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Monitor has no power or wont turn on

I got a 2001fp of the internet and it wont turn on. I checked the power cable and the cable works. then monitor dose nothing no green lite or anything. could it be the power supply inside the monitor, and if it is can it be replaced.

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  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    I'm having the same problem. I push the power button and nothing.....

  • rjlandscape Oct 17, 2008

    The power light does not come on. The cables are good. Is there a local monitor repair shop or do we need to ship it to you.How much is the rate for a tech to look at the computer? Please let us know at your earliest.



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Gumpster, Yes, there are replaceable parts inside, however, the question is can it be fixed economically. If this was supposed to be working I would return it as fast as you can. If not then it could be your logic board ($80 approx) or your external power supply ($25 approx). If you decide to pursue this take proper precautions to protect yourself and the monitor components. Let us know how things go and please don?t forget to rate this post.

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