Fix Your Stuff Community Store. Back Answers Index. Many thanks, Florian. View the answer I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers. Is this a good question? Yes No. Voted Undo. Score 1. Chosen Solution. Dan danj Rep: Posted: May 4, Options Permalink History. Was this answer helpful? Score 3. Thanks so much! Thank you, it's very helpful. Slide out the hard drives and you can get further inside the Mac Pro and get dust out of the nooks and crannies.
I use a can of compressed air can help get dust out of the tightest corners. Other Macs are harder to remove dust from. The iMac, for example, has inputs below the display and a large exhaust at the top, behind the display. I keep a microfiber cloth—the kind you use to clean eyeglasses—handy to clean my Apple display. Apple recommends that you use a soft, slightly damp, lint-free cloth to clean screens more thoroughly. You can buy many kinds of monitor wipes, pre-treated with appropriate cleaning solutions, and these might be worth keeping around in case of a disaster.
Check iKlear and RadTech for options. I had an iMac that went for service and when it returned, I thought it had a dead pixel. To my surprise, on older iMacs, it was easy to remove the front cover to clean this out. Note that this can only be done on iMacs before Find a suction cup, at least a couple of inches wide. Press it onto the black bezel near the top of the display.
Clean off the inside of this cover, with a soft cloth, and put it back in place starting from the bottom edge, then let the magnets do their work.
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Power off your Mac and remove any cables or hardware connected to the computer. Spray the compressed air along the keys. Make sure you hold the can upright, as it will expel cold fluid if turned, and keep the nozzle about one inch from the keys. Spray consistently from right-to-left or left-to-right, moving from the upper rows to the lower rows. Place the computer or keyboard on a clean, flat surface, and lightly run the vacuum over the keys using the soft bristled attachment.
Follow a pattern from right-to-left or left-to-right, top-to-bottom. Lightly dampen a portion of cloth with water, then gently pass it over a portion of the keyboard in a steady, single-direction motion. Make sure to use several cloths or different portions of the same larger cloth to clean the keyboard to ensure the dirt, dust, and grease are removed, not merely moved about.
And give your computer a few minutes to fully dry after cleaning it before you power it on. Smart Home. Social Media. More Button Icon Circle with three horizontal dots. It indicates a way to see more nav menu items inside the site menu by triggering the side menu to open and close. Posted on Dec 3, AM. Nov 7, PM in response to peter In response to peter Some areas look like the outer coating has just rubbed off, it looks horrible.
Hope I can prevent further damage with using just water and not pressing so hard. Nov 7, PM. Page content loaded. Dec 3, AM in response to peter In response to peter Dec 3, AM. Water and a microfibre cloth should work fine. Microfibre cloths do need to be washed or replaced occasionally though. Jun 13, PM in response to peter In response to peter Use a slightly damp micr-fiber cloth using water only and after that use soft tissue paper which will get rid of the streaks Jun 13, PM.
Aug 19, AM in response to broncoface13 In response to broncoface Aug 19, AM. Oct 19, PM in response to peter In response to peter Oct 19, PM. Yeah, you should just use water. LCD cleaner really isn't necessary and in most cases is just a waste of money. Klaus1, the Apple support page on cleaning is utterly useless. All it says is to use a microfiber cloth. It gives no recommendation whatsoever as to what cleaning solution is best. It's even humorous because it repeats the same non-info for each Apple product individually.
Oct 17, PM. Oct 17, PM in response to jdiamond In response to jdiamond. I think the link provided by Klaus1 is very clear. In addition to other things it says "Keep liquids away from the product. Then use a damp, soft, lint-free cloth to clean the computer's exterior. Avoid getting moisture in any openings.
Do not spray liquid directly on the computer. Don't use aerosol sprays, solvents, abrasives, or cleaners containing hydrogen peroxide that might damage the finish. Dampen a soft, lint-free cloth with water only, then use it to clean the computer's screen. Use a 3M Gray Microfiber or soft dye-free, lint-free cloth to clean the bottom case. I don't see anywhere in the text you copied where it says "Keep liquids away from the product.
I'm honestly not trying to nit pick here - I just don't see any recommendation at all of what to use to clean your screen. Just some very vague warnings that certain classes of fluids might damage your screen - but seriously, look at this list: solvents? Maybe some people are that naive as to use furniture polish, but I'd like to see a concrete recommendation within the realm of plausible cleaners.
In short, this page is far more high level than that. It might as well say, "be sure to only use a cleaning solution that won't damage your screen. Oct 17, PM in response to peter In response to peter Jan 10, AM in response to peter In response to peter I had the same problem as the screen would never be completely clean and because I have a black wallpaper it was very noticeable.
Now I use to clothes, a humid and a wet one. The trick is to use the humid one first without applying pressure and in small areas at a time so you can quickly dry it with the other cloth. Jan 10, AM. Feb 5, PM.
you may gently wipe the hard, nonporous surfaces of your Apple product, such as the display, keyboard, or other exterior surfaces. Don't use products containing bleach or hydrogen peroxide. Hold your Mac notebook at a degree angle, so it's not quite vertical. · Use compressed air to spray the keyboard, or just the affected keys. Spray a can of compressed air into the keyboard. Hold your MacBook Pro at a degree angle as you spray the compressed air. This angle helps dirt, dust, and.