Research has shown that a computer’s keyboard can carry more bacteria than a toilet seat! Cleaning the keys frequently will help eliminate harmful germs.
(* Check with IT Department prior to cleaning a computer keyboard/keys belonging to an office/organization)
First, close all open applications, shut down windows, and then shut down the computer and unplug it, if possible.
Turn the keyboard upside down and shake it in order to remove any debris.
Next, dip a cotton swab in rubbing alcohol and brush in between each of the keys
* Follow office IT protocols for cleaning of computer keys/keyboards.
You may also consider dipping a cotton cloth in alcohol and lightly run it over the tops of the keys to clean off the germs. Once done, plug the device back in and this should help to keep the computer keys as good as new and germ – free.
* A safe EPA Registered non-bleach product “Steriplex SD” has been proven safe to be utilized
on computer keyboards/keys. It is a C. diff. sporicidal one step cleaner and disinfectant.