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The screen is white can not get to 'catch' the computer output.

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99% of the time this is caused by a blown VIN fuse. This is a tiny 1-2 amp slow blow fuse that is attached to the video board on the back of the interior LCD (usually hidden behind an aluminum plate). It can be replaced, but requires knowledge of electronics and soldering know how. If you feel up to it then here you go:
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT ANY REPAIRS WITH THE UNIT POWERED ON OR PLUGGED IN.
Remember that all monitors are different, but have the same general set of components, so be sure to look around. This is only general instruction, so location may vary slightly. Now that that is out of the way, open monitor and remove the LCD panel. At the back of the panel there will be a ribbon cable. Follow it up the the top of the LCD where it will usually terminate behind what appears to be a metal panel. Behind that plate is usually a video card and in the general area of the video cable connector (where the ribbon cable ends) will be the small fuse usually white, yellow, orange or green, but slightly translucent. Take a voltmeter to it and test for continuity, if you get no reading, then the fuse is gone. You can find these tiny fuses online. Or buy a new monitor.

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Gill

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