So, you bought and slick new LCD monitor and first think you did when you plugged it your computer was to check if you were "lucky" and got dead pixels. (Yeah, me too.)
These are three simple programs that can help you with the procedure:
On similar subject... You probably heard about Samsung's Zero Dead Pixel policy, right? I didn't dig deep, but it seems it's just Zero Bright Dot Warranty. So dead pixels are allowed. 7 on my model. Luckily I found none.