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hat is pixel shader and can we increase pixel shader virtually

Q: hat is pixel shader and can we increase pixel shader virtually

hi guys i just want to know what is pixel shader and can we increase pixel shader virtually

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A: hat is pixel shader and can we increase pixel shader virtually

Pixel shading is what makes computer graphics seem so real. It works on a pixel by pixel basis, determining the lighting, shading, and color of each pixel - bringing infinite possibilities.

If I'm correct, anti-aliasing, anisotropic filtering, etc will affect pixel shading. For ATI, this can be done through Catalyst. NVidia settings should do the same.

Not sure what you mean by virtually...

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Hello l m new here and can someone help days Pixel and 1.1 shader 1.1 Shader Vertex ago l downloaded Bionicle Heroes and when l installed it then l began having trouble launching it some weird windows erorr shown Vertex shader 1.1 and Pixel Shader 1.1 up after l read the system requirements that l need pixel shader installed then l began searching the internet for this program but nothing found after that l decided to see if swift shader would work it worked but the game begin having a lag argh it was frustrating after that l read the trouble shooting guide that l need dxdiag program so l downloaded and it showed that l need to reinstal directX so l reinstalled it but still nothing this game still does work after that l found out that l need to find Vertex Shader and Pixel shader again l began searching the interenet and still nothing found so my problem is that l can t find Vertex shader and Pixel Shader so please can someone show me a link please l can t beleve that l wasted all day finding a way to make this game to work and tyred of searching all day my computer windows XP has of RAM and GB space P S sorry for my bad english nbsp

A:Vertex shader 1.1 and Pixel Shader 1.1

Pixel Shader 5 is the newest version. If you dont have Pixel Shader 1.1 even, then your PC is so ancient. What are your specs?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/vertex-shader-1-1-and-pixel-shader-1-1.192094/
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Im wanting to play Medival Total War and therefore need to buy a graphics card as it says i do not have a pixel shader of 1.1. I was wondering if the below grpahics card will allow me to play the game:

PEAK 128MB GeF FX5200 TV/CRT AGP RET
 

A:Does this have a pixel shader of 1.1?

Yes,the 5200 is pixel shader version 2.0,so it is
backwards compatable.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/does-this-have-a-pixel-shader-of-1-1.799414/
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I just got dmc 4 and when i start the game it says that i need pixel shader 3.0. i know that i cant download it because its hardware, but is there any trick to start the game without it??
 

A:Pixel shader 3.0

You will need a better video card. I bet you are using a laptop, or your desktop computer has only on-board video
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/pixel-shader-3-0.132155/
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A:Pixel Shader 1.1

Sorry dude, i think you need a new GFX card.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-shader-1-1.522135/
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and x850xt has ps2.
What are the main differences between them, and what are some games that wont work period without ps3.

I intend to play more, but right now i have, Doom 3, Quake 4, HL2, CS:S, Colin Mcrae rally 2005, call of duty 2, nfs:mw

I know those all work with PS2 as my dad has a x600 on his laptop.

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PLEASE HELP!!!!!!

I just bought a new iMac; installed Parallels 3.0 and Windows XP. I then installed Medieval II Total War. When I went to play it, it told me that I need pixel shader 1.1 or better.

Is there anything I can do to play this game on this computer?

Thanks!
 

A:Pixel Shader 1.1 or better

WTF is a imac?

But yea, use desktop for gaming man, once you get a desktop computer, find a good video card, cheap one too.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/pixel-shader-1-1-or-better.86997/
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Sorry if this is the wrong place to post, kind of new here...Anyway I was thinking of buying GH3 for PC but it says that it recommends Pixel Shader 4.0.
I have an ATI Radeon HD 3650 that supports it, but idk how to get it. I have read somewhere that you have to have Windows Vista (I have XP) but I don't know. I have DX10 for XP and it works fine so I am sure there is a way to get Pixel Shader 4.0 somehow? Well thanks for the help.
 

A:Pixel Shader 4.0

Pixel Shader 4.0 (actually 4.1) is installed with your video card drivers. If you got your Catalyst drivers from AMD (formally ATI)'s website, you should have it already.

