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I have a Samsung SyncMaster 170MP monitor. It worked fine until I moved it to a new location. The screen is now very dim. Neither the brightness nor the contrast controls work. The brightness level is 80. I tried a reset and that has no effect on the screen brightness.

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1.Check display cable from computer.

2. There is lose part inside.

3. Need to repair it.

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