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Happy turkey day, I have a westinghouse lcm-19w4,when I turn it on the screen flashes gray horizontal lines in the middle of the screen for a second then goes black. this happens a couple times then the green power light turns amber and black screen.....help

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You either have a hardware problem with your video card. ( may have pop out of socket when you plug in the monitor) or the cable is not allow communication to the monitor. As long as the amber light comes on you know you have power so focud on data cables and hardware.

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please rate my answers.



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