Vinegar and Computer guts...

From: Mike <>
Date: Mon Mar 8 20:56:38 2004

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On Monday 08 March 2004 21:49, Zane H. Healy wrote:
> Does anyone know if it would be safe to put a dish of Vinegar inside
> a computer? I've got a Sun Ultra 60 that smells. I've already
> sprayed the foam and fans with Lysol, and I've taken bleach to the
> foam as well, plus I'm getting ready to put the front (which is the
> foam that smells the worst) through the dishwasher.
> However, the inside of the computer smells some as well, and it's
> been suggested that I stick an open dish of vinegar in/near the
> computer, changing the vinegar a couple times a day for a couple
> days. I'm slightly nervous about this as Vinegar is 5% acidic.

I'd be more inclined to try baking soda

I know the acid baths (20% HCL) I had in my lab to wash glassware caused all
the metal to rust within a year.

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