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Cleaning Fingerprints off of a disc

There are many ways to clean fingerprints off of a disc. This tip gives the most efficient and effective method.

First rinse the bottom of your disc with water or rubbing alcohol.
Then get a soft cloth (like one you would use to clean eyeglasses), and dry the disk.
When drying the disk rub from the center to the outer edge all the way around the disk. Never rub in a circle as it will make smudges on the disk. This method should leave your disk smudge and fingerprint free.

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How to add fingerprint scanner to screen lock

Hi, here is the way to set a lock screen password or fingerprint scan on the Samsung Galaxy S5 :

  • Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the settings gear icon in the top-right.
  • Tap the Lock Screen icon that should be near the top, in the Quick Settings section.
  • Tap the Screen Lock item at the top of the following screen.
  • Tap the unlock mechanism you would like to use: swipe (a quick left-to-right gesture), pattern (where you draw a pattern on a 9-point grid which must be recreated to unlock), fingerprint (which uses the fingerprint-scanning home button at the bottom of the device), PIN number, or a regular text password.
  • Each one of these methods have their own set-up process, which is presented in the following pop-up windows. Most methods will require you to enter the code twice, and sometimes you'll need to include an alternative password for when the primary method doesn't work.
  • After setting up your unlock type, scroll to the bottom of the Lock screen section, and tap Lock automatically in order to set how long the Samsung Galaxy S5 waits after a screen has shut off to require an unlock password.
If you need to update your fingerprint scan or authorize additional users, find the Finger Scanner section within settings. From there, you can also set an alternative password.
Be sure to check our tips on keeping the screen active too, as well as our other Galaxy S5 help guides. There's also the Galaxy S5 forums if your particular issue isn't solved there. And be sure to read our complete Galaxy S5 review!
Personally, I'm a big fan of the fingerprint sensor, though the ergonomics don't always work out for everyone, and sometimes it takes multiple swipes to work. What's your favorite way of unlocking your device? How long do you set your lock timeout for?

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Nov 01, 2014 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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I spilled liquid on the HP 5610 scanner. Now I have a stain on the left margin of my scans. The stain is a strip that extends from top to bottom. How do I remedy this?

One way to remove all types of stains and fingerprints is Windex and a soft rag. That is one of the cheapest and easiest way to do it.

A better approach to it is to use monster cleaner. It is a special spray to clean tv screens, laptop screens, and even windows. It comes with its own cloth that works amazingly well. I have used it for years and has worked for me every time. You can pick it up at your local Best Buy or click on the link to buy online. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Monster+Cable+-+TV+Screen+Cleaning+Kit/5774879.p?id=1069297113224&skuId=5774879&st=screen%20cleaner&cp=1&lp=1

May 06, 2011 | HP Officejet 5610 All-In-One InkJet...

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It's keep loading, say bad disc

The main cause for dvd players to not be able to read the discs and give you error messages such as "bad disc", "disc not recognized", etc is due to the optical lens being dirty or the discs themselves are scratched or dirty. There are a few more things that can cause similar problems, but these are by far the most common.
There are two ways in which to clean the optical lens, either manually or by using a cleaning disc. Using a cleaning disc is much easier and faster. Cleaning one manually requires you to open and remove the cover and the lens can be difficult to get to.
The following links from my tips and tricks will give you more detailed information on how to use both methods of cleaning the optical lens. You can also review an easy way to clean your cds and dvds as well at the following link. I would also like to provide you with some additional information about common mechanical problems with dvd players in case you need future information about problems.

I hope this information helps solve the issue you are having with your dvd player. If you need further assistance please feel free to ask and I wish you well.

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Aug 04, 2010 | Cyberhome CH-DVD 300 DVD Player

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not reading the discs

If your discs have no fingerprints, markings, scratches, dents, etc., continue with the following steps:
  1. Take a Qtip and dab a small amount of Rubbing Alcohol on the tip.
  2. Carefully clean the Laser with the Qtip, and then wipe dry with the dry end of the Qtip.
Try loading a disc, if it still fails to read buy a CD\DVD Cleaning System, designed for the player, rather than the actual disc.

Jul 17, 2010 | Philips MPD850 Portable DVD Player

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How to clean LCD monitor?

Monitor wiping cloths. You can get then at any Wal-Mart, Staples, Frye's, etc.

Mar 28, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario CQ50-110US Laptop

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