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Stuck pixel wont go away!

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I have tried everything; running ud pixel for 2 days, massaging with finger, massaging and tapping with pen through cloth nothing will unstick this pixel. It wouldnt be so bad if it wasnt right in the middle and bright red, what was lame is that it came with monitor on day 1. I am going crazy and feel like taking a sledgehammer to it, so maybe asus will send me a new monitor under their warranty.

Is there anything else I can do to fix it? I know its not a dead pixel because whenever the screen is dark it glows bright red which is very distracting.
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post #2 of 6
Nah thats there for life mate, And asus might not replace, it generally 4 dead/stuck before replacement, but I would phone and be nice and see what comes of it.

How out is the unit? The shop might refund as unwanted, I had a Samsung 23 with a dead one and ebuyer took it back.
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I dont think ASUS covers that under their warranty if it is only one pixel, but I could be mistaken.

Did you try applying pressure through a damp warm cloth? Some times that works, just be sure it isnt too wet. I also dont think a sledgehammer will fix it, but I could be mistaken haha.
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Are stuck/red pixels effected by the DVI cable in any way, I am using my old DVI cable instead of the one that came with the monitor.
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post #5 of 6
I have used different cables and at least for a monitor for mine which has a stuck pixel (thankfully in the upper right hand corner which i can not notice for the most part as its my far right monitor) there is/was no change.
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http://www.jscreenfix.com
try this and see if the stuck pixal goes away
    
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