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My hp 1702 monitor is not working. It started last night to come on for a second and then turn off. It did this continually for 5 minutes and now the green light is on but there is no picture. If I click the on / off button I might get lucky and the picture stays on or it might just fritz off again quickly. Love to hear your thoughts on this. Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    I tried the monitor on another laptop... same deal.. same problem

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    my monitor shuts off after like 30 minutes I turned on, already changed the thermical paste on the heat isolators and nothing

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Those guys are right on how to troubleshoot this kind of monitors, about the bulges capacitors and cold solder terminal. Use a magnifying glass to check on cold solder lids. Concentrate on the coils and transistors lids

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Hi,

yeah so this happens alot and it is always one of three things.

1. the monior is shot
2. the video card component in the pc is done for
3. your cpu has a more serious problem.
i am leaning towards option one becase you say that the pc is on and you can sometimes see the screen and use the pc. Also another problem could be a short in the monitor cables themselves.
one good way to check out whats wrong is to hook up another monitor to the unit and see if everything is ok

i hope this helps.

Stellyx

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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