Dell Optiplex 170L (Before)

Dell Optiplex 170L (Before)

The hard drive vent was completely caked in dust. I pushed some of the dust away so you could see how it’s supposed to look.

Even users of Dell computers like this who regularly maintain their systems often forget to remove the front bezel and clean this vent, facilitating a potentially large problem where dust completely corrodes the vent as you see here. If not addressed quickly, it can and will kill a hard drive.

Posted by compdude512 on 2013-04-12 19:57:03

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