Courtney
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-shader-4-0.754951/
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Hi just checked my laptop to see if can run Vista everything is ok apart from Pixel Shader, ? is do I need it if I dont play games on my laptop?

Cheers

Mark
 

A:Pixel Shader

It is used by some games, check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_computer_games_that_require_Pixel_Shaders
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-shader.665596/
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i bought a game needs min requirements pixel 3.0 need a free download can anybody suggest anything

A:need free pixel shader 3.0

it is not software it is something built into your video card

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/need-free-pixel-shader-3-0-a-237360.html
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Does anyone know of a powerful Pixel Shader emulator that can emulate at least verison 1.1...?

I need it for a game im trying to play...Its hardware so it cant be updated/downloaded

I dont feel like buying it...lol

any help?
 

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A:Need help with upgrading my pixel shader

You cant upgrade a pixel shader, that's a process that's in your video card. And remember that the recommended specs for a game is to run it on low details. At minimum in most cases. We also need to know your pc specs?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/need-help-with-upgrading-my-pixel-shader.87717/
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A:Pixel Shader Compatible?

i wouldnt go for a graphics card, that is below the ATI Radeon 9600 or Nvidia 6200 otherwise you will have an insano pants card for games like that... ideally i would go for a ATI 9800 or Nvidia 6600... but if money is a lil bit tight then 9600XT 256Mb. thats my opinion.

or if money isnt really a prob then X800/6800 of some form lol.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/pixel-shader-compatible.42118/
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I picked up Fable: The Lost Chapters today and have come to the sad realization that my graphics card is not compatible to a degree. My problem is that the ground textures will not load, it is smooth and gray and water is yellow, which I assume stems from the shadow option in the overall video options. After having found that the video card was not compatible (a VIA SG3 card and an Intel 845G) I came here in hopes that someone would know of a possible work around or perhaps some sort of emulator that would help fix the problem. I am hoping that it is nothing more than a simple download patch or "codex" of sorts but I realize that hope is a bit far fetched...
 

A:In need of pixel shader advice

Make sure you have the latest driver and directx versions. If that doesnt help, then you will probably need to buy a new graphics card.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/in-need-of-pixel-shader-advice.85904/
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Hello everyone.

I recently bought Black & White 2, a somewhat outdated game. I install the game, go to run it, and I get an error message saying my video card isn't compatible with pixel shader 1.1 . I'm currently using an nvidia geforce4 mx420 card, my OS is windows xp, i've got 1024 RAM and a pent 4 processor.

I consulted the readme file, which directed me to update the driver. I've spent the last hour or so looking for the correct driver download, and for the life of me I can't find it.

Is there anything else I can do to get this game running? And if not, what are some good medium-range cards I should look into?

P.S. I'm aware people usually ask for information about the motherboard and such, but I'm not entirely computer literate and don't know how to find this info.

Thanks for your help and patience.
 

A:Pixel Shader 1.1 Incompatibility

Hi and welcome to Techspot

First uninstall any old driver files you may have. Go to Add/Remove programs in Control Panel, and look for something like "Nvidia display driver"

Then install this driver (click me) and try again.

Regards =)
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/pixel-shader-1-1-incompatibility.88419/
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is there some way to emulate pixel and vertex shader?
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A:Pixel and vertex shader!

Yes, but it's dirt slow, and it won't be in a way that'll enable you to play games with it...

So if you were asking if you could do it in games, the answer (for practical purposes) is no...

BTW: Couldn't this Q have been asked in the other thread where you asked about if the GF ti4200 had pixel & vertex shaders?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/pixel-and-vertex-shader.9517/
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I have a Dell Dimension 4600C if that helps.

Can my computer actually run league? Any help would be great.
 

A:Pixel Shader 2.0 and League of Legends

Pixel Shader 2.0 is a hardware specification of the video card.
It can't be added with drivers...the video card either supports it or it doesn't.
I don't see your computer running that game.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-shader-2-0-and-league-of-legends.1057494/
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Unable to remove h:\steam\steamapps\origitina\portal\portal\gamestats.log!
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A:Pixel Shader Graphics card

Howdy and welcome...

Never heard of it but here's what a quick Goggle turns up...

