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Pop goes the weasel

My father (84 yrs old) turned on the computer and everything booted up ok to the desktop and as he was mousing around he heard a pop and the screen went blank. He turned computer off and on several times by pressing the power button, but nothing. Power light on monitor constant green, power light on computer flashing green... I am not physically there to check it out but suspect a new monitor might be the cheapest solution?

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Re: Pop goes the weasel

I agree. The monitor probably blew a capacitor.
Time for a nice new LCD monitor.

Posted on Dec 15, 2007

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