Now they all match

A few of the pixels on your LCD display always display as black. Which of these would be the best way to resolve this issue?

A) Replace the monitor

B) Install updated video drivers

C) Change the video resolution

D) Restart the computer

E) If you bang on the monitor hard enough, you can get all of the pixels to match the black ones

The answer: A) Replace the monitor

Dead pixels are a hardware problem on the display and cannot generally be resolved with software updates. The best solution would be to replace the monitor with one that has all of the pixels working properly.

Want to know more? Watch “Troubleshooting Video and Display Issues.”

Most of us have one (or more) video displays connected to our PC. In this video, you’ll learn to troubleshoot blank screens, image quality problems, and other video issues.