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Old 01-10-2009, 12:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default One pixel in my monitor is white, bugged?

Hey guys, I bought a new monitor about a year ago and ONE tiny pixel is coloured white (or very light green) and never changes. This is kinda annoying and makes it look kinda ugly on a dark page.

Is there any way of say... degaussing the screen and making the pixel flow with the rest of the screen?


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Old 01-10-2009, 01:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: One pixel in my monitor is white, bugged?

That's a dead pixel. Unfortunately it's a huge downside to LCD monitors. There's not much you can do to it. When you buy a new monitor, some companies have a dead pixel return policy, which I find laughable and completely absurd. I think Dell requires you to have 6 dead pixels to return it. SIX! Unreal. I bought a Dell monitor, but I got it from a local store so I had 14 days to take the darn thing back if it has one.

But, back on topic, there's not much you can do.

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Default Re: One pixel in my monitor is white, bugged?

A dead pixel is a pixel that does not work at all.

Sounds like you have a stuck pixel. There are numerous tools available to flash a bunch of colors around the effected area that will fix it.

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