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Old January 14, 2009, 06:43 PM
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I can't say much for other LCD cleaners but if you look at many of them they contain a combination of alcohol and butane possibly other chemicals

The one i use has
Water 7732-18-5
Isopropyl Alcohol 67-63-0
acetone 67-64-1
n-butane 106-97-8
Isobutane 75-28-5
Propane 74-98-6

I have used it for years with no detriment to my LCD's and i did my research first before using it to see what is ok to clean an LCD screen. I am not sure what is the percentage of each though. For my cloth i always use a nice quality micro fiber cloth
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Old January 15, 2009, 06:33 AM
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I use the screen cleaning gel from Ultra, can be bought at Tiger Direct for about $10. I think I got it on sale for less than that though. Works really good on all the monitors and big screen tv.
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Old January 15, 2009, 06:41 AM
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I just use warm water and a microfiber cloth. Seems to do the job well enough.
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Old January 15, 2009, 07:25 AM
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I use 99% isopropyl alcohol diluted with water and a microfibre cloth, works great and its cheap.
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Old January 16, 2009, 09:24 AM
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I use Dust-Off Anti-Static Monitor Wipes, wipes are already wet, so just clean it out, works great..
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Old January 16, 2009, 02:05 PM
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Thanks for the simple answer, Jake. As I said in my post, a damp cloth will not remove the residue from heavy smoking.
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Old January 17, 2009, 01:24 AM
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Usually if I noticed a smudge on the screen, I place a small dab...not too much ...of spit on my finger...rub out the "smudge"...then buff it with my fleece sweater (the sleeve part).....seems to do the trick and really doesn't take too long n the spits cheap!

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I have used it for years with no detriment to my LCD's and i did my research first before using it to see what is ok to clean an LCD screen - did the same pretty much with the "spit".... I am not sure what is the percentage of each though. For my cloth i always use a nice quality micro fiber cloth - sorta like my fleece sweater sleeve
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Old January 17, 2009, 01:45 AM
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Judging from that comment RJ I bet you're "dry your hands on your pants kind of guy to"

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Old January 17, 2009, 01:51 AM
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Old January 17, 2009, 02:03 AM
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I use 99% isopropyl alcohol... wipe all across once with cloth wet with alc... wipe again with dry cloth... no streaks, works awesome. Alcohol will not harm LCD screens! You can put the stuff in open wounds! lol

Works great, super cheap... smells kinda good if you're like that
Slightly O/T but you should NEVER put I/P alcohol on an open wound, it's for external use only and not meant for wounds -;)
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