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Stain on screen

My two year old wiped the screen with one of those hand cleaner swabs handed out at restaurants after a meal. I assume it contains some alcohol or cleaning agent. It left a permanent mark on the screen which shows whenever the screen is dark. I tried removing by just wiping with a damp cloth and it didn't work. What can I do??

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Most of the time you wont get these types of stain out but sometimes they do come out. what i use is monster screen clean. if it doesnt come out you will need to replace the sreen. they usuall run from 75 dollars to 150

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