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New case and the window is already covered in dust what's the easiest , cheapest, and most accessible way to clean it?
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http://www.amazon.com/Novus-Plastic-.../dp/B0035U5ARK

That's what I'd get for the more serious polishing/scratch removing, but your best bet for dust is just to get a lint free cloth and clean it off.

Make sure that it can't contain static (the cloth), too.
    
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soap, water, soft cloth.

Don't use window cleaner.
    
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Don't use alcohol if it's been heat treated. CyberDruid has a video somewhere showing how badly the acrylic disintegrated.
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Why not use window cleaner? it's ok.. well i have a regular window on antec 1200 is he talking about those special panel colors? Btw you can use microfiber rags, they get the dust off easier too.
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Originally Posted by meticadpa View Post
http://www.amazon.com/Novus-Plastic-.../dp/B0035U5ARK

That's what I'd get for the more serious polishing/scratch removing, but your best bet for dust is just to get a lint free cloth and clean it off.

Make sure that it can't contain static (the cloth), too.
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post #7 of 18
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Why not use window cleaner? it's ok.. well i have a regular window on antec 1200 is he talking about those special panel colors? Btw you can use microfiber rags, they get the dust off easier too.
A microfibre cloth would be great for removing the dust, but if I remember correctly (there's a chance I don't ) it leaves a small static charge behind on the surface, and could attract more dust.

(Like I say, I could be wrong.)

Just a paper towel would do well, even.

Also, I wouldn't use water. If you get it on any part of the case where it's not completely painted, or protected from oxygen + water, the iron in the steel (steel = iron and a little carbon) will oxidise/rust.
    
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post #8 of 18
I use my swiffer duster to clean my storm sniper window.
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post #9 of 18
I had a cleaning Business for 20 years. There are two methods.

1. Dawn dishwashing liquid (1 Tsp.) and the rest of the squirt bottle full of water. you want a really dim blue color in the water. Spray on and dry off with a lint free towel or a Sparkle paper Towel. ONLY. Bunch it up in your hands a couple of times before you wipe with it. This works out to about 3 to 5 Cents per bottle. bottle is a dollar.
2. Military way. Planes canopies in the USAF are Plexi and they clean them with PLEDGE dusting spray. its suppose to repel dust.
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soap, water, soft cloth.

Don't use window cleaner.
I agree. NO WINDOW CLEANER. IT WILL EAT IT UP....
    
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