How do I clean the dust out of my PC fan? For virtually any PC fan (case fans, graphics card fans, heat sink fans, etc.), a few blasts of compressed air can remove most loose dust. Just make sure that if you’re cleaning a case fan, you open up the case so that you can blow the dust out into the environment and not back into the computer.
How do I clean my computer fan without taking it apart?
Blowing into the vent with your mouth is not advisable due to the humidity and possible fluid introduced into the laptop.
- Shut down your laptop and unplug it from its charger.
- Locate the fan intake vent(s) on your laptop.
Should I clean my PC fans? Do not forget to keep an eye on your CPU usage, clean the CPU fan and other electronic components every 3 to 6 months to ensure optimum performance from your computer.
Can computer fans be washed?