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The screen anomaly doesn't look like other dead pixels I've seen before. Does anyone know what's causing this? It's a 15" MBP, early 2011, hi-res, matt display. You can only see it on light backgrounds. enter image description here

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Looks like dust between the top laminate and the LCD screen... –  stuffe Jul 13 '12 at 14:44
    
Is that a white spot in the screen? –  MrDaniel Jul 13 '12 at 14:45
    
@stuffe thanks for the response. Guess that's better than a dead pixel. –  sevens Jul 13 '12 at 14:50
    
@MrDaniel yes it is. But it only show when on a light background. You can see it over dark colors. –  sevens Jul 13 '12 at 14:50
    
So you can't see it when you have a dark background? –  MrDaniel Jul 13 '12 at 14:58
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It's likely a pressure mark where the panel has been hit by something

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I took it to the apple store yesterday and that's what they said. They said it isn't very bad and they wouldn't expect it to get worse. –  sevens Jul 14 '12 at 18:04
    
It shouldn't get any worse no. Just make sure you don't have anything on your keyboard when you close the lid :) –  hellothere Jul 15 '12 at 14:35
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