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Problem Using stand alone monitor with laptop computer

I have been using a separate monitor for my laptop because the built in monitor went black. Everything was working fine until this morning. The laptop screen is coming on, but it is dark. I can just barely see my desktop on the screen. The separate monitor says it's in power saving mode or says "input signal out of range". I'm pressing (function - f 9). Any ideas?

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It could just be in the power saving mode. if it is its easy to fix. just go to the notebook mobile settings or battery settings and change the screen brightness or mabey you have a screen brightness changer on your keyboard?

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Signal out of range suggests that your laptop is asleep..open the display settings, and disable those, until you get this resolved.

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