What do you clean your MBA with ?

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  1. LFMNX macrumors regular

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    What is your procedure for cleaning the MBA, screen, keyboard and exterior ?
     
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  3. jmoore5196 macrumors 6502a

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    iClear still does it for me ... Screen, trackpad, keyboard, everything. Hard to entrust my MBA to a product I haven't used extensively.
     
  4. Jaro65 macrumors 68040

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    A Lysol wipe for the keyboard, trackpad and enclosure, then wipe with a microfiber cloth. For the screen I use a photo lens cloth.
     
  5. IngerMan macrumors 6502a

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    I spray the screen cleaning gel on a lint free cloth and clean the screen and then everything else with the same cloth.
     
  6. 3dflyboy1 macrumors 6502

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    Why would you need to clean a computer...? Maybe the screen, but a soft T-shirt can take care of that...my macbook air is still shiny new after several months of carrying to classes etc...without any superficial cleaning treatment. :rolleyes:
     
  7. altecXP macrumors 65816

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    I just use the Apple clothe I got from an older MacBook Pro purchase and a cleaner rated for aluminum, and then one rated for plastics for the display.


    Most things that people sell as "macbook cleaners" is just eyeglass cleaner with a price mark up.
     
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    Microfiber cloth with the glasses lens cleaning spray from Wal-Mart.

    I have an invisible shield on mine so I just use clorox wipes or water and paper towel on the exterior.
     
  10. Cynicalone macrumors 68040

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    Microfiber cloth and water. The aluminum seems to clean very easily.
     
  11. glen e macrumors 68030

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    agreed...you can way overthink this -stay away from corrosive and abrasive things in your cleaning closet like softscrub and ammonia and you'll be fine.

    make microfiber your friend...
     
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    Plain water and tissue does it for me. Nothing else is needed to keep the mac clean IMO
     
  15. bill-p macrumors 65832

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    Water and microfiber. People way overthink this.

    In fact, you shouldn't try anything else on the Air, lest you risk damaging the screen.
     
  16. JHUFrank macrumors 6502a

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    100% cotton baby diaper, slightly damp, for the screen. The rest of the Air gets the same treatment, unless it gets gooed, then I use a baby wipe to clean it. I NEVER touch the screen with anything but a 100% cotton diaper. I'm thinking microfiber would be just as good.

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    I totally agree.

     
  17. ritmomundo macrumors 68000

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    I use my towel after I shower before throwing it in the wash.
     
  18. ET iPhone Home macrumors 68040

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    I was using these electronic wipes, now I'm using a damp terry cloth for cleaning keys, pad, palm rest and casing. Works just as good, if not, better.
     
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  20. simply amazing macrumors member

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    thats funny, i use the same thing.. i got it from amazon
     
  21. glen e macrumors 68030

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    where the hell are you guys using these things? In a slaughterhouse? I mean, how dirty do they really get?

    lol

    I maybe wipe my screen with a MF every 60 days, and since I have keyboard cover(as I'm gonna sell it) it never gets dirty..
     

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