Never clean any of it, but then the cleaners don't clean the office very well either. Had to do my screen the other day as I bit into a tomato and all the seeds and stuff squirted all over my screen. I don't recommend them as screen cleaners....We used to have a chap who regularly sneezed all over his screen at least once a day - it was disgusting - his screen that is
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.
Yes, he is. When he buys a bottle of soda, he washes it for 10 minutes before opening it. What's strange is, he has the filthiest car that I have ever seen and at times even his clothes look dirty. I have read where some of these germophobes are so afraid of dirt that they don't wash certain things. He is also one of the smartest programmers that I have ever met. Go figure. :confused
I have seen many CPU heat sinks totally loaded with "dust bunnies." Of course, by that time, it has generally been a "port mortum" to see why the computer died!
It is especially important if you locate your CPU on the floor, to pop the case and blow out all of the dust on a regular basis. Yearly is NOT too often! My personal computers at home get cleanned out on a six month rotation...
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