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Blank monitior I have HP Pavilion Mx70. When I turn the computer on the light on the monitior turns green, the screen remains blank/black and after a few seconds the little green light turns yellow as if it is in sleep mode. I have all the reovery disc, but can not do anything until I can fix the problem with the monitior. Can you help me? Thanks, Traci66

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  • praul_alonso Aug 26, 2008

    the monitor not power on the light is off

  • jdpbfg Oct 23, 2008

    I had exactly the same problem which was solved by disconnecting the cable to the computer and then reconnecting. There was, however, a six week period between the two events when I was using a spare monitor.

    It was only as I was ready to try a repair shop that I decided to look on the internet. A search for "HP MX70 fault finding" led me to FixYa as being appropriate on the first page of search results. On reconnecting the MX70 I pressed the power button and it is now working OK.

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I have the same problem. Do This: When you Switch-Off the Monitor, there should be a small Click/Zip sound a second after the screen goes blank. Lets Call this as "A". Solution 1: Switch "Off" the Monitor & then Turn it "On" after 'A'. Repeat this till you get correct picture. Solution 2: Switch "Off" the Monitor & then Turn it "On" (after 'A' ofcourse) while holding the (+) button on the Monitor. This also Resets the Monitor to Factory-Settings. Solution 3: Try rapidly switching between various combinations of the Desktop Resolution, Adapter Refresh Rate & Color Depth Settings. Solution 4: Give Sharp but Careful taps with Soft part of your palm on the sides & top of the monitor when it is "On" & Do Solution 1. Believe it or not, It Works. Nikhil David, Mumbai-India.

Posted on Apr 18, 2008

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This is a easy one. It happened to me once. If this ever happens again, push and hold the power button until the light on it turns off then turn it on again. It should work.

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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    Cory5468 Mar 20, 2008

    sry, actually, you hold the computer power button, not the monitor power button.

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There is probably some electronic malfunctions inside your monitor. Since I will not be able to actually check your monitor, the best solution for this is bring your monitor to a qualified TV/CRT technician in your area for proper diagnosis. He's the right expert and the second opinion to that kind of problem. Problems regarding inside the monitor are usually not fix-it-yourself kind of thing for non-expert like you compared to software problem, which can be mostly fix by yourself guided by an expert.

Posted on Apr 04, 2007

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