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Anyway to remove a scratch from monitor screen?

Discussion in 'Monitors' started by 95thrifles, 20 Mar 2011.

  1. 95thrifles

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    Joined: 15 Nov 2008

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    I have a HP LP2475W monitor and theres a small (1cm long) scratch in top right corner, its hardly visible, most ppl prob wont see it, I only can at certain times when looking for it, but I know its there and it annoys me, is there any way to polish out or fill minor surface scratches anyone know?
  2. d_brennen


    Joined: 30 Jan 2009

    Posts: 16,679

    Location: Aquilonem Londinensi

    Tried to polish a small scratch out of an old 17" monitor at work once, didn't go well :(
  3. rickh


    Joined: 26 Dec 2008

    Posts: 618

    remove the AG layer
  4. Sunbed


    Joined: 29 Mar 2007

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    Location: Manchester

  5. Auraomega

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 22 Sep 2009

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    Location: Leicester

    Sandpaper. Post results. :p
  6. oulton


    Joined: 3 Feb 2011

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    Location: free and easy

    This is one of those situations where trying to fix it will fu** it completely im afraid
  7. hughythomas

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 11 Oct 2006

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    Location: Reigate

    I had a scratch on my Dell Ultrasharp 2407WFP a while back which was really bugging me.

    I managed to make it less noticeable by using some vaseline of all things.

    Posted on a forum (possibly here even!) and this was the recommendation - try it, see how it works for you. It certainly helped mine but it was still visible (just) and I had to redo it every month or so.

    Hope this helps!

  8. PhillyDee


    Joined: 12 Feb 2007

    Posts: 14,114

    Location: South Shields

    So you got lube on your monitor, and thats the best excuse you could come up with??


  9. Mr Krugga


    Joined: 16 Oct 2009

    Posts: 8,900

    Location: Essex

    I've heard semen does wonders.
  10. khushy


    Joined: 17 Jun 2006

    Posts: 612

    "whatever takes the focus of your head" (monitor in this case!!!!"""
  11. piggin


    Joined: 6 Sep 2010

    Posts: 695

    Location: Sunny Mumbles

    A clean pencil eraser, preferably white.
    Work it along the scratch.
    Worked on my old monitor, with no ill effects