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After many structural reforms my house has been the closest to Stalingrad after WWII that you can imagine and a lot of dust and particles entered into my case even tho i tried to protect it. Whats the best way to remove all the dust from my PC, can i just use a vaccum cleaner or is there risk that some hardware gets damaged? Do you guys have any tips on how to remove dust from a PC and in which areas of it should i be more careful? TYVM in advance
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post #2 of 11
Compressed air can works pretty well!
post #3 of 11
Vacumes can be a static risk, you are best useing an air-duster.

I would remove everything from the case, with the case empty you can vacume that.
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An air compressor can do a great job, but you have to be very careful to hold down the fans so they don't get destroyed. I have a friend who does this with great success and I think there are people on here who do the same. You just have to be careful.

Canned air is the tried and true method, it's your best bet...
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post #5 of 11
I use my air compressor
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I use


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post #7 of 11
best bet is to remove everything from the case and use compressed air. for extra clean(BE CAREFUL) you can use NATURAL hair paint brushes if there is stubborn material that air will not get off.

But i must insist DO NOT try and get 100% of the dust out. it is an unnecessory risk.
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheBigC View Post
I use this

best


tool


ever!!
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
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best


tool


ever!!
I second that!
post #10 of 11
I use several different size paint brushes and hold the hose of my vacuum cleaner just above to catch the dust, or if the weather is nice i just do it outside....i do live in the uk so nice weather is a rare thing!

I make a general rule of striping my rig down every 2-3months to really get all the fans and rad clean of dust.
Although i do have my chinchillas in my room with me which does acount for most of the fluff!
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