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Old 03-19-2007, 05:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've got a Microtek 15" LCD monitor. When I boot up the computer, the monitor starts out normal, but only for a second or two. After which it goes almost black (you can still see the screen, but it is extremely hard). I've tried hooking it up to a different video card and even switched the VGA cable, with no luck. I've also tried the different settings i.e. brightness, contrast, auto-adjust. Does anyone have any suggestions? Is this something that's fixable, or completely dead?
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Old 03-19-2007, 05:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think it's a monitor problem,and I don't think it's the kind of problem that you can fix by yourself...You could ask on a repair shop if they can repair it,and how much it'll cost.
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Old 03-19-2007, 07:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Have you tried to plug it in to another computer to be sure.
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Old 03-19-2007, 08:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I've tried another computer, another vga cable and even a third video card. All of these don't seem to work. It's just weird that the screen will be fine for a second or two and then go to almost black?
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