Why is it important to use a vacuum cleaner that is specifically designed for use with computer equipment?
A) The vacuum includes special attachments for small crevices and spaces
B) The vacuum uses less power than traditional vacuums
C) The vacuum is designed to minimize the amount of static electricity discharge
D) The vacuum can be powered using most desktop computer power supplies
E) The vacuum ate my homework
The answer: C) The vacuum is designed to minimize the amount of static electricity discharge
A large amount of moving dust can create static electricity, and using a specialized computer vacuum will minimize the buildup of static electricity and the subsequent discharge of static electricity.
Want to know more? Watch “Managing Your Computing Environment.”
It’s important to maintain a good working environment for yourself and your computing equipment. In this video, you’ll learn about material safety data sheets, temperature and humidity control, surge suppressing, using a UPS, airflow, and cleaning your computer.