Thank you, EDIT: I found the other post with someone having the same issue.https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/emlu4e/fake_dead_pixels/(the link didn't work at first for some reasons so I could not verify). Fake dead pixels. Fixes most screens. Are you able to test the card in a different system ? Only one pixel is off, or atleast perfectly black, and a strange area was less bright than the rest. Maybe the GPU is just broken and I need to send it to MSI ? I start noticing this problem 2 days after I installed the card. Fake dead pixel, a late april fool (and a serious issue?) Nevermind onething I found out is that when the AMD Driver are Uninstalled the bug disappears and everything works fine. By clicking OK, you consent to the use of cookies. I just had a very strange issue on my monitor (PG278QR). What seemed to be a dead pixel in a darker spot, one of the most scary thing I could think of, was just a software-level problem from an unknown source. Yes, this isn't an april's fools joke but a known problem with Steam. https://discord.gg/2EDwzWa, Press J to jump to the feed. Solved. I don´t know what to do, I really need help. Nothing to install. As can be seen in the screenshot I have dead pixels that are moving around on my screen it is not releated to a Programm it´s every where in the system also they are heavy visuals bugs on my screen. New MSI Rx 480 8Gb. Fake dead Pixel bugging and Texture bugging. I managed to figure out this wasn't a dead pixel by using the integrated crosshair of the monitor. A stuck pixel is a bright dot of colour that fails to update when neighbouring pixels change. Help!! Question asked by aegas on Apr 14, 2017 Latest reply on Apr 17, 2017 by aegas. I posted a video to along with this, out of the blue what I at first thought was a dead pixel appeared on my monitor, after closer inspection I realized that it actually disappeared when I put my cursor over it, and even further it reappeared in the same spot on my second monitor when I … The bug is also critical for playing games. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the techsupport community, Stumped on a Tech problem? Rainbow Six Siege crashes after 30 Seconds and Mass Effect Andromeda is just unplayable because of texture bugs.I also tried different versions of Windows (Creator Update and the one bevor) also I reset pc and tried a clean install. Hello everyone, I just had a very strange issue on my monitor (PG278QR). New MSI Rx 480 8Gb, Re: Fake dead Pixel bugging and Texture bugging. If yes and the problem follows the card, that would indicate a graphics card issue. 33. See by yourself on pictures. Help!! Over 100 views but no answer I mean wtf please AMD.... Based on the screenshot, it appears that  it could be hardware related. Be sure to check out the Discord server, too! Ask the tech support reddit, and try to help others with their problems as well. Unfortunately im not able to test the GPU in a different system. Yes, r/funny or r/adviceanimals used to have a very tiny red trollface (umadbro) that used to act this way. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/emlu4e/fake_dead_pixels/. I managed to figure out this wasn't a dead pixel by using the integrated crosshair of the monitor. Stuck pixels are most noticeable when the rest of the screen is black. Solved. Here is the screengrab : https://imgur.com/gallery/yczlm0O. Im using a MSI Rx 480 8GB AMD FX 6100 with an Samsung EVO 120Gb SSD with 500Gb HDD and 16Gb DDR 3 1600Mhz Ram and a 600W CoolMaster EPU with the asrock 970 pro3 r2.0. Fake dead Pixel bugging and Texture bugging. This website uses cookies. Maybe it was there bevor but I didn´t noticed it.Yes I tried it on a different port. Though, my mouse cursor wasn't enough to tell if it was a real dead pixel or not as it was also displayed above it... next level of trolling? Im on the newst Windows build with the newst driver I also reloaded some of the old drivers but the bug is still there. Im not 100% sure but the first time I noticed it was after the driver update for Redstone 2 release. Dead-pixel check “Dead” pixels—defective pixels on a liquid crystal display (LCD) that are not performing as expected. But after 10 Minutes Windows automatically downloaded the AMD drivers again and the **** is back. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. And after DDU did his duty the problem was solved in normal operating mode and everything was clear.. Like • Show 0 Likes 0; Comment • 3; As can be seen in the screenshot I have dead pixels that are moving around on my screen it is not releated to a Programm it´s every where in the system also they are heavy visuals bugs on my screen. Open. What seemed to be a dead pixel in a darker spot, one of the most scary thing I could think of, was just a software-level problem from an unknown source. Close. Free. You can try dragging the crosshairs from Process Explorer over the pixel to identify the process behind it. El famoso dead pixel was staying over any app, fullscreen or not, and I have no idea how it could do that better than a dedicated overlay (I have none lol). I have a second Monitor with HDMI and my main is with DVI.I tried a different PCIe slot and updated my UEFI. Some sort of Steam helper program creates a stupid always on top 1 pixel window that makes people think they have a dead pixel. When did you start noticing this problem  and have you tried connecting the monitor to the other ports on the GPU? Variations of dead pixels: dark dot, bright dot and partial sub-pixel defects. If you mean with re-seating the GPU to plug it out and back in yes I tried this as well. Either click and drag or use the position and size options to place the color box over the area of dead or stuck pixel (s). New MSI Rx 480 8Gb. Actually this problem is very well present in reddit android app from long ago, which always scares me out of nowhere when I am looking at images making me feel like my screen is broken. Archived. So what is the problem any suggestions ? Posted by 8 months ago. Edit 1: So today I deinstall the drivers in the Safe Mode with DDU (Display Driver Uninstaller) and as you can see it was enough to go to the Safe Mode where the drivers are disabled to "fix" the problem. After PC reboot, the problem was solved (for now). Below you may see examples of dead-pixels: Clean the screen gently with a soft cloth and click “Start test”.