Monitor goes off after 5 minutes?

  montydog 17:07 28 Jul 2005

Win XP Pro. Pent. 111

Hi everyone

After booting up, everything works OK, no strange sounds or POST beeps etc., but, after about 5-7 minutes, the monitor goes blank. I've checked cables etc.
Any ideas gratefully explored.


  mjf85 17:09 28 Jul 2005

Not wishing to state the obveous, you have checked screen saver etc.....

If thats not it then sounds like a gfx prob to me

  montydog 17:17 28 Jul 2005

I've checked the screen saver and power saving settings. BTW, what's 'gfx' (pardon my ignorance)


  ICF 17:18 28 Jul 2005

gfx = graphics

  Sans le Sou 17:26 28 Jul 2005

Do you get the "No signal" text on the screen, or just a blank screen.

  montydog 17:39 28 Jul 2005

I get a 'no signal' message.

  Sans le Sou 17:52 28 Jul 2005

Your graphics card may be faulty/overheating, the message exonerates the monitor I think. May be a process of elimination, you might like to install Everest software, this may show up some odd temperatures.
click here

  montydog 18:21 28 Jul 2005

Sans le Sou

Thanks for that. I'll download and try it.


  Stuartli 19:07 28 Jul 2005

In addition, if your graphics card has a fan, check that it is still working; also check the air flow through the case is not being unnecessarily obstructed by cables etc.

  Sans le Sou 21:36 28 Jul 2005

I think there may be a more recent version, I have it but cannot remember how I got it V20035.

  Sans le Sou 21:41 28 Jul 2005

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