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Pixel+Shader+graphics+Card

buck
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-shader-graphics-card.480709/
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A:Transformers PC game/pixel shader problem

Please post your DXdiag.

Have you try update the video drivers?

That should be require in order to fix the shader model, You video card is pretty old and uses shader 1.0

Go to www.srtest.com

Of course, the 8500 GT will not fit because your using an AGP slot. The 8500 GT requires PCI-x Slot.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/transformers-pc-game-pixel-shader-problem.647882/
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[email protected]

Thanks
 

A:64 MB 3D Graphics card with Hardware Vertex and Pixel Shader (VS/PS) Capability

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/64-mb-3d-graphics-card-with-hardware-vertex-and-pixel-shader-vs-ps-capability.561670/
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A:Pixel Shader Problem In Splinter Cell andora Tomorrow

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-shader-problem-in-splinter-cell-andora-tomorrow.265801/
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A:I need software that will allow me to adjust my monitor's display pixel by pixel.

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A:scrolling pixel by pixel rather than line by line?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/scrolling-pixel-by-pixel-rather-than-line-by-line.789811/
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A:Vertex Shader 3

Your Vid card will not support it as it's far to old, in order to have 3.0 support you would need a new vid card that supports it.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/vertex-shader-3.109772/
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A:Alpha Shader

It's for your video

Best bet would be to get the latest drivers and install for you video card then reinstall directx from microsoft
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/alpha-shader.79944/
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A:Vertex shader 3.0?????

TSF Rules clearly state that we do not help people with downloaded/pirated/cracked/burned games. A mod will be here shortly.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/vertex-shader-3-0-a-390282.html
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A:Vertex Shader?

Vertex and pixel shader support are built into the video card.
Looks like you need to upgrade to a newer card.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vertex-shader.890882/
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thank you
 

A:Searching for a 2.0 shader agp

I do know that the Nvidia GeForce 5200 and above have shader 2.0. I have a 5200 and 6200 that's how I know on those too cards and I assume that the newer cards wouldn't go back to in tech. Infact the newest cards have shader 3.0.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/searching-for-a-2-0-shader-agp.803678/
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P.S. i have latest DirectX (DX11) on my PC. Also, i have the latest drivers for the card as well.

A:5670 shader version

  
Quote: Originally Posted by archer


Hello All,

i have a xfx 5670 1GB......i read that this card supports shader version 5.0. I went to the site systemrequirement lab to check a game if it is playable on my PC and it showed that my card has shader version 4.0. Am i missing something that i need to add and i get the shader version 5 on my card?....

P.S. i have latest DirectX (DX11) on my PC. Also, i have the latest drivers for the card as well.


AMD claims that it's Shader Model 5.0.

ATI Radeon

Are you concerned that the game isn't playable, or just worried that the tool from systemrequirementslab is showing Model 4?

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/135876-5670-shader-version.html
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A:Video card shader

What are your computers specs?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/video-card-shader.172572/
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I am using a :
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Specs Here :
http://www.dell.com/downloads/us/products/optix/170L_spec.pdf
 

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ne help would be appreciated.

A:DirectX shader model 1.1???

DX8 SHADER MODEL 1.1 VERSION


* Shaders architecture with diffuse and specular lighting parameters + environment reflection
* All lighting components are considering the normal map
* Specular lighting can be tuned depending on material properties (glossiness and strength)
* Procedural animated texturing is available on all shader components (diffuse, normal map, specular mask, environment map)
* Available for transparent materials
* Real time reflection materials on flat surfaces
* Complex character lighting with average compensation and translucency
* Filtered soft shadow maps with bleeding removal
* High resolution and no compression on character normal maps info

Some newer games are requiring the shader model, and it seems as though your card may not support it. The shader model is something similar to T&L; if your graphics card doesn't have it, the game won't work.

And No-one "has it". It's just a type of code that is being written into games, and if your video card supports it, you'll see the results in game.

