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Which of these would be the most likely cause of a black pixels on an LCD monitor?

A) The monitor is not receiving enough power

B) The monitor cable connection is faulty

C) The monitor refresh rate is incorrect

D) The device drivers are not properly installed

E) The monitor has dead pixels

F) My glasses needs to be cleaned

The answer: E) The monitor has a dead pixel

A “dead” pixel is one that always displays as black instead of the correct pixel color.

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