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On my second Acer S211HL. First one had a bad power brick. Now I am noticing that there is one dead pixel in the middle, left side of the screen. Freaking ticked off.

Is there a free program that can try to "unstick" a pixel? Right now, it is stuck on red (no mixture of green or blue).

Suggestions?
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post #2 of 31
It worked on my ipod nano when it had dead pixels. Play is full screen on the monitor.
    
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post #3 of 31

Try this


Edit: Damn, ninja'd!
post #4 of 31
I think I almost got a seizure from watching that at 1080p full screen.
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post #5 of 31
Hahaha. It gives me headaches. But I turn my head away, so its all good. Did it work?
    
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post #6 of 31
I feel sick from watching that now,,,

barf
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Yeah I for some stupid reason I couldn't look away and had to force myself to turn it off. I have a feeling that if I were a deer I'd be roadkill by now.
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barf indeed, but damn, that does help
    
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post #9 of 31
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Just tried that. Didn't work. Should I keep playing it on repeat?

Newegg won't take it back since it is a few days past the 30-day return policy (on the original monitor). Shenanigans or should I try to get in touch with a floor manager?

The only other option is to send it into Acer and be without a computer for however long it takes to get them to fix it.

PS. I'm seeing spots now...
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post #10 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tatakai All View Post
Yeah I for some stupid reason I couldn't look away and had to force myself to turn it off. I have a feeling that if I were a deer I'd be roadkill by now.
Close eyes? With tape??
    
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