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#1 Aussie Ness

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Posted 14 February 2007 - 02:47 AM

Hi Everyone
I would really like to clean inside my computer. I am sure there must be kilos of dust inside. I am worried I will damage something if I don't do it properly. It is housed under a desk that's a little hard to get to. I live in a coal mining town and we're in drought so dust is everywhere!
I assume I turn my computer off, get it out of it's spot, find a screwdriver and remove the cover ....but then...what? Do I carefully vacuum without touching any parts?
I have searched through the forums for this and haven't located this topic so forgive me if I missed it.
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Posted 14 February 2007 - 02:51 AM

Cleaning the Interior of your PC
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

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Posted 14 February 2007 - 02:57 AM

Thank you soooo much. Wow, that's comprehensive. One clean PC coming up! :thumbsup:
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Posted 14 February 2007 - 06:00 AM

Looks like you might have missed that part of the forum, Aussie Ness. :thumbsup:
That article is located in the Tutorials section, which can be found using the tab, located at the top of every page.
The Tutorials, alone, could keep you busy reading for a month. :flowers:
You'll find a lot of very useful articles in there, so don't forget to check them out.
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Posted 14 February 2007 - 11:46 PM

Thanks tg1911, I appreciate your input. I was using search terms like 'clean' and 'PC' and 'inside' and not getting the right results! It didn't even occur to me to try Tutorials as I have always been able to resolve issues from searching the forums (and pick up some other tips along the way.) Instead of actually starting to clean my PC last night, I actually spend quite a bit of time browsing through the tutorials!!
Thanks again.
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Posted 15 February 2007 - 12:22 AM

You're welcome, Ness.
Sorry I distracted you. :thumbsup:
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