What's a safe way to clean my laptop's screen?
2006-03-07 14:54:57 UTC
My Dell laptop's screen has some dust and fingerprints on it. What's a good way to clean it?
25 answers:
2006-03-07 14:59:33 UTC
it depends if you you want to spend money...

m3 cloths cost money but work great...

but a washcloth and a little water doesnt cost money...


2006-03-07 14:59:53 UTC
Compressed air in the bottle will get rid of the dust, as for the fingerprints use a damp soft cloth with some windex.
2006-03-07 15:04:11 UTC
WARNING: Do NOT use Windex on your laptop screen. It contains ammonium, and that will, over time, harm the LCD.

You are best off buying a specialized product for LCD screens. Best Buy, CompUSA or another store can help you find one. Look for one with NO ammonia and NO alcohol.

If there is a warning about being flammable on the packaging - do NOT use it on your laptop.

I've linked to a good kit.
Mr. Boof
2006-03-07 15:17:29 UTC
Try using an old dryer anti static sheet. This actually works, and the stuff that's in it to keep your clothes from sticking together will also help repel dust from sticking to the screen - this works great on TV screens too!
2016-12-12 22:48:51 UTC
No windex. Windex contains ammonia, a useful solvent. it truly is alright to apply in emergencies, yet repeated use will dry out and discolor the show. Use water and a gentle fabric, no longer paper towel. once you're achieved, blow on the show gently to evaporate the water swifter and dodge streaking.
adrenaline rush
2006-03-07 15:00:00 UTC
use a cloth much like the ones used to clean glasses. or one that doesn't spread dust. You could even use windex just make sure to dry it be4 it hits the keyboard
2006-03-07 14:59:24 UTC
Dry Cloth and Phillps cleaning spray
2006-03-07 14:58:04 UTC
You can buy these static free computer wipes @ Wal-Mart or stores like that! They work great, but I always go behind them with a cheesecloth to dry the screen!
2006-03-07 14:58:44 UTC
Dry cloth, try to find one ment for cleaning screens.
2006-03-07 14:59:42 UTC
take a paper towel (bounty is best) and wet one end, leaving the other end dry. Wring out the wet end. Wipe screen, then dry it with the side not wet
Mz. Toiy
2006-03-07 14:57:57 UTC
Get the cloth that you would usually clean eyeglasses with ( It's a certain material)
2006-03-07 14:55:55 UTC
Either use a dry cloth or a cloth with a minimal amount of water.
2006-03-07 14:56:25 UTC
Glasses cleaner with a soft rag. Available at any store.
2006-03-07 14:56:58 UTC
Soft cloth lightly whetted on one side and leave the other side dry for drying
2006-03-07 14:55:44 UTC
Use one of those 3M clothes that are used for dusting.
2006-03-07 15:50:10 UTC
there are these camra lense cleaners...use those!!! if your screen is gloosy thats the best..if not then u can use a paper towl 2 clean it!
2006-03-07 14:56:30 UTC
clorox wipe ive found to work great..and while your at it use a can of the some compressed airspray to clean it off!
2006-03-07 15:02:04 UTC
the same type of cloth you would use to wipe off your glasses, and i don't mean your t-shirt. most eye exam places give them to you with your new eyeglasses now a days.
2006-03-07 15:00:09 UTC
use a soft paper towel , end dump cloth
2006-03-07 14:58:41 UTC
use a soft paper towel
2006-03-07 14:56:02 UTC
damp cloth
2006-03-07 14:56:16 UTC
I would just use windex
2006-03-07 15:00:31 UTC
washing machine- use the DELICATE cycle
2006-03-07 15:00:05 UTC
2006-03-07 14:56:14 UTC
some good windex or comareable product will do well thats wat i use.

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