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How to stop dusty pc innards


civicr

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I currently service my Brother in laws two pc towers in the office of his workshop and the insides get very dusty and i have to use a compressor to clean them out. Is there anything on the market that would help extract to dust as it comes in , ie case fans . The office door is shut but after about 8 months they need blowing out again. Any ideas.

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Nontek

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I don't think there is any way on Earth to accomplish that!

Even in a nice clean home environment it would not be possible to eliminate all dust inside PC - dust as mo doubt you are well aware, is attracted by the heat from the PC.

Maybe possible in the Arctic Circle!

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BT

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A lot depends on the location and surroundings. One of the worst places is on the floor, under desks etc.

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Woolwell

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In the days of main-frame computers they used to be kept in special dust-free, air conditioned rooms but nowadays pc towers are kept in busy and dusty offices. So keeping them clean is going to be difficult.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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You could fit filters to the case fan and grills but you wou;ld need to watch for any heat build up.

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