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Most likely if you are reading this article you will already have a home PC; in this article you will find various tips on cleaning your home PC externally and internally.
Once you have followed the steps above you may notice if you never cleaned the inside of your case out there could be a large amount of dust within the case and fans inside of your computer, there are various reasons why this dust can be harmful to your computer. The dust that collects in your computer will trap heat that comes off of the various components within your computer and this will shorten the lifespan of these parts and has been known to cause fires, the dust can also trap small amounts of static electricity which could damage the components.
There are a few different ways you can clean the components in your PC, you can use either a small brush like a paintbrush to loosen the dust from the components or you can use a low powered vacuum that is powered with batteries, you don’t want to use a powerful vacuum such as one to clean rugs as it could cause damage to the chips and components.
If you are comfortable with handling your computer such as taking out all of the components like the video card, and other various cards that plug into the PCI or AGP slots you can take these cards out and clean them with brushes. If you are a novice user you can simply clean around these with the brush. It’s important to keep the inside of your computer free of dust to keep the system running cool and efficiently.
Desktop computers can get dirty inside so make sure to clean them out regularly, also keep your monitors clean as well to limit any glare or marks that could obstruct your view.