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Windows 7: How do I Clean my Keyboard?

31 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit .
How do I Clean my Keyboard?

I have a Samsung R580 which has a chiclet style keyboard. They keyboard is great and all but dirt just gets stuck under they keys. I want to get out all debris out if the keyboard without actually taking apart all the keys.

How do I do this?

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31 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

vacuum it and flip it over and let all the dirt fall out.
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31 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Can of compressed air.
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31 Oct 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1

You can unplug it from the PC and take a damp rag and just run it over the keyboard and get that "ground in dirt" out.
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31 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 10 Pro x64

Use a Small (about 1") paintbrush.
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31 Oct 2011   #6

Windows 7 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Can of compressed air.
For awhile you could buy what amounted to a flashlight with a blower instead of a bulb, at places like OfficeMax. Too bad they made them so flimsy. They died after a couple of months. Good idea badly implemented. I never see them around anymore. Guess it's like those battery powered brooms. Once they start dying it discredits the idea.
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31 Oct 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2

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31 Oct 2011   #8

Windows 7 64 Home Premium

Cheap home solutions to cleaning a keyboard:
  • Blu Tac
  • Damp cloth
  • Vacum and keyboard flip (bang it lightly so all the crap falls out of the keyboard)
  • Fine toothbrush/paintbrush
More expensive options (not overly pricey):
  • Can of compressed air.
Make sure you don't remove the keys to clean, You will most likely regret it in the end.

Hope that helped. :)
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31 Oct 2011   #9
Uchiha Kori

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I vacuumed my keyboard, and every single key got sucked up. That sounds stupid, but I had to dig around inside the vacuum to get all my keys back. Don't do it. Don't chance it. Instead, go with a can of compressed air and try to bow it clean. Actually, you might could purposely take the keys off and then clean the keyboard, but I wouldn't go through so much trouble.

Get a can of air.
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31 Oct 2011   #10

Windows 7 64 Home Premium

Just get a low power vacuum with an attachment.
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