10-01-2019 11:25 AM - edited 10-01-2019 11:26 AM
I saw and ant inside my laptop screen. First, I thought it was outside the screen. The I tried to wipe it off the screen. Instead I squish it and its stuck inside my screen. The ant is now dead and stuck there. It kinda annoying by seeing this ant just stuck there In the screen 😐 .
Is there anyway to get rid of it ?
10-01-2019 03:37 PM
Oh, wow - that is unfortunate. Pretty high "creep factor".
Well, you can perhaps take apart the display and retrieve the little dead ant.
Really, it depends on whether you can get into the display between the glass and the actual display material. My personal experience does not extend to this amount of detail - I believe the display might be a "single replaceable unit" - if the display is a single unit, you might not be able to actually get to the "in between" space behind the glass.
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Were it me, I would haul the little computer over to a licensed technician and have him look at it. "Ant retrieval", is it is possible, should not be expensive. Even replacing the screen might be worth the cost. ??
IF the computer is under warranty, and even if it is not, you could ask HP Support about it. If the computer is not under warranty, it is likely there is a service fee - when you submit the case, include whether you are willing to pay for service.
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