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No power my monitor will not turn on at all, the blue light on the front will turn ononce plugged in, but only for the blink of an eye and then shuts off and the monitor has nothing. I have no idea what the problem is, I do not think it is the same problem everyone else has been having with this monitor, because my light does not stay on like the others.

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Re: no power

The inverter boards for the backlights fail on these HP F series monitors. Sometimes it is cold solder joints on toroidal coils. Sometimes the transistors that drive the output transformers (4). It is not difficult to repair if you have good soldering skills. I usually resolder the toroids and replace the transistors regardless of culprit. You may see the heating effects of bad components (discoloration) on the board.

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