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gabo864

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I need to clean my MAcBook air screen and I don't know what's the safest way to do it. Any products you recommend? Thanks.
 

tom vilsack

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Don't waste your money on $$$ screen cleaners.

In Canada I go to local pharmacy and buy there (Pharmasave Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol 70%) small amount on micro fiber cloth and then buff off lightly with dry other side of cloth.

Used this method for over 20 years on every pc,mac,tv ect...never failed me.
 

Boyd01

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Feb 21, 2012
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I wouldn't spray anything on my computer. I use a microfiber cloth too, sometimes just a slightly moistened kleenex. I also have some cleaning wipes called "iKlear". Don't know if they even make these anymore. I bought a package of these about 10 years ago and still have some, they seem to work well on all my LCD screens.
 

blesscheese

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Exactly...for those too rushed to click the link, Apple recommends just a little water and a lint-free cloth. Never spray anything directly onto the laptop, as liquid can get into a crevice/opening and kill your Mac.

In years past, there were all sorts of concoctions on the market, but these aren't needed anymore. Just a little water on a lint-free cloth...
 

Newfiebill

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Jan 6, 2011
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Don't waste your money on $$$ screen cleaners.

In Canada I go to local pharmacy and buy there (Pharmasave Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol 70%) small amount on micro fiber cloth and then buff off lightly with dry other side of cloth.

Used this method for over 20 years on every pc,mac,tv ect...never failed me.

The Alcohol is great for cleaning oils and dirt from the metal palm rests and glass track pad too
 
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