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My monitor only comes on for a few seconds and then goes very very dark, although the content is still there somewhere. But here's where I differ from the majority, if I can get to run System restore, the monitor will work perfectly fine again until the next morning when I need to switch it back on again. Unplugging the power lead from the back and utting it back in again will relight the screen for about two seconds before it all goes blank again.


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You need to verify if it's the monitor or computer--if possible, change out the monitor with a known-good one and see if the problem still exists. If it does, then it's a problem with the video card or driver software--if it doesn't and the monitor is an LCD display, then you probably have a failing power supply or display. In an LCD monitor, there are thin, bright fluorescent tubes which give back lighting to your image. A classic symptom of the screen going dark(with the image still visible using a bright flashlight), is the power supply that feeds the tubes or the tubes themselves. If the display is not under warranty, keep "new monitor" in the back of your mind because the cost of getting the unit fixed(if it can be done) rivals the price of a new one.--Hope I was of assistance--Rick
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