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My desktop monitor won't work. Yellow light is on, and it goes into sleep mode.. I can't access my desktop or anything, because I have no screen :( Have unplugged and replugged it from the computer and the monitor, I've reset my surge bar, I've tried everything I know to do.. Would appreciate any help avail... Thanks.

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Please follow Louie suggestion first and then you can see my albums of failed monitors here if you are going to DiY repair:
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Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.
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Mountainmom, Always state make, model number, and TYPE of unit. Is it a big old CRT type or is it a LCD monitor? Need more information. What is the "date of manufacture" from rear label on monitor. 12fixlouie

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    mountainmom5, If unit is an lcd type monitor, you will want to do some reading in the fixya profiles of : "budmrtn" "buddymc" "12fixlouie" for more info and follow links you find there. If not into DIY repair (disassembly, troubleshooting, soldering, reassembly) then you may want to consider contacting the manufacturer for warranty service or possible "cash old unit swap-out for a factory refurbished unit, or a trade-in for new unit. 12fixlouie
    p.s. follow links you find in lcd monitor technician fixya profiles. start with "budmrtn" He is tripleA rated in my book.

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