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Monitor Goes Blank after 30 mins....

My friend gave me his monitor, because he was having problems with it. He told me that it would work for a while and then just go blank. The green light stays on but the screen goes blank. If you turn it off and turn it back on it works, but only for a few seconds. If you wait 1 minuate and turn it back on it will stay on for around 10 mins and do the same. I was just wondering if anyone had a solution to this problem, because I have always wanted an LCD, but they cost to much and this one is free and I was hoping maybe I could fix it up and use it for myself because an LCD is much easier to carry around and the colors are so much better. Please help me out if you can. Thanks, Michael Shear

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2. Verify the monitor cable is firmly connected to the computer and the monitor.
3. Verify that you have turned the monitor power switch on.
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