When you have a computer, be it desktop or mechanical or a laptop, it is common to always tend to clean the screen and forget about accessories and components such as the mouse and, above all, the keyboard. A piece this last one that is essential that it is clean because, really, it works very badly when it is dirty.
And it is not only the dust, but sometimes they accumulate fat or they feel a bit sticky to the touch due to continued contact with the hands, sweat or because some product has fallen on the keyboard, which happens, for example, when you have bad habits like eating on top of it.
From UNCOMO, we are going to explain how to clean the keyboard and the different ways to do it, whether it is a desktop computer or a laptop.
How to clean a computer keyboard?
The keyboard of a desktop computer is the easiest to clean because it can be disconnected from the USB port for better handling and movement than in the case of a laptop or a MAC. There are several ways we can clean a tenkeyless keyboard, depending on whether it is more or less dirty:
Flip it over:
The easiest way to clean it is to flip it over and shake it lightly so that crumbs, food scraps that are between the keys and corners fall out. After turning it over, you end up passing a damp cloth over it or simply a cloth to remove the dust.
Vacuuming the keyboard:
Using a special small vacuum cleaner for the keyboard is also quite effective in keeping it clean. If you don’t have one, you can use the one you have to vacuum the sofa, but putting a program with little power to avoid sucking the keys.
Pass a brush between the keys:
When the keyboard is not very dirty, it can also be cleaned with a specific brush or brush to clean the dust, although you can also use a microfiber cloth or duster of those that trap dust.
Compressed air pears:
They are a solution to remove dust or dirt in corners or under the keys through the air. Then the remains can be removed when a duster or cloth or else vacuum.
Cleaning the keyboard with rubbing alcohol:
The above methods are best thought of when the keyboard is not very dirty. In this case, what you have to do is use propyl alcohol because that way you will be able to remove the grease and everything sticky that is on the keyboard. You have to use it carefully so as not to remove the letters and numbers from the keys.