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Monitor is Pink

Not sure what happened, but my 13 year old said the monitor wouldn't come on (appeared black) and she kept pressing the power button. When it finally came on, all the colors on the monitor appear "pinkish." I suspect that she wasn't pressing the power button, but may have been hitting the "menu" button instead. I checked out all the settings and don't see anything out of the ordinary that would make the colors appear pink. (We have two monitors and I compared the settings with the monitor that is working just fine and they are the same). Any idea why everything is pink?

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Go to control panel and change the desktop background color

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SOURCE: Constant white screen

check the brightness and contrast from the menu on the monitor try increasing it ... the problem will get solved...
if same problem persists contact ur near by experrt technician he may tell that the tube is gone he must recharge it....

Posted on Feb 06, 2008


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SOURCE: Pop up menu won't go away.

If you can do the factory reset in the pop up menu, try it. You might have to try with another power supply, cord, or computer and check where the problem is.

Posted on Mar 16, 2008


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SOURCE: Menu pop ups

It will only be one of 2 things, neither easy to correct I am affraid.

  1. The contacts behind the buttons have become faulty and are contacting as if they were being pressed by the buttons on the control panel. To check this is simple (well for me). You will need to open up the monitor and disconnect the front control panels cable. If the pop ups stop, theres your answer. It would then need to have another panel installed.
  2. The internal eeprom has an issue and is detecting that you are pressing the menu buttons and so displaying the menu. This could be a simple case of residue or even lint in the circuit that is giving an incorrect reading that is then translated incorrectly by the eeprom.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008


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SOURCE: Blank Screen, Flashing orange power light...

1st Idea - Let's take a look under the cover. I'm not sure how tech savvy you are, but I'm sure you're pretty good if you have a soldering iron. Once inside locate the power supply section. See if you see any blown capacitors on it or any other boards. One obvious way is to see if they are bad is if they have bulging up tops. There could be some weak or bad ones that aren't popped up, but let's start from there. If there are any bad caps, they are dirt cheap price wise at an electronics shop. Keep me posted and let em know what you find. - Scotty

Posted on Apr 30, 2008


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SOURCE: My monitor turns on but then goes black after

It could also just be the button is faulty... but a 6 year monitor is going to start throwing more and more problems at you.

Go to and treat yourself to a nice new monitor - they are very cheap these days.

Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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