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A hair, yes it is a hair, I moved it, now it's stuck.

What can I do?


It's inside the screen, I don't know how it got there, I partially removed the frame, the screen seems to be sealed.
Edited by xutnubu - 3/27/13 at 6:43pm
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Is your monitor a recent purchase? I would go and do an exchange if it is. Being that I don't know where the piece of hair is stuck (I'm guessing near edge) maybe try a toothpick or even a vacuum cleaner. O.o?
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Is your monitor a recent purchase? I would go and do an exchange if it is. Being that I don't know where the piece of hair is stuck (I'm guessing near edge) maybe try a toothpick or even a vacuum cleaner. O.o?


I bought it 2 years ago.

I've tried with the vacuum cleaner but it didn't work. It's at the bottom, but not in a corner.


Problem is I can't remove the bottom part of the frame because I'd have to remove some plastic that holds it together, and I'm afraid of breaking it.


Even if I did, how would I get it out? It is inside the panel, I mean there's no plastic cover over the screen. It is actually inside the screen.
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Well. Ended up breaking the screen, vertical line all across, knew this was coming.
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Well. Ended up breaking the screen, vertical line all across, knew this was coming.

 

I couldn't help but laugh. 

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Broke it trying to take it apart? Sorry to hear about that though.

There is a thin piece of clear plastic in between the actual screen and the bezel where the hair likely got into.
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Quote:
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Well. Ended up breaking the screen, vertical line all across, knew this was coming.
Oh man, that's really unfortunate.........sorry for your loss.
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Should of taken it to Best Buy or a Computer shop frown.gif Sorry man.


edit: You may be able to buy a replacement screen if it's worth the hassle.
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Quote:
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Well. Ended up breaking the screen, vertical line all across, knew this was coming.
I did this to a iPod Classic one time but I broke the logic board trying to get a hair out of the screen, the headphones would only play on the left ear after I put it all back together frown.gif wish I never opened the iPod.
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I did this to a iPod Classic one time but I broke the logic board trying to get a hair out of the screen, the headphones would only play on the left ear after I put it all back together frown.gif wish I never opened the iPod.

Mee too. But in my case the monitor frown.gif


Sucks because probably I'd have to buy the panel and it will cost like the same as a new monitor.
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