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Is the color filter going out?sometimes i have a red screen

Some times the screen is red.When I bought it it had the problem but the tech. said it was a personal setting.He got it to go off.He also said that it was a conection problem.Had a screen saver on walked into the room and the screen was red.Had to turn the swithch off in the back to fix.Then one time windows was loading and it was red,but when the desk top came up it was back to normal.So, is this a conection problem or is the color filter going out?

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The most common cause of a red or pnik tint to the picture is a weak or failing backlight tube. LCD monitors use very small florescent tubes to provide the backlight and when they start to go out the output red or pink tinted light not white. You can replace the bulbes but in most cases it is not worth the trouble. You should chack the date on the back of the monitor, if it is less than 3 years old then contact Samsung for a warranty repair, if older than 3 years then get a new monitor.

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