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Water spill on my AOC2216Vw LCD Monitor

Hi Tim,
I just saw a solution you posted for someone who inquired about a water spill on his notebook.  You said that it will eventually disappear?  Water just spilled on my monitor last night and at first, it doesn't seem bad, just a few stuck pixels.  Then, I started massaging the screen because I read in a forum that it might unstuck the pixels.  It actually made it worse as there are now larger patches of what seems to be water blotches. And to make matters worse, the water seems to be spreading.  The stuck pixels started on the lower right corner of the screen cause that's where the water spilled, and now, the upper left and right corners have blotches too.  And I believe some pixels are now dead as they can display nothing but white.  So, do you still think this can be remedied?

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    deeessay Dec 22, 2008

    Hey there! It's still no good. Water's stuck inside the screen. I just don't know how it will evaporate inside the screen. And site you gave me is the site that I googled and the massaging method is the one I used. I also tried dispalying different colors in quick succession but to no avail. Gosh, I just wanna kick myself. I have purchased it just 8 months ago. I can live with the current damage I just hope that it will no longer spread. Anyway, thanks again for your help and I will keep you apprised of my monitor's status.

  • deeessay
    deeessay Jan 17, 2009

    Hi again, turns out you were right I turned the monitor on last night and most of the stuck pixels were gone. There are still some stuck pixels here and there but I am really hoping that those will repair themselves in time. Thanks again!


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Hey man, thanks for coming to me. Um yea, massaging may help but too hard will do damage since it is LCD is Liquid Crystal Display and it is fragile and easy to damage. The water should clear up in a few months, if not i would look at replacing it which can be costly. Here is a link to fix your unstuck pixels]

Now im not liking that bit about how you mentioned was spreading so leave it for about two days, give the therapy for the screen a try and let me know if the laptop screen is healing. For the moment if you have one i recommend you hook up a VGA Monitor, old school stuff if you can and give the LCD a rest. I will post as a solution but comment back and i will keep helping you as much as you need it.

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