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Old Aug 2nd, 2005, 03:40 PM   #1
 
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How do you guys clean your Powerbook/ibook?

I just got a 2nd hand 12" Powerbook and noticed there are some type of grease marks on the keyboard and trackpad area. I was wondering if there is anyway of cleaning these off? How do you guys usually clean your machines and how often?
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Old Aug 2nd, 2005, 04:24 PM   #2
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Mr. Clean Magic Eraser here! Works wonders. Damp.. not Wet!

Not often enough
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those magic erasers are fantastic.
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Old Aug 2nd, 2005, 04:40 PM   #4
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You're kidding right???
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Old Aug 2nd, 2005, 04:45 PM   #5
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You're kidding right???
Hell no.. I knew they were great.. when they took out the ink stains from the newspaper after typing.
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I just use a damp and a dry paper towel on my PB. Once a week while shut down after running maintenance. Once in a while, I'll vac the keyboard but let me forewarn you, do NOT use a shop vac. Sure it gets all the dust, but mine got some keys as well. No big deal, except the searching through the dirt for A,Z,X,and C.
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Old Aug 2nd, 2005, 05:15 PM   #7
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is the magic eraser good for the ibook surface?
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Old Aug 2nd, 2005, 05:17 PM   #8
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Mr. Clean Magic Eraser here! Works wonders. Damp.. not Wet!

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those magic erasers are fantastic.
W0o! Really? I'm going to pick up one on my way home from work today.
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Old Aug 2nd, 2005, 05:56 PM   #9
 
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What's thsi magic eraser you speak of? Where do I pick one up at? I just use compressed air to clean the system out rather than a shop vac! Lol
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Old Aug 2nd, 2005, 06:00 PM   #10
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any tips for between the keys on the iBook? last cleaning I just removed them all which worked but a long task. then I used a Qtip which worked somewhat but was frustrating too.
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