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Thread: Clean Your Computer!

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    I clean mine about twice a year. I took it down off the shelf a couple of days ago because it was running very sluggish. When I turned it around to the side I couldn't see the vent holes were totally clogged with fabric lint and dust, I'm surprised it didn't catch on fire...and they have been known to! I know someone that had a house fire because of it. I took the side cover off and took it out to the shop and blew the inside out with the compressor. It was loaded with dust and lint. The fans were hardly turning. If your computer is in the same room with your fabric you need to clean it more often. We don't realize how much fabric lint there is.

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    Thanks

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    Great advice Marsye!

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    yes, very good idea!

    Quote Originally Posted by marsye
    I clean mine about twice a year. I took it down off the shelf a couple of days ago because it was running very sluggish. When I turned it around to the side I couldn't see the vent holes were totally clogged with fabric lint and dust, I'm surprised it didn't catch on fire...and they have been known to! I know someone that had a house fire because of it. I took the side cover off and took it out to the shop and blew the inside out with the compressor. It was loaded with dust and lint. The fans were hardly turning. If your computer is in the same room with your fabric you need to clean it more often. We don't realize how much fabric lint there is.

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    also make sure your hard drive can get plenty of air in the vents, and clean them off regularly

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    clean your computer lots of good tips here

    http://www.microsoft.com/athome/setu...ncomputer.aspx

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    another link about cleaning your computer

    http://www.helpwithpcs.com/maintenan...g-keyboard.htm

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    good info!

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    This is how I like to clean my computer.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz3Bj5rqFDY

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    Quote Originally Posted by quilter1
    This is how I like to clean my computer.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz3Bj5rqFDY
    :lol: :lol: He cleans my monitor too....that pug really gets around! :thumbup:

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