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Once Standby mode shut down Monitor will not operate for a few days

If the mains power to my computer set up is turned off, then turned back on, my Samsung Syncmaster 173P Plus monitor will not turn back on, no sign of life at all (blue power light not even lit up). This has happened a few times and I found that after say 3-5 days when afer repeatedly plugging it in directly to the mains it will suddenly turn back on (i.e. blue power switch lights up etc.). It can then be re-attached to the computer & will work perfectly well again until the mains is again interrupted (power blackout, inadvertently switching off powerboard, blowing a fuse etc.) Unfortunately we do not have the paperwork on the purchase so cannot return for warranty repair (I think?) - any assistance appreciated to resolve this most frustrating problem. Cheers, Simon

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Re: Once Standby mode shut down Monitor will not operate...

Problem is maybe caused by electrolytic capacitors in PSU you can inspect them visualy if their top is blown then they are defective you can easily replace them.
Good luck.

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