A filthy laptop is the one issue that almost every Mac or PC user encounters. This happens frequently, especially if you’ve been working for a long time without cleaning your device. In fact, the likelihood of dirt building up on your cluttered workstation is even higher if you frequently use a USB c port hub to connect multiple devices to your laptop. Doing an internal laptop cleaning is a good way to improve performance and longevity of your machine. Proper laptop cleaning is a necessary precaution for laptops to function properly and keep them running optimally. Deep cleaning is one of the most important maintenance tasks that should be done on a regular basis. The process of disassembling, cleaning, and reassembling your computer’s hardware is known as deep cleaning. Here are some steps to guide you through the process.
The first step in the process is to make sure that all of the components are disconnected from power and any other external devices. Once this has been done, you can begin by removing the screws on the bottom panel of your laptop and then carefully lifting it off. In the process of disassembling the laptop, unplug batteries and power sources, remove any removable parts such as hard drive, RAM memory etc. Then remove the main components from your machine such as its motherboard, GPU, and CPU.
After that, you should check for dust build-up inside by using a can of compressed air or vacuum cleaner to remove it completely from all components like cooling fan, heat sink, processor/CPU etc. It’s highly recommended you also should change the thermal paste on all applicable main aluminum components of the computer system in order not to overheat when using high performance settings.
Finally, before reassembling everything back into place make sure to clean up any dust particles with electronic-friendly liquid detergents to avoid short circuits or other types of malfunctioning hardware issues due extensive dirt build ups.