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The screen occasionally darkens significantly,

From time to time the screen will darken and the brightness will not be restored for a variable period of time. When I turn the monitor on (or bring it out of what I presume is standby mode), it first shows a dark version of whatever should be on the screen, then goes almost black. I am almost positive this has nothing to do with the settings. Sometimes I can fix the problem by unplugging the vga cable, while other times I just have to wait it out.

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    tdizzogger7 Jan 28, 2013

    I recant, wiggling the cord around in the socket seems to do the trick, so I guess I'll grab a new one! Thanks!

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Have you tried using a different VGA cable? Or replacing the cable with a new one?

Posted on Dec 07, 2012

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    tdizzogger7 Dec 15, 2012

    the problem persists when the cable is unplugged, so that shouldn't be the problem...if only :(

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It is likely the video card on the actual unit. If it is under warranty they will likely have you ship it back to them for either 1) repair or 2)replacement

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