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Cleaning Your LCD Monitor or Laptop Screen

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Posted On 2008-02-04 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: LCD Cleaning Clean Monitor Laptop Screen
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What does LCD stand for?
Liquid Crystal Display, mostly used in flat screen monitors and laptop screens.

Why should I worry about cleaning my LCD screen?
One of the most expensive components of a computer system or laptop is the LCD monitor or screen. LCD screens are easily susceptible to damage and scratches, so it's a good idea to make sure you clean it correctly.

Can I use any type of cleaning solution on my LCD screen?
No, using alcohol or ammonia - based cleaners repeatedly may cause permanent damage to the LCD. Over time using these types of cleaners could cause the surface of the screen to yellow. It can also make the screen brittle and eventually cause cracking on the screen surface.

The following cleaners are unacceptable:

What types of cleaners are acceptable?

What are some of the basic supplies needed to clean an LCD screen?

How do I clean the LCD surface properly?

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