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what should I use, im about to buy compressed air? will that be fine for the dust from inside my comp? any other suggestions or ways to do this?
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post #2 of 8
I have always used a small pot belly air compressor. First releases the valve on the bottom to get most of the water out and then dust away. A data vac works the best.

Link for data vac. Amazon.com: Metro Datavac Elctrcduster 500W: Kitchen & Dining
    
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post #3 of 8
There are a few ways to clean out a pc. I know some people buy compressed air cans but I think thats the expensive way over time. I would buy something like a small blower. I know in the US you can get a small vacuum and blower thing but cant remember the name of it. I use a makita blower that I have had for a few years.

I know that some people just use a normal vacuum and a small paint brush too.

Edit: Gualichu04 knows Datavac
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post #4 of 8
NEVER EVER use:
Vaccums - static electricity
Compressors - Condensation
The best way is compressed air. Trust me.
Buy some compressed air (8€ for huge can) and get an unused pencil or chopstick. When blowing at fans, lightly jam the fan blades with the chopstick so that you do nort create back voltage. Don't hold the air for tooo long and blow outwards.
    
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im in the uk.. Im not sure if they do them vaccums here
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Look for comething called a Fellowes Turbo Invertible Air Duster.
I love that can, it works great, and wont spew out frozen liquids.
    
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Compressed air will work. My only problems with compressed air are, its expensive, it runs out fast, if you dont use it carefully you can damage your system! Plus it freezes your darn hand!! Other than that its great!! If you have access to a compresser that works as well.
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Water separator on a compressor works to. Never had any issue after emptying the water out of the tank and blasting away.
    
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