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      01-26-2008, 10:50 PM   #1
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I've searched: what do you use to clean your IDrive screen?

just curious as to what people have found is best...
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micro fiber cloth and mixture of 50% water and 50% alcohol (same thing you can use for cleaning laptop screen)
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swiffer. won't leave a scratch
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I use the individually wrapped tissues that I use to clean the lenses on my glasses. Same goes for my monitors and TVs.
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swiffer. won't leave a scratch
nice idea there! I was thinking maybe one of those exotic animal tail brushes would do nicely too.
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1. Clean, dry, soft paintbrush (removes surface dust and gets into every crevice. Also good for cleaning vents and other tight spots.

2. Swiffer duster or similar for quick wipes.

3. Plexus and a microfiber cloth for cleaning any smudges off the screen.
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I use the individually wrapped tissues that I use to clean the lenses on my glasses. Same goes for my monitors and TVs.
I've actually found that those tissues can scratch--my BlackBerry came with a microfiber cloth, but I used one of those tissues meant for eyeglasses, out of a package instead. That caused scratches. When in doubt, use microfiber has been my policy since about 3 years ago. They seem to work very well with many items.
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dunno if you wear glasses, I do, and for cleaning those they sell this little sprays with solution in them, plus the special cloth. I use that spray on pretty much all screens and find it to be perfect, whether its laptop screen, just LCD or whatever else. cheap too.
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Steel wool. Just use a uniform motion to get the scratches going in one direction
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I recently bought an LCD cleaning kit from Best Buy. It comes with a good microfiber cloth, a bottle-spray of cleaning fluids (contains no ammonia, alcohol or other harmful chemicals) and it cost $20.

I think a solution of mildly soapy water and microfiber cloth is the cheapest way to go - but a little messier and more work. That's why I decided to go for the cleaning kit...
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