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by: Highscore2600 February 3, 2008 12:42 PM PST

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LCD Monitor Doesn't Turn On

by Highscore2600 - 2/3/08 12:42 PM

When it comes to knowing how to identify a computer problem, i can most likely fix it. But one avenue i've yet to travel down, is fixing a LCD Monitor.

I have a KDS USA 17' monitor that will not turn on. Prior to this it would show weird lines running horizontally across my screen whenever i would take it off the screen-saver. Then it started getting worse till the point that when i would take it off the screen-saver or turn the monitor off for a while, then back on, my screen would be a epilepsy causing pixelized mess. Atleast till i would turn it off, then back on. Or until the image would slowly return to normal.

So after a couple weeks of this it eventually would not turn on anymore. Whenever i hook it up, the power light would flashes for a second. Does anyone know if there is a part i need to replace? Or something i need to fettle with? Or is it just plan out R.I.P?

Thanks.

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