OT: Cleaning a FILTHY Computer
j10152 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 00:45:31 UTC 2006
On Sunday 29 January 2006 05:12 pm, Albert wrote:
> I cleaned mine once with a vacuum and it zapped the cpu. My son told me
> that vacuum cleaners can build up static electricity and recommended
> compressed air. Perhaps it depends on the vacuum cleaner, or perhaps
> that is just bogus and my son was wrong.
No, your son was correct. Debris traveling through a plastic hose can develop
a *huge* potential. Vacuuming ashes from a woodstove has more than once
kicked my ..s if I didn't maintain contact.
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if you don't bet, you can't win. -Lazarus Long
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