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When I turn on the TV (Samsung flat screen) I get static,

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When I turn on the TV (Samsung flat screen) I get static, sometimes with noise and sometimes quiet. The TV will turn itself off and back on as many times as necessary until it works correctly. When the TV has been off for 12 hours or more, it may take 5 or 6 times before it comes on. Is there a fix for this?
JA: How old is your Samsung, and have you tried unplugging it and leaving it off for a few hours?
Customer: The TV is about 7 years old.
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: The source setting makes no difference.
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: This problem has been getting worse for a couple of weeks.
JA: Anything else you want the tv expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 18 days ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble, but I'll do my best to help you. Please give me a few moments to review your details here.

Expert:  Nathan replied 18 days ago.

Can you give me the model number of the tv, please?

What sources/inputs are you using with it?