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Solved: Monitor turns off after a few seconds

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by MsMae, Jan 21, 2013.

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  1. MsMae

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    Hello,

    Everytime I turn on my computer , monitor turns off and stays off with light orange. I tested the monitor alone and plugged it directly and it's working. But when I connect it to my CPU it turns off!
    What could be the problem? Please help! Thanks.
     
  2. Oddba11

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    Test a different monitor on the PC. The monitor is likely powering down because it is not getting a video input. Which means the PC isn't booting properly (ie: not completing POST) or there is a video output issue.
     
  3. MsMae

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    :) Don't have any monitors available. About to go to the shop and have it fixed...should I bring the cpu alone or both the monitor and cpu? Thanks for the reply.
     
  4. Oddba11

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    You can take both. They can easily test the monitor right there before you leave. It will only take a minute to verify if it's working.
     
  5. MsMae

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    Thanks! I appreciate your suggestions.. Are you a technician?
     
  6. MsMae

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    The problem was the cables of the were not properly connected. It's working now!
     
  7. Oddba11

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    Glad you have it figured out and it was something simple.
     
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