Stuck pixel on GameBoy Micro's screen

Discussion in 'GBA - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Shorkio, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. Shorkio
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    Hi all!
    Today, I was playing with my GameBoy Micro and I found one stuck pixel. It's a really small, purplish color and it annoys me a lot. Is there any software like DiagnoSe DS for GBA?

    I really, really hope I don't have to tear my GBM open to replace the screen.
     
  2. Foxi4

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    If you have a GBA flash cart, coding a flashing screen shouldn't be too much of an issue, really. A quick search on Google led me to this site which hosts a Pixel Fixer homebrew ready to be used. The same application is also hosted on Filetrip in our Homebrew section, which is the first place to look for homebrew games and applications. ;)
     
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    Derp, I really forgot that Filetrip existed. :P Thanks, I'm going to try it right now!
     
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    A word of advice - be patient. Don't pause the application, don't keep glancing at the screen to see if it's any better, just leave it running for a couple of hours. Forget about the system altogether and do something else. I'm saying that because that's the cardinal mistake *I* always make when using pixel-fixing software - I'm terribly impatient, pause to check progress and in the end the screen never gets the exercise it needs. :P