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Old Dec 20, 2011, 02:50 PM   #1
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LCD Cleaner

this could be the dumbest question but is any LCD TV cleaner good to use on a MBP screen?

i have a clean i cant think of the name right now but it works good on my TV, but not sure if a TV surface is any different than a laptop
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Old Dec 20, 2011, 02:55 PM   #2
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should be fine. macbooks have a GLASS screen so that should work.

i use my eyeglass cleaner on my macbook. it works on deleicate eyeglasses, why not the macbook? lol
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 06:37 PM   #3
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can you use an lcd cleaner on a macook pro

the bottle says it contains distilled water and non toxic detergent?
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 06:55 PM   #4
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I use regular LCD cleaner for mine and I haven't had any issues.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 07:00 PM   #5
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I use regular LCD cleaner for mine and I haven't had any issues.
what does yours contain?

do you also use it on the trackpad and keys?
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 08:21 PM   #6
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I've never needed a cleaner. Luke warm water and a microfiber cloth (the one that apple gives/gave with new machines) has always worked well for me.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 10:12 PM   #7
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this could be the dumbest question but is any LCD TV cleaner good to use on a MBP screen?

i have a clean i cant think of the name right now but it works good on my TV, but not sure if a TV surface is any different than a laptop
Hey if you do not want to use a Canadian Tire or Autoshop Microfiber cloth you can always use this:

Moshi TeraGlove

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...aning_Kit.html

It is like a Microfiber cloth but it does not need any liquids and it is safe for all Mac Book Pro screens. Check it out. You can also get this on the Apple website. Its approved by Apple! =)
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 10:45 PM   #8
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If you have an anti-glare Macbook I would be careful because some of the cleaners can mess up the coating. But I think TV cleaner should be fine for regular Macbooks. I just use iKlear, which works well for me.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 11:01 PM   #9
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If you have an anti-glare Macbook I would be careful because some of the cleaners can mess up the coating. But I think TV cleaner should be fine for regular Macbooks. I just use iKlear, which works well for me.
Moshi TeraGlove I recommended only uses water that's it. So safe for all screens! =)
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If you have an anti-glare Macbook I would be careful because some of the cleaners can mess up the coating. But I think TV cleaner should be fine for regular Macbooks. I just use iKlear, which works well for me.
is an lcd cleaner okay for the macbook pro?

On the bottle it says it contains distilled water and non toxic detergent. It states it doesn't contain alcohol.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 11:32 AM   #11
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I've never needed a cleaner. Luke warm water and a microfiber cloth (the one that apple gives/gave with new machines) has always worked well for me.
Yeah heard about this.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 12:12 PM   #12
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I use alcohol dab and works great
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i dunno about that
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i dunno about that
More like a cloth though.
I recommend Kleen & Dry as well
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is an lcd cleaner okay for the macbook pro?

On the bottle it says it contains distilled water and non toxic detergent. It states it doesn't contain alcohol.
Should be. I think the alcohol contents is why some recommend you not to use certain cleaners with anti-glare displays. At least that is what one of labels on a LCD cleaner I purchased warned against.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 06:58 PM   #16
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Whatever Apple is using in their stores:
http://www.amazon.com/Klear-Screen-I...ds=lcd+cleaner

A little bit expensive, but you get a lot of liquid that would probably last for years.
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Should be. I think the alcohol contents is why some recommend you not to use certain cleaners with anti-glare displays. At least that is what one of labels on a LCD cleaner I purchased warned against.
My spray says it contains distilled water and non toxic detergent? It says no alcohol.

Is that dangerous?
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 09:29 AM   #18
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http://store.apple.com/uk/product/TX...ray-and-cloth?

I use this. It's cheaper than iKlear, leaves less streaks, and lasts for ages (my current bottle has lasted almost 18 months).
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