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can dead pixels magically heal themselves?

I had an area of dead pixels on my Lenovo laptop, which appeared out of nowhere and grew over time. The area was completely black - couldn't see through it, and after recent travel with laptop - I ...
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Can dead pixels appear with age of an LCD?

I'm curious if it's common for dead pixels to have more of a chance of appearing as it ages. I have a 3 year old laptop and just noticed 3 dead pixels in one corner. I don't believe I've noticed them ...
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Do lines across an LCD screen indicate that it's time for it to be replaced?

I have a 5 year old thinkpad which has suddenly developed a horizontal line across the screen. The pixels on the line look 'slow' ie. they change colour only after a while and that too not ...
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LCD Stuck Column (TAB Fault?)

I have a column of red pixels (one pixel wide) that is always red (unless I'm looking at something white) on my laptop LCD screen. I read on Wikipedia about TAB faults: ...
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Removing dead thunderflies stuck inside an LCD monitor

This summer my flat was "attacked" by hundreds of tiny thunderflies, some of which managed to get behind the screen of my LCD. A few of the cursed creatures went and died right in the middle of the ...
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Dead pixels or cracked screen?

I purchased this Toshiba Satellite A500 about a week and a bit ago and this mark has appeared on the screen. Is it dead/stuck pixels or is it cracked within? I haven't done anything to crack the ...
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What is the best way to fix a stuck pixel on a LCD screen?

I have an LCD screen with a Pixel that is stuck ON (ie bright) what do you suggest to fix it (it's not a dead pixel) Please don't suggest that I fork out $1000 for another one ;-)
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Any way to fix a “dead” pixel in an LCD screen?

I have an older LCD monitor, and it has recently developed a single green pixel that's always on. It's not really annoying if the screen is bright, but it's very noticeable when there's something ...