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SO my dad's old monitor has just started displaying white when turning on. No matter what I do it is just white. Is there any way to fix it or is the monitor toast?

This is the monitor in case you needed to know:http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=447382
Edited by IzninjaFTW - 1/29/12 at 3:33pm
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Pretty sure it's toast. Sounds like the logistics board <<< think that's what they call it, took a poop.
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Have you tried testing the monitor on a different PC to confirm it's the monitor at fault and testing the monitor with a different cable?

I kinda think it could be the cable, perhaps the backlight is coming on but there is a problem displaying the data on screen? Hmm...
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Have you tried testing the monitor on a different PC to confirm it's the monitor at fault and testing the monitor with a different cable?
I kinda think it could be the cable, perhaps the backlight is coming on but there is a problem displaying the data on screen? Hmm...

i'll test it now
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nope still white frown.gif
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post #6 of 7
Its either a problem in the logic board or the panel itself. it sounds like the backlight is working fine which would more than likely mean the panel itself is toast. the logic board moslty controls the backlight. Unless you find a bad connection, or that the cable connecting it is bad, itll probably be cheaper to buy a new monitor
Also try connecting it with a different connection if possible, VGA, dvi or something like that
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