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The Mac Pro First Generation is an Intel Xeon-based workstation computer manufactured by Apple Inc. The first generation model includes the machines from 2006 through 2008.

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How do you remove the smell of cigarette smoke from a Mac Pro?

Bought a used 2006 Mac Pro to tinker with for a good price only to then have it smell like cigarettes when running due to one of the previous owners smoking habits. How do I remove or mask this awful cigarette smoke odor without damaging the desktop?

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Have you wiped down the external case fully with wet wipes or 85% isopropyl alcohol dampened lint free towel? Being careful not to get the cleaner into the switches & sockets. I would have started with that as most of the tars & oils will have stuck to it.

You will also need to dust out the internals using a soft paint brush and a can of can’ed air. You’ll want to wipe the fan blades down with cotton swabs (Q-Tip) with 85% isopropyl alcohol and any of the internal surfaces that look stained.

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I completely disassembled the machine yesterday and did a deep cleaning with Isopropyl Alcohol. I thought it worked but once I turned the machine on again and started using it the smoke smell came back. What now?

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How brown was the cloths?

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Not very brown. There was more dust then actual tar &oil on the cloths.

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It sounds like the internals really got coated with the smoke oils & tars. Overtime the smell will fade.

At this point you have two directions masking the smell or filtering the air exiting the system.

● Using a car air fresher near the air intake.

● A carbon air filter on the airflow exhaust. The filter will alter the airflows so it may not cut it down fully.

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Alright. Thanks for the advice.

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