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My ASUS monitor has a very small pixel that is stuck on a greenish color. I'm not sure if this is a dead pixel. Is there anyway to fix a pixel that's stuck on a certain color??

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post #2 of 11
Sounds like a stuck pixel, try covering it with a soft cloth and firmly pushing it with the eraser on the end of a pencil. Its known to work, alternatively you can try one of the many pixel unsticking softwares, which simply flicker colors fast.
Edited by Skaterboydale - 4/26/11 at 1:29pm
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Okay, how much pressure should I apply and should I do it with the monitor on or off? Thanks!
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by Rakhasa;13281719 
Okay, how much pressure should I apply and should I do it with the monitor on or off? Thanks!

You have to be firm, but not so much it'll break, just use your head.

Turn off the monitor, might help to dab a DAMP cloth over the area before hand.
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post #5 of 11
Similar problem but mine is a purplish maroon colour. Figured it was dead but maybe it is just stuck.
What is the difference in appearance between a dead and stuck pixel.
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post #6 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by noahhova;13281782 
Similar problem but mine is a purplish maroon colour. Figured it was dead but maybe it is just stuck.
What is the difference in appearance between a dead and stuck pixel.

a dead pixel is black, whereas a stuck one is stuck one colour. This program is worth a try beforehand
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post #7 of 11
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Im using the flashing colors on youtube and it's about to give me a seizure.. Anyways, gonna try the pencil method!
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post #8 of 11
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Hmm non of the above seems to be working. Any other advice would be great smile.gif It's such a small pixel... but it does get annoying tongue.gif
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post #9 of 11
If you use a thing cloth (like a dish cloth) with warm water (but not sopping wet, just moist and warm: try dampening it then nuking it I guess? I just used warm water, but very little of it) and massage the stuck pixel. Thing with stuck pixels is sometimes they go away, and sometimes they are there to stay. Asus has phenomenal customer support, they may let you RMA it as well (advanced RMAs FTW!).
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post #10 of 11
I had a stuck white pixel on my Sceptre 5 or so days ago. I tried pressing/massaging it and I tried the videos, but those didn't work. I ignored it after a while and a couple days ago, I checked it again and it fixed itself. Yours might do the same.
    
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