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How to switch off your monitor's burn-in mode

How to deal with a constantly flashing screen

QUESTION My monitor stays on even after I've switched off the PC, endlessly flashing through the entire spectrum
of colours. David Hamilton

HELPROOM ANSWER The monitor's burn-in mode has become activated. While holding down the menu and plus buttons, press the power button to turn off the screen. When the screen comes back on, press the minus button to enter the service menu. Turn off burn-in mode here.

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