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Clean LCD Monitor

  • Power off and unplug your monitor. Make sure the monitor is not too hot before proceeding.
  • If your screen is dusty, use a clean, soft, lint-free cloth to wipe it gently. Do not use a paper towel, as it may scratch the screen's surface.
  • If your screen needs more than a dry wipe, use a solution that is 50% water, 50% isopropyl alcohol with a soft, lint-free cloth. Alternatively, you may use cleaners that specifically state they can be used with LCD monitors.
  • Always moisten the cloth first and then wipe the LCD in one motion, from top to bottom.

Clean Keyboard, Mouse, and Case

  • Use compressed air to blow out any dust or debris from your keyboard.
  • Wipe down the plastic case of your computer with a damp cloth.
  • Unplug the mouse from your computer. Turn over the mouse then clean off any debris stuck to the bottom. Next, clean the surface area on which your mouse moves.