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My LCD monitor (Samsung SyncMaster 214T) starts flashing very badly and there doesn't seem to be a way to fix this. I've tried to turn of/off the monitor / update the display driver / restart the machine.

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Re: My LCD monitor (Samsung SyncMaster 214T) starts...

Often problems with LCD monitors can be traced to bad capacitors. The following sites will help you identify if your monitor has bad capacitors, and how to replace them. and

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Re: My LCD monitor (Samsung SyncMaster 214T) starts...

How long have you been using your PC? i just want to analyze your problem.

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