Cleaning my Macbook Pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Sgt.Pepper, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. Sgt.Pepper macrumors member

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    I've been living with a dog for a few months now, and the dog sheds a lot of hair. I'm positive alot of wayward hairs have gone under my keyboard and other dirt particles, etc, have gone into other holes (i.e. I can see things blocking my speaker mesh).
    I have since become far more stringent about the dog being in my room but was wondering about how I could go about cleaning the computer.
    Would it be okay to carefully open the computer up and clean the stuff out? I know how to open the computer but what products, and/or techniques should I use to get rid of the foreign particles in question?
     
  2. iBecks macrumors 6502

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    Can of compressed air for under the keyboard.

    Micro-Vacuum cleaner for the speaker vents.

    Microfibre cloth with droplets of water for the screen and casing.
     
  3. alexbates macrumors 65816

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    The easiest thing to do is use a vacuum. You could take apart the frame so you can get underneath the keyboard if you wanted to. I would stick with a vacuum if you don't have a lot of time to waste.
     
  4. Sgt.Pepper thread starter macrumors member

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    I tried the vacuum, it didn't really work, I'll just set a bit of time aside and do it properly.'Where would you get a can of compressed air? A CD shop?
     

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