Blemishes on aluminum unibody macbook casing

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by kkamin, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. kkamin macrumors member

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    I know this is post really OCD, but I just bought the computer and have been cleaning it with Clorox wipes, followed by a damp cloth then a drying.

    I just noticed on the underside of the Macbook after cleaning, some whitish blotches -- and the areas look less shiny to me. Does anyone know what this is? I've tried cleaning it off but it won't come off. It is odd to think it is the wipes since i've cleaned other areas repeatedly with them and there is no damage.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Mintin8 macrumors 6502a

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    Yes a pic would really help.
     
  3. kkamin thread starter macrumors member

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    actually i worked it out. I used some mild soap and water. I guess it was oil smudges and Clorox wipes do not have degreasing properties.
     
  4. rgarjr macrumors 603

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    Take a picture of it man. I use iKlear to clean my aluminum.
     
  5. Andrew K. macrumors 65816

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    DO NOT use clorox wipes on your macbook! It will mess up the finish, just use a little soap and water ( very little as to not drip into components )
     
  6. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    Don't worry you are only wiping a pesticide over your computer.

    Hope you wash your hands before you eat. :p
     

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