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Monitor Blacks out 'input not supported'

After using the monitor sometimes the monitor goes black and a message appears 'input not supported' the computer still runs but I have to shut off the computer and wait a couple of hours before I can turn it on again. I can't find the troubleshoot for this message. The power management is turn off-never and the screensaver is on off as well. What does this message mean?

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I think the probelem is monitor resolution out of range . try the system resolution changes and connect the monitor then the issue is solved 80% or other problem is monitor hardware damages cheack the whole hardware components

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