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Protecting Servers from Dust

I have a single server rack (31 of the 42U occupied) in a small (about 10'x10') basement room in a building that is seeing some light renovation... nothing huge, but some non-load-bearing-walls going ...
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Are Anti Static Foam Cleaners OK for cleaning all parts of a PC? [closed]

Can anyone tell me whether anti static foam cleaners are good for cleaning motherboards, RAMs, VGAs etc? Also if it's good for that purpose would anyone know a good brand that sells overseas? ...
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Dealing with dust?

I know I'm pretty allergic to dust. However, dealing with servers and workstations on a day to day basis, I encounter it all the time. How do you deal with dust?
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What is the process of cleaning viruses from a network?

We have a problem with a network virus that spread through our network and most computers have been infected. What should I do to remove the virus? By installing and scanning anti-virus software, the ...
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Cleaning soot out of a server

Cleaning dusty servers is one thing - but I have a slightly different problem: Soot in the servers! During some warm summer months, we needed to open the windows at our server room. Unfortunately, ...
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How many hours of use before I need to clean a tape drive?

I do backups to a HP Ultrium 2 tape drive (HP StorageWorks Ultrium 448). The drive has a 'Clean' LED that supposedly will light up or blink when the drive needs to be cleaned. The drive has been in ...