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I have a 19' Proview LCD display. Recently it startet turning off by itself after working for 4-5 sec.We connected it to another pc and the display acted the same way - it worked for 4-5 sec, then it turns off. We have to press the on/off buton to turn it on, works for 4-5 sec and then goes black again. My Proview fv926W just did the same thing on May 22, 2008. I purchased the monitor April of 2007. I tried using it with my other desktop and it does the same thing. It starts up and goes black after about 5 seconds. The blue power light stays fully lit. If you turn the power button on and off it stays on for 5 seconds. The screen is pinkish when you first turn it on. Looks like we all got screwed on this one.

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  • Anonymous Jun 28, 2008

    meme probleme svp aidez moi

  • Anonymous Jun 29, 2008

    Bought this same monitor FV926w , it doesn't come on all the time lately , tried a new power cord but that isn't it , now it just shuts off with no warning , no on light just goes black totally , not a good buy I'm thinking

  • oldtyke Jul 31, 2008

    I have the same problem. I took the monitor apart and cleaned the circuit boards using rubbing alcohol. Surprisingly, the monitor worked again apparently as normal for a couple of hours then went black. From then on it reverted to the initial fault mode of only working correctly for a few seconds after switch on.

  • twinlakes4me Sep 07, 2008

    Our FV926W goes black for no apparent reason. After ten minutes approx. it will restart when awakened but goes black again within 15 - 30 seconds and will start each time the monitor off - on button is pressed but does not last for more than 5 - 10 seconds. Local Future Shop suggested it was my computer's fault and ti bring it in for service, however, I connected an older Samsung monitor I had and it works fine. So the Proview monitor is the culprit and a lost investment on my part. Do not see any practical repair possibilities
    on any website so far. Try another brand.


  • fishnow Sep 08, 2008

    my monitor goes out after few minutes then if I turn it off and back on it will come on for a few seconds or sometimes few minutes then go back off is this fixable or should I just get another monitor

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The power inverter is the problem and the only way to fix it is to replace the board. It was a poor design and my Proview 19" experienced the same screen issues as those previously stated. You'll pay $25 for shipping and up to $65 in repair costs. The kicker with Proview is the lousy 1 year warranty. I threw my Proview away and purchased a Hanspree 19" with a 3 year warranty.

There is a 3rd party repair facility in TX that specializes in this type of repair for a flat rate of $75 but that doesn't include your cost to ship and insure it. Another possibilty is to buy the invereter yourself and break open the back and replace it. If you can find the correct part it should run you about $35.

I rank Proview monitors in the same category as the Koss Home Theatre, which is JUNK!

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

No solution , I have the same issues . It's about a year and a half old , started not coming on then it does , now it shuts off no power light nada , then it does come on , not happy with this product at all .

Screen is black ,no defects with that .

I have the FV926w/ 19" wide TFTLCD Monitor .

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If the screen is pinkish chances are the panel is defective.Should follow-up with Company Proview and do some correspondence.
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