How to Clean Your Printer and Scanner

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Knowing how to keep your computer printer clean helps ensure everything you print from it always looks crisp, without damaging your investment. This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to clean the platen glass and inside of the document cover. 

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Open the Document Cover and Clean the Platen Glass

First, lift the document cover open. Then, wipe the platen glass with a clean, white, lint-free cloth moistened with water.

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Clean the Inside of the Document Cover

Clean the inner side of the document cover with a clean, white, lint-free cloth moistened with water.

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Clean the Transparent Sheet

Clean the transparent sheet with a clean, white, lint-free cloth moistened with water.

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Clean the Inside of the Document Feeder

Clean the inner side of the document feeder with a clean, white, lint-free cloth moistened with water.

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Dry Using a Clean, Dry Cloth

Finally, wipe those same components dry with another a clean, white, lint-free cloth.