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post #1 of 23
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Gahh , i got this really really sweet 22" monitor and now i have a stuck pixel. This is so frusterating. I tried the message technique , i pressed really really really hard on it , nothing.

I did the programs , ran it for a little bit , not long... did nothing.

Its a blue pixel right in the middle of the screen and only shows up on darkish backgrounds.

Can anyone help me?
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post #2 of 23
Flick it? I dunno, never had an lcd.
    
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post #3 of 23
What brand monitor? Different companies have different dead pixel policies depending on the type of dead pixel. Beat you didn't know there was an international standard for dead pixel rating. Here's an old article: http://www.tomshardware.com/2003/03/19/penalty/
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post #4 of 23
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Its an Acer
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post #5 of 23
try running the program for a very long time. sometimes it takes a while
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post #6 of 23
Put some sharpie on few pixels and you can RMA it!



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post #7 of 23
That really sucks. I had a viewsonic with a red pixel that only showed up on light backrounds. Luckly I won a 22 inch Samsung from xfire.
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That really sucks. I had a viewsonic with a red pixel that only showed up on light backrounds. Luckly I won a 22 inch Samsung from xfire.
So theres no way i can return it?
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post #9 of 23
You should be able to return it. Did you just get it? or have you had it for a while? Cause if you just got it, I would call Acer's support line and explain your situation and ask them what you should do. There should be atleast a 1 year warrenty on it.
post #10 of 23
Have you tried that flashing green/blue/red video overnight? Try putting some pressure onto the pixel itself and maybe it will pop back in place and show the correct colors again.
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