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Old 09-21-2012, 12:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Accidental finger prints on digitizer or lcd how to clean

Not sure where to post this and this seemed like the most appropriate place so...

Every once in a while I'll forget to put on gloves when I'm taking apart a device and almost always I get finger prints on the screen before I remember to put on gloves.

So, tell me what do you recommend for cleaning off finger prints on an lcd?

It seems like everything I use smudges and just makes the screen worse. gah' >.<

Help?
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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A microfiber cloth that is slightly moistened with warm plain water may work?
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Half and half water/alcohol solution with a microfiber cloth is what I use. I have a bad habbit of watching TV in front of my screen and when I laugh I get spit/whatever else is in my mouth all over my screen like a tard. Soda is a real hard thing to clean off but my 50/50 solution always gets the job done without much pressure.
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Half and half water/alcohol solution with a microfiber cloth is what I use. I have a bad habbit of watching TV in front of my screen and when I laugh I get spit/whatever else is in my mouth all over my screen like a tard. Soda is a real hard thing to clean off but my 50/50 solution always gets the job done without much pressure.
This. When I worked at an electronics shop, we always had a few bottles of 50/50 to use when we had to clean the TV screens on display everyday.
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Amazon.com: Klear Screen IK-26K iKlear Complete Cleaning Kit: Electronics

used by Apple staff to clean stuff, so it must be good! because Apple is like the best at everything.
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I've always use water and a microfiber cloth but if this 50/50 works I'll give it a go!
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:41 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks for the tip, I just went out and got a micro fiber cloth I'm gonn'a see if the 50/50 works when the time comes.

I always fear putting back on a digitizer and seeing that there's a dust particle in there or there's a finger print after I stick a digitizer back onto the device. I start to panic when that happens lol
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