Question about Computer Monitors
If it is a glass screen, windex and a lint-free cloth, preferable microfiber.
If it is an LCD/plastic screen, use a tiny bit of water and the same cloth.
Posted on Nov 22, 2008
Tips for a great answer:
May 20, 2011 | ViewSonic VE510b (Black) 15" LCD Monitor
You don't have to turn the monitor off before cleaning it,
but this will help you see the smudges and smears. If your screen is merely
dusty, you can wipe gently with a soft, cotton cloth or try a can of compressed
air. But if your screen is downright grungy, you might have to resort to some
Though some people recommend using Windex, ethyl alcohol and
ammonia-based cleaners can yellow your flat-screen or laptop monitor over time,
so it is best to avoid such products. You can find an array of commercial
products specifically designed to clean LCD screens, but you may prefer to just
head to your kitchen and mix up your own solution. Plain old water can do the
trick, or you can concoct a solution of vinegar and water or isopropyl alcohol
Always use a soft cotton cloth, rather than a rag or paper
towel to wipe the screen. Some people recommend special electrostatic cloths,
like those used to clean eyeglasses treated with anti-glare finish, or even
dryer sheets. Apply the cleaning solution to your cloth rather than directly to
the screen and wipe in one direction -- from the top of the screen to the
One final word of warning, never touch or press on your LCD
screen with your fingers as this can cause the pixels to burn out.
Good luck and do rate the solution plz
Nov 28, 2010 | HP 2009M Monitor
Oct 27, 2010 | Mag Innovision LT782S 17" Flat Panel LCD...
Aug 09, 2010 | ViewSonic VX922 19" Monitor Flat Panel
Jul 03, 2010 | Microsoft Realsync DS771 17 Black LCD 8ms...
May 14, 2010 | Acer 22" X223w LCD Monitor
Oct 28, 2009 | Computer Monitors
Mar 07, 2009 | Samsung SyncMaster 910T-Black 19" LCD Flat...
Nov 04, 2007 | NEC MultiSync FE991SB 19" CRT Monitor
659 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!