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We turn our monitor off, and it will not allow us to turn it back on. The blue power button keeps flashing. I tried shutting the computer off and back on, that didn't work. I tried unpluggin the monitor and pulgging it back in, that didn't work. Finally sometime overnight it came back on .

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The problem is in the power supply, the cause is one or more bad capacitors that sometimes puff at the top indicating it is open, the unit must be dis-assembled to address the issue.

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