Spring cleaning time!

What is the best way to clean the outside of an LCD monitor?

A) Use isopropyl alcohol and a soft cloth

B) Use a commercial glass cleaner and a soft cloth

C) Use a damp cloth

D) Use soap and water with a sponge

E) Use a garden hose set to the “full stream” setting

The answer: C) Use a damp cloth

When working with sensitive electronic equipment, it’s always best to avoid chemicals and excessive liquid. Most of the time, a damp cloth can handle most external cleaning needs.

Want to know more? Watch “Keeping Things Clean.”

Preventive maintenance of your computers is an essential component of the CompTIA A+ certification. In this module, we’ll show you how to clean both the outside and the inside of your computer, including the monitor, fan intakes, motherboard components, and connector contacts.