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Computer monitor needs cleaning

Dust spots on my flat screen monitor, and finger spots on screen what do I use to keep0 it clean thanks very much

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Use window cleaner, like Windex. Spray it on a towel, preferably a soft cloth one, and wipe the screen down when it's off. Try not to press too hard in any one spot, either :).

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What do i clean the screen with?


Cleaning is simple. Vacuum the rear vents to remove any dust that has built up.

For screen and the fascia, -

1. Unplug the monitor from the power supply.
2. Fill a bowl with warm water with some washing up liquid - just as you would to clean dirty dishes. Soak a soft clean cloth in the water (Kitchen cloth - NONE ABRASIVE!! and not a sponge!), and wring the cloth out so that it is damp (not wet!) and gently wash the screen. When finished use kitchen roll to dry off the monitor.
3. Stubborn marks on the LCD, using the same damp cloth, apply a spot of neat washing up liquid to the cloth. Clean as before - DO NOT PRESS on screen. When finished, use kitchen roll as before.

Voila!

May 14, 2010 | Acer 22" X223w LCD Monitor

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If you've noticed that your computer's keyboard feels sticky or the monitor screen appears spotted under the light, it's time to clean these pieces before internal damage occurs. Cleaning your computer's keyboard does not require special knowledge or skill. But you should take precautions to avoid damaging the internal parts when caring for the external hardware.mike_alozie_0.gif

1. Unplug the computer and all accessories before getting started. Anytime you attempt to clean an electric appliance it is important to disconnect the power source to reduce the risk of electrocution or shock. After unplugging the keyboard and monitor, along with any accessories that may be plugged in, use a damp clean cloth to wipe all the cords that are connected to the monitor and keyboard and remove dust balls or hair, along with anything else that might cling to them.

2. Move the computer monitor and keypad to one side of the desk and wipe the area clean where the equipment usually sits. Be sure to wipe a large parameter around the monitor area and let it air dry completely before returning the keypad to that area. You might want to use a clean towel or dry cloth to rub over the desk to be certain it is dry, as dampness can damage the machinery or cause it to stick to the table's surface.

3. Rinse the damp cloth in clear hot water and wring it nearly dry. Gently wipe the monitor screen, including all the corners, to remove dust and spots. Then wipe the surrounding areas and framework of the monitor, including the indicator lights that show when the system is operating. Don't forget the back of the monitor as well. If you have a laptop computer with a top that folds down and closes, wipe the hinges carefully, using a cotton swab for grooves and the latch. Check the latch to see if it is sticky or closes readily.

4. Next, go over the keyboard with the cloth, lightly rubbing around each key and button. Wipe around the sides of the keyboard, catching the off and on switch and CD player. Then use a cotton swab to ease around the edges of each key and row to retrieve minute amounts of dust and crumbs. Carefully clean around the lights, plug openings, and speakers, as well as other areas of your computer. Check to be sure you are not leaving wet traces on the equipment, as this means your cloth is too damp and should be wrung out more.

5. Allow the machinery to air dry, or use a soft cloth to pat the keyboard and monitor dry. Don't use fabric with lint or that is tough enough to scratch the screen. Reassemble all the cords and parts when you are sure the entire unit is clean and dry.

Plan to clean the keyboard and monitor every month or two. You may want to schedule maintenance for an interior cleaning once or twice a year. A clean computer is more likely to work well and last longer.

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No color Red, Dell XPS 400, NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE video card


Mike,

I would recommend for you to try different monitor, so that you can isolate the problem.

If same problem occur, try to plug in your video card into another PCI slot in your computer. Cleaning the gold fingers of the video card with a clean cotton cloth might help.

Use a blower to remove some dust on the PCI slot.

Or try inserting the video card in another computer. If you get the same problem on another computer, you need to replace the card.

Good luck!



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How do I clean the screen to clear finger prints.


You need a proper cleaning solution for the new flat panel screen. The best I have tried is Monster ScreenClean. This cleaner comes with a microfiber cloth and actually repels dust and fingerprint buildup. I use it on my big screen and it rarely needs cleaning now.I have used it for three years and works great. Hope this helps.

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Monitor goes blank after being on for 1 minute


it's not yr monitor problem. it's a basic system problem u need to clean yr ram or ser CPU internal Cables connectors or make sure yr pc is clean if yr pc has dust problem clean with Blower and remove dust then try it's help u..

if u don't know how to clean **** please don't do yrself.. contect yr engineer.

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Is there a model number to this 22 tv monitor ?

Most buttons control picture, input, some do language on screen, some change the format for using as a tv versus a monitor

Safest cleaner is A LITTLE plain warm water (Distilled water leaves less spots) and a soft clean cloth
First blow all the loose dust off or use a feather duster to remove the dust.

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Spots on screen


Youlikely have dust inside the optical block on the LCD panels. Cleaning the panels is a tricky job and just shooting compressed air into the block will only redistribute the dust. A qualified tech can disassemle the block and clean the panels

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Starting up the computer the screen is white.


Did you take the video card out and clean the slot before you put it back in? What did you clean it with? The can of dust stuff will ruin a computer, because it just blows the dust to other parts of the computer. Use a vacuum cleaner or a dry vac instead.

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Black spots


If you hit the screen, then there is noting you can do. the lcd matrix would need to be replaced.

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