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Monitor gone dull

Hi my monitor has gone dull, it came back to the oringal shapness but gone again, is there anything i can do to fix this, my monitor is only a year old
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  • deak111 Jun 29, 2008

    Comes on momentarily then goes black.

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There is a key on the keyboard which controls brightness. on mine it is the second key on the right, of the bottom row. it has a small sun on it. Press this key at the same time as the function key (on mine, bottom row, second from the left, blue key marked Fn) - and the monitor will brighten up.

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This may or may not be applicable to the originally stated problem, but my monitor went dim after a momentary (< 2 seconds) power failure. I went into the monitor's menu, through the buttons on the front panel, and found that "Brightness" was set at 192 out of 100. Once I adjusted it, it would only range 0 - 100, as it should, but the brightest setting was still just as dim. Selecting the default settings didn't help either. Fumbling for other possibilities, I went in the menu into "Image Properties", from there into "Color", from there into "Custom", from there into "Red" (and later "Green" and "Blue"), and as soon as I started to adjust the Red balance, the monitor jumped up to full brightness. It seems that the monitor's built-in software becomes discombobulated. Afterward, the correct color balance settings were very different from before, so the basic problem seems to defy rational explanation, but maybe seemingly random fiddling will shock it back to normality.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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Its could be either your inverter circuit board is about to go dead or your back lamps inside your LCD screen are going bad. Now back lamps are light bulb inside your LCD screen depending on how many hour you have on your monitor is less likely that your back lamps are going bad. Back lamp suppose to last I think about 10,000 hour or more.Try resetting your monitor.

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