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Cleaning my Laptop


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Hey G2G,

Just a quick question. There appears to be dust and some other stuff on my keyboard and I was wondering what the best way to clean it is. And also, what's the best way to go about cleaning my laptop?

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Hello
I reasearched it on the net and they all seem to go along the idea out lined on this link.
http://www.howtoclea...aptop-keyboard/

When I do mine I just use a small artist's paint brush to first clean out anything between the keys and then give it a light shake upside down so any loose bits can fall out, then I put a screen wipe over the tip of the brush and gently move it between the keys.

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What kind of brush do you get? Would a cu-tip be appropriate. See there is some junk right by my space bar and in between some keys.
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I use my 6 year old's paint brush lol, the bristles are medium bristly and its one of the narrow but wide brushes.
I don't really know about a q-tip I wouldn't like to say, looking at one it looks to big to go between keys and I wouldn't force anything. There is always canned compressed air if you can get some at your local computer shop or online, you could try that and give it a blow. :thumbsup:
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I suggest the following guide for most brands and models of notebook http://h10025.www1.h...product=3927423 take the notebook outside on a dry day to do this btw.

For cleaning a notebook keyboard also take it outside on a dry day and use canned compressed air and a firm but not hard small artists paintbrush, use the brush in a forward motion and clear any debris with the occasional short blast of the canned air.
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Hey guys,

I've done quite a bit of work. Seeing as I didn't have a paintbrush anywhere I decided to use a q-tip and focused it between the keys and got rid of quite a bit. I also used compressed air. Then I wiped down the keyboard with Windex and cleaned the laptop like that. Is that okay?
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Sounds ok to me as long as you didn`t overdo the Windex as you wouldn`t want it getting onto the MB etc
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Nope, all I did was spray once and wipe down the keys. Then I wiped the monitor and that is all :thumbsup:
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All good then Anarchy a nicely clean and fragrant smelling notebook it is then :) :thumbsup:
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