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#1 Fluttershy

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Posted 12 October 2013 - 04:43 AM

Does dust make a computer spaz out, overheat the CPU, freeze the computer, then make my bedroom smell burnt?

 

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Then when I tried turning it back on after 10 minutes the computer lights were going crazy and it would keep shutting down and starting up every whatever part of a second.

 

I opened up my case, removed a LOT of dust, found that a wire had been broken, so I 'fixed' it, I guess you could say, and it's working fine now.

 

I'm just glad my CPU didn't burn out again and force me to get another one!


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Posted 12 October 2013 - 04:56 PM

Gotta keep your PC "blown out" with a can of compressed air periodically to avoid that. NEVER use a vacuumn or the likes to try and "suck" it out.

 

edit: I use one of these > Metro DataVac Electric Duster > http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR2.TRC1.A0.XMetro+DataVac&_nkw=Metro+DataVac&_sacat=0&_from=R40

 

 

 

 

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Edited by caintry_boy, 12 October 2013 - 05:09 PM.


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Posted 06 November 2013 - 02:37 PM

Where are you suppose to get a can of compressed air from

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 02:35 PM

Amazon, Office Depot, Best Buy, Staples, WalMart, Target.....

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 12:39 PM

Where are you suppose to get a can of compressed air from

I have seen can compressed air at walmart I have not purchased any yet but I will soon. Don't remember how much it cost. but not to pricey I do know.






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