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Ok, so yesterday my sister decided that she has too many Apple products (Macbook, iPod Touch, iPad, iPhone 4) so she decided to give me her old 5th generation iPod (the one with the 30gb hard drive ). Now, the screen is messed up and I was wondering if there was a way to fix it.

As you can see, there are a bunch of stuck pixels.
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Thats hardware, not software. No way to fix. Only way to fix is to buy new LCD and replace.

http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy&h...ce1e11ecd3b0b1
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Originally Posted by hokeyplyr48 View Post
Thats hardware, not software. No way to fix. Only way to fix is to buy new LCD and replace.

http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy&h...ce1e11ecd3b0b1
dang. this isn't what I was hoping for. I thought maybe there was a trick to getting the pixels unstuck. Now i need to spend a whole $10 on a new screen. lol
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its an easy fix. just crack it open, pull out the old and pop in the new. just a couple screws and a ribbon cable if i remeber right
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its an easy fix. just crack it open, pull out the old and pop in the new. just a couple screws and a ribbon cable if i remeber right
i know, i'm just freakin lazy
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its an easy fix. just crack it open, pull out the old and pop in the new. just a couple screws and a ribbon cable if i remeber right
This^.

Replacing the screen in the 5th Gen iPod I used to have was probably the easiest replacement I've ever done. As simple as installing/replacing RAM in a PC.
 
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