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Old 04-26-2007, 12:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anybody know if this site really works, at fixing dead pixels? My brother has a light blue dead pixel on his LCD. And it's kinda in the middle.
Fix dead pixel - Killdeadpixel.com
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Hello,

Success is not guaranteed. You could give it a try though.
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Default Re: fixing dead pixels with a .gif file....

Does it work with bright pixels ? I got one bright pixel on my work's TFT that annoyies the SHIFT8SHIFT8SHIFT8SHIFT8 out of me.
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Old 04-26-2007, 10:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It works for stuck pixels. Dead pixels can't be fixed.
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Default Re: fixing dead pixels with a .gif file....

yeah, technically dead pixels are black. Stuck pixel is the correct term.
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i call them "lazy pixels", yeah it can fix "lazy" or "stuck" pixels. the key word being can. it is probably only a temporary fix anyway and the pixel will eventually revert.
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Default Re: fixing dead pixels with a .gif file....

i did mine physically just massage the area of the pixel and it goes back to normal
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in my experiance, massaging the pixel isnt a permanent fix, it comes back after a while
If the monitor is still under warrenty, see if you can get it replaced
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no company will replace a monitor with one dead pixel! and physically has worked fine or me had the monitor for 2 months now and it hasn't reappeared
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Default Re: fixing dead pixels with a .gif file....

Most have a policy where they will only take back monitors with at least # dead pixels.
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