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too late to stop burn in?

I have an Acer 5733Z laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium. A few days ago, I decided to run the Windows display optimization thing or whatever you call it. Until that time, everything was fine.

After that, I started getting burn in, the top bar of firefox burned into the top of my screen on the laptop.

If I did a system restore to before that time, would that correct it, or at least stop the problem from getting worse?

Is there a way to revert the monitor settings to factory default?

What is the best way to go about this?

Thanks All

P.S. : I got a screensaver with white and black blobs that move around the screen, the closest thing I could find to a recommendation in another forum i found while doing a search on this problem, they said it would reset the pixels in the screen to use a screen saver that was like TV snow - couldn't find one of those screen savers. It does work somewhat, if I let it run for a few hours the burn in fades, but doesn't go away.

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LCD's are very hard to get burn in.

It takes years from what I've seen. This sounds more like a setting or driver fault.

Why not use System Restore to the day before this?
Bob

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I had my screen just go blank

and sent it back for warranty work. They said they replaced the LCD cable and when I got it back the blacks were rpelaced by blues and red was pink. The blues you could see lines through the colors and flashing pixels of blue. Then all of a sudden it went back to normal with blacks being blacks and reds being red. Well it's been ok for the last month. When I first had the problem I tried a few things then I attached the laptop to an external and the picture was fine. I also did that when I got it back from repair when the colors were blue and the colors were fine on the external. If you have an external around try that and see if the pic on it is normal.

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