Having problems with your Gateway HD2200 LCD Monitor ?

Monitor goes dark after a few seconds

\015 Monitor HD2200 flashes the Gateway logo upon startup, then goes black. Occasionally, it will display the login screen for maybe 2 seconds and then go black again. It is less than a year and a half old.\015

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It looks like the video driver needs to be chcked. can you try to go to the bios of your omputer by pressing f2 on boot and let it stay there for 5 minutes? if it still goes to a black screen, its either your video card or lcd thats having a problem. but if it doesnt goes to a black screen in bios, its just the video driver. go then to safe mode by pressing f8 on boot. then uninstall and reinstall the video driver. or run system restore. restore it back to a working date thts by clicking start, then click all programs, go to accessories, go to system tools, click system restore, choose an earlier date and hit next, follow the prompts,wait for the computer to restart and that should work!
See if you can the screen menu to work by it self first, disconnect,if so then the pc getting to it , else try ...

if you put bright light at an angle close to lcd can you see a windows shadow, text icons etc, ie still logic power passing,
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after two weeks searching I finally find doctor living stone
http://www.aplusperfect.com/articles/lcd_capacitor_repair

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the takening the case bit off is like open your wallet a second time
after buying a new LCD, but you must! smallest two screw driver's flat headed, practice using two pennies stuck together()with your fingers after, one little () move and inch and {} again, with the case , it does not break, just need to lever open
[once open you realize they somehow put that old briefcase clip inside!]

also note the bright light test to do first to see if can see a windows screen , and that capacitors are one for a number of things that a make a inverter work! there a transistors as well, given that however, to replace all the capacitors on my inverter, was 11 capacitors, cost me $11 (uk ebay) and already had the iron and solder. So only cost me me $11 to try and see but no luck , still fun and I still can see the screen for 2 sec' at a time plus I have a spare set of caps now in the event that the new one do go burst! you have to laugh really, what next , a new on/off button, as you work though the whole inverter !
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