As much as modern displays on laptops big and small can be gorgeously detailed and richly colored, they do sometimes get a little dirty.

Therefore, get rid of dirt and dust from your computer screens using this awesome cleaning tips.

A. Cleaning oils and stick stuff

Step 1: Shut down your laptop and unplug it from its power source. If you can, remove the battery just to play safe.

Step 2: Spray or apply the cleaning fluid onto a microfiber cloth. Make sure that the cloth is damp, but not wet.

Step 3: Gently rub the cloth over the affected area. Rub in small circles to avoid streaks and avoid heavy pressure as that can damage the display.

Step 4: Repeat as necessary, making sure not to drip any fluid onto your laptop’s display or keyboard.

Step 5: When finished, wait for the display to dry completely before closing the lid or powering on your laptop.

B. Cleaning dust

Step 1: Acquire a microfiber cloth. There are many out there, but those specifically designed for glasses or lens cleaning work best.

Step 2: Shut down your laptop. Not only is it safer this way, but having a blank screen can help you see any dust that needs to be removed.

Step 3: Pressing gently on the display, wipe in one direction. Don’t scrub or wipe in circles, as this could damage the display or just move the dust particles around.

Step 4: Continue wiping across the display until it’s dust-free.

C. Cleaning dirt

Step 1: Shut down your laptop and unplug it from its power source. If possible, you should also remove the battery.

Step 2: Wet the sponge with the distilled water and wring it out so there are no drips.

Step 3: Gently wipe the affected area of your monitor’s screen with the sponge. Watch for drips and clean them up immediately if there are any.

Step 4: Once the area is clean, wait for the display to completely dry out before closing the lid and/or using your machine.

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