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I have two Samsung SyncMaster 205BW screens connected to my computer. After about 2 years of working correctly, one of the screens has started showing blue or red colouring only on tones. I swapped the screens over on the connection leads and the same screen continued to malfunction. So it must be the screen which is at fault.

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It can be caused by unstable DC due to bad DC filter caps, see pictures here:
http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/Samsung%20205BW/

Basic LCD monitor and LCD TV troubleshooting guide:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting

http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide

Failed TV, Monitors, Caps : http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums

Learn about bad caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
Capacitor kits: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/ he can make you a set of caps for you.
Please post back what you find.

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