#1
One of my brilliant coworkers decided to throw a magnet across the front of my laptop, and now the screen will fill up from the edges to the center with an odd grey haze. I don't believe it is the inverter because it doesn't flicker or dim, just fills up with grey, similar to when you apply pressure the screen. If the screen is in the right position it won't do it, and if it does I can sometimes get it to stop if I press on the corners, but no permanent fix.

Any ideas as to what the problem could be, or how to go about fixing it? I don't think degaussing it will help, as I think that only applies to CRTs.

Thanks.
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#2
All screens do that if you put magnets to them; it screws up the electrons in the screen or something.

I did that to my TV a while back, and it went away after about three weeks. Wait a while, and if it doesn't fade or go away, get that bastard to buy you a new laptop.
#3
Punch your co-worker in the balls, and add insult to injury: make him pay for a new one.
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#4
its ****ed. may not be the case, but i did that with my tv. still got a big green spot in the middle
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#5
on the screen menu, there should be a demagnetize option that will clear the screen right up.
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#7
i read the title as laptop screen meets midget
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#8
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All screens do that if you put magnets to them; it screws up the electrons in the screen or something.

I did that to my TV a while back, and it went away after about three weeks. Wait a while, and if it doesn't fade or go away, get that bastard to buy you a new laptop.


I did that on my TV a while back... well, maybe a year back...

It's still there. And a pretty good spot.

Also, this:

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on the screen menu, there should be a demagnetize option that will clear the screen right up.
#9
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on the screen menu, there should be a demagnetize option that will clear the screen right up.


Can you tell me exactly how to get to that menu?

Thanks.
Schecter Loomis
LTD Horizon
Ibanez RGA121
Marshall DSL100
Peavey 5150

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haha
This is the funniest thing i've ever read on UG.
lespaulrocks39, you sir are awesome.
#10
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Can you tell me exactly how to get to that menu?

Thanks.


Normaly it should be a button on your laptop... or somewhere where you can configure your screen colors, it should be there.

Maybe graphic card configuration menu... Not sure.

If your graph card is nvidia, right click on your desktop and choose nvidia control panel.
#11
sometimes it will go away, wen taway on my old compujter when i did the same thing. But it was CRT so I dont know
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#12
it should go away with time, one of my old teachers waved a magnet in front of his tv as an example for our chemistry class. tv went pink for a month or so, but it went back to normal.