Your Computer Needs Disinfecting Too! Leave a comment

Due to growing concerns regarding COVID-19 and proper sanitization, our friends at Lenovo have given us some tips and tricks for how you can properly clean and disinfect your hardware!

These tips are great for cleaning your Notebooks, All-In-One Desktops, Tiny-In-One, and Monitors!

Note: Remove any media from the drives and turn off all connected devices and power sources from the computer.

Cleaning the cover of your computer:

You will need:

– mild cleaning solutions (non-ammonia based and non-abrasive)

– two lint-free soft cloths – (Anti-static LCD cleaning cloths, Kim Wipes, and some types of lens cleaning wipes are also acceptable alternatives)

1. Apply non-ammonia based cleaner onto the lint-free soft cloth

2. Squeeze out the excess liquid from the soft cloth

3. Wipe the cover using a circular motion taking care not to let any excess liquid drip

4. Wipe the surface to remove any left-over cleaner

5. Rinse the soft cloth with clean running water and squeeze out any excess liquid

6. Wipe the cover with the rinsed soft cloth

7. Wipe the surface again with a dry, soft cloth

8. Wait for the surface to dry completely and then remove any fibers left from the cloth

Cleaning your computer keyboard:

You will need:

– isopropyl alcohol

– a lint-free soft cloth

1. Absorb some isopropyl alcohol on a lint-free soft cloth

2. Squeeze out excess liquid

3. Wipe the keytop surface with the soft cloth, ensuring no liquid drips on or between the keys

4. Allow to dry

Note: You can use compressed air from a compressed air can to remove any crumbs and dust from beneath the keys. Do NOT use an air compressor.

Cleaning your computer LCD display:

You will need:

– a dry lint-free soft cloth

– a dampened lint-free soft cloth (if needed)

1. Gently wipe the display with a dry, lint-free soft cloth

2. If a stain, smudge, or other blemish remains, moisten a lint-free, soft cloth with water or a 50-50 mixture of isopropyl alcohol and water (distilled or deionized).

3. Wring out as much of the liquid as you can from the soft cloth.

4. Wipe the display again; do not let any liquid drip into the computer

5. Allow the display to dry, then close the lid (if there is one)

Keep those pesky germs away! Practice these cleaning tricks and your device will always look brand new!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us here at Netdigix, we would love to speak with you!

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