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Best way to clean a mouse pad?

#1Gryffindor1Posted 10/24/2013 1:43:59 PM
The mouse pad I have is discolored and has a different texture from the rest of the mouse pad, which I assume is generally from the skin rubbing against it. When my optical mouse goes over that part of the mouse pad, the mouse slows down. Is there a way to sort of fix this?
#2clowningPosted 10/24/2013 1:47:52 PM
Replace mouse pad.
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#3IBKNAWTUPosted 10/24/2013 1:48:36 PM
clowning posted...
Replace mouse pad.

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#4Gryffindor1(Topic Creator)Posted 10/24/2013 1:51:41 PM
I just bought it like 3 or 4 months ago.
#5MaKhaosPosted 10/24/2013 1:52:24 PM
I mean you could throw it the washer? Or you wait till another 99 cents artscow mouse pad deal.
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#6Ch3wyPosted 10/24/2013 1:53:10 PM
Soap and water?

I've only cleaned mine once in the 15-20 years that I've had it. And that's only after I spilled beer on it. I used Soap and water.
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#7AsucaHayashiPosted 10/24/2013 1:56:18 PM
I've only cleaned mine once in the 15-20 years that I've had it.


i can't imagine what the hell would show up if i started growing culture from samples of my mousepad.
PC hardware doesn't need to match console hardware in price when PC gamers save literal thousands from the software they buy.
#8Gryffindor1(Topic Creator)Posted 10/24/2013 3:06:40 PM
Soaking it in soap and water for about 30 minutes seems to have done the trick.
#9Kokuei05Posted 10/24/2013 3:12:48 PM
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#10InterfusorPosted 10/24/2013 3:19:13 PM
Spit-shine works for me, and on me.
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