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A coworker of mine was asking me about a recent problem he had when he was cleaning his computer components with a can of compressed air. He told me that he sprayed the cd rom drive out and in return his monitor became in his words distorted/blurrred could that method of cleaning the drive have led to his predicament? Is it possible that he could have damaged components in the cd rom drive? The type of computer he owns is unknown (it is a windows vista computer if that matters) so I just wrote i


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Cleaning the CD Rom and having monitor issues are unrelated. Compressed air is a good way to clean out a PC but some get too close with the can and end up spraying propellent on the machine instead of air. It's possible he got the video card/component wet and this is causing the distortion. Assuming he didn't use the same method on the monitor, have him open up the box and let it dry to see if it helps his problem. He should also make sure all connections are secure. Best of luck.
\015\012Greg
I seems a little odd that that your affect him monitor, the only thing I can think of is if he was holding the compressed air can upside down he might have shorted something out, but that shouldn't be reflected in the display. Have him try unplugging and plugging his monitor back in at the computer and the monitor, maybe something else got jiggled.
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