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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2009, 01:55:55 pm »
Ako, gusto ko. Kaso wala pa ako ma-share kasi bago lang laptop ko
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2009, 02:19:56 pm »
bro p3t3r, first time namin magka laptop, laging desktop, eh ask ko lang sana, ano ang safe na ipang-linis sa screen? thanks :)
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2009, 02:09:58 am »
^SnowBall

may nabibili sa Ace Hardware or computer shops  ng LCD cleaner. kung wala ka mabili, kahit yung flannel (pranela) na cloth medyo basain mo lang ng konti ng water tapos yun ang ipang wipe mo ok na yun. and also try to buy a can of compressed air para pang linis mo sa mga singit singit at vents ng cooling fan ng laptop mo para ndi maipon yung alikabok na pwede ikasira ng lappy mo :)
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2009, 02:12:33 am »
ang masheshare ko on using a laptop? DO NOT OVERCHARGE. mahal ang battery - nasa P5k kapag nasira sya. my auntie blamed me for not telling her this.... e hindi naman nya ko tinanong eh...

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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2009, 02:18:13 am »
^tiggerlily

personally, i would rather risk overcharging my battery and shorten its lifespan or battery life than having my laptop toasted by power surges or power outages :)

i would suggest if you plan on removing your batteries and connecting your laptop straight to the power outlet, use a UPS. not and AVR but a UPS.
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2009, 03:11:44 am »
^ i've thought of removing the battery din before... but yun nga i don't want it toasted. i just meant that users need to be conscious when the battery is full na - then unplug it. if nalimutan mo sorry. better luck next time. ;)

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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2009, 08:25:42 am »
^SnowBall

may nabibili sa Ace Hardware or computer shops  ng LCD cleaner. kung wala ka mabili, kahit yung flannel (pranela) na cloth medyo basain mo lang ng konti ng water tapos yun ang ipang wipe mo ok na yun. and also try to buy a can of compressed air para pang linis mo sa mga singit singit at vents ng cooling fan ng laptop mo para ndi maipon yung alikabok na pwede ikasira ng lappy mo :)

thanks a lot bro =) yung comressed air bro, sa ace hardware din nabibili? nasa can lang ba yun? thanks :)
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2009, 09:11:16 am »
i have a question: i once observed someone who shuts down the laptop when moving it to another place (like if kelangan maglakad na bibitbitin yung laptop). is this a good practice? or just OC?
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2009, 03:38:03 pm »
^antibac

well theoretically its supposed to be safe. pero i would suggest you shut it down before mo bitbitin para naka-park yung head nung hard drive.
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2009, 03:40:28 pm »
^^^tiggerlily

whether you remove it or not, the end result would still be the same. you'll just prolong the lifespan of your battery if you remove it once its full charged. all batteries are meant to be consumable parts.

^^snowball

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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2009, 08:53:58 pm »
^thanks bro, really appreciate it :)
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2009, 10:59:26 pm »
antibac: while p3t3r's suggestion is sound, putting your laptop to sleep will also ensure that your hard drive will not move while you, umm, move. of course, if your unit is equipped with an ssd instead of a hard drive, you won't have this concern at all.
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2009, 12:18:16 pm »
peter & badboy: thanks... so i guess that's not OC after all

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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2009, 08:08:39 pm »
^the way i see it, there's no such thing as too OC if you're talking about taking care of your expensive device :)
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2009, 07:55:03 pm »
san na yung thread one?  gusto ko sana basahin mga posts dun.

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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2009, 09:14:28 pm »
- always make sure you have clean hands when using your laptop
- use iklear and a microfiber cloth to clean dust and fingerprints
- use a silicon keyboard protector to avoid having dirt trapped in between the keys
- use a film protector for the track pad to protect it from finger oils and grime
- avoid eating/drinking while using your laptop, that's why accidents happen
- when the battery indicator is full, unplug your laptop to avoid overcharging
- shut down the laptop when traveling to protect the hard drive
- run only the applications that are necessary, don't overwork your computer
- drain the battery once in a while and periodically
- use a cooling device so your laptop won't get too hot
- get a proper laptop case with good padding, don't just throw it in your bag
- open and close it gently [especially true with the old macbooks, the plastic tends to chip off :(]
- never put anything over your laptop [my mom once sat on mine accidentally and broke the lcd]
- keep it away from heat, don't leave it in your car on a hot day
- be wary of using it in public places, nice laptops especially attract theft
- always back-up important files - self-explanatory

treat it well and it will serve you well :)

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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #17 on: April 29, 2009, 04:18:35 pm »
^Thanks sis, these are really helpful tips :)
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2009, 02:59:05 pm »
MissJanelle: i agree with the majority of your suggestions, although i do find one to be a little kulang...

when selecting a keyboard protector (at least for macs), choose the brand that has ventilation holes. mac laptops kasi blow dust from the inside of the unit out of some gaps under keys, so using a sold keyboard protector will just trap the dust instead of allowing it to be blown out. there are also heating issues involved, so that's definitely something to consider :)
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Re: TAKING CARE OF LAPTOPS: Tips, Tricks and Questions [Thread 2]
« Reply #19 on: May 02, 2009, 04:47:06 am »
yung mga laptop batteries naman kasi nasa optimum sila on their first year. after that eh nagsisimula na yung makikita mong it does not hold charge that long.
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