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Cleaning LCD screens


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Primarily a TV question, but it also applies to computer screens.

Reading the manufacturers data, LCD screens are very delicate and cannot stand any rough treatment or being cleaned by normal methods using water. They also need special fluids.

What is the best and easiest way to clean these screens, so that the delicate surface is not affected and without leaving nasty smears when finished ?
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An LCD screen is plastic with a non-glare coating. You have to be careful with products intended to clean glass because they can strip the non-glare coating, and over time cloud the plastic (ammonia).

Probably the easiest solution is 10% vinegar, 90% water. Also recommended is 50% isopropyl alcohol, 50% water. However, you don't want to use rubbing alcohol as it has lubricant additives that can streak and smudge. Also it's best to use distilled water so you don't deposit minerals on the screen. If you're just removing dust, a microfiber cloth is probably the best. Finally, there are plenty of commercial products available from Amazon or your local retailer. iKlear is popular and well reviewed.
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hi..

LCD TV screen in fragile, so clean it with care. Use soft & clean cotton cloth for cleaning. You may spray glass cleaner on cloth. Don't spray it directly on screen.
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