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MOTH A moth flew across my LCD screen, and now there is brown mark down the center of what used to be a beautiful picture. My screen cleaner did a wonderful job on every other mark but this one. Any suggestions on how to get it off? THANKS

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  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2008

    I Have the same ugly mark that wanders down the middle of the screen.  The


    mark is not on the surface of the screen.  Don't know if a moth caused it.  All
    of a sudden it was there.  At first a small mark and now it continues to grow.
    The mark starts center screen  at top and is quite severe.  As it proceeds
    down the screen it broadens and is slightly less pronounced and veers to the 
    right and then back to the left, fading slightly as it progresses downward to
    within an inch of the bottom of the screen.  It has reached the point of my
    throwing the TV onto the trash heap.  Have tried to carefully clean the 
    screen on the outside.  This is obviously in the deeper workings of the screen.  My best guess is that it is a poor quality or damaged in shipment
    screen with delayed results.   Have had the TV set for approximately 2 years. 

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    Same problem as glowreeah's ! Brown splotch down the center. Can't even find local tv repair shop to work on JUNK Protron SET. Shop NBC and Protron what a RIP OFF they even beat me out of 100.00 rebate. I've told everyone I know about them both. DO NOT BUY !!!!!

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I'm guessing you have a matt finish to your screen in which case it is semi flexible plastic. It's important not to use anything abrasive or acidic as it could leave an etched mark. The best think is to soak a tissue in a solution of bicarbonate of soda and warm water (about 1 teaspoon to 1/4 pint water), then with your TV switched off, tape the tissue over the stain and leave overnight. Gently rub the tissue over the area the next morning and the mark should have gone or at least be less noticeable. Hope that helps :o)

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