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Screen goes dead after 5 seconds

Gateway model 2100. When turning on, the screen initiates, that is, you can see it turns on and goes to black - then after 5 seconds, the screen goes dead. The power button is still illuminated, but no input at all.

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Sounds like the capacitors have started to fail, common problem with these monitors.
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