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Scratched LCD, Can I repair it?

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I was setting up a new desk I bought and put the screen face down (I know, I know -_-) on a pillow thinking it'd be safe, then I moved it across the room and put it on a microfiber blanket. Then I set it on my desk and began to wipe the screen with a wet paper towel to clean it off and noticed that I had 2 tiny scratches. I'm pretty sure they're permanent from the looks of them. I slid my nail over the scratches and could feel that they were indeed scratches and not smudges or something else.

Does anyone know and tried and TRUE means of fixing MINOR MINOR scratches?

I'd hate to have to buy a new monitor cuz of these scratches, but I'm kinda' OCD about these little things. Any ideas that have worked for you or a friend?

Here are the scratches. I think you can all see them. I shouldn't have to circle them, but if you guys can't see it I'll circle them. Took some close ups and then backed out so you could realize how small they were and what means might be appropriate to possibly fix this.






Edited by Simca - 2/13/11 at 1:01pm
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Here is what I got from a quick google search, but I have not tested any of them so I can't say from personal experience.
I'd try the solutions that don't cost anything first, then move if that doesn't work I'd grab the scratch repair solution.

http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-a-Scratch-on-an-LCD-Screen
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Yeah, I came to that website when I googled it first, but wanted to ask if anyone's actually attempted and succeeded with any of those methods or one of their own before I tried that. Don't want to mess up my screen any worse. Right now it's bearable. Any worse and.....ugh..

Tried the rubbing alcohol solution and that failed. No way I'm putting an eraser to my screen. That sounds suicidal.
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