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Monitor is turning off and the flashlight turns pink

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  1. Flux333

    Flux333 Thread Starter

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    Hi there, i have some issues with my monitor (awhhh).

    It's working fine like 10-20-30 minutes and then it's turning off (for no reason) while the cumputer is running and the flash/button goes pink. I don't know what's this colour stands for. Blue is when the monitor is active, yellow is when the monitor is turn to sleep and when i shut down my computer, but PINK? What's that, anyone?

    The monitor is turning OFF, not in a sleep mode or something.
    I must remove the cable and push back in every 20 minutes. That's wrong.

    Maybe it's the cabel, maybe something with drivers and stuff...i don't know.

    HELP!



    please anyone....it's my moms monitor and she's gonna kill me, i blew it up.

    Thanks.

    Flux333
     
  2. Triple6

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    How old is the monitor?
     
  3. Flux333

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    I think it's two years now. It's LG. What should i do about this problem? Any thoughts? My friends think that it's the cables that made this problem. I'm not sure about that.
     
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    Use the 3 year warranty.

    You can borrow or swap cables with a friend and test that. It could be the cable, but its kinda unusual that turning it off then on fixes it for a bit and that the light changes color. Do you mean the power cable or the VGA cable?
     
  5. Flux333

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    I remove the power cable. I don't touch the VGA cable. The monitor doesn't work at all, when i remove the power cable than putting it on, it's working. It's working for about 20 minutes and than the same thing again.....i don't know what it is.Unusual indeed.
     
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    Its not unusual at all, monitors fail in this manner all the time and require professional service. Components overheat, the power supplies fail, solder joints crack, it happens.
     
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    But it's the monitor right/ it doesn't have anything to do with the PC? Must know what cause this....corious.
     
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    Correct, its the monitor. Possible reason: Components overheat, the power supplies fail, solder joints crack, it happens.
     
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    Try a different monitor. Your video output could be going bad too.

    Though, with a pink light...it does sound like the monitor.
     
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    Well, thank you guys. Will find another monitor to test it.
     
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