Model A1181: 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Dirty Ports?

There is a lot of buildup of dirt on the case where it recesses into the port openings. Is it a problem and what is the best way of cleaning it?

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use q-tips or compressed air to try and clean the ports

as for it being a problem there shouldn't be one as long as it doesn't mess with the connection

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Its too stuck for compressed air but i will try the q tips

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If the muck is really stuck on, you can use a small amount of alchohol on the Q-tips to help unstick it.

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Q-Tips or dry cotton wool should clean your ports well.

As for the mag-safe charger port, the magnetism can hold some dirt to it. This can be hard to remove but Q-tips and a little extra effort should clear it out

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A soft toothbrush can be used to loosen debris, then use a little compressed air to blow it out. If you are going to use alcohol, be sure to remove the battery first, to avoid shorting anything out.

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I advise against alcohol, if it get's in the port- your port may end up permanently screwed. Ditto at the compressed air though.

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