How dust and dirt can cause a build up of gunk on your computer’s heatsink

I gave an education talk the other day about the importance of maintaining your PC or laptop and how dust and dirt can seriously cause major problems if not rectified.

First things first, if you don’t have the confidence to do the job yourself, you could make the problem worse and damage your computer (or yourself). Use an anti-static strap to avoid static discharge. If you are not confident, please consult the professionals.

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