Monitor Bummin

  dsilvers 13:52 25 Oct 2003
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Hello, my monitor will not stay on, sometimes it shuts off and will not come back on untill i change the power plug to another socket and then it it might stay on for a minute or two or sometimes it won't even come on. does anyone know what might be going on, i have turned the shut down my monitor feature off so i know it's not that causing it. any help would be great. thank you. dsilvers

  JIM 14:01 25 Oct 2003

Try a different monitor power lead first. (electric kettle lead)eg.

  spuds 14:04 25 Oct 2003

Have you got a loose or damaged wire, connector within your cable/plug set-up.

  DieSse 15:00 25 Oct 2003

"does anyone know what might be going on"

The monitor is very likely faulty. Prove it by tring it on another system.

  huzzar 15:14 25 Oct 2003

It could be a number of things that are going wrong. First try typing "Monitor" in the help box and see what others have done.

It cold be a loose Graphics card or a cable or your RAM could be the cause. Work on a system of ellimination but first check the wiring in the lead plug as previously suggested.

If it still doesn't work properly you can report back and get better help on the subject.

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