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hi all, so i just bought my first (used) macbook and i want to keep it for at least a year, ok, i know computers can die blaa blaa.

my question for the forum i open it up and give it cleaning (air) i found dust in the screen, where the battery, memory and hhd sits; am thinking the prev owner had the lappy around construction or a renovation, looks like dry wall, i could be wrong.

so should i open it up and give a cleaning or have someone else do it. opening up the lappy is not a problem for me, i already changed the hhd and ram (too easy). so any info would be great..

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If you open it up it voids the warranty if it is still under it.

If you want to do it then go right ahead.

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the prev owner bought it in 07, is the warranty only one year?..

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Yeah unless it has apple care on it.

If you feel comfortable with taking it apart and fell that you really need to clean it inside then go ahead!

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i do this with all my components, take them apart and spray some compressed air (from an actual compressor) not the air cans and clean them out every six months or so.

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