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« on: 29/01/2009 00:31:50 »
OK, this isn't pretty. I have had a chest infection complicate with sever sinus drainage and sneezing - getting the idea? I sneezed once and couldn't get my head turned quickly enough to miss the screen. I dried before i could get my nose wiped up with a tissue but now I have dried snot in little blips over the LCD display. It is A high-end Samsung and do not wish to damage the plastic thing in front of the "crystals" themselves.

Help will be appreciated. (I already have a supply of tissue, thanks anyway.)


 

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« Reply #1 on: 29/01/2009 00:38:33 »
A damp sponge
 

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« Reply #2 on: 30/01/2009 01:57:34 »
Muy graci-ass, segnor

Or

Thank you very much, sir.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 30/01/2009 01:58:55 »
What? You actually tried using one???
 

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« Reply #4 on: 30/01/2009 03:52:45 »
What? You actually tried using one???

No, I am waiting for the experts. They will probably tell me to contact Samsung, most likely. What'ta ya think I am? Dumb?
 

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« Reply #5 on: 30/01/2009 04:35:55 »
HA! That was so funny I forgot to LAUGH! Except for that initial HA!
 

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« Reply #6 on: 30/01/2009 13:42:06 »
A cloth, tissues or a sponge dampened in water should be ok.  Ensure that it's just damp and not dripping because you don't want to put so much water on the screen that it runs inside.  Then lightly wipe it, while it's still damp, with a dry (clean) cloth/tissue.  You may have to do it a few times to remove all traces of your lungs.

This is the method I've used for some grotty laptop 'soft' LCD screens.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 30/01/2009 21:51:14 »
See? The expert agrees with me!
 

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« Reply #8 on: 05/02/2009 00:21:48 »
Don't use anything abrasive (be sure your cloth is clean and free of any grit to start with).

Be very gentle. LCD screens are made of glass panels as little as 0.5mm thick and are easily broken!

The front surface of LCD screens usually comprises several special layers of self-adhesive plastic filters and polarizers stuck to the front of the glass, and these plastic layers can scratch or wear through fairly easily.

Soft damp cloth as others have said. Not dripping. You could dampen the cloth using water that has a tiny amount of washing-up liquid in it if the screen remains smeary after trying plain water.

Don't try to use any chemical solvents, as they can attack the plastic or coatings.
 

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« Reply #9 on: 05/02/2009 04:30:23 »
Sorry your sick Jimbob.. I am combating the same thing..
I have always used my linen fresh lysol small spray and a soft tissue.. not paper towels but tissue...
Those grab it wipes work well to for dust and particles you buy them for a swifter.. but they have this ability to lift dust up and into the cloth without scratching the screen... You might try them after initial clean up..

Get well soon!
 

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« Reply #10 on: 05/02/2009 11:28:42 »
Baby wipes work well followed by dry tissue.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 05/02/2009 18:07:37 »
Wet paper towel/tissue/TP followed by dry.
Cloths were never OK for me, either they left "wet marks", or static electricity attracted dust. + you always have access to toilet paper! ;-)
 

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« Reply #12 on: 05/02/2009 23:39:40 »
Put it in the dishwasher !
 

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« Reply #13 on: 06/02/2009 00:27:20 »
HEE HEE HEE..
 

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« Reply #14 on: 06/02/2009 04:21:38 »
Come on do like me.. spit on a tissue and wipe it off.. it cuts the smudges.. LOL But not germs... LOL( sorry Jim.. could not resist! That's what I did with me kids Faces...LOL..
 

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« Reply #15 on: 13/02/2009 04:04:12 »
Put it in the dishwasher !

Smart A.(alec)
 

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