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This isn't exactly CRT glass and this is my first LCD and I already got some smudges on it. How do you clean one?
    
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Damp paper towel.

No window cleaner or anything like that.
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Light water and a lint free cloth. Turn off monitor when cleaning.
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Originally Posted by FlaKing View Post
Damp paper towel.

No window cleaner or anything like that.
Same.
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Light water and a lint free cloth. Turn off monitor when cleaning.
Lint-free is important. Otherwise, you'll have a field day trying to get the fuzz off the screen.

You can buy special LCD cleaner, but if you're just dealing with fingerprints, sneeze marks, and such, there isn't much reason to. A little water works just fine. Don't press too hard on the screen while you're cleaning it. Firm, but gentle.
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Thanks guys! I wasn't sure. You guys helped me out alot!
    
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hehe i spilled coke that splashed off my side-desk and ont my 20" LCD
took me an hour of gentle rubbing with bottled water.
    
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LCD cleaner is awesome. I bought a bottle of Monster Cable brand LCD cleaner at Best Buy (when I got my TV) and I use it all the time. Keeps it nice and clean, and doesn't leave any streaks. Easy to clean with too...
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I use a cloth soaked in rubbing alcohol lol...idk if its a bad idea but it hasnt done any damage.
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I use a cloth soaked in rubbing alcohol lol...idk if its a bad idea but it hasnt done any damage.
Wow that's kinda stupid

Put some water onto a lint-free cloth never spray anything onto the display itself. It will damage the some coating on it
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