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I searched but most of the threads were old. What do you use to clean a monitor, without messing up anti glare or scratching the monitor.

Im using Asus vg248 144hz.

I used lens cleaning wipes for my old lcd, but im not sure if that's safe, so what the best "modern" technique now?

Appreciate the help! biggrin.gif
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I'd love to know too, 91% isopropenyl on a paper towel streaks the hell out of my screen
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I'd love to know too, 91% isopropenyl on a paper towel streaks the hell out of my screen

Yeah, i havent had my monitor to long but i want to keep it clean. I dont know if the alcohol will damage any of the coatings or not.
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Generally, a lightly damp lint free cloth should do the trick. I try my best to avoid any chemicals at all. When in doubt, check the manufacturers website, they usually have information on how to clean their products.
    
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Originally Posted by Flatliner View Post

Generally, a lightly damp lint free cloth should do the trick. I try my best to avoid any chemicals at all. When in doubt, check the manufacturers website, they usually have information on how to clean their products.
This. Just wipe your screen with a damp lint free cloth, from top to bottom. If there are still marks then you can use a very small amount of a 50/50 mixture of water/isopropyl alcohol. Some LCD cleaning fluids are okay but avoid any cleaner that contains acetone, ethyl alcohol, toluene, ethyl acid, ammonia, or methyl chloride. Window cleaner is a big no no.
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post #6 of 14
Yeh i have the same monitor and i clean it with what my eye glasses cleaner that comes as a spray.
I spray it on my monitor while its unplugged and whip it with a micro fiber cloth. wait until it try off and then i am back in business biggrin.gif

* I am not saying its the best / safest way to clean an expensive monitor but it works well for me. what else do you guys use?
post #7 of 14
invisible glass is a good product, it smells chemically but if its safe for sorry tint I'm sure it'd safely clean an lcd. I clean my crts with windex and a newspaper
     
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post #8 of 14
Microfiber cleaning cloth damp with distilled water wrapped around a 1x6" craft ruler and used like a squeegee.
http://www.amazon.com/Omnigrid-4-6-12-Inch-Marking-Ruler-Trio/dp/B001CE38W0/
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by zinfinion View Post

Microfiber cleaning cloth damp with distilled water wrapped around a 1x6" craft ruler and used like a squeegee.
http://www.amazon.com/Omnigrid-4-6-12-Inch-Marking-Ruler-Trio/dp/B001CE38W0/

Great idea!

Ill actually try this.
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Great idea!

Ill actually try this.

Really helps for killing streaks. I'll go after any stubborn areas (sneeze attacks or reading something funny while having a mouth full of coffee rolleyes.gif) by hand first and then squeegee from one side to the other, 3 overlapping passes in all.
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