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Old 01-23-2007, 04:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I know the inside of my tower really needs a good dusting. What the best and safest method for doing this? Thanks.
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Old 01-23-2007, 04:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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a can of compressed air
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Old 01-23-2007, 04:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That's how i do it.
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I have a little handheld vacuum that plugs into a power outlet, has many attachments and it works great!
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if its a really thick caked on layer of dust then use a vacuum, because you dont want any respiratory problems.
but i usually just use a can of compressed air or my air compressor.
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Old 01-24-2007, 05:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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do you have an example of the sort of compressed air you buy?

i asked for a can for xmas, got one, used it, but i always worry because it says its like ethane or something on the outside and says flammable...

so its like, surely i don't want the loose air around incase it sets alight?

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im suprised no one mentioned this... DUST IT OUTSIDE!!! lol

i use a combo of vacuum, compressed air, and qtips with alcohol on them.
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Compressed air is flammable to a point (if you hold a match or lighter directly to the air stream). Definetly isn't a problem for your case. Use it and make sure to blow dust out of all the fans and small compartments in the case as well.
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Vacuums make static.. don't use a vacuum. Just use compressed air and maybe a tooth brush or small paintbrush.
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i only use the vaccum for the psu... not the mobo
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