Dead Pixels are a common problem that LCD screens face. When a pixel goes dead, the LCD monitor does not display the correct color output. In a dead pixel, all three sub-pixels are permanently off, producing a pixel which is permanently black. A stuck pixel is stuck on any particular color, it is always ‘on’. It can be repaired. They continue to receive power at all times. A dead pixel is simply dead, and is mostly black in color. The do not receive power. It is difficult to fix dead pixels.
Dead Pixel Fixer
Pixel Doctor is a handy utility that will enable you to easily repair the dead pixels on your LCD screen. To fix a dead pixel, select a color and the Start Single Test. If you see any dead pixels on your LCD screen, run the Start Therapy tests, either through Full Screen Method or Location Method. You can download it here.
InjuredPixels is another such tool which performs basically the same function. InjuredPixels allows you to easily check for dead or defective pixels on LCD monitors. InjuredPixels can be used to test a new LCD monitor before purchasing, or an already purchased monitor during the warranty period. Go get it here.
Go here if you want to have a look at the Dead Pixel Finder Windows 8 Store App and Pixel Repair to fix stuck pixels.
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