How To: Clean a laptop screen

Clean a laptop screen

A dirty laptop screen can be distracting and make it difficult to see what your are trying to work on. Don't suffer though this for another moment. With products you have at home you can get that screen looking like new.

Dust, fingerprints, and smudges are all attracted to a laptop screen, so get a better view with a cleaner screen.

You Will Need

* Your computer's user manual
* Cotton balls or a cotton cloth
* Distilled water
* Isopropyl alcohol
* A spray bottle
* White vinegar (optional)

Step 1: Read computer manual

Read your computer's manual for cleaning product restrictions before you clean your screen.

Step 2: Wipe the screen

Turn off your monitor. Wipe the screen softly with a dry cotton ball or dry cotton cloth to remove any dust.

Step 3: Mix solution

Mix a solution of 50 percent distilled water with 50 percent isopropyl alcohol in a spray bottle.

You can also use 50 percent vinegar and a 50 percent distilled water solution.

Step 4: Spray cotton ball

Spray the cotton ball or cotton cloth with the solution.

Do not spray the solution directly onto the computer screen.

Step 5: Wipe the screen

Wipe the screen gently, in a circular motion.

Step 6: Enjoy your clean screen

Enjoy your clean screen.

Did you know? Fifty to 90 percent of people working with computers have symptoms of computer eyestrain.

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