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Monitor won't come out of standby

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by cohlson, Jan 17, 2003.

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  1. cohlson

    cohlson Thread Starter

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    OK, I turned off my computer, unplugged everything, fiddled around inside a bit, plugged everything back in, and now the monitor is stuck in standby mode. I've had this problem before (after a power outage) and through a certain series of plugging things in and out and turning things on and off, have corrected it. I think I left the monitor on when I unplugged everything. I install high speed data connections at work and have had this happen at customers homes after I've installed a NIC in their computer, and have corrected it the same way. Does anyone know the magic combination to make the monitor kick in??
     
  2. jmatt

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    Windows 98 Second Edition May Hang Due to System.ini Entry (Q233036)

    The information in this article applies to:

    Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition

    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q233036
    SYMPTOMS
    When you attempt to suspend a computer running Windows 98 Second Edition, the computer may stop
    responding (hang).
     
  3. n2gun

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    also check your video cable to make sure a pin did not get bent over. Have seen that happen a couple times.
     
  4. Catmando

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    Are you sure the problem is the monitor and not the computer? If your computer is not working, the monitor will not turn on because it's not getting a signal from the video card.
     
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