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I would like to Clean my Rig/Computer

But i do not have those Compressed Air cans or those Portable Vacuum cleaners would anyone here have any other suggestions?

Also what part should i clean the most?
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  1. Is this a laptop or desktop? If this is a desktop then you just need to clean out the fans and heatsinks if dust has accumulated in them really. As for laptops, I can't really help you much more here.
  2. Lmeow said:
    Is this a laptop or desktop? If this is a desktop then you just need to clean out the fans and heatsinks if dust has accumulated in them really. As for laptops, I can't really help you much more here.


    Its a Desktop
  3. You can use a household Vacuum cleaner with a nozzle, just be very careful not to knock things :P
    Cotton buds/ Q-tips are useful for niggly tight bits
    Blow on bits, you can create quite a draft using your own lungs you know :)
    And the part you should clean most? The dirtiest bits imo.
    Moto
  4. The "Dust-off" type of spray can works the best. Other methods wll only serve to damage the components. And yes, you must clean the insides of a desktop computer at least once a year - more often if it is floor mounted.

    Where does one clean the most? Everywhere! I had so much lint inside 2 old desktops that I took them to the garage to clean them off. Don't try this cleaning in your bedroom.
  5. -_-Help-_- said:
    But i do not have those Compressed Air cans or those Portable Vacuum cleaners would anyone here have any other suggestions?

    Also what part should i clean the most?


    You know what's just as effective as a can of compressed air, but waaaay cheaper?
    A straw.

    I find the PSU gets the most clogged with dust. Take off the fan guard, turn the PSU upside down, carefully poke a straw in and "burst-fire" blow untill all the crap stops coming out. Cover your eyes while doing it. For all other components like fanblades and heatsinks I use a 1 inch paintbrush.
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    ALso if using a vacuum cleaner -Be aware that they can cause quite a build up of static electricity so be careful when touching components so you do not fry something with a discharge !! -- The cans of compressed air are cheap enough that it really is the best\safest way to go ! (Also as suggested if it has been awhile take the case outside when doing this as there will be alot of dust !!)
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