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  1. ryanx27

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    The manual doesnt give any guidance on what can/cannot be used to clean fingerprints etc off of the screen.

    Since is is glass, could I spray a bit of windex on a paper towel and clean the screen with it?


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    I would use a microfiber cloth only.
     
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    You can. However I prefer to keep a pack of Screen Wipes. They're cheap, and I use them on my phone, laptop, desktop monitor, etc..
     
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    I have a phantomskinz screen protector coming in the mail, so it will be a moot point soon...

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    tiny bit of Vinegar windex should be ok but the blue ammonia windex is a bad idea to put near plastics.

    Don't use paper towels or anything made from wood fiber, they cause scratches. Microfiber is what you need.
     
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    The screen has an oleophobic anti fingerprint coating. A microfiber cloth will work just fine. You shouldn't need windex or anything like that
     
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    I send mine through the dishwasher nightly to keep it clean. Works so far in keeping it clean, and when I get it powered up again i'm sure the screen will look nice too :)

    For faster cleaning I use the cleaner I use on my glasses with a lint free cloth. An old t-shirt works as well... new ones do too, but it can be a pain to explain to the people at Target what you are doing (they must be iPhone people and don't get it)
     
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    I jsut use my breath :D then follow with my shirt for daily screen cleansing. Every 2 weeks or so I put a little windex on a cotton cloth and wipe it down.
     
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    A new windex came out that does not contain ammonia, no one is buying the older version anymore!
     
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    Plain alcohol wipes is all you need. I use rubbing alcohol on a hand towel.
    I keep the alcohol wipes on my desk for my eyeglasses, easy to use that.
     
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    But the discussion was from 2010, so you should give them a break for not being able to see the future :p
     
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