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Posted: 10/3/2005 11:25:07 AM EDT
My LCD monitor has nice little kid finger prints all over it and since this is the first LCD screen I've had I was wondering what is the best solution to use so as not to damage the screen.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 11:26:14 AM EDT
I usually use diluted windex, with a soft cotton cloth.

Dont use papertowels, I have seen some scratch LCD's before.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 11:27:01 AM EDT
Personally I buy LCD cleaner wipes from CompUSA.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 11:30:06 AM EDT
I've been using Endust for Electronics cleaning wipes.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 12:03:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
I usually use diluted windex, with a soft cotton cloth.

Dont use papertowels, I have seen some scratch LCD's before.



Windex can damage some of the screens. A better choice is plain water with a soft cotton cloth.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 12:05:13 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/3/2005 12:05:21 PM EDT by Admiral_Crunch]
I've never needed anything more that plain water. But then my screen doesn't get all that dirty.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 12:09:46 PM EDT
Mild soap and water with a soft cloth. Some screens have an anti-glare film on them that can be damaged.....permanently!!!!
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 12:11:07 PM EDT
A soft cloth dampened by plain ole' water.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 6:49:24 PM EDT
I tried plain old water and it worked ok except for the kiddie fingerprints.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 6:50:34 PM EDT

Originally Posted By wolfman97:

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
I usually use diluted windex, with a soft cotton cloth.

Dont use papertowels, I have seen some scratch LCD's before.



Windex can damage some of the screens. A better choice is plain water with a soft cotton cloth.



I dont care, I can afford a new one if need be.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 6:54:48 PM EDT
Use something specifically for LCD screens. Windex can and will damage many screens. Many LCD screens have a thin plastic coating, and Windex or other ammonia based cleaners can melt this, causing blurriness.

If you can't find something specifically for an LCD, use a soft cotton cloth and a little water and gently rub the marks out.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 6:56:32 PM EDT
Tampon, definitely a Tampon
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 6:57:36 PM EDT

Originally Posted By wolfman97:

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
I usually use diluted windex, with a soft cotton cloth.

Dont use papertowels, I have seen some scratch LCD's before.



Windex can damage some of the screens. A better choice is plain water with a soft cotton cloth.



Bingo

HH
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 7:02:16 PM EDT
there was a product marketed by Apple called Iclear or IKlear not sure of the spelling but it is specifically sold as a product that will not damage the non glare coating on many LCD screens

actually they had two products Icleaner and Iclear

not sure if it is still sold though
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 7:18:10 PM EDT
I use a wet cloth with a little bit of dish soap. Rub it around, then wipe it off several times with a plain wet cloth, then dry it.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 7:20:40 PM EDT
... I will not tolerate fingers on my monitors at home, work or school - I despise that!
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 7:40:28 PM EDT
Once you get it clean, hang some kind of shield on it. Kids & sensitive things don't mix well. Wire ties should help that!!
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 7:52:43 PM EDT

Originally Posted By prk:
Once you get it clean, hang some kind of shield on it. Kids & sensitive things don't mix well. Wire ties should help that!!



Salad bar sneeze guard?
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 8:07:06 PM EDT
The iKlear stuff works well, and comes with a wipey cloth that won't damage the screen.

www.klearscreen.com/

That said, LCD monitors are very fragile and easily knocked over, and as such are not a good idea for a computer that will be used by kids. A CRT is a much better choice for this application.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 8:15:46 PM EDT
Try the new OCD Super Pot Scrubber from 3M:

Link Posted: 10/3/2005 8:17:53 PM EDT
Beer works poorly... So does Rum... And Jack...

My monitor said to use a soft cloth and water.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 8:19:16 PM EDT
I use Pledge Multi-Surface wipes. Good for glass, wood, metal, and electronics.
Link Posted: 10/3/2005 8:50:27 PM EDT

Originally Posted By SPECTRE:
My LCD monitor has nice little kid finger prints all over it and since this is the first LCD screen I've had I was wondering what is the best solution to use so as not to damage the screen.



Since I started using the Taser all I have are smears instead of prints. Maybe I should up the voltage to knock them clear.
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 10:03:26 AM EDT
I use LC Complete Care. It's actually for cleaning plastic eyeglass lenses, but it works great for the monitor. You can get it at your local Lenscrafters for about $6.00 for a 6 ounce bottle.

AB
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 10:08:28 AM EDT
Alcohol wipes that you find in 1st aid cabinets work for cleaning screens/lcd displays.
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 10:09:12 AM EDT
Damn cloth, don't push too hard, the prints will go away from back-forth movement.
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 10:36:45 AM EDT
http://www.monstercable.com/productPage.asp?pin=1562

DO NOT USE WINDEX OR MULTISURFACE PRODUCTS OR PAPERTOWELS

THIS STUFF CAN BE FOUND AT SEARS.TWEETER AFIILIATES,MAYBE BEST BUY TYPE STORES ALSO.

IT'S WORTH THE PRICE
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