You may not know you are shortening the life of your laptop with careless use of it day and night without any maintenance. The laptop keyboard is the part that needs to be cleaned most because dirt, dust and hair are more likely to hide in the small space between the keys. In fact, you don’t have to spend too much effort and time to clean it. So keep your laptop keyboard clean to ensure longevity of your laptop.
First, to ensure the safety of your laptop, you should switch the keyboard off. Unplug it from AC and remove any USB or memory devices attached to it.
If you want to clean your laptop keyboard without removing the laptop keys, then the compressed air is an option worth considering. This way can clean out the dirt, dust, hair any other undesirable particles easily and efficiently. In addition to use compressed air, you can also get a mini-vacuums or hair-dryer to suck or blow the undesirable particles. It may be the quickest way to clean your laptop keyboard without spending too much energy.
If you are still not satisfied with the cleaning result and you have ample time to spend, you can try taking off the keys to clean the keyboard. But you should know this way is timely and annoying and most importantly, you may get wrong easily. So the first basic step is to make a map of the keyboard to prevent placing the keys at wrong locations after the cleaning process is done. Second, popping off the keys and store them safely. Then get a slightly moist cloth to wipe gently. Finally, placing the keys back.
When clean the keyboard by taking off the keys, you especially need to be careful. Don’t let too much water to wet your keyboard, or it would damage keyboard circuits.
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