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Spotting on IBM R40 TFT Screen

About 6 months ago, a small spot appeared on my IBM R40 laptop TFT screen. This spot grew in size to about 1inch dia. Now there are two such 1 inch dia spots on my screen at different places. The 2 black spots look like cells of ink have burst. Can you please urgently advise on whether I can self-handle this and how or whether I would have to give it to an IBM/Lenovo Service Centre for screen replacement and the cost approx. or other suggestion please. Thanks. Karl Lobo

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You can get a screen replacement cheaply on ebay/craigslist

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