Cleaning Your Laptop Computer - Video

 

Summary: If you have a laptop computer, then chances are you want to keep it clean. Not only does keeping your laptop clean help it look it's best, it also helps the computer run well. Here is how you can do your own computer cleaning, and save some money in the process.

The following is the transcript of the video:

Now laptops can get dirty too, and I have a quick tip on how to clean them. Now when dirt, dust and hair get on the mother board, or inside the fan, this can cause your laptop to over heat, which can damage the components inside costing much more money than you want to spend.

An unusual hot base, or hot air coming out of the outlets, or the computer just randomly shutting off, these are all signs of your laptop overheating. And, it's also a sign that it's time to clean your laptop. Now, if you're not computer hardware literate, then I would suggest just taking it to a professional and having them clean the inside components. Otherwise, listen up and I will tell you how to clean your laptop.

First, you're gonna wanna unplug your laptop, and then take out the battery. Simply, just use a soft damp cloth to wipe the outside of your laptop. And if there are any spots that won't just come off with the cloth, I suggest using rubbing alcohol. Do not use any household cleaning products. I would use a cotton swab to clean any of the openings in the computer, or compressed air in a can, to get any dust, hair or dirt.

Personally I prefer to use a laptop cleaning kit, which you can find at any store that sells computers. And this is because it tends to use less lint, and you can clean the outside and inside fairly quickly, and it doesn't leave any more spots. And once again, if you don't feel computer literate, just take it to a pro and let them deal with it because they're usually insured. So if they do anything to harm your computer, they'll replace it.

For a longer tip related to this subject, see Cleaning Your Laptop Computer

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