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Monitor problem. Monitor comes on for about a second and then goes dark at startup or cycling power switch. Turn power off, then back on ...same brief normal screen---then dark.. please help! frustrated.

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Re: monitor problem.

This just happened to me last night.  My web research indicates that the monitor is bad...others have had the exact same problem. 

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