red "stuck" pixel magically appears on my SR 15" MBP.

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by rogerh, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. rogerh macrumors member

    Aug 15, 2006
    I've never had this happen before...

    anyway, the first thing I did when I powered up my MBP was check for dead pixels. I was happy to get nearly a perfect display. no dead pixels, backlight bleeding, or yellow screen (except in extreme horizontal views)

    Over a month later, a random red stuck pixel just appears on near the center of my screen. I am 100% sure it was not there ORIGINALLY and just appeared today. It is extremely noticeable on a black background. I am very picky about display quality and dead pixels.. (I have exchanged several Dell 2405/2407s until I got a "perfect" display.)

    i do graphic design, & 3d modeling, i do use the laptop display at work with external monitors, i could live with the headphone buzzing problem but display problems make me angry :mad:
  2. woozy macrumors newbie

    Jun 11, 2007
    I had a stuck pixel appear outta no where, I gave it a little push, gently with your finger on the pixel, and it went away. You can also try one of those pixel fixer apps.
  3. rogerh thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 15, 2006
    Yeah I tried to gently "massage" it away earlier but its still there. :mad::mad::mad:
  4. sinecurea macrumors regular

    Mar 14, 2006
    Northern Ireland
    Keep trying. It would piss me off. My work machine has a dead pixel, but it doesn't really bother me. If it was my home amchine, it would be a different story.
  5. emptyCup macrumors 65816


    Jan 5, 2005
  6. MaddieBrad macrumors regular


    Apr 8, 2007
    New York City
    I used the tip of my stylus from my pocket pc to gently tap it out. The stuck pixels are easier to deal with than the Dead ones. Tapping it should knock her back into submission.


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