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So Acer won't fix it because it is only 1 pixel. I'm running a stuck pixel fixer (this one) to try and gut it unstuck without resorting to "physical force". Is it ok to use the monitor while it is running (it's running on top of all my other windows)?
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Originally Posted by rdfloyd View Post
So Acer won't fix it because it is only 1 pixel. I'm running a stuck pixel fixer (this one) to try and gut it unstuck without resorting to "physical force". Is it ok to use the monitor while it is running (it's running on top of all my other windows)?
Try using this it might work

If not try using physical force, eg poking a pen through a damp cloth at the stuck pixel.

However OP I just bought a monitor too and it has a stuck pixel (I know its stuck cause its bright red and distracting )

I tried everything and it wouldnt go away, hopefully you have better luck than me
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post #23 of 31
I've had stuck pixels before that I have gotten to go away with some rubbing, however they always come back and I was never successful at fixing one permanently.
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I've had stuck pixels before that I have gotten to go away with some rubbing, however they always come back and I was never successful at fixing one permanently.
Gotta keep rubbing, whenever it comes back, go right after it. It took about 8-10 months for mine to be completely gone. Not on my monitor now but some open box one I got. It's been fixed for quite some time now, my Father uses it.
post #25 of 31
If all else fails, I guess you're going to just have to wait till it fixes itself. I've heard of people having dead/stuck pixels and months later they just unstuck themselves.
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I don't get how you guys got sick from watching that...I watched and I was fine. How long did you guys watch before getting sick?
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post #27 of 31
Wouldn't it just be better to RMA it if instead of waiting that long for a possible fix?

EDIT: I watched it for about 30 seconds before I had to turn it off.
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post #28 of 31
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Thanks guys for the help. I really appreciate it. Going to let this pixel remover run tonight to see if it will fix itself. Otherwise, I will just wait it out.
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post #29 of 31
Dont know if its 'hijacking', but i've had the same problem for about a year - one stuck red pixel. I've tried running that flashing thing four hours multiple times, tried pressing it, flicking it, etc. its still there. Any other tips?
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Originally Posted by Tatakai All View Post
Wouldn't it just be better to RMA it if instead of waiting that long for a possible fix?

EDIT: I watched it for about 30 seconds before I had to turn it off.
They won't RMA unless it is over 4 pixels in size. If it doesn't go away in a few weeks, I will call their corporate headquarters to see if they can do anything.
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