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Screen was blinking then when i tried to restart it wouldnt go on

My Dell flat screen monitor which i have had for about 3 years has been working great up until recently. I noticed yesterday that it was blinking randomly (kind of like pulsing) but still showing the desktop. So, I tried to restart the computer, plug it in and out etc. The screen started up but was very dark then the desktop was just black. Nothing is showing at all now. Is there a fix to this problem or do monitors just crash like this???

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Yes there are fix for that.. just replace the blown capacitor in the board...you can replace it with the same value.

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