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How often do you clean your computer?   [Edit]

Survey period: 3 Aug 2009 to 10 Aug 2009

Clean as in "remove the built up layers of grime on your keyboard" clean. (Inspired by Tim Deveaux)

OptionVotes% 
Daily423.4942 votes, 3.49%
At least Weekly887.3188 votes, 7.31%
At least Monthly16914.04169 votes, 14.04%
At least once every 3 months19916.53199 votes, 16.53%
At least once every 6 months14512.04145 votes, 12.04%
At least once a year14812.29148 votes, 12.29%
Rarely. Less than once a year25521.18255 votes, 21.18%
Never. My keyboard, mouse and monitor harbour new forms of life.16513.70165 votes, 13.70%



 
Generalash to ash Pin
plaster6-Aug-09 21:55
memberplaster6-Aug-09 21:55 
GeneralAbout every three months, I put the keyboard into my dishwasher Pin
TechBearSeattle6-Aug-09 4:24
memberTechBearSeattle6-Aug-09 4:24 
GeneralRe: About every three months, I put the keyboard into my dishwasher Pin
Viral Upadhyay6-Aug-09 20:00
memberViral Upadhyay6-Aug-09 20:00 
GeneralRe: About every three months, I put the keyboard into my dishwasher Pin
Mohammad Dayyan6-Aug-09 21:26
memberMohammad Dayyan6-Aug-09 21:26 
GeneralI use an old keyboard with tons of dust and grimes on it Pin
Unruled Boy5-Aug-09 20:53
memberUnruled Boy5-Aug-09 20:53 
GeneralRe: I use an old keyboard with tons of dust and grimes on it Pin
Steve_Harris7-Aug-09 4:56
memberSteve_Harris7-Aug-09 4:56 
GeneralRe: I use an old keyboard with tons of dust and grimes on it Pin
Unruled Boy7-Aug-09 16:38
memberUnruled Boy7-Aug-09 16:38 
GeneralNo use of it Pin
Sabari MD5-Aug-09 0:21
memberSabari MD5-Aug-09 0:21 
GeneralRe: No use of it Pin
djj555-Aug-09 2:35
memberdjj555-Aug-09 2:35 
GeneralRe: No use of it Pin
harold aptroot5-Aug-09 14:47
memberharold aptroot5-Aug-09 14:47 
GeneralCanned "air" Pin
dighn4-Aug-09 8:01
memberdighn4-Aug-09 8:01 
GeneralRe: Canned "air" Pin
koolprasad20034-Aug-09 19:52
memberkoolprasad20034-Aug-09 19:52 
GeneralAlmost never Pin
sucram4-Aug-09 3:53
membersucram4-Aug-09 3:53 
GeneralMy keyboard does not last longer than a year... Pin
Jeroen Landheer4-Aug-09 3:25
memberJeroen Landheer4-Aug-09 3:25 
GeneralRe: My keyboard does not last longer than a year... Pin
eggsovereasy7-Aug-09 5:55
membereggsovereasy7-Aug-09 5:55 
GeneralRe: My keyboard does not last longer than a year... Pin
Jeroen Landheer7-Aug-09 13:22
memberJeroen Landheer7-Aug-09 13:22 
GeneralRe: My keyboard does not last longer than a year... Pin
John M. Drescher7-Aug-09 15:34
memberJohn M. Drescher7-Aug-09 15:34 
GeneralRe: My keyboard does not last longer than a year... Pin
Unruled Boy7-Aug-09 16:44
memberUnruled Boy7-Aug-09 16:44 
GeneralRe: My keyboard does not last longer than a year... Pin
Jeroen Landheer7-Aug-09 18:33
memberJeroen Landheer7-Aug-09 18:33 
GeneralRe: My keyboard does not last longer than a year... Pin
Adam Maras8-Aug-09 1:22
memberAdam Maras8-Aug-09 1:22 
GeneralScreen cleaning Pin
Pinto14-Aug-09 3:15
memberPinto14-Aug-09 3:15 
Jokehihihihi Pin
Albinjose3-Aug-09 22:40
memberAlbinjose3-Aug-09 22:40 
Generalsometimes it's very dusty Pin
Md. Marufuzzaman3-Aug-09 15:24
groupMd. Marufuzzaman3-Aug-09 15:24 
GeneralDepends on the component Pin
Michael Dunn3-Aug-09 12:12
sitebuilderMichael Dunn3-Aug-09 12:12 
I use a can of air to blow out dust and gunk from the keyboard every 2-3 months or so. I still have an old IntelliMouse Explorer v1.0, and I can't tell if it's dirty or the finish is just worn down from many years of use. Probably a bit of both.
I occasionally blow dust out of my lappy's fans and exhaust vents, although I really should do that part more often.

--Mike--
Dunder-Mifflin, this is Pam.

GeneralStrange habbits Pin
PDPKid3-Aug-09 8:29
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GeneralRe: Strange habbits Pin
jay_t554-Aug-09 1:42
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GeneralRe: Strange habbits Pin
PDPKid4-Aug-09 4:18
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GeneralI hope you don't fell this is cynical Pin
Balboos3-Aug-09 6:22
memberBalboos3-Aug-09 6:22 
GeneralRe: I hope you don't fell this is cynical Pin
Mycroft Holmes3-Aug-09 16:23
memberMycroft Holmes3-Aug-09 16:23 
GeneralAfter all, it IS just an electro-static air cleaner... Pin
BobBlack15913-Aug-09 5:19
memberBobBlack15913-Aug-09 5:19 
GeneralNo set schedule. Pin
John M. Drescher3-Aug-09 3:39
memberJohn M. Drescher3-Aug-09 3:39 
GeneralKeyboard yes / Mouse yes / computer no Pin
djj553-Aug-09 3:24
memberdjj553-Aug-09 3:24 
GeneralScience Experiments... Pin
Karl Sanford3-Aug-09 2:52
memberKarl Sanford3-Aug-09 2:52 
GeneralRe: Science Experiments... Pin
John M. Drescher3-Aug-09 9:47
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GeneralDoes it count if ... Pin
micmanos3-Aug-09 2:35
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GeneralRe: Does it count if ... Pin
Unruled Boy5-Aug-09 23:05
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GeneralWhenever I . . . Pin
Balboos3-Aug-09 1:12
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GeneralRe: Whenever I . . . Pin
jay_t554-Aug-09 1:41
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GeneralRe: Whenever I . . . Pin
Balboos12-Aug-09 1:43
memberBalboos12-Aug-09 1:43 
GeneralCleaning? Keyboards and Mice? Pin
AGieg2-Aug-09 22:33
memberAGieg2-Aug-09 22:33 
GeneralDoes this count Pin
Mycroft Holmes2-Aug-09 19:18
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GeneralRe: Does this count Pin
Reelix2-Aug-09 20:35
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GeneralRe: Does this count Pin
Mycroft Holmes2-Aug-09 21:14
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GeneralRe: Does this count Pin
Reelix2-Aug-09 21:21
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GeneralRe: Does this count Pin
KarstenK2-Aug-09 20:59
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GeneralRe: Does this count Pin
ManicQin2-Aug-09 22:34
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GeneralRe: Does this count Pin
Gary Wheeler3-Aug-09 1:17
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GeneralRe: Does this count Pin
Mycroft Holmes3-Aug-09 2:04
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GeneralRe: Does this count Pin
Thor Sigurdsson3-Aug-09 15:57
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GeneralRe: Does this count Pin
Marc Clifton3-Aug-09 4:12
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