Overwhelmed by dust!

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Pengwuino

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Ahhh so i used a can of compressed air to blow out allllll the dust in my computer case and it was just so much that it filled the air pretty well. I get up and all of a sudden it felt like my stomach detached itself and almost threw up.... and of course while sitting right now im getting that itchy-wanna-sneeze feeling. Is there any way to get rid of all the dust? Its kinda just sitting all over my desk now and i suppose its everywhere else too... how do i get rid of it all :D
 

Danger

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Try some cellophane or similar plastic. The electrostatic charge on stuff like that sucks dust up like a magnet. Just don't get it too close to any chips.
 

Pengwuino

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My desk must have a million electronic things on it unfortunately....
 

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Pengwuino said:
My desk must have a million electronic things on it unfortunately....
The only other thing that I can think of is to use a lower-pressure air source such as an empty squirt bottle to 'herd' the dust into a place where you can safely use a vacuum cleaner or sweeper on it. Don't blow it yourself if any components are exposed, because the humidity in your breath can be harmful.
 

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Just open a window! and dust your room! :rolleyes:
 

Pengwuino

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Monique said:
Just open a window! and dust your room! :rolleyes:
You people arent original :D
 

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Pengwuino said:
You people arent original :D
I could certainly come up with something original, but you wouldn't like it.
 

matthyaouw

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Oh dear, dust... I work in a library and occasionally have to move shelves full of material that hasn't been touched for 40 or 50 years. Thats quite bad...
All I can reccomend is dust masks unfortunately :P
 

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Pengwuino said:
You people arent original :D
Okay then, how about a BIG fan and an open window? :biggrin:

The dust will settle all by itself onto all the surfaces, then a cloth moistened with whatever cleaner is appropriate for the surfaces it landed on will do the job nicely. Oh, yeah, you have to rub that moistened cloth around those surfaces too. :rofl:
 

Pengwuino

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lol crazy people :D. All this electrical crap is ruining everything...
 

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