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The PC and Gadget Help Desk: A Do-It-Yourself Guide To Troubleshooting and Repairing by Mark Edward Soper

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17. Troubleshooting Touchscreens, Keyboards, and Mice

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Table 17.1 Symptom Table

Cleaning Mobile and PC Touchscreens

A dirty touchscreen will cause your device to be difficult to use, but thankfully there’s an easy fix. You can use premoistened wipes, an antistatic spray on a microfiber cloth, or special touchscreen cloths to clean up finger smudges, dust, dirt, and grease.

If your touchscreen is unresponsive or seems to be sluggish in scrolling or opening links, try cleaning the touchscreen before you do anything else.

Caution

Never, never spray your device’s touchscreen with a liquid cleaner. You could damage your ...

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