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post #11 of 20
"Canned duster" is fine just use common sense. I don't how many brain cells I killed inhaling that stuff about a decade ago. That was when you could still get it without the "bitterent." The bitterent didn't even always stop me. Man, does it leave a horrible taste in your mouth. I don;t have many regrets, but that might just be one of 'em!
I use an electric duster at home, great investment. I think I got it for ~$80.00 from Amazon.
At work I use the compressed air from the air compressor.
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post #12 of 20
metro datavac. best thing since slice bread.
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While it's on my feeble mind, make sure you prevent fans from spinning when you shoot the gas or air at them.
     
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oh god, now i'm worried :c
If any liquid comes out, you should be fine so long as you let it dry before powering on your PC. At least that's my experience after accidentally doing it a few times smile.gif
post #15 of 20
I think there's no problem to clean the monitor with this spray but you should know don't spray directly. Spray on some duster and then wipe with it otherwise you'll damage the monitor. If you want to clean inside your PC you can use vacuum cleaner for this purpose. thumb.gif

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I think there's no problem to clean the monitor with this spray but you should know don't spray directly. Spray on some duster and then wipe with it otherwise you'll damage the monitor. If you want to clean inside your PC you can use vacuum cleaner for this purpose. thumb.gif

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Never, ever use a regular vaccum inside a PC, A LOT of people have killed their PCs or at least parts of it by the static discharges it produces.
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I think there's no problem to clean the monitor with this spray but you should know don't spray directly. Spray on some duster and then wipe with it otherwise you'll damage the monitor. If you want to clean inside your PC you can use vacuum cleaner for this purpose. thumb.gif

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Never, ever use a regular vaccum inside a PC, A LOT of people have killed their PCs or at least parts of it by the static discharges it produces.

Ditto!
     
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post #18 of 20
I use this:




You can't see it, but off to the left where the two hoses go is a water/oil trap and dessicant dryer filter. Its a setup like you'd use when painting cars. Works wonders especially on radiators.
post #19 of 20
Use detergents intended especially for cleaning PC and read carefully the instructions. Otherwise, you can harm your PC very seriously. I'm not sure for these two cans.
post #20 of 20
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While it's on my feeble mind, make sure you prevent fans from spinning when you shoot the gas or air at them.

Agreed, don't let those things spin up and burn up those bearings! They will spin past their max operating RPM's quite quickly.

I use an air compressor set to low pressure, around 20 psi or so. I don't have a water trap/dryer though. I just make sure to empty the tank every so often.
   
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