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metal dust everywhere inside case, what do i do,

post #1 of 30
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Ive drilled holes for cable management so ive been hovering the case

and the dust seems to just land back in,

what should i do, i dont want to put my components back until the metal dust is gone
Edited by andrewmchugh - 1/19/11 at 6:50am
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Take apart the whole rig, even the entire case and hand dust/vacuum it.

It will take a couple of hours but it will clean it out.
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I must be missing something, but if the question is what I think it is just get a wet cloth and wipe it up
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by flashbulb View Post
I must be missing something, but if the question is what I think it is just get a wet cloth and wipe it up
Nope your not.
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Couldnt understand anything... please clarify. The last sentence is a mystery even scooby-doo wont be able to solve.
    
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post #6 of 30
Thats a no brainer, metal dust and computer components dont mix. I take it you took everything out of the case before you started drilling. If not, carefully take everything out, blow them all off. Finish modding your case and clean it out properly before putting it back together. And make sure you smooth all the edges off after you drilled. I would also put some edging on them so I wont have cut cables.
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Speaker magnet.

stating the obvious here, but stay away from hard drives.
post #8 of 30
get one of those dust sprayer cans that you can get at any store they're pretty cheap that should do the trick, hopefully.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ericld View Post
Thats a no brainer, metal dust and computer components dont mix. I take it you took everything out of the case before you started drilling. If not, carefully take everything out, blow them all off. Finish modding your case and clean it out properly before putting it back together. And make sure you smooth all the edges off after you drilled. I would also put some edging on them so I wont have cut cables.
its only the chassis, nothing else. its just the dust is klinging on to the case wall.
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use a vac
    
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