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Flashing on and off

My monitor keeps on flashing on and off. it shows whatever is on the screen for about a second then goes black for about 3 seconds then repeats.

ive tried the monitor on another computer to see if its the computer and visa versa. and its the monitor, any help?

thanks a smaller screen keeps flashing on my laptop?

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Is the monitor a LCD monitor and does it uses a power adapter?
If this is the case then it could be the power adapter that is faulty or if it is underpowered and the thermal overload cuts in then it switches off and when it cools it switches back on again.
Check the monitors power specs and the adapter should match the power requirements of the monitor or greater (ie. the voltage should be the same but the current rating should be the same or greater).

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