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Waiting for automatic adjustment keep popping up every few minutes and makes it hard to work on the pc. My screen is Philips LCD 170S. I tried the 'auto' button a few times to see whether it was stuck. It varies a bit how often the message pops up. At the moment a lot. I didn't spill any liquids because I only clean the screen with a dry, special cloth. Thank very much in advance to look into my problem Irene

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  • irene507 May 25, 2011

    I'm not totally sure what you mean by a electrical contact cleaner, I assume I can use my compressed air for that?

  • irene507 May 25, 2011

    Now I know what to look for. Thank you

    I will buy and clean the screen next Monday as we will be busy (we have a B&B) up till then.
    How can I let you know wether this was succesfull?

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Hi Irene,
This kind of symptoms indicated that the keypad board (Auto button key) has a resistance due to build-up dirt and moist inside which is sensed by the processor that's why the "automatic adjustment" frequently pop up. This issue will solve by spraying an electrical contact cleaner directly to the button. The unit must take apart to do this.
If you can't take it apart yourself, I would advice you to find friends or look for a qualified technician to make the above solution.
Hope I helped you.
Have a nice day!
Thanks for using Fixya.

Posted on May 25, 2011

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    Jdvillanueva May 25, 2011

    We, technician used electrical contact cleaner especially for cleaning the switches(button key) on tv and other appliances. Contact cleaner cleaned the contact of the switches and leaves no residue. I doubt if your compressed air can do this. Here's the features of electrical contact cleaner.

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    Jdvillanueva May 25, 2011

    Just make a comment here and I will here to guide you. Remember you must spray it directly to the button key, the unit must take apart because spraying in the monitor alone can't penetrate the cleaner inside...

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