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Best way to clean your laptop?

macosxuser01

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Original poster
Jan 10, 2006
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Sacramento, CA
I was wondering what do you guys used to keep your laptop clean? I know this kinda sounds like a stupid question but the keyboard needs to be clean and in between the keys and was looking for advice what is best/safest way to clean it. Wipes?

As far as the screen I'm using a Staples brand "Screen Cleaning Spray" for the display with Apple micro cloth that is given with my MBP.

Let me know what you guys think...
 

KUguardgrl13

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May 16, 2013
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Kansas, USA
For the keyboard I use rubbing alcohol and a Q-tip. It picks up the dust and grime pretty well and won't ruin anything. Just don't have it dripping.
 
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srsub3

macrumors 6502
Mar 10, 2013
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NYC
I pass over the buttons with cotton and alcohol. for the screen simply cloth. It works :)
 
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Cubytus

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Mar 2, 2007
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Your laptops must be gross. Even with regular hand cleaning, it would be impossible for a machine in daily use to stay pristine.

I use Windex-damped microfiber cloth fpr both the screen and keyboard.
 
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Krazy Bill

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Dec 21, 2011
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I use Windex-damped microfiber cloth fpr both the screen and keyboard.
Windex contains ammonia.

Been using this for years. Ammonia-free:

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dastinger

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Mar 18, 2012
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I bought Brasso Gadget Care off of eBay and it's an amazing product. 3 to 4 drops directly into the screen (not liquid.. more gel-ish) and wipe it with a micro fiber cloth. Perfect. And it's anti static.
 
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