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Does anyone know if there is a way to remove the anti glare coating on the U2412M without damaging the display?

I've been googling all over the place and can't seem to find a real answer.

Thanks,
Dustin

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Originally Posted by Dustin1 View Post

Does anyone know if there is a way to remove the anti glare coating on the U2412M with damaging the display?
I've been googling all over the place and can't seem to find a real answer.
Thanks,
Dustin
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Try sanding it off.

Seriously though, can't you use the same method as on the U2312HM?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1216559/how-to-remove-anti-glare-coating-from-a-dell-u2312hm-monitor-and-others/0_20
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I've thought about doing this for my u2711... It's just way to risky for my level of expertise in something like this tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by B!0HaZard View Post

Try sanding it off.
Seriously though, can't you use the same method as on the U2312HM?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1216559/how-to-remove-anti-glare-coating-from-a-dell-u2312hm-monitor-and-others/0_20

Fixed.

And I have no idea, first time really considering it since I purchased the monitor. No real definitive answers from Google, which is why this thread is here. wink.gif
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I've thought about doing this for my u2711... It's just way to risky for my level of expertise in something like this tongue.gif

Risky? I'm assuming you've already looked into this as well? tongue.gif
 
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Originally Posted by B!0HaZard View Post

Try sanding it off.
Seriously though, can't you use the same method as on the U2312HM?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1216559/how-to-remove-anti-glare-coating-from-a-dell-u2312hm-monitor-and-others/0_20

Fixed.

And I have no idea, first time really considering it since I purchased the monitor. No real definitive answers from Google, which is why this thread is here. wink.gif
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Originally Posted by Bobotheklown View Post

I've thought about doing this for my u2711... It's just way to risky for my level of expertise in something like this tongue.gif

Risky? I'm assuming you've already looked into this as well? tongue.gif

Yes, if you search here on ocn for u2711 anti glare removal there's a thread about it. Says something about 6-7 peopple failing and ruining their display and only 1 succeeding frown.gif
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post #6 of 35
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Yes, if you search here on ocn for u2711 anti glare removal there's a thread about it. Says something about 6-7 peopple failing and ruining their display and only 1 succeeding frown.gif

Ouch.. :/

Well, someone from Dell tech support said they will walk me threw on how to remove it when I get home.. So I hopefully there is an easier fool-proof way. thumb.gif
 
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Originally Posted by Dustin1 View Post

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Originally Posted by Bobotheklown View Post

Yes, if you search here on ocn for u2711 anti glare removal there's a thread about it. Says something about 6-7 peopple failing and ruining their display and only 1 succeeding frown.gif

Ouch.. :/

Well, someone from Dell tech support said they will walk me threw on how to remove it when I get home.. So I hopefully there is an easier fool-proof way. thumb.gif

Really? Please let us know what they say on the phone. I'm surpised that dell said they'd walk you through it, it must be relatively simple.
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post #8 of 35
I doubt they will seriously guide you through it.

It's a risky move, and you risk damaging the panel/polarizer, effectively making the display all but useless.

It's a shame this isn't simpler and with less issues and risks. You sort of have to simply avoid AG coating displays if you don't want it, in my opinion.
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Ouch.. :/
Well, someone from Dell tech support said they will walk me threw on how to remove it when I get home.. So I hopefully there is an easier fool-proof way. thumb.gif

Have you gotten home yet? smile.gif
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post #10 of 35
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dustin1 View Post

Ouch.. :/
Well, someone from Dell tech support said they will walk me threw on how to remove it when I get home.. So I hopefully there is an easier fool-proof way. thumb.gif

Have you gotten home yet? smile.gif

Yeah, but I got home a little later than I anticipated mad.gif so I've gotta get a few orders shipped out today and then I'll be calling Dell! thumb.gif


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