Can you clean with a cloth with tap water?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Squirrelflight, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. Squirrelflight macrumors regular

    Aug 24, 2012
    My macbook has a very clean screen. I use a cleaning cloth and occasionally I put some hot tap water on the cloth and lightly clean the screen. Is this okay? I read once tap water is bad, even if you only put a little on the cloth. But what else would you use?
  2. Xgm541 macrumors 65816

    May 3, 2011
    I use windex. Not a good option but can't shake the habit.
  3. minifridge1138 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 26, 2010
    Don't worry about it.
    There's water in the air, and probably worse things if you ever sneezed on it.

    As long as you don't spill water INTO the computer, then don't worry about it.
  4. justperry macrumors G3


    Aug 10, 2007
    In the core of a black hole.
    Same here, although it's called Glassex here, lot cheaper than special purpose cleaner and NEVER had problems with it.

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