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Old 18th August 2005, 23:17   #1
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this might sound very silly but i wanted to know how do i clean the screen of my laptop. i can see lot of spots which are not getting cleaned with a dry cloth. can u plssssssss suggest something so that my lap top can remain spic and span.

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Ok this might sound crazy/silly but every once in a while when im in my workshop i just use a small burst of windshield washer spray on my laptop's screen and wipe it off with a clean cloth hehe! it works for me...

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this might sound very silly but i wanted to know how do i clean the screen of my laptop. i can see lot of spots which are not getting cleaned with a dry cloth. can u plssssssss suggest something so that my lap top can remain spic and span.

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I knew something like that was gonna come up! GRRRRRRRRRR...
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this might sound very silly but i wanted to know how do i clean the screen of my laptop. i can see lot of spots which are not getting cleaned with a dry cloth. can u plssssssss suggest something so that my lap top can remain spic and span.

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are thses dots from inside the screen or are they on the surface.if on the surface u can clean them with the solution that is used by opticans to clean specs and use a very soft cloth that also comes with the specs.

if u dont have these u can buy them from any optican.just wet the cloth with the liquid and srub gently where the spots are.then wip clean the whole screen with the same liquid(little less wetness).

if these dots are from inside the screen then these may very well be dead pixels.these cannot be repaired.one or two dead pixels are ok.to check if these are dead pixels see if the dots are visible when the laptop is switched off,as dead pixels only appear when the screen is turned on.
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i use a keyboard and screen cleaning spray ...its good for both glass and LCD screens...
but i still can clean the edge of screen there always remains a line of dirt ..
will the windshield cleaner work ?
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but i still can clean the edge of screen there always remains a line of dirt ..
will the windshield cleaner work ?
it is the cloth fibres that are left on the screen edges.try using fibreless camos leather to clean the edges.it is available in car shops.
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dude i have noticed the same when i clean it with the rayon/fibre free ? cloth they give with sunglasses... its the dirt which remains.. coz it is dark not the fibre...
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TRY COLIN (GLASS CLEANER) aVAILABLE IN MOST OF THE SUPERMARKETS OR kIRANA SHOPS.

iF THEIR ARE SCRATCHES USE CLOSEUP RED GEL. AND THEN WIPE CLEAN WITH TISSUE PAPER
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iF THEIR ARE SCRATCHES USE CLOSEUP RED GEL. AND THEN WIPE CLEAN WITH TISSUE PAPER
u whaaa??? close up?how does that help?
how can there be scratches on an LCD ?
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iF THEIR ARE SCRATCHES USE CLOSEUP RED GEL. AND THEN WIPE CLEAN WITH TISSUE PAPER
now they have made toothpaste for Laptops?
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Sastaa, sundar aur tikaau tareeka: Use tissue paper, make it moist and wipe the surface. Voila! Everything is fine in a minute.
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TRY COLIN (GLASS CLEANER) aVAILABLE IN MOST OF THE SUPERMARKETS OR kIRANA SHOPS.

iF THEIR ARE SCRATCHES USE CLOSEUP RED GEL. AND THEN WIPE CLEAN WITH TISSUE PAPER
I second that. If you dont get Colin, use any locally available glass cleaner spray and wipe with any lint free old cloth. Old banians are fine...
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guys thanks a lot for the suggestions. the spots are on the screen itself and not from inside as my laptop is only three months old.

i will try with the first available method i.e of tissue. then may be try with the optical solution.

hope this works.

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I use 'Anti-Static Cleaning Wipes for electronic equipment' its specially made for computers so that there is no residue left on ur screen. I picked it up from Walmart in america, i doubt u get it here so i guess if u know of anyone coming from the states then call for a big bottle of these wipes.
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