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Compressed Air Wiped My HD?


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puters r a pain

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I just cleaned the inside of my computer with compressed air, and when I turned on the computer it asked me to boot from CD. I went to bios and made sure it was still set to boot from hard drive, and it was. Does this mean I somehow damaged my HD? I have moved twice recently and my XP cd key will be a needle in a haystack. I did not touch anything with the can and never even sprayed the HD directly.
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Ok sorry I completely overlooked the fact that my HD got unplugged from my motherboard in the process of cleaning it. So all is good thanks.
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Well THAT's good news!

My eye's lit up when I saw the title...thought twas pretty unbelievable. :)
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Well THAT's good news!

My eye's lit up when I saw the title...thought twas pretty unbelievable. :)


Theoretically possible because it may short the circuit board because the mixture of most compressed air tins does contain liquid, however its rare to happen and if it does, you'd have probably noticed the drive playing up previously anyway. They can be toxic as well so don't inhale it.
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