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I feel sick from watching that now,,,

barf
Ninja'ed, so dizzy.
post #12 of 31
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Originally Posted by rdfloyd View Post
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...
Keep running it until it fixes. You might have to poke that spot gently with a pen through a tower or napkin or something.
    
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When you say poke it with a pen, can you go into more detail?

I'll go get my sunglasses.

In general, is a stick pixel able to be fixed without sending it in?
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post #14 of 31
Tap it gently with your finger. This does work in some cases.
 
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post #15 of 31
Lightly put pressure on it until it becomes unstuck. Don't do it directly, use a napkin as a block so it doesn't damage your screen. Read this, I used it to fix dead pixels. http://www.ehow.com/how_2156619_fix-...d-monitor.html
    
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post #16 of 31
Dead pixels can't be revived most of the times. stuck pixels however can be.
I have a dead pixel with my current monitor (right corner) but I got used to it (I feel it is not worth the hassle to RMA the monitor for just 1 dead pixel).
Treat the dead pixel as a dust and have the peace of mind .
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post #17 of 31
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Treat the dead pixel as a dust and have the peace of mind .
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Hmph. I guess I will try....
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post #18 of 31
Here is what I do: I use my finger, and I push on the area. Move it around, flick it. I've fixed all of my monitors that have had stuck pixels. Takes time.
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Here is what I do: I use my finger, and I push on the area. Move it around, flick it. I've fixed all of my monitors that have had stuck pixels. Takes time.
This, I'd Recommend Using one of those Cloths you would use to clean a monitor so that you don't damage the surface of the monitor.

Have Patience and massage it like its a.. Female x]
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post #20 of 31
It may go away on its own after a while. Since it's not black, it's not a dead pixel, it's just stuck. If the above methods don't work, don't give up hope. I had a stuck pixel on my 24" that I couldn't fix, but it went back to normal within a week of noticing it.
    
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