Hope this helped

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/directx-shader-model-1-1-a-42611.html
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you could try using PCWizard:
CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

you can download it for free..
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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/228649-how-determined-shader-model-my-pc.html
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A:geforce4 mx4000 shader?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/geforce4-mx4000-shader.675782/
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http://www.vistax64.com/graphic-cards/290527-question-about-shader-model-2-a.html
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A:XFX HD 6950 shader unlock

well, first question, is the graphics card a reference design card? If it's not you'er out of luck

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/xfx-hd-6950-shader-unlock.167459/
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A:GPU/ Video Card shader problem

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/gpu-video-card-shader-problem.130722/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/minecraft-shader-install-error.1066541/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/shader-model-video-card.64530/
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A:Geforce 6800 BF2 Shader Problem

congrats on the new laptop, a nice improvement i must say.

Im would first try the patch (1.02) it can be found here
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/geforce-6800-bf2-shader-problem.30955/
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Hi and welcome to Techspot!

What you need is a video card that has Pixel Shader version 1.1. What is your current graphics card?

Regards :wave:
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/i-am-lookjng-for-a-pixle-shader-1-1-for-total-war.70475/
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Both have it. If you want the X1950PRO, get it from here instead. Much cheaper.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/shader-2-0-graphics-card-or-higher.89276/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/shader-3-0-support-in-nvidia-cards.23254/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-suggestion-s-w-selecting-a-compatible-shader-model-3-graphics-card.861774/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-x1-tab.1000997/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-problem.483961/
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my computer is
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Cheese
 

A:Pixel problem

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-problem.440951/
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A picture of what I mean:

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you can't get it, you either have video cards capable of rendering it or you don't

nVidia 6 series and up have pixel shader 3

nVidia 8 series has pixel shader 4

not sure about ATI cards, have never used them
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-shading.695637/
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First let me start by saying how I came about this pixel question I am trying to set up a home theatre system on a very small budget For my speaker system I ve already decided to get an Onkyo surround sound HT-S HTIB refurbished for when using a discount promo code To complete my set up I also wanted to get an HDTV When trying to decide how much I was willing to spend a brilliant idea Pixel Question!!! popped into my head I already have an old Pentium computer with s-video input and a very nice CRT monitor From my understanding the only difference between an HDTV and a regular TV was that an HDTV has a much higher resolution with pixels around times the amount of a normal TV My max resolution on my monitor is x for a total of pixels I m not an expert in math but Pixel Question!!! it seemed that logically if I had an image on my computer monitor at it s highest possible resolution it would look better than if it were displayed an HDTV I ve watched TV on my monitor before with the signal going through my computer and it did in fact look significantly better than on my TV Though there were a few things that made me doubt my logic that the picture would look better on my monitor than on an HDTV Firstly I thought shows had to be specifically broadcasted for HDTV to be viewed at that high resolution If it worked like how I thought my computer worked how come it too wouldn t be able to convert the signal from low resolution to high resolution How come a digital camera with mega pixels can only print a picture that has mega-pixels if my computer can convert that TV signal to such a high resolution Also when viewing media at full screen when my monitor was set at x and x I couldn t notice a difference in quality This is when I came to the realization that when I increase the resolution I m just spreading across how many pixels one color is displayed and not giving the image any more detail Is that correct If so then the only reason for the difference in quality that I saw was be because I was using an s-video connection instead of a composite connection Can it also be that my higher quality monitor has more displayable colors Either way I was very satisfied with the conclusion I came up with and everything seemed to make sense until another thought popped into my mind If I were watching a video made for x resolution and my monitor was displaying x Pixel Question!!! resolution the video would take up half the screen If I Pixel Question!!! were then to enlarge that video to full screen the quality of the video would be noticeably worse However if I would change my monitor s resolution to x and still watch that same video in full screen the video would not look any worse than if I were watching it in full screen at x resolution How come the difference in quality from watching the video at its native resolution x to x is worse but there is no difference in quality from watching a video at x to x The only thing that I can think of is that when you hit full screen the first increase stretches the pixels differently then the second increase from x to x But if the image looses quality why would you want to stretch the pixels using the first method in the first place Also the reason I used an example that first stretched the video by is that on media players it always has the option for a increase or to have it at full screen I ve never seen a media player that allowed you to stretch a video by Is this because one can t stretch this particular way more than Though I still can t figure out why one would want to I bet if I would give it some more thought and observation I would be able to figure this out but I thought I would pose that question to the experts I hope experts are reading this The next thing I was wondering is if I got an HD-Receiver that was broadcasting a video meant for HDTV would I still be able to use my monitor for viewing and would it look better or worse than if I used an HDTV and if so by how much I just don t see the need ... Read more

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I am designing a web site. I have many photos to resize and need them to be at a constant size. Isn't there a way to set a size that all my photos can be resized in without distortions, etc. I am using ACDSee software and don't know if I will have to use PhotoShop. Can I use Elements?
Thx
 

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i'm running on windows 98... and when i reformatted.. my computers colors just wouldnt go more than 16 bits..and the pixels wont go more that 640 by 800... how the HECk do i fix this issue???
 

A:colors and pixel

You have to install the drivers for your video card.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/colors-and-pixel.294386/
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I have had a stuck pixel on my brand new laptop for months now and I finally cant take it. I can always find it right away and it bothers me, my problem is its stuck in red and from what I read it has a chance to be unstuck with a program like jscreen but my problem is its up on my laptop where my url bar is so therefor the program doesnt reach it. Any ideas?

A:Stuck Pixel

Dead pixels are usually black. No fix for these.
Stuck are usually "stuck" on a color. So there may be a good chance of fixing it.

I had a monitor a while back with a stuck pixel but I never had any luck getting it working again. its worth a try.

Have a look at this video that explains a bit about alternate different methods you can try. (May come in handy if the software method fails)
YouTube - #91 - Question/Answer: Fixing LCD Dead/Stuck Pixels
Although I would take his advice and try the both software versions first.

AS far as the program you are attempting, make your browser Fullscreen, then try pressing F11. See if that may help.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/126621-stuck-pixel.html
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How do I convert pixels, as used in Irfan Viewer, to a designated 150kb file?
 

A:pixel conversion

This guy has made a really good tutorial.

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=143144&highlight=Irfanview+tutorial

Gerry
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-conversion.156865/
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This is the exact model: ASUS MS Series MS228H Black &#47; Blue 21.5&#34; 2ms&#40;GTG&#41; HDMI Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor 250 cd&#47;m2 10000000 &#58;1 &#40;ASCR&#41; - Newegg.com

Got a very small red pixel,or at least i think its red,its so small that i can barely make it out let alone tell the color BUT it seem's like its red and according to google,its probably stuck not dead. Will try to fix it today using Jscreenfix as i dont wana risk using any other mthods like heat or massaging it etc. Just wanted to know if getting the pixel stuck means the LED is nearing the end of its life or something? How do they happen? Any special reason?
Wouldn't even have noticed it if i wasn't looking for it. It is in the top right corner if that matters!

A:Is it okay if an LED has a stuck pixel?

try this for stuck pixels,

LCD repair v2.0
bit more info on pixels here.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defective_pixel

it doesnt sound like a stuck pixel is about to die as apparently they can become unstuck over time ,without doing anything to fix them, not always though.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/299816-okay-if-led-has-stuck-pixel.html
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So, I got a new LCD TV/monitor and it had a stuck pixel that was red set it back and got one with a blue stuck pixel this time. How do I fix this? I've tried several methods and none of them seem to work and I'm get frustrated.

Tried rubbing it through a cloth, tapping it with a pencil through a cloth, tried the color flasher things that claim to fix it and nothing. Is there a definitive method to fixing this?
 

A:How to fix a stuck pixel

Learn to ignore it, or return it if they have a "1 dead pixel" return policy. Some have a 3-5 minimum dead pixels policy before they will accept an RMA. IIR.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-fix-a-stuck-pixel.169220/
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I took the risk of getting an LCD, hoping there would be no dead pixels... there is one. Anyway, I've tried rubbing it with my finger, that doesn't seem to work, so is there anything else I can do to fix it? It's only one but it irritates me.
 

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As you can see by my screen shots below, it looks like I have a dead pixel to the right of the recycle bin.

Ive tried changing my desktop backgrounds but it still remains...

When I drag a window over the pixel its fine...
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Whats very weird is that I have the same issue with the 32bit version of windows 7 on my dell inspiron 1525?

Thats 2 computers with the same little dot!

This dot disipears if I turn aero off...



(I know a screenshot would not capture a dead pixel) Thats why its odd!

A:Dead Pixel? Or not?

Dead pixels don't show up on screen shots. If it was a dead pixel the best way to fix it is to just flick it. I have done this a bunch of times and it always works.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/30434-dead-pixel-not.html
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Does anyone know of a simple program that you can put your huge pictures into, and change them down to like 300x200pixels and a really small file size?? Thanks -Cameron
 

A:pixel size

www.irfanview.com freeware

Go Image>Resize/Resample and you can make it any size you want.

Save as a JPG and the options let you select a compression. The lower the quality the higher the compression.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-size.168934/
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I have recently bought a hp w2207 monitor and think its great. My video card is a Nvidia 8500 gt. I was having no problems until my computer started acting up. I had to reformat my hard drive. After getting everything back on things seemed to be fine. about a week later I started to notice weird spots of colors. For example, on my firefox under the search bar at the top there are short blue vertical lines. Another example is playing World of warcraft I am getting red dots everywhere. some steady and some flickering. It kind of seems like darker colors cause the red dots, cause on the internet I get some pictures with the red dots.
I tried updating the video card drivers. I am out of ideas on how to fix this. Or maybe my video card is dieing. But I have had it less then a year.
Please Ideas!!

 

A:Pixel problem

try it on a different monitor if u have another. If the problem remains, then its your video card casuing problems. If it works, then the LCD is defective.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-problem.699419/
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Hi i found the following post and have the same problem XP Pixel Problem!!! and setup but there didnt seem to be a solution that the original poster used please help thanx XP Pixel Problem!!! quot Within the last week I noticed that there is a specific point on my computer screen that when I drag an image across it it results in creating a pixel trail that won t go away until I minimize maximize the window that it was drawn on or drag the window offscreen and onscreen again This happens within web browser windows image viewer windows like Photoshop and so on Basically anything within the Windows desktop environment I tried installing updated video drivers to my video card and XP Pixel Problem!!! using different monitors but that dot is still there Follow the link below to see a screen capture of a trail I drew just by dragging an image across it http i photobucket com albums g g t What s more there are occasionally little dots here and there sometimes just a couple other times as many as a dozen it seems on my bootup screens as well They go away once I get to the Windows User Login screen but they are disconcerting And I haven t changed any major software of hardware to my computer within the past few weeks Here are my comp specs Dell XPS Intel Core Duo Windows XP Media Center Edition SP GHz GB RAM Dual Nvidia GeForce GS cards quot nbsp

A:XP Pixel Problem!!!

That sounded like a video or mouse driver issue. Then I read about the dots appearing on the bootup screens. I think your graphics card(s) have a problem. I don't know much about the dual video card setups, but I'd start by checking the SLI connector and the seating of the cards.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/xp-pixel-problem.598725/
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i can not get my computer off 16 bit color 640by480 pixels
i tryed right click the moniter on the task bar--nada
i tryed adjusting the settings for the control panel
and nothing is working can someone please help
 

A:pixel problems

I've run into this problem before if the correct drivers were not installed.

If you go into the Control Panel-->System and click on Monitor, is there a yellow box with an exclamtion point?

Try clicking on properties for your modem and resetting the driver.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pixel-problems.50820/
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I read about this in a computer magazine this week, tried the test on our LCDs and had a good report. You may want to try it.
Hope your results are also good.
FREE Pixel test for LCD monitors
http://www.laptopshowcase.co.uk/downloads.php?id=1
 

A:LCD Pixel Checker

I've always done this with a graphics application and filling the screen with a single color. Then you preview full screen, and you have a dead pixel checker.

This is probably a bit more convenient, since you don't have to create the check screens...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lcd-pixel-checker.444387/
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hello, i have recently noticed on my laptop as i clean it that i may have a dead pixel. My Desktop background is a Intel xeon background and is mostly black, here i can see that near the top i have a white pixel. Ii have tried changing my wallpapers, most of them are black and i keep seeing this white pixel. I can see it right now as i have google chrome and have a black theme on and above the address bar i can see it. I have done an online test and i am not sure what i am meant to be doing however the instructions were clear. So what do you think is wrong
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dead-pixel-help.959568/