Cleaning Dust

Forum discussion tagged with Cleaning Dust.
  1. L

    Question No Monitor Signal after cleaning my PC ?

    Hi all, was looking for some advice after my PC stopped sending a monitor signal after cleaning it. Here's all the noteworthy/relevant info: My PC was *very* dusty when cleaning it – I haven't really done a proper clean since I got it a bit less than a decade ago. I cleaned it with compressed...
  2. 21vonLutjens

    Question Cleaning AIO Watercooling

    Guys i have a question, i want to clean my AIO cause the grill was dusty enough but i need to take of the fan and the cable, but i cant plug it back and maybe to lazy to do, so any tips or trick from you guys? is using Compressed Air will do the job? Thanks a lot :D
  3. M

    Question How to deep clean my first self-built rig

    It's finally time to reopen my case and really give it a good cleaning. I want to do this as safe as possible (for the pc.) I'm looking for tips and what I should buy to deep clean every bit. (not just compressed air blowing.) I mean things like what can I use to remove stubborn dust caked on...
  4. T

    [SOLVED] Peripherals usb connectors cleaning ?

    So my keyboard and mouse usb connectors are dusty, I tried cleaning them with compressed air but there's still a lot remaining, can I use a cloth? What's your preferred way of cleaning usb connectors?
  5. M

    [SOLVED] Should I not use an air duster inside?

    Wasn't sure where to post this, so I apologize if this isn't the right place to ask. Anyways: I recently bought two of these air duster cans, planning to finally get some dust out of my pc. However, didn't initially think about the fact that using these inside might be dangerous, after all it is...
  6. EsmaFingerpin

    [SOLVED] Custom Computer Cleaning - Air Duster Question

    Well I have a custom built computer that I didn't build myself and it seems like I have to buy these ever month - Is there something else I can buy for a custom built computer such as below that would be cheap maybe...
  7. EsmaFingerpin

    [SOLVED] How Often Should I Clean My Computer?

    Question: How often should I turn off my computer to clean it ? Computer Spec's below Custom Built Tower Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core Processor Drive: Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Memory: Corsair DDR4 3200 2x8GB Graphics Card: Sapphire Nitro + Radeon RX 580...
  8. A

    [SOLVED] GPU fan making buzzing noise ?

    As of this morning something in my computer began to emit a buzzing sound. After a bit of troubleshooting I determined that the most likely cause the the GPU fan but I cannot figure out the cause of the issue. I built my computer only two years ago so I don't think gradual wear and tear could've...
  9. ineedhelppleaseu

    [SOLVED] How do i clean my psu or the psu fan?

    So Recently I been having this thing in the back of my head, the psu is 2 weeks old and i just want to take care of it when the time comes how do i clean it?,
  10. D

    [SOLVED] Can simple cleaning of the pc damage the cpu?

    Back in June to August 2020 my 3-4 years old custom desktop starts having intermittent issues of randomly shutting down or unable to start up properly...
  11. KaiserPhantasma

    Question Questions About Cleaning My PC Case And It's Underlying Components

    I am about to "preliminarily" clean my PC case and it's various other parts (mobo,ram,CPU heatsink, fans etc) and I have a couple of lingering questions: 1. Can I use a material similar to a shoe brush, it's hairs are approximately 4-6 inches, will it induce an ESD shock to the component or do...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] How to properly clean your PC?

    Hi all, I have had my self-built PC for several years now and I have never come around to properly cleaning it out until now. As far as I can tell the main idea is to go around all your components/fans/grills with a can of compressed air to remove dust and blockages. What I'm looking for is any...
  13. D

    Question Cleaning Edge of Dell Infinity Edge Display

    Hello, I'm trying to clean the screen of my dell precision 5520 and I can't get the dust out of the edges of the screen. I've tried wiping it out with a damp microfiber cloth and a Q-tip and it didn't work. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Funny story - i cleaned my pc's interiour and now the cpu is overheating!

    Ok so, actually the title needs some context. I haven't cleaned my PC in a while so while I was cleaning it (by blowing into the dust with a vacuum cleaner in my hand to suck in the dust, XD I know, very dumb), I noticed that my cpu cooler (not stock, but artic 11 pro rev. 2) had a LOT od dust...
  15. A

    Question Is it safe to clean the computer?

    I have never cleaned my computer, last time it was cleaned, that was 2014's autumn, when it started restarting and something bad happened, so it had to be taken to the computer repairsman. Anyway, recently i started fearing that my pc would overheat and die, so i decided to look at the cpu...
  16. R

    Question Help me clean my pc!

    Hello, I need to clean my pc and my gpu but I'm a noob and need some help. Recently my gpu temp has gone upwards of 86-87 celsius while playing games like WoW and Overwatch on the lowest graphics which it shouldn't be doing (I have a GTX970), When Im playing on low graphics and frame cap at 90...
  17. themiziko

    [SOLVED] Clearing displays - what to use ? and questions about foam cleaners

    So, I'm currently using Incore foam cleaner for LCD/TFT Displays. I apply it on dry fibercloth, clean the monitor, and then use dry paper towel to wipe the remaining moist coating layer. But from what I read online, they can damage your screen and remove the protective layer on the Display ...
  18. Penrose

    [SOLVED] Is it ok to vacuum a case without anything inside?

    So I'm cleaning my pc and I took everything out of my case (metal btw), I was wondering If I could clean the dust with a vacuum cleaner, there is nothing in the case, I took everything out of it, so is it ok to do so?
  19. B

    [SOLVED] What wipes can i use to clean my computer?

    I used a duster in my pc and the fans seem to be free of chunks of dust. But i can stil see some dust i cant blow off. I was wondering what type of wipes i could use for it.
  20. K

    [SOLVED] PC Won't Boot after Cleaning

    I decided today to take apart my computer to clean it and do some cable management. I started putting it back together and the mobo lights turn on and when I press the power button, the fans spin and lights start up but turn off in less than a second. Ive tried all the connections multiple times...
  21. G

    Advice for RAM for GA-990FXA-D3

    Hello, I would like expand my RAM on my pc: I notice that 8gig is not enough anymore to run the newest games smoothly. I am a bit overwhelmed by all the possibilities and feel like I don't know enough on the subject to make a solid choice. Motherboard: GA-990FXA-D3 Processor: AMDFX-4100 quad...