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The screen keeps going blank

I have to press the power button numerous times before I get a consistent image that doesn't black out - is there a solution to this problem??

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  • asabus Sep 05, 2008

    the screen is black when turned on and I have to turn it off and on at least 20 times to get it to come on. The picture keeps on appearing and disappearing. Once on, it stays for ever...

  • marxmedia Sep 09, 2008

    The monitor seems to overheat as it goes blank if I leave it on for five to ten minutes (highly frustrating!) I try to turn it off every few minutes but that whole process is ludicrous, and defeats the purpose of using the monitor. Please can someone help or at least let me know why it does this.

  • ottace Sep 12, 2008

    screen pops on for maybe a second then goes black. i push the power button and again the screen comes on for a second then goes black again.

  • mystikdnd May 11, 2010

    i performed a system restore in safe mode and when the system restore was done i noticed the mouse pointer wasn't moving so i rebooted PC then i noticed the monitor will not come on power is good but no picture screen is blank. If you can help i would greatly appreciate it


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Hi there Guys,

It's seems all of you has a busted backlight inverter problems, Need to replaced a new inverter or repaired. You guys wanna saved $$$, try to repaired yourself. Then you will need to tested all the capacitors, find the busted caps and replaced it. Good lucks, Have a nice days!

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