Having problems with your ViewSonic VA1930WM LCD Monitor ?

VA930 LCD Screen goes black blank

\015 Screen keeps going blank... If i switch off the power and turn it back on the screen will come on for about one second... I kept doing this and clicking on programs to A. do a system restore (xp) to earlier setting thinking it could be a conflict with drivers, etc - no joyB. managed to get my virus software to do a bootscan - rebooted computer scanned... no joyWhen i rebooted the screen stayed on during the reboot, windows splash screen etc... during the bootscan the screen stayed on for approx half the scan process (about 5 mins) before it started going off again...sometimes i can just hit the enter key and it will restore... it is like the 'power saving' mode keeps kicking in... it does 'shut down' screen but power stays on in normal operation after a considerable amount of time until you move the mouse or hit a key... i am thinking it could have something to do with this setting...anyway, can anyone advise?cheers,Jakei couldn't find my exact model - it says "Viewsonic VA930"\015

Answers :

This is the common bad capacitor problem. The caps have died inside, and they can be replaced. If you have basic electronics skills, you can go in, order replacement caps, and unsolder and resolder. If you can't do it yourself, you can take it into a shop.

Here is a link to the Cap plague that explains what happens in detail. But I repair these all the time with that symptom.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

\015\012If you need more help, let me know.
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