Chances are, your computer keyboard is filthy, the keys a magnet for the dirt and oil on your fingertips, the crumbs from that afternoon snack you had at your desk, the gunk that floats through the air, whatever. Moreover, all of those little nooks and crannies are the perfect hiding place for dirt and grit. Given how dirty our hands and fingers can get during the course of an average day, it's no surprise that researchers say computer keyboards can be a haven for bacteria.
One way NOT to clean your keyboard is to grab a disinfecting wipe, saturated with cleaning fluid, and scrub the keys. You'll get those keys clean, but the excess fluid will drip into the keyboard's electronics and likely short out some or all the connections. We know that from firsthand experience.
So, how do you clean your computer keyboard the right -- and wrong -- way? Read on...