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Monitor dark only when display PC, normal TV

My Samsung is dark only when display PC, watching TV, Video is normal. Color are OK - not lines, no dot no pink or color subdues. I dissemble the monitor and found 1 CCFL out of 4 is completely dead, there's another 1 (that paired with the dead one) is on and off and that one is on when in TV/Video mode and off in PC mode. So, I went ahead and changed all the CCFL bulbs and they come on nicely - all4 of them in every mode but the monitor is still dark in PC mode not the others. Not sure now what's the problems Please advise. Prasert

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Re: Monitor dark only when display PC, normal TV

Hi have you checked your PC output? check it with another screen (whichever) and see if the output signal is good if soo check the cable and connections to your LCD check your PC for software configuraitions: 1) TV output 2) good resoulotion 3) media borad is strong enough to handle this LCD if all is good then maybe the TV borad is sending a low voltage/current then the LCD can see good luck

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