HP Deskjet 1000 Printer series support
Cleaning the Printer Exterior
Cleaning the printer exterior
Inkjet printers print by spraying a fine mist of ink from the print head onto the paper. Sometimes, small amounts of ink from the printing process accumulate on the printer case and become visible over time.
If you want to remove ink deposits, or dust, smudges, and fingerprints, clean the printer exterior with a soft cloth, moistened with water. You can use a mild detergent if necessary. Do not use harsh household cleaners because they might damage the finish on the printer case.
CAUTION:Do not clean or lubricate anything inside the printer. All inkjet printers produce a small amount of ink residue that might build up inside the printer's case. This residue is normal. Keep all liquids away from inside the printer.