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There is this weird area about 3 pixels or so big that looks like its about 1 millimeter behind the screen on my LCD that is sort of greyed. It has been bugging me since I got this. Anyone know what it is/how to get rid of it?
    
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if you press on it, does it do anything?
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heres what you need to do, get a scalpel, or a screw driver. and cut open the monitor and take out the bad pixels

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yeah, push it with your finger and see if it goes away. i have a pixel that gets stuck on green every once in a while and i just push it. *problem solved.* grey pixel sounds different though :-/
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are you sure it's not dead pixels?

did you do pixel tester? Linky

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Quote:
Originally Posted by stanrc View Post
heres what you need to do, get a scalpel, or a screw driver. and cut open the monitor and take out the bad pixels

?

no.


And it can still display anything, just its a small dark greyish area. It is very visible on white background.
    
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post #7 of 20
sorry, when i don't know the answer to something i just make up a lame joke
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Sounds like there's dust between the LCD and the backlight.
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post #9 of 20
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Pressing on it does nothing. It is further back. I tried.
    
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post #10 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ae804 View Post
Sounds like there's dust between the LCD and the backlight.
It was like this when I got it. Possible?
    
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