Solved How clean my HDD? Very dirty Tags: Storage Hard Drives Surface Last response: June 18, 2014 5:19 PM in Storage Share Nada190 June 18, 2014 4:14:13 PM How should I clean the surface of my HDD? It has a lot of deep set in dust that compressed air can't move. Would using rubbing alcohol and a paper towel be a good idea? More about : clean hdd dirty Reply to Nada190 Best solution ThatVietGuy a b G Storage June 18, 2014 4:21:25 PM Rubbing alcohol and a rub down is fine. Just avoid the control board and connectors if at all possible, but it won't be a disaster if you got alcohol on them. Reply to ThatVietGuy Share Nada190 June 18, 2014 5:19:58 PM ThatVietGuy said:Rubbing alcohol and a rub down is fine. Just avoid the control board and connectors if at all possible, but it won't be a disaster if you got alcohol on them. Thanks, HDD looks a little better, I could sand the metal surface a little to make it shine or use metal polish but...that's just ridiculous. Reply to Nada190 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources How can I protect my HDD against dirty power? Forum SolvedHow to Clean install windows 8.1 pro 64bit on a 32bit windows 8.1 MBR Hdd Forum SolvedHow do I go from Windows 7 with a HDD to a clean install of Window 8.1 on a SSD? Forum SolvedHow to wipe hdd of laptop for clean install of new Linux OS? Forum SolvedReceived a used HDD. How can I check if it's clean(empty)? Forum SolvedHow to clean wipe a hdd with windows 8 Forum How to wipe clean or re format hdd Forum SolvedHow to format/wipe a HDD clean Forum SolvedInstalled SSD, how to clean up the HDD? Forum SolvedReusing HDD in a New Build - How to wipe it clean like a brand-new HDD Forum How to set up ssd hdd system on clean windows 7 install Forum I have wiped my computer's hard drive and started over. How can I retreive my backup files from an external HDD that is very Forum How to wipe SSD & HDD & Install Clean OEM Forum How to clean hdd after ssd install? Forum How TO Wipe HDD Clean and Install Vista Fresh? Forum How clean and safe is it when you reformat your hdd using windows vist Forum SolvedAdding 2nd HDD after clean install Windows 8.1 on SSD Forum How to clean HDD Forum SolvedShould i clean install the OS on SSD or clone it from another HDD ? Forum Solved500G HDD to 232G after win 7 clean install -- A NOOB NEEDS HELP Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !