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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

6 Smart Things to Do on Clean Out Your Computer Day

It seems there’s a holiday for every day of the year, sometimes there are two or three. National Clean Out Your Computer Day is one of those holidays and it falls on the second Monday of every February. Started by the Institute for Business Technology in 2000, the purpose behind this holiday is to remind you to clean up your computers, smartphones and tablets to keep them clean and running. Have you been putting off cleaning your tech device? Now is a great time to get started.

1. Physically clean your computer, Smartphone and Tablet.

Use a microfiber cloth and a 50-50 mix of distilled water and isopropyl alcohol to wipe down the exterior of your devices and a can of compressed air to blow out accumulated dust from the vents, fan, and keyboard. Make sure you turn off and unplug everyth