. As long as your aren't using a leaf blower. :laugh:

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adrynalyne    12,617
44 minutes ago, Mindovermaster said:

The BEST way is to open the entire case, and clean everything with a q-tip and rubbing alcohol.

 

BUT, just blowing it should not damage it any further. As long as your aren't using a leaf blower. :laugh:

Why not? I’ve used a leaf blower on a computer before. ☺️

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Mindovermaster    2,624
5 minutes ago, adrynalyne said:

Why not? I’ve used a leaf blower on a computer before. ☺️

I've heard heavy duty ones can damage your device(s). But standard blow cans should be fine.

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+warwagon    13,300

I've had customers say they i've "Blown out their computer" ..when asked how they did it, they just say they blew compressed air in from the back. LOL .. i've heard this twice now this year.

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Daniel F.    604

i use a datavac for cleaning dust & dirt from computers.

 

Here is a good youtube guide by Tech YES City in how to properly clean and restore PC's

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