Cleaned my tv screen with windex, big streaks heard a POP

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  1. braincrusher More than meets my eye

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    I cleaned the screen earlier today with windex. Like most household cleaners i applied heavily and wiped down with my shamwow but it looked like some residue may have remained. The picture has heavy streaking and a severe rainbow along the bottom. When i turned it on, there was a loud pop and like a fart sound and i get no picture now. What gives? The windex is an older bottle. What do now?
     
  2. Showtime Your Friend In Time

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    Not supposed to use Windex on LCD, LED, or Plasma screens. They can permanently smudge and in the cases of Plasma, wipes off their protected coating.
     
  3. JJJ's Ulcer Registered

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    Climb K2.
     
  4. Dave McFly sexy bad ass

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    time to buy a new tv and next time DON'T use Windex, use a microfiber cloth slightly damp on a LCD/LED/Plasma TV.
     
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    They do sell LCD/LED screen cleaners....could've used that in the first place. :o
     
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    Buy a bag of fig newtons. Put three in your mouth (not less, as that will not be strong enough, not more as that may overwhelm it), chew thoroughly until it is complete mushy goo, and then spit it into your hand and completely wipe down the screen with it.

    Figs contain a special natural enzyme that counteracts the effects of Windex.
     
  7. Tanin Vladeck

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    Oh god Schlosser... I'm crying with laughter ...
     
  8. Wolfwood Shasta McNasty

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    This is where the laughter started.
     
  9. Hellion Oppa Is Here

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    Not sure if serious...

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  10. Schlosser85 Registered

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    If you'd just manned up and climbed K2 like I told you to, this wouldn't have happened.
     
  11. KevanG Pragmatic Villain

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    But the snow sharks... :(
     
  12. <(o_o)> Evangeline Is My Hero!

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    That's the only thing I have that is strong enough to clean the nicotine off my tv screen. I don't spray it directly on the screen just on the paper towel but that is another big no no to use one of those I guess.
     
  13. The Apocalypse Registered

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    Just use toothpaste on the whole screen. It works with scratched video games too.
     
  14. JJJ's Ulcer Registered

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    Apply the toothpaste with a toothbrush too. And then splash listerine all over that ****.
     
  15. braincrusher More than meets my eye

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    yes, a quick google search indicates that I may need a repair. Isn't the shamwow microfiber?
     
  16. DarkSovereignty Ooga Chakka

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    sharks, rock climbing, nefarious windex. your life's just full of these little adventures huh?
     
  17. terry78 My name is Stefan, sweet thang

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    What the **** is this?
     
  18. Schlosser85 Registered

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    The enunciation of truth.
     
  19. SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    That's good to know.
     
  20. Dave McFly sexy bad ass

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    And knowing is half the battle

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    :woot:
     
  21. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    Whatever happened to just using a damp cloth/paper towel to clean things? Now we have a new fangled product for all types of surfaces and objects. Back in my day we used a little lemon and water.
     
  22. SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    I just don't dust. Problem solved.
     
  23. KevanG Pragmatic Villain

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    The other half?

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  24. Showtime Your Friend In Time

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    I think if you just do this, except to your TV, you should be fine.

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    That's my calling card. :word:
     
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