Author Topic: My monitor hates me :(  (Read 3524 times)

Offline Ineedhelp

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My monitor hates me :(
« on: May 28, 2009, 08:43:14 AM »
I have a samsung 971P 19" monitor it is very nice but about a month ago it started having spazez at me when i started it up and i know that it wasnt the computer. what was happeneing was when i turned on the computer and monitor at the same time (which i always did) the monitor would flicker and then go black but still be turned on. I know as a fact that it is the monitor and not my computer or the cables because i changed them both and it still did it. I think that it might be the backlight.

Any help would be nice  :)

Offline PCBruiser

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Re: My monitor hates me :(
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2009, 09:11:35 AM »
If it is the back light, the monitor is scrap.  It simply isn't worth the cost to repair it when comparable screens can be bought for $100 - $200.

If it is still under warranty then Samsung should repair or replace it for you.

If it isn't under warranty, I recently bought the 22" version of this monitor for my wife: and it is a really great bargain for the price of $120 including shipping.  Here's the one I got, it is $40 more than the 19" one:

« Last Edit: May 28, 2009, 09:15:11 AM by PCBruiser »
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