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Blank Screen The screen was fading when i returned from vacation. I restarted and it came back black. I can still access the desktop via Go To my pc like the screen is on but when in front of the computer its still black.

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It's very likely that the LCd "inverter" is bad. This is a module that provides the high voltages needed to light the 4 cold-cathode lamps that provide the white backlight. Search for other samsung problems with inverter and you should find several. The one I saw was for 17" LCDs and the 204T is probably using a different module. Should be able to find replacement online, but be prepared to take the monitor back cover off, with tiny screws and connectors.

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Black screen

Follow these suggestions
- Start the computer in safe mode and run System Restore
- Removing the graphics driver in safe mode might work for you Just remove it via Device manager.
- Check for registry issues
- Return BIOS settings to their default levels. An overclocked or misconfigured BIOS can cause all sorts of random issues, including black screen
If it didn't helps you then simply get the system utility program like PC Fresher that will fix windows errors that cause of black screen screen

Sep 15, 2013 | ASUS LCD Monitor

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I have a Samsung SuncMaster 940BW 19'' LCD Monitor. It's a geat Monitor in my humble opinion in everything, except that since i got it i have one problem with it, and it wasnt possible for me...

This is a common problem with monitors when changing resolution. What probably happened is you may have tried to change the resolution, or an application changed the resolution, to an incompatible resolution.

For example, if you have a tiny little screen it can't display that huge resolution that a 32 inch monitor has. So, your monitor is stuck in that wrong resolution.

To fix this problem, you need to boot into Safe Mode. Restart your computer, and as it is booting up tap F8 a bunch of times, and then select Boot into Safe Mode.

When it boots up, right click on the desktop, click Properties (Windows XP) or Screen Resolution (Windows 7). When the window pops up, click Settings (if on Windows XP, if on Windows 7 skip to next step). From this window, change the resolution back to the basic 800 x 600 screen resolution.

Now, reboot your computer normally. You should be able to see the desktop. Now, you can do the same thing that you did in safe mode and turn up your resolution. BUT, when you change it, if the screen goes BLANK again, DO NOT press anything. After 15 seconds it should go back, and you can try a lower resolution.

Hope this helps! Thanks for using FixYa.

Aug 27, 2011 | Samsung Syncmaster 940BW LCD Monitor

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No picture screen black

un plug the monitor cables power cord everything turn off the computer the reconnect everything power back up turn on the monitor should work then

Feb 06, 2010 | Dell E173FP 17" LCD Monitor

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Screen fade to black after several minutes, problem has been getting worse

move the mouse u will get everything back plus right click on ur desktop go to properties and go to screen saver and change the mins so it don't switch after a couple of mins

Nov 03, 2009 | iiyama Pro Lite AS4636D (Black) 18.1 in....

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My hp l1706 wont stay on it goes blank after a few sec when turn on please help me out how can i stop this

huntpercell, You won't !! The unit's "switch-mode-power-supply" is in what is known as "SHUTDOWN" mode because it has detected a FAULT with itself or the "cold-cathode-fluorescent-lamp's" electronic ballast circuit which is called the INVERTER circuit which changes 12-15volts DC to 800-1200volts AC to light-up it's CCFL's to produce WHITE LIGHT so you can see all the pretty colors on the LCD panel!!! Do this test!! With KNOWN GOOD pc fully booted to WIN-desktop, reconnect l1706 to pc and wall outlet. Then and only then turn on the l1706. Make note of how long it takes to go to BLACK or BLANK screen. After screen shuts down then hold a bright flashlight 1" from the screen at different angles, looking very closely to see if the desktop is still being displayed very faintly even though the screen appears to be BLACK! Tell me what you see or don't see! If you don't see the desktop then SMPS is in total shutdown. If you see the desktop the SMPS is in partial shutdown but is still able to source +5 or +3.3v dc to the VGA/LCD interface board to send information to the LCD panel. You have just performed THE FLASHLIGHT TEST that every owner of a CCFL backlit LCD display should know how to do! Now here are your options as a CONSUMER / USER of a LCD display whoose screen is now dark and lifeless. 1. Trade it in for a NEW one. $$$$ 2. Swap-out unit for manufacturer refurbished unit. Cash +old unit. $$$ 3. Repair/refurb unit locally at TV/monitor shop. $$$ 4. Effect a repair on your own with info acquired via web. $ or poss $$ If 4 is of interest then get back to me. I will tell you of some good sites to visit. If you found this information helpful, please rate this on fixya. I'm louie12fix on fixya or Bye.

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I have an acer p241w and half the screen is faded almost to black right side barely visible eventually turns all black. I turn monitor off and right side comes back on but left side is faded to almost...


Jul 14, 2009 | Acer Computer Monitors

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No Display - Screen says "NOT SUPPORTED"

Turn your computer on.
When the boot screen cahnges to black start pressing F8
You should get a Windows startup screen
If you see the Windows Logo loading page, then hit the reset button and tray again.
On the Windows Start page, select Safe mode.
Press enter twice and Windows will load
Go into display properties (right click on the desktop and you will see it on the menu)
A box will pop up, select the last tab (Display Properties) there will be a slider on the left side. Move it left to around 800x600.
Select apply and then close the window.
Restart Windows normally and it should be fine.

If not, post back and we will try something else.
Hope it helps =)

Apr 12, 2008 | Computer Monitors

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Monitor blank

try to start your pc in safemode with vga mode with thjis faulty monitor
hope you know how to do it
start pc (powerr on)
then continuously press F8 key then it will show you boot menu
select safemode with command prompt
then if it show desktop on screen this means your monitor is having problem with resolution try to downgrade your monitor's resolution
rightclik on desktopgo to properties
select settings
here you can find screen resolution make it to 800X 600 just for one time
then restart your pc it will auto select proper screen resolution

Mar 29, 2008 | Dell E173FP (Black) (Dark Gray) 17" LCD...

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Viewsonic VA712b issuses

Digital-to-Analog Converter - DAC When referring to Audio, DAC is also short for Digital-to-Analog Converter and is the process of converting a digital signal into an audio signal.

Random Access Memory Digital-to-Analog Converter - RAMDAC Pronounced Random Access Memory Digital-to-Analog Converter, RAMDAC is the ... the digital data to an analog signal to be displayed on a computer monitor.

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