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Goodmans Flat screen monitor GV series - when I turn on the screen a message comes up "entering sleep mode" then it goes in to standby (the computer is still on) - HELP

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  • rock-n-roll Oct 11, 2008

    Problem is I cannot get anything to come up on screen except "entering
    sleep mode" . Cannot get to safe mode menu. Cannot get to anything.
    Monitor will not go past coming on when you push the button and saying
    entering sleep mode!

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When u start computer press F8 key untill u get safe mode menu.
then go to enable vga mode .then u can enter in wicxp .theh set display resolution in display properties. 800*600 or 1024*768 .
thats all.

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Which operating system ?


Sleep mode on a Windows 7 PC saves power without you having to turn your computer off and without losing any work.


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Click "Start" and select "Control Panel." Click "System and Security."

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thry this method done through about.com

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I think this is more of a problem on your computer instead of the monitor, ofcourse you could try another monitor and see if the same happens. I suspect your computer goes into standby or hibernation on its own, and it does work fine if you reset the computer right?

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