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Monitor stuck in power save mode.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Firzin, Feb 23, 2011.

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  1. Firzin

    Firzin Thread Starter

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    Okay... I have a really bad feeling about this. Just now I plugged my headphones into the front jack and heard a bzzt sound and felt a shock in my ears. Immediately after that the screen went completely black. I tried moving my mouse but it didn't come back on. I tried pressing a button on the monitor but it says it's in power save mode and press any key or move the mouse but that didn't work... I'm guessing there's a really big chance I fried the video card there. Any way to figure out for sure?
     
  2. aks88

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    Did you try using another display? Open your CPU and see if there is any burning smell. Check your PSU also for the burnt smell.
     
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