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Dark scree My Samsung SyncMaster 170MP screen has darkened considerably. I can see the screen icons and images but they are dimmed a lot. It was OK until I lost power. When the power came back, for no appearant reason this condition was present. NO settings were changed. When the brightness is adjusted up or down, nothing happens to brighten or dim the screen. My Questions is: How do I get the screen to brighten up back to normal levels? Please help.

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  • stoner219 Feb 22, 2008

    We have the same problem, the tv works great, but when switched to pc it is so dark you can't use it.

  • lasereye Mar 01, 2008

    I am having the same problem. Worked perfect till I shut it off and moved my pc to the other side of the room - now I've got a dimmed screen. Adjusting contrast & brightness has no affect. TV side looks great as usual. Duuuu...What is going on here?

  • David Zier
    David Zier Jun 11, 2008

    I've got the same problem, the first time it was replaced undr warranty, now it's no longer under warranty. These things aint cheap either!

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    So what is the fix?

  • mike samsung Dec 28, 2008

    The PC screen just went dim. TV is fine. Adjusting the brightness, contrast etc does nothiing for the PC. So what is the fix?

  • cs_mihcael Feb 01, 2009

    I got same problem

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    Same problem but I'm not seeing any solutions.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    I also have the same problem of incredibly dim and blurry PC feed but the TV and video feeds are still good quality -- these feeds have not deteriorated over time like the PC feed. Does this mean there is no apparent solution other than the trash can?

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I too have the same problem with the same monitor.. tv looks great OSD looks great.. pc is dim.. This has nothing to do with the inverter board or the backlight.. I believe that there is an issue with the components that render the Computer video.

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If you had try to adjust the brightness or contrast button but nothing effect on the screen. Then this will confirm your lcd monitor have problem. This problem are because of the inverter board or ccfl lamp. If you need more information on repair this type of problem, please go to http://www.fastrepairguide.com . Thanks

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