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Major Computer Cleaning Guide

Post  Sin on Sat Sep 12, 2009 11:53 am

You can save your computer maintenance cost if you clean your computer on the regular basis. This will improve the cooling and performance of the computer components. Your computer components could damage, if you do not keep it clean on periodically basis, because dust is the main cause to heat up your system and heat link to hardware failure.

-Never place your computer on the ground, always use computer table or shelf for this purpose.
-To clean computer case first unplugs your system power from the electrical outlet.
-Remove all cables and connectors from -the back side of your computer.
-Now blow the air around all the hardware components and keeping away your blower nozzle 4 to 5 inches away from main -board components. You can use vacuum cleaner also for this purpose but compressed air is the better solution to clean a system.
-At the end using lightly dampened cloth or spray any cleaning fluids on the computer case and use paper towel to dry it.
-Never clean inside computer components or other circuit board with damp or wet cloth.
-Always be careful to eat or drink around the computer.


Computer Cleaning Tools

There are many cleaning supplies for computers out there in major technology selling companies, such as Wall-Mart, Best Buy, and all those other ones. You can get the following items there and other stores:

Cloth - For computer cleaning use the lightly dampened cloth on the computer case and use paper towel to dry it. But avoid to cleaning inside computer components or other circuit board with damp or wet cloth.

Cleaning fluids - spray any cleaning fluids on the computer case and use paper towel to dry it.

Compressed air - use the compressed air and start clean from back to front of your computer case, specially casing and power supply fan.

Lens cleaning kit - Always use lens cleaning kit to clean drive lens that specially designed to clean the reading/writing devices.


How to Clean computer Casing

When you noticed your computer case is looking yellowish then you can understand about inner side of your computer case as dirty as outside. Because Dust is the main cause to heat up your system and heat link to hardware failure. You can save your computer maintenance cost if you clean your computer on the regular basis.

-Never place your computer on the ground, always use computer table or shelf for this purpose.

-To clean computer case first unplugs your system power from the electrical outlet. Remove all cables and connectors from the back side of your computer.

-Now use the compressed air and start clean from back to front of your computer case, specially casing and power supply fan.

-At the end using lightly dampened cloth or spray any cleaning fluids on the computer case and use paper towel to dry it.

-This process should be done after every three months if you want to save your system life.


CD-ROM Cleaning Tips

If your CD drive creating problem to read CD disc, taking time to read and showing message there is no disc in the drive. These are the symptoms of dirty or weak CD-drive lens, because dirty lens can create errors in reading or writing and soon will not work at all.

Follow the given steps to care and clean a CD-Drive.

-First make sure your discs are clean, unscratched and you’re loaded it properly.

-Always use laser lens cleaner to clean drive lens.

-Insert the laser lens cleaner disc and play it for 2 to 3 min.

-Using CD drive cleaner properly clean the CD-ROM laser from dust. If your drive still creating problem then open it and clean the lens with a cotton swab.


How to clean CD/DVD with care

You can preserve the life of CD/DVD, if you handle and clean it properly, because dirty discs can create errors in reading or writing and soon discs will not work at all.

Follow the given steps to care and clean a CD/DVD.

-Avoid to touching the writeable or data side of the CD/DVD.

-Always hold your CD/DVD by its center hole or by the outer edges.

-Keep away your discs from sunlight, heat and anything that may create scratch on the discs.

-Always clean dust with a soft cloth or with a CD/DVD cleaning kit and avoid to clean with static cloth or harsh detergents.

-Start work to clean from inside to outside in straight lines until the CD/DVD is clean.

-Store your all discs vertically position and in dust free box.


FLOPPY DRIVE CLEANING

If your Floppy drive create problem during reading or writing floppy disc, taking time to read/write and showing message "Please insert a disc into drive A". These are the symptoms of dirty or weak floppy drive read/write heads. Therefore dirty heads can create errors in reading or writing and soon will not work at all.

Follow the given steps to care and clean a Floppy Drive.

-First make sure your Floppy discs are clean, unscratched and you loaded it properly.

-Always use head cleaning kit to clean drive heads that specially designed to clean the reading/writing heads. Floppy drive cleaning kit consists of cloth disk that can be wetted with a cleaning fluid.

-Using Floppy drive cleaner kit properly to clean the heads from dust. If your drive still creating problem then open it and clean the heads with a cotton swab, but when performing this be careful about head alignment.


Headphones Cleaning Tips

You should clean your headphones on the regular basis because headphones are used by multiple people so that there are chances of spreading germs from one person to another.



-Never leave your headphone in the sunlight because it can damage the magnet of headphone.

-To clean the general area of headphone using lightly dampened cloth or spray any cleaning fluids.

-Always use lightly dampened cloth with warm water to rub the head and earpieces of the headphones.

-You should keep your headphones by hanging on the wall hook.

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