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Monitor stuck in sleep mode

When the monitor is switched on the message "going to sleep" appears and the screen goes blank. The LED next to the power switch shows amber

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  • robins419 Nov 15, 2009

    My Dads monitor will not go past turning on then going to gold light. He cant even get into bios, He was messing with the sleep settings before this happened. He was also cleaning the computer when it happened too. I have had him check all connections and he even went and got a new video card and still nothing? I am stumped.



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It will do this when it's not getting a video signal from the computer. Make sure that the signal cable is firmly plugged in at both ends. Also verify that the computer is actually starting up. The monitor may not be getting a signal because the computer isn't sending any.

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