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Black spot on monitor

By illuzions
Jun 24, 2005
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  1. I had brought a magnet near the monitor of my PC and now there appears a sort of black shadow on the screen.I am confused so as how to take proper action. I also use a screen filter.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    In your monitor controls, does it have a degauss option?

    If so use it.

    If not, power off the monitor using the monitors power switch and unplug the power cable. Leave it off for a while, overnight would be better.

    Plug it back up and turn on the power, this should run the monitors degauss coils. And don`t ever put a magnet near the monitor again.

    Let us know how you get on.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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