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Cleaning inside of computers (hardware)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I clean dust from a computer? I didn't have any of the air pressure bottles left when I last looked around. I have one of those silk (or something) cloths that ...
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How to clean a laptop computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I clean dust from a computer? I just read "Can Dust Actually Damage My Computer" by Jason Fitzpatrick, published 10/16/12. At the end of the article were related ...
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How to prevent a computer from becoming dusty? [closed]

What are your best tips and tricks for keeping your computer from getting dusty? Do you use fans made especially to keep out dust (and do they work?) Do you clean obsessively around your computer to ...
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Is it safe to get dust out of a PC with an air blower?

I use an air blower to dust the inside of my PC every few months. I keep the PC fans from turning when doing this to avoid turning them into dynamos and possibly causing damage to the electronics. ...
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What are the causes of BIOS corruption? Can one tell the cause of corruption?

I'm sure it is a case of bad BIOS. What I'm not sure of is how did the BIOS get corrupted. What causes BIOS failure in common scenarios? It was a Pentium 4 from 2004. Does age have to do anything ...
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Computer is really slow

I'm not exactly sure when exactly it started happening, but my computer now is extremely slow. Originally, I have been using this computer for all sorts of stuff: Photoshop, web design/development, ...
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Memtest86 failing address

I've been having some problems with my laptop recently. At first it started running slower until it started to just completely shut down without any error or warning. So, I started using diagnosis ...
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Clean the Dust Outside of the Computer Casing

No, I am not referring to the cleaning inside the casing; I want to know how to clear off the dust that gathers outside the computer casing, in the dark corners of the computer table, the forgotten ...
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Does Screen Cleaner go bad? [closed]

I've had this bottle of Monster Screen Cleaner for 5 years now... the last time I've used it was a few months ago. It's starting to have a weird smell to it. I don't see an expiry date on it so I'm ...
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How should I clean and restore an old Apple II computer? [duplicate]

Wondering what I should know before I start tearing this thing down to clean it. What's a good way to clean and restore it in a safe manner? Especially the keyboard as many keys take many tries to ...