How to remedy monitor screen that is reflective.

My monitor at work has a super-reflective screen and --given the lighting in the office-- is difficult to see details on.
Are there any products I can buy --I'm not talking the security-coating sheets--  that can make my monitor appear more non-reflective.
brothertruffle880Asked:
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
You might try:

Raise the monitor six inches.  A pile of books works well just to try it out.  This will put it at the same height as your eyes and at the same time reduce the reflections.

If this fails, buy a monitor hood / shade and see if that resolves the situation.

As far as coatings that can be sprayed on, I suppose it's possible ... but unlikely.  The solvents in most spray-on coatings would eat into the plastic polarizer and cloud it.
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dbruntonQuid, Me Anxius Sum?  Illegitimi non carborundum.Commented:
Can you rotate the monitor in another direction?  For example if the screen faces the windows can you rotate it so the screen faces the wall?  This would cut light coming from the windows.

Overhead light is a lot harder to get rid of.  Hood/shades as Dr Klahn suggests is one way.
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andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerCommented:
There are anti-glare films you can stick on it.
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brothertruffle880Author Commented:
Nobus: The anti-glare link was exactly what I needed. Thanks!
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brothertruffle880Author Commented:
I don't care about the security filters but the anti-glare filter was perfect.
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nobusCommented:
good to know you like it
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andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerCommented:
I'll keep my mouth shut next time, stick an anti-glare film over the front how silly could I be?
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