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Screen goes black,power light stays green. display only stays on a couple of seconds

I have an optiquest Q19WB 19 inch flat screen monitor. Its not even a year old. Out of the blue one day the display went black,but the power light stays green. it does not go yellow like it does on standby. If I turn it off then on it will come back on,but only for 1 or 2 seconds. I have to keep doing this to get it shut down. It takes a while.

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This happened to me and I was able to fix it. I cracked it opened and found a bad capacitor, bought a replacement at Radio Shack and I'm back in business. Actually using it right now to post this.

Posted on Feb 18, 2010

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    Joe P. Oct 06, 2013

    Well good for you then... LoL....... Unfortunately most users wouldn't know a capacitor from a baculum, so while this is a useful solution for the electronically inclined, the average user should simply stay away from this brand. Samsung products in general tend to be somewhat suspect at the lower price points. Do a little research and go with one of the other inexpensive brands that don't have as many complaints and view these cheapo models as disposable.



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