Distilled water and white vinegar 50/50 left streaks

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  1. Messerschmitt

    Messerschmitt Master Guru

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    So I have tried the online suggestion that 50/50 distilled water and white vinegar would make a great LCD cleaner.

    After mixing the 2 and used a fiber cloth, it left some really nasty streaks.

    Is my fiber cloth bad? Any help how to fix this?
     
  2. PhazeDelta1

    PhazeDelta1 Ancient Guru

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    Rubbing alcohol would have been just as effective minus the streaks. Never use anything acidic on a monitor screen. You're just asking for trouble.
     
  3. Messerschmitt

    Messerschmitt Master Guru

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    I read that I should avoid alcohol on LCD's. Several websites suggested white vinegar and distilled water 50/50 and turned down isopropyl alcohol

    Are you saying I should use 70% rubbing alcohol and not white vinegar/distilled water?
     
  4. CPC_RedDawn

    CPC_RedDawn Ancient Guru

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    TIM Cleaner always worked perfectly fine for me :)
     

  5. Extraordinary

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    Home made distilled water works perfectly for me
     
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    rflair Don Commisso Staff Member

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    Eye glass cleaner and eye glass wipe cloth, used it for years.
     
  7. Veteran

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    Little Water with a towel does a fine job of cleaning a monitor.
     
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    Yep, a damp cloth works a treat. No need to mess with anything other than that.
     
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    Must depend where you live, hard vs soft water, if I use normal water it leaves the LCD worse than when I started

    If I distil water from the same tap and use the same cloth, the LCD is spotless afterwards
     

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