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  1. olnyguy447

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    Hello. I recently got an HTC Desire. I noticed a hairline scratch on the screen and I buffed it out with toothpaste and flannel. Something I've noticed is that fingerprints and oil get caught a lot easier in the area I buffed the scratch out in? Did I like wash some fingerprint coating or something? I washed the screen already but problem still persists.

    Ideas?

    Thanks
     

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    Toothpaste and a Flannel ??????

    Have i really just read this post correct ???

    Was that you own thought to do it or did someone advise you that that was the best way ?

    Why didnt you take it back???


    Ps- does it smell nice though now ?
     
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    Have you never heard of using toothpaste to remove light scratches Harriss?

    Thing is, sure I read somewhere this wasnt a good idea on capacitive touch screens.
     
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    You have replaced a single scratch for thousands of micro scratches ,which although they give the appearance of a scratch free screen ,will now be a matt finish and will attract dirt etc.
     
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    Its good on CD's and DVD's and perhaps even the plastic lens cover over the camera. Brasso is supposed to be good too. But no, I'd never use it on a digitizer.
     
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    Yea I figured that out. Thanks for the input. It's an extremely small area so it's no big deal. I'm looking into getting a good screen protector for it. Any recommendations?
     
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    Definitely not a flannel.
     
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    Well I figured that haha...
     
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    Get what you pay for really with protectors. Get some off ebay and you will notice that you get 3+ in a pack.....this is because they are awful.

    I think there is one called colgate that is good for screens ;-)
     
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    I think I already have a strong dislike for this forum. :thinking:
     
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    Don't take it tooth hard. We're just filling you in. :D :D :D

    (sorry... I'll get me coat)
     
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    That was just horrible lol. I'll join the game then. Can somebody recommend a good crown for my tooth so that it doesn't get scratched up more?
     
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