Cleaning Flat Panel Monitors Follow the guidelines below for cleaning flat panel monitors: Unplug monitor from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth (clean, soft cotton) for cleaning, (paper towel is not recommended). If the screen requires additional cleaning, use an antistatic screen cleaner. CAUTION: Do not use benzene, thinner, ammonia, or any other volatile substances to clean your monitor or the screen. These chemicals may damage the cabinet finish as well as the screen.