How to Clean the HP TouchSmart


HP TouchSmart notebook and desktop computers provide all the functionality and performance of traditional PCs in touchscreen form. Whether you want to use the HP TouchSmart as a tablet, notebook or desktop PC, regular cleaning is necessary to extend the computer's life. Fingerprints and smudges are inevitable and can reduce the screen's sensitivity to touch. Dirt, dust and other debris can clog your computer's cooling vents, ports and keyboard. Clean your HP TouchSmart screen as often as needed, and perform a thorough cleaning at least once a month for best results.

Things You'll Need

  • 3 or 4 soft, lint-free cloths
  • Glass cleaner
  • Battery-powered vacuum
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Turn off and unplug the HP TouchSmart.

  • Spray a soft, lint-free cloth with glass cleaner.

  • Clean the TouchSmart screen with the cloth, wiping in one direction to avoid streaks.

  • Wipe the HP TouchSmart case a with a clean, dry cloth to remove any dirt or dust. If the case is particularly dirty, dampen the cloth with a small amount of water first.

  • Vacuum the air vents and ports located on the edges of the HP TouchSmart with a battery-powered hand vacuum.

  • Vacuum the keyboard thoroughly to remove any dirt or debris from underneath the keys.

  • Dampen a cloth with isopropyl alcohol and wipe the keyboard and mouse thoroughly to remove any dirt or residue.

Tips & Warnings

  • Do not spray any cleaning products directly onto the HP TouchSmart or the keyboard.


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