PixelRepairer may be used to search for and repair of defective LDC monitor or plasma tv pixels. User may display test screens on any monitor or tv connected to the computer. It makes search of malfunctioning pixels easy. If you found stuck pixels, you may repair them. The repair is based on setting of small repairing area in place where stuck pixel were found. There is no need to stop using the computer while the screen is fixed. PixelRepairer working in background is repairing the monitor by itself while you are for instance surfing the Internet.
- helps in search of damaged pixels,
- user may create and set repairing areas which will fix stuck pixels,
- user may not stop using the computer while the monitor is repaired,
- it takes small amount of hard drive and memory, and starts fast,
- doesn't require installation of additional libraries or runtime environments,
- can handle many monitors connected to the computer.
People with epilepsy shouldn't use this program.
Stuck pixels are pixels which are lighten when they shouldn't be. The easiest way to find them is to display black screen on a monitor. If, on a black screen, there is a pixel which has a color, it's red for instance, it's a stuck pixel.
Dead pixels are pixels which are black, no matter what is displayed on the screen. The easiest way to find them is to display white screen on a monitor. If, on a white screen, there is a black pixel, it's dead pixel.
PixelRepairer program fixes stuck pixels by applying high frequency color change.
To find stuck pixels you must:
- Clean the monitor.
- Run the PixelRepairer program.
- If the search panel isn't active, you must click on the 'Search' button. It's a button with a magnifying glass picture.
- If a few monitors are connected to the computer, you may choose the monitor, which is going to be tested.
- Choose black color on patterns list.
- Click "Enable" button.
- Check, if any of pixels has color different than black. If so, it's stuck pixel.
- Disable the test by right clicking on the screen or pressing of the 'Esc' key.
If a stuck pixel or some stuck pixels were found you must remember it's position. Now, you may repair it.
To repair stuck pixels you must:
- Run PixelRepairer program.
- If the repair panel isn't active, you must click on the "Repair" button. It's a button with a sticking plaster picture.
- Add repairing area, so called "Repairer" by clicking the "Add" button.
- Drag the Repairer in the place, where the stuck pixel or pixels were found.
- Set prefered mode of operation.
- Set Repairer's size. It should embrace the stuck pixel or pixels.
- Set Repairer's frequency equal to monitor's frequency. In the case you're not sure what frequency should be set, just leave 60Hz.
- If stuck pixels are present in the other area of the screen you may add another repairing area.
- Minimize the program window.
- Wait about an hour.
While the PixelRepairer is fixing the monitor you may use your computer.
Program may be set to minimize itself to the system tray. System tray is a part of the system bar which is on it's right side, next to the clock. If program is visible in the system tray isn't shown on the bar. It's useful if program is working in background for a long time. It's not occupying the place on a bar.