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Monitor goes black

Have an lcd monitor when turn power on acer comes on screen then screen goes black-then when computer boots up-screen comes on & goes black constantly like losing signal-have bought new power cord & vga cable & tried changing resolution but still not working-had to go back to my old heavy monitor and that works fine-so video card is working ok-any suggestions other than monitor itself is malfunctioning

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Re: monitor goes black

Sorry to have to tell you this, but this is common in LCD monitors. The reason that it is going black when it boots is for one of two reasons. You either have a bad power supply that powers your LCD or your LCD's backlight is blown. These can be repaired or you can purchase a new one. But if it goes black 9 times out of 10 is because the backlight is bad. These can be repaired!

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