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Old Feb 10, 2010, 07:19 AM   #1
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How to clean anti-glare screens?

Curious as to what the safest method for cleaning the anti-glare screens is on the unibodies. On my glossy a simple damp lint-free cloth works perfectly, but I have a feeling that over time that method of cleaning may actually rub/ruin the antiglare surface, so I'm a bit worried.

How best to clean your antiglare?
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Old Feb 10, 2010, 07:35 AM   #2
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Nah, damp cloth works fine. Just be careful with the pressure.
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Old Feb 10, 2010, 07:41 AM   #3
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Be light.

The cleaning cloth you got with your Mac is good for getting rid of smears.
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Old Feb 10, 2010, 08:26 AM   #5
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No, seriously, just a soft, damp cloth. On my old anti-glare MBP I cleaned the screen with a Microfiber cloth and a little water. If there were fingerprints on the screen or something else that's greasy and hard to clean, I substituted iKlear for water.
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On my old [Dell Precision] I cleaned the screen with a Microfiber cloth and a little water. If there were fingerprints on the screen or something else that's greasy and hard to clean, I substituted iKlear for water.
I say almost the exact same thing you could, Bill Gates.

But in all seriousness, the above worked fine and dandy.
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I'm a big fan of iKlear. They also come with cloths.
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Curious as to what the safest method for cleaning the anti-glare screens is on the unibodies. On my glossy a simple damp lint-free cloth works perfectly, but I have a feeling that over time that method of cleaning may actually rub/ruin the antiglare surface, so I'm a bit worried.

How best to clean your antiglare?
THIS is the very best way to clean a matte screen. It probably the best cleaner you can find.
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