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Soyo monitor comes on but blinks off after a few seconds

\015 I have a soyo monitor and since 3 days ago when the computer starts it will come on but after a few seconds 3 or 4 seconds it goes out and doesn't come back on.\015

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Hello. We had a Sony LCD burn out and display the exact same behavior. You have to isolate if your PC is even involved or if it's a power supply/backlit bulb issue or similar.

The way you test a Sony is to disconnect ALL cables except the power, power the monitor up and hit the Menu button to display the test pattern (it's a small box with some color bars with NO SIGNAL on the bottom since there are no cables connected). After a few seconds, this test pattern would also go black even though the green light on the LCD was on. So it was the LCD itself that was blown and nothing to do with the PC.

I'd see if your LCD has some sort of test pattern or test mode you can access in the menu's with no cables hooked up to see if it can hold that pattern for more than a few seconds before going blank. If not, it would be indicative of a burned-out or blown LCD rather than PC related.
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