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Got a free monitor today, power supply appears to be bad.

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I got a Gateway FDP2185w monitor today for free. It appears to have a bad power supply. When I plug it in, the blue light flashes a few times and then stays on. Nothing ever comes up on the screen, and you can't turn the monitor off.

Doing some research, this seems to be a common problem with this model. I've read a few ways people have fixed it themselves, but it is like greek to me. They say it can be done with $10 in parts. Just wondering if anyone can translate it into normal english.

http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=78573

One of the sites I found about this same issue.
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