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Matte monitor pattern -- can it be removed?

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Hey folks,

So I got a matte monitor from the nation of South Korea. Matte is my preference, and it's pretty nice, except there's this pattern:



I believe this is caused by the matte coating. It appears as checkerboard pattern discernable from 2 feet away, which is "using distance". My 2 questions are as follows:

-Is this actually a symptom of some sort of electronic problem, e.g. a poorly synchronized inverter?

-If this is caused by the matte coating, can I treat the screen to even it out, e.g. wipe it with a 1:20 acetone:isopropanol mix, or something?

Any advice welcome!
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Yeah, I'm pretty sure this is "pixel walk," a voltage problem.
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