I have a ThinkPad T400 and the TrackPoint and keys leave stains on the LCD.

How do you keep the stains off your laptop screen? And, are there any keyboard stain-specific tips in addition to the suggestions at another SuperUser thread about cleaning LCDs?

LaptopLogic photograph of the keyboard


A bit of paper between the keys and screen works wonders - just stick it in when you close the lid, and it's highly inexpensive!

(Plus you can write a to-do list on it, so you notice it more easily)

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    And just don't make it a habit of keeping anything BUT that piece of paper between your keyboard and screen. One day you leave a pen, and ... :| – Rook Jan 9 '10 at 1:53

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