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Cleaning oil off keyboard, mouse

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by phixgrrrl, Apr 21, 2008.

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  1. phixgrrrl

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    What's the best to use? Just soap and water? Or a cleaner?
     
  2. matthew0155

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    i dont think anything will harm a keyboard or mouse inless they have a special coating on it. I have a saitek eclipse and use plain and simple windex on if for a long time, i see no problems
     
  3. CrazyComputerMan

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    Do you have USB hoover?
     
  4. philippus

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    Motor oil? Olive Oil? Oil on your fingers from eating potato chips while typing?

    Each would be slightly different but all would involve clean cloths and evaporative solvents...start with the gentlest one: rubbing alcohol. Q-tips are great for between the keys if you don't want to bother popping them off.
     
  5. Hughv

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    I have put all my keyboards in the dishwasher at one time or another.
    Run the full cycle with the keyboard upside down to promote draining.
    Shake it out thoroughly when it's done, and let it dry (Also upside down) for 24 hours.
     
  6. CrazyComputerMan

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    I should advice that to BM... She spill coffee and keyboard is damaged.
     
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