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Cleaning & Cooling

Keeping your computer as cool and clean as possible is the most important thing you can do to help extend the life of your computer hardware.

Here you'll find lots of resources to help you clean the various parts of your computer and information, tutorials, and reviews of various cooling options from fans to phase change units.

How To Clean A Flat Screen Monitor or TV
How to safely clean a flat screen (LCD, LED, plasma, etc.) monitor or television.

How To Clean a Mouse
A complete tutorial on cleaning a computer mouse.

How To Keep Your PC Cool
A list of several ways - some simple, others not,- to keep your computer from overheating.

How To Clean a Scanner
A tutorial on cleaning the glass and glossy document cover plastic on a scanner or multifunction printer. [From Peter Piazza, the About.com Guide to Printers & Scanners]

How To Clean Your Printer's Printheads
Steps on cleaning the printheads in your printer. [From Peter Piazza, the About.com Guide to Printers & Scanners]

How To Clean a Keyboard
PC World has an excellent tutorial on how to clean your computer keyboard.

How To Clean the Inside of Your PC
This tutorial from Bleeping Computer provides an excellent, and very detailed, walkthrough on how to clean the various parts inside the computer case.

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