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Cleaning The Laptop Screen


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#1 Hal06

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Posted 03 June 2007 - 12:22 PM

My laptop screen was dirty. I cleaned it with windex and now I have brownish streaks on the screen. What can I do?

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Posted 03 June 2007 - 12:26 PM

I've never done this, but I heard you put windex on a soft clean cloth, not on the screen. Make sure the screen is off and cooled down. I saw a video on cleaning plama TV's and that's what they said to do with all flat screens. If you spray on the screen, the windex may run down between the glass and frame and then get sucked up into the screen and that's a real bad thing... :thumbsup:
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Posted 03 June 2007 - 12:43 PM

My laptop screen was dirty. I cleaned it with windex and now I have brownish streaks on the screen. What can I do?

Don't use windex. :thumbsup: You may have damaged the screen surface. Isopropyl alcohol applied to a soft rag is probably best for cleaning. Have a look at this link http://ask.yahoo.com/20030722.html.

Edited by thomasjk, 03 June 2007 - 12:45 PM.


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Posted 03 June 2007 - 05:39 PM

I heard that a mixture of water 4:6 alcohol will allow the screen to clean well. BE SURE TO HAVE A MICROFIBER CLOTH, COTTON MAY SCRATCH THE SCREEN
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#5 Hal06

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 12:20 PM

So I've tried cleaning with an alcohol/water mix. The streaks are still there. I fear I have damaged the screen permanently. Can they be replaced? Or is it cheaper to buy another computer?

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 12:33 PM

depends on a lot of things. Let's start off with the exact model of laptop you have.

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 12:54 PM

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 01:47 PM

http://www.screentekinc.com/Sony_Vaio_VGN-...cd-screen.shtml

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 02:23 PM

thanks.




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