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Multiple problems with Vizio Galevia GV42L

I have a Vizio Galevia GV42L and I am having multiple problems with it. Sometimes when I turn it on only the sound turns on with no picture and I have to turn it off and on again for it to work. Sometimes I will be watching it and the screen just goes blue and I can't turn it off or on and have to unplug it for it to turn off. Also, now some channels only have a picture with no sound or have sound from a different channel. Can you advise me what parts to get or steer me in the right direction to get this resolved. Any help will be greatly appreciated.Thank you in advance.

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I have the same problem and it is just livable.  Turn on/off a couple of times and it will be OK.  Interestingly, The Samsung 40" LCD has a powersupply (bad capacitor) problem that seems to mimick this problem  There is a huge thread elsewhere on this Samsung issue, do a search.  Let me know if there is an explicit solution for this.  

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