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Monitor will not come on

I had my monitor stored and covered about 2 years. When I took it out to use the pins on the cable to the PC were bent and I tried to straighten the pin out and broke it off. I took it to an area computer shop and they replaced the cord. The monitor worked for about a month, but currently is not. The green light was blinking off and on at a steady pace, I wiggled the cord and now the monitor will not even turn on. Please help, I do not want to spend $100.00 to have it sent off and repaired, if I can help it.

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  • klondroad Oct 12, 2008

    Jeff, I do not have the monitor connected to the computer

  • cqfields Dec 15, 2008

    I have a LG 19 inch LCD (Model: L194EWT). I restarted my computer this evening and when i came back this monitor was not working. No picture, but just a "blue" blinking i dont even have that. There is no signs that the monitor is getting any power


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Most of the tiime if the monitor has a blinking green or amber light there is a problem with the signal going out to the computer. there are 2 ways how we can determine if the it is an issue with the monitor or the video card of the computer.

Since, we have a new monitor cord that could eliminate the possibility that your monitor cord causes the problem.

1. Try disconnecting your monitor from the computer and check for the green blinking light

2. Try connecting a different monitor to determine the issue.

Keep me posted.


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