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Brightness goes up automatically and screen goes black.

DiGy

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Jul 25, 2013
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Hello,

I have monitor Samsung Syncmaster 2233 LCD and yesterday I have ecountered some problems with it.

I was playing Battlefield 4 and at some points it seemed like the picture was flickering but I thought it was just some game bug. Sometimes when the map changed the screen itself went on auto adjusting which it never did before and I found it weird.

A bit later, when I stopped playing I noticed another strange thing. Brightness would go up, not a lot but easily noticable and then it would go black for like a second and return to normal.

It was all ok until that night brightness increase went out of control. The brightness would go up by a lot, to a point where it's impossible to read black letters with white background. It would stay that for like few secs and then screen would go back. I could only fix it by turning mintor on and off. A bit later it got even worse because it started recurring every few minutes.

I read that it could be result of a power plan so I hooked it up with my sister's laptop and tried the monitor there. It would stay a bit longer, 2-3 minutes and the same thing would happen.

I tried turning off dynamic contrast and it still didn't work. Is there a way to fix this or is it broken and needs a repair? If so, how much would such fix cost?
 

DiGy

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Yes, it's a bit old monitor, I think 4-5 years. Looks like the servicing is the solution but I just wanted to make sure there isn't any other way.
 

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