PB clean up

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Neil4512, Dec 16, 2004.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Sep 30, 2004
    I'm not sure if this is even possible, but is it ever necessary or beneficial to clean out your laptop? What i mean by this is that does the dust and lint that inevitably gets into the computer ever result in heat manangement problems? I feel like the fan on my 12 inch pb runs more now than it did when i first got it about 4 months ago.

    Thanks for your input.
  2. macrumors 68040


    If you feel that dust is effecting your performance I would advise you find a local Apple repair center and have them take your computer apart and de-dust it. Altough dust does not usually hurt the computer.
  3. macrumors 65816


    Apr 19, 2004
    Sydney Australia
    If you are worried about the temperatures of your PowerBook, get a little app called Temperature Monitor .

    Run it for a week or so and take note of the temperatures they will go up and down depending on how much you are doing on your Mac